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Winning

Reflections on an American Obsession

Winning( )
Author: Duina, Francesco
ISBN:978-0-691-15964-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Most of us are taught from a young age to be winners and avoid being losers. But what does it mean to win or lose? And why do we care so much? Does winning make us happy? Winning undertakes an unprecedented investigation of winning and losing in American society, what we are really after as we struggle to win, our collective beliefs about winners and losers, and much more.

Francesco Duina argues that victory and loss are not endpoints or final destinations but...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
Business & Economics / Commerce
Psychology / General
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 0.64 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds

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