Juliet B. Schor





Juliet B. Schor

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Juliet Schor’s research over the last ten years has focussed on issues pertaining to trends in work and leisure, consumerism, the relationship between work and family, women's issues and economic justice. Schor's latest book is Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Culture (Scribner 2004). She is also author of The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure and The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting and the New Consumer. She has co-edited, The Golden Age of Capitalism: Reinterpreting the Postwar Experience, The Consumer Society Reader, and Sustainable Planet: Solutions for the 21st Century. Earlier in her career, her research focussed on issues of wages, productivity, and profitability. She also did...more


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The Overspent American: Why...
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 571 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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Born to Buy: A Groundbreaki...
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 462 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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The Overworked American: Th...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 1957 — 3 editions
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Plenitude: The New Economic...
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Sustainable Planet: Solutio...
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The Consumer Society Reader
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True Wealth: How and Why Mi...
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Do Americans Shop Too Much?
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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A Sustainable Economy for t...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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