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Title:
Shopping our way to safety : how we changed from protecting the environment to protecting ourselves
Author:
Szasz, Andrew, 1947-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xi, 323 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: inverted quarantine -- Two historical case studies -- The fallout shelter panic of 1961 -- Suburbanization as inverted quarantine -- Assembling a personal commodity bubble for one's body -- Drinking -- Eating -- Breathing -- Consequences of inverted quarantine -- Imaginary refuge -- Political anesthesia -- Conclusion: the future of an illusion -- Notes -- References -- Index.
ISBN:
9780816635085

9780816635092
Format :
Book