Finding the golden egg: illusions of happiness in an age of consumer capitalism

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Abstract

Examining the role of money and wealth in contemporary illusions of happiness, using a Jungian understanding of identity within a contemporary economic context.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Happiness Illusion: How the Media Sold Us a Fairytale
EditorsLuke Hockley, Nadi Fadina
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter5
Pages89-106
Number of pages18
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781315740362
ISBN (Print)9780415728690, 9780415728706
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015

Keywords

  • Jung
  • media
  • consumer capitalism
  • identity

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    Miller, C. (2015). Finding the golden egg: illusions of happiness in an age of consumer capitalism. In L. Hockley, & N. Fadina (Eds.), The Happiness Illusion: How the Media Sold Us a Fairytale (1st ed., pp. 89-106). Routledge .