The Culture of Recovery

The Culture of Recovery

by Elayne Rapping

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Overview

A thoughtful exploration of the recovery movement and its impact on contemporary life—from talk shows and self-help books to Clinton's presidential campaign.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807027172
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1Oprah, Geraldo, and the Movie of the Week: Recovery-Talk Takes Over15
2Personal Politics: The Feminist Roots of Recovery49
3Recovery, Inc.: The Marketing of "Addiction"64
4In the Rooms: Learning to Talk the Talk95
5Women Who Read Too Much: Getting a Life at Barnes & Noble127
6The Diseasing of Politics: Solipsism, Survival, and Self-Esteem161
Notes187
References199
Index209

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