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Table of Contents

Part I A society going nowhere

1. Affluenza

2. Consuming passions

3. Spreading the virus

4. How much is enough?

Part II The effects of affluenza

5. Debt

6. Overwork

7. Wasteful consumption

8. Spending ourselves sick

Part III What can be done?

9. The politics of affluenza

10. The downshifters

11. A new politics

Appendix

Wellbeing Manifesto for a Flourishing Society

Notes

Index

About the Author

Clive Hamilton is the author of Growth Fetish, and Executive Director of The Australia Institute, Australia's foremost public interest think tank. Described as Australia's most amazing economist', he has held visiting positions at the Australian National University, the University of Sydney and the University of Cambridge. Richard Denniss is Deputy Director of the Australia Institute. He has taught economics at the University of Newcastle and was Chief of Staff to Senator Natasha Stott Despoja.

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Bristling with wit and a sense of intimacy that leaves readers experiencing a reading of shared incredulity 'Herald Sun

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