The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement by Jean M. Twenge

By Jean M. Twenge

Narcissism-an inflated view of the self-is in all places. Public figures say it's what makes them stray from their other halves. mom and dad educate it through dressing youngsters in T-shirts that say "Princess." young children and teenagers hone it on fb, and famous person newsmakers have increased it to an artwork shape. And it's what's making humans depressed, lonely, and buried lower than piles of debt.

Jean Twenge's influential first ebook, iteration Me, spurred a countrywide debate with its depiction of the demanding situations twenty- and thirty-somethings face in today's world-and the fallout those matters create for educators and employers. Now, Dr. Twenge turns her concentration to the pernicious unfold of narcissism in today's tradition, which has repercussions for each age crew and sophistication. Dr. Twenge joins forces with W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., a nationally well-known professional on narcissism, to discover this new plague within the Narcissism Epidemic, their eye-opening exposition of the alarming upward thrust of narcissism and its catastrophic results at each point of society. Even the area economic system has been broken via dicy, unrealistic overconfidence. Drawing all alone broad study in addition to many years of alternative experts' reviews, Drs. Twenge and Campbell exhibit us the way to determine narcissism, reduce the forces that maintain and transmit it, and deal with it or deal with it the place we discover it. packed with arresting, alarming, or even fun tales of shallowness long past off the tracks (would you're keen on to rent your personal own paparazzi?), The Narcissism Epidemic is immediately a riveting window into the results of narcissism, a prescription to wrestle the common difficulties it factors, and a probing research of the tradition at huge.

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S. S. degrees from Brigham Young University. He has been at the University of Nebraska since 1978, having served as Associate Vice Chancellor since 1991. His research covered topics such as children’s work in the family and the effect of economic marginality on the family. He is concerned with issues such as introducing technology in the classroom. Sociology at the University of Washington. Her teaching interests have been primarily in introductory sociology and social problems, while her research interests are primarily in the areas of health services research and the social psychological consequences of inequality.

Similarly, we will recognize that to solve social problems, we will likely have to change social structures and roles, not just change individuals. Although poverty, divorce, and racism are experienced as intensely personal hardships, we can’t eliminate or alleviate them by giving everyone personal therapy. To solve these and many other social problems, we need to change social structures; we need to rewrite the play and rebuild the theater. The sociological imagination offers a new way to look at—and a new way to solve—common troubles and dilemmas that individuals face.

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