Cultures of Optimism (Innbundet)

The Institutional Promotion of Hope

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 240
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781137484802
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale: Cultures of Optimism
What are the functions of optimism in modern societies? How is hope culturally transmitted? What values and attitudes does it reflect? This book explores how and why powerful institutions propagate 'cultures of optimism' in different domains, such as politics, work, the family, religion and psychotherapy.

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