The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century

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In today's world, it is more acceptable to be depressed than to be lonely-yet loneliness appears to be the inevitable byproduct of our frenetic contemporary lifestyle. According to the 2004 General Social Survey, one out of four Americans talked to no one about something of importance to them during the last six months. Another remarkable fact emerged from the 2000 U.S. Census: more people are living alone today than at any point in the country's history--fully 25 percent of households consist of one person only. In this ...

The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century 2010, Beacon Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807000359

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The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century 2009, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807000342

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