Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 September 2005

304 Pages | 8 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195171242

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Self-Help, Inc.

Makeover Culture in American Life

Micki McGee

Why doesn't self-help help? This lucid and fascinating book reveals how makeover culture traps Americans in endless cycles of self-invention and overwork, and offers suggestions for how we can address the alienating conditions of modern work and family life.