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Author Best, Joel

Title Everyone's a winner : life in our congratulatory culture / Joel Best

Publ Info Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
 CCRI-Prov.  HN90 .S6 B47 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HN90.S6 B47 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HN90.S6 B47 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HN90.S6 B47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Simpson imprint in humanities"
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Life in an era of status abundance -- Prize proliferation -- Honoring students -- Everyday heroes -- Ranking and rating -- The significance of congratulatory culture
LC subject Social status -- United States
Equality -- United States
Motivation (Psychology) -- United States
United States -- Social life and customs
United States -- Social conditions
ISBN 9780520267169 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520267168 (cloth : alk. paper)