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Books in the library are organized by call number according to the Library of Congress classification system which groups items by subject, so you can often simply browse the shelves. Here are some relevant subjects:
Suggested SUBJECT eadings:
- Quality of life
- Positive psychology
Also try KEYWORD searches. Enter additional terms, but KEEP IT SIMPLE, focused on key concepts!
- "foreign students" or "international students"
- immigrant students
- students (happiness or "well-being")
- college students "mental health"
Alternate/related terms are surrounded by parentheses and connected with OR. Place quotes around phrases
Some books in our collection
Your prompts include focusing on specific student groups such as immigrant students, anxious students, etc., how Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" helps explain a core concept of Haidt's, and Darwinian competition. These are a few of the books (print) that are available to you in the CCSF Libraries:
Consuming Desires: consumption, culture, and the pursuit of happiness
Call Number: John Adams / Circulating HC110.C6 C586 1999
Publication Date: 1999-05-01
Introduction / Roger Rosenblatt -- One world of consumers / William Greider -- What's wrong with consumer society? : competitive spending and the "new consumerism" / Juliet Schor -- Consuming for love / Edward N. Luttwak -- False connections / Alex Kotlowitz -- Oh, Isaac, oh, Bernard, oh, Mohan / Bharati Mukherjee -- Consuming nature / Bill McKibben -- A news consumer's Bill of Rights / Suzanne Braun Levine -- When we devoured books / Andre Schiffrin -- Movies and the selling of desire / Molly Haskell -- The ecology of giving and consuming / David W. Orr -- It all begins with housework / Jane Smiley -- Equipoise / Martin E. Marty -- Can't get that extinction crisis out of my mind / Stephanie Mills.
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