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Freedom from Work : Embracing Financial Self-help in the United States and Argentina (Paperback) (Daniel

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In this era where dollar value signals moral worth, Daniel Fridman paints a vivid portrait of Americans and Argentinians seeking to transform themselves into people worthy of millions. Following groups who practice the advice from financial success bestsellers, Fridman illustrates how the neoliberal emphasis on responsibility, individualism, and entrepreneurship binds people together with the ropes of aspiration.
Freedom from Work delves into a world of financial self-help in which books, seminars, and board games reject "get rich quick" formulas and instead suggest to participants that there is something fundamentally wrong with who they are, and that they must struggle to correct it. Fridman analyzes three groups who exercise principles from Rich Dad, Poor Dad by playing the board game Cashflow and investing in cash-generating assets with the goal of leaving the rat race of employment. Fridman shows that, as the global economy has transformed, so too have popular resources sought to transform the people trying to survive?and even thrive?within it.
Number of Pages: 236
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Culture and Economic Life
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
Author: Daniel Fridman
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2016
TCIN: 52419320
UPC: 9781503600256
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-5811
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