The Resource Sociopathic society : a people's sociology of the United States, Charles Derber

Sociopathic society : a people's sociology of the United States, Charles Derber

Label
Sociopathic society : a people's sociology of the United States
Title
Sociopathic society
Title remainder
a people's sociology of the United States
Statement of responsibility
Charles Derber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sociopathic society : a people's sociology of the United States, Charles Derber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
I. Sociopathic society -- An anatomy of sociopathic society -- II. Sociopathy and the new American dream -- Introduction: sociopathic individualism and everyday life -- The good man fills his own stomach: all-American crimes and misdemeanors -- Conversational narcissism and sociopathic talk -- Newtown is just the tip of the iceberg -- III. Sociopathic capitalism -- Is US capitalism antisocial? -- Capitalist crises and capitalism against society -- Manufacturing surplus people -- The new robber barons -- Sins of the corporate regime -- Romney's "47 percent" blunder reveals the hidden heart of his agenda (with Yale Magrass) -- Sociopathic globalization -- Kochamamie democracy -- IV. War and sociopathic foreign policy -- Introduction: sociopathy and empire -- American empire and its moral big stick (with Yale Magrass) -- The "Wright problem" )with Yale Magrass) -- What does it mean to call McCain a "war hero" candidate? (with Yale Magrass) -- When wars come home (with Yale Magrass) -- V. Climate change as sociopathy -- Violence against the earth -- How capitalism causes climate change -- Hurricane Sandy, climate sociopathy, and the infrastructure crisis -- Consumerism as sociopathy -- VI. Fascism: the ultimate sociopathic society? -- Sociopathy and the far right -- Fascism lite -- History's magic mirror: America's economic crisis and the Weimar Republic of pre-Nazi Germany (with Yale Magrass) -- VII. Alternatives and activism -- Introduction: beyond the sociopathic society -- A. New American values and the New America -- Women's values and a new America -- Capitalism: big surprises in recent polls -- The new America is not about identity politics -- The democracy deficit is the real deficit (with Paul Shannon) -- B. Alternative systems -- The UN, the barbershop, and global democracy -- Alternatives to sociopathic capitalism -- Will the world be ruled by money or human rights? -- C. Activism and what you can do -- What you can do now -- From bowling alone to Bowling Green
Control code
ocn851572769
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 307 pages
Isbn
9781612054384
Lccn
2013021151
Other control number
40022775449

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