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ISBN: 0684853787 / ISBN-13: 9780684853789

Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

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Once it was easy to distinguish the staid Bourgeois from the radical Bohemians. This field study of America's latest elite--a hybrid Brooks calls the ... Show synopsis

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  • Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There (Simon & Schuster) – Trade paperback (2001)
    by David Brooks

    Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

    Trade paperback, Simon & Schuster
    2001
    English
    288 pages

    ISBN: 0684853787
    ISBN-13: 9780684853789

    It used to be pretty easy to distinguish between the bourgeois world of capitalism and the bohemian counterculture. The bourgeois worked for corporations, wore grey, and went to church. The bohemians were the artists and intellectuals. Bohemians championed the values of the radical 1960's; bourgeois were the enterprising yuppies of the 1980's. Now the 'bo's' are all mixed up and it is impossible to tell an expresso sipping artist from a cappuccino-gulping banker. In attitudes toward sex, morality, leisure time and work, it ... Show more

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pacman

love all his works

by pacman on Jun 21, 2012

Brookes is good, that's an understatement, as a shrink myself I appreciate the depths of his research and his explanations in laymen's terms, nice work David.

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