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Getting loose lifestyle consumption in the 1970s

Getting loose lifestyle consumption in the 1970s

Binkley, Sam 1963-

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published Durham, N.C.; London: Duke University Press, c2007
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  • University Library – Earliest copy due back 5th July

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    3520752667 Main 306.30973 BIN Four week Due back 5th July Donated by the Journal of Gender Studies, April 2008


Statement of responsibility: Sam Binkley
ISBN: 0822339730, 0822339897, 9780822339731, 9780822339892
Note: Pbk.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-285) and index
Physical Description: xii, 296 p. ill. 25cm
Subject: Popular culture United States History 20th century; United States Social conditions 1960-1980; Consumption (Economics) Social aspects United States History 20th century; Nineteen seventies; United States Social life and customs 1971-; Lifestyles United States History 20th century


  1. Introduction: Mediated immediacy : living in the now
  2. Of swingers and organization men : loose modernities
  3. Experts unbound : intimate professionals and the value of lifestyle
  4. Book as tool : lifestyle print culture and the West Coast publishing boom
  5. Being one : from knowledge to consciousness in the spaceship society
  6. Loving each other : from phony to real in the new togetherness
  7. Letting it all hang out : from mind to muscle in the relaxed body
  8. Conclusion: Morning in America : pulling in the slack