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Author Binkley, Sam, 1963- author.

Title Getting loose : lifestyle consumption in the 1970s / Sam Binkley
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 296 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction: Mediated immediacy : living in the now -- Of swingers and organization men : loose modernities -- Experts unbound : intimate professionals and the value of lifestyle -- Book as tool : lifestyle print culture and the West Coast publishing boom -- Being one : from knowledge to consciousness in the spaceship society -- Loving each other : from phony to real in the new togetherness -- Letting it all hang out : from mind to muscle in the relaxed body -- Conclusion: Morning in America : pulling in the slack
Summary Examines the changing character of American consumer culture in the 1960s, 70s, and late 20th century generally, driven by changing forms of identity, notably a "loosening" of the self, by which Binkley means to evoke a wide range of identity pr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-285) and index
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Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Lifestyles -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Nineteen seventies.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Années 1970.
Consommation -- Aspect social -- États-Unis -- 20e siècle.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
Manners and customs.
Mode de vie.
Nineteen seventies.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Popular culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971-
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales -- 1960-1980.
États-Unis -- Moeurs et coutumes -- 1971- ...
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006035574
ISBN 0822339730