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Everyone's a winner : life in our congratulatory culture / Joel Best.

Best, Joel. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library HN 90 .S6 B47 2011 30542045 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780520267169 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0520267168 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 199 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Simpson imprint in humanities".
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Life in an era of status abundance -- Prize proliferation -- Honoring students -- Everyday heroes -- Ranking and rating -- The significance of congratulatory culture.
Summary, etc.:
Looks at the increasing abundance of status in our society and considers its effects, including the tendency to split into ever more specific groups to enhance status.
Subject: Social status > United States.
Equality > United States.
Motivation (Psychology) > United States.
United States > Social life and customs.
United States > Social conditions.

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