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Slow Culture and the American Dream: A Slow and Curvy Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century (Hardcover)

Slow Culture and the American Dream: A Slow and Curvy Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century By Mary Caputi Cover Image
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The book first chronicles the origins of the Slow Food movement in Italy in the 1980s followed by various outgrowths: e.g., Cittaslow (slow cities), slow fashion, slow travel, and slow parenting. The book explains why the slow movement is in many ways at odds with the prevalent American Dream so committed to growth, speed, and acceleration.

About the Author


Mary Caputi is professor of political theory at California State University, Long Beach.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781793642400
ISBN-10: 1793642400
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2022
Pages: 194
Language: English
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