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Affluenza: Resources

This guide covers the topic of affluenza, defined as "a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more."



The following articles on the topic of affluenza can be found using the database OneSearch:

  • Harmon, Mark D. "Affluenza: Television Use And Cultivation Of Materialism." Mass Communication & Society 4.4 (2001): 405-418.SocINDEX with Full Text. Web. 14 Mar. 2014.
  • Harmon, Mark D, and Nuria Cruz-Camara. "Does Affluenza Spread Quickly? A Historical Case Study From Spain." International Journal Of Media & Cultural Politics 4.1 (2008): 87-103. SocINDEX with Full Text. Web. 14 Mar. 2014.
  • Reiss, Michael. "Are You Suffering From Affluenza?." New Statesman 131.4599 (2002): 13. Literary Reference Center. Web. 14 Mar. 2014.
  • Sloan, Jo-Ann. "Affluenza." New Times Naturally! (2004): 12-13. Alt HealthWatch. Web. 14 Mar. 2014.

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