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In this landmark book, sociologist Paul H. Ray and phsychologst Sherry Ruth Anderson draw upon thirteen years of survey research studies on more than 100,000 Americans, plus more than 100 focus groups and dozens of in-depth interviews. They reveal who the Cultural Creatives are and the fascinating story of their emergence over the last generation, using vivid examples and engaging personal stories to describe their distinctive values and lifestyles.
What makes the appearance of the Cultural Creatives especially timely is that our civilization is in the midst of an epochal change, caught between globalization, accelerating technologies, and a deteriorating planetary ecology. A creative minority can have enormous leverage to carry us into a new renaissance instead of a disastrous fall. The book ends with a number of maps for the journey that our civilization is embarked upon: initiations, evolutionary models, scenarios, and the elements of a new mythos for our time. "The Cultural Creatives" offers a more hopeful future and prepares us all for a transition to a new, saner, wiser, culture.
Title: The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World
Categories: Sociology Soft Cover,
Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2001/10/01 00:00:00.000
ISBN Number: 0609808451
ISBN Number 13: 9780609808450
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Used - Good
Item: 1.52 Item
Seller ID: 299536
Description: Ray,Paul H./Anderson,Sherry Ruthry Ruth,Ph.D. Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing The World Edge and corner wear. Creases to cover. Pages still clean and tight. All U.S. orders shipped with tracking number and e-mail confirmation. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.