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Doing Nothing

A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America

Doing Nothing( )
Author: Lutz, Tom
ISBN:978-1-4299-7806-4
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings, loafers, and loungers: ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was formed, there has been a chorus of slackers ridiculing and lampooning the pretensions of hardworking respectability. Whenever the world of labor changes in significant ways, the pulpits, politicians, and pedagogues ring with exhortations of the value of work, and the slackers answer with a strenuous call of their own: "To do...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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