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Ehrenreich, Barbara

  • [2010]  Smile or Die: how positive thinking fooled America and the World. Granta Books, 2010
  • [2010]  Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. Picador, 2010
  • [2009]  Smile Or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World. 2009
  • [2009]  Bright-sided: how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America. Metropolitan Books, 2009
  • [1997]  Blood Rites: origins and history of the passions of war. New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1997
  • [0000]  Bright-sided: How Positive Thinking is Undermining America

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[2016]:  Existential Challenge of Detecting Todays Big Lie Mysterious black hole conditioning global civilization? [Refs]

[2015]:  If Writers are Necessarily Right... Who are the rongers , so necessarily wrong? [Refs]

[2015]:  Requisite Meta-reflection on Engagement in Systemic Change? Fiat, fatwa and world-making in a period of existential radicalisation [Refs]

[2015]:  Embodying Strategic Self-reference in a World Futures Conference Transcending the wicked problem engendered by projecting negativity elsewhere [Refs]

[2015]:  Coming Out as a Radical -- or Coming In? Risks of cultivating negative capability in a caliphate of normality [Refs]

[2015]:  Global Psychosocial Implication in the Pentagramma Mirificum Clues from spherical geometry to getting around and circumnavigating imaginatively [Refs]

[2015]:  Embodying Global Hegemony through a Sustaining Pattern of Discourse Cognitive challenge of dominion over all one surveys [Refs]

[2014]:  Representation of Creative Processes through Dynamics in Three Dimensions Global insight from spherical reframing of mandalas, the zodiac and the enneagram [Refs]

[2014]:  Reimagining Tesla's Creativity through Technomimicry Psychosocial empowerment by imagining charged conditions otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Embodying a Hypercomplex of Unhygienic Nescience Questionable connectivity enabling apprehension of matters otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management [Refs]

[2014]:  Comprehension of Numbers Challenging Global Civilization Number games people play for survival [Refs]

[2014]:  Vital Collective Learning from Biased Media Coverage Acquiring vigilance to deceptive strategies used in mugging the world [Refs]

[2014]:  Radical Cognitive Mirroring of Globalization Dynamically inning the unquestioningly outed [Refs]

[2014]:  Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft Thought experiment to highlight global dilemmas in a comprehensible context [Refs]

[2014]:  Engendering Viable Global Futures through Hemispheric Integration A radical challenge to individual imagination [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages Requisite simplexity for sustainable comprehension of complexity [Refs]

[2014]:  Being neither Dead nor Alive But how to know now? [Refs]

[2013]:  Strategic Implications of 12 Unasked Questions in Response to Disaster  [Refs]

[2013]:  World Introversion through Paracycling Global potential for living sustainably outside-inside [Refs]

[2012]:  Implication of Indwelling Intelligence in Global Confidence-building Sustaining the construction and dynamic of psychosocial reality through questioning [Refs]

[2012]:  Living with Incomprehension and Uncertainty Re-cognizing the varieties of non-comprehension and misunderstanding [Refs]

[2012]:  Convergence of 30 Disabling Global Trends Mapping the social climate change engendering a perfect storm [Refs]

[2012]:  Exploring the Hidden Mysteries of Oxfam's Doughnut Recognizing the systemic negligence of an Earth Summit [Refs]

[2011]:  Freedom, Democracy, Justice: Isolated Nouns or Interwoven Verbs? Illusory quest for qualities and principles dynamically disguised [Refs]

[2011]:  Ungovernability of Sustainable Global Democracy? Towards engaging appropriately with time [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy Requisite technology for collective enlightenment [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World Cognitive recycling of objects of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges [Refs]

[2011]:  Monkeying with Global Governance Emergent dynamics of three wise monkeys in a knowledge-based society [Refs]

[2011]:  Mapping Paralysis and Tokenism in the Face of Potential Global Disaster Why nobody is about to do anything effective and what one might do about it [Refs]

[2011]:  Map of Systemic Interdependencies None Dares Name Challenge of global life and death [Refs]

[2011]:  En-joying the World through En-joying Oneself Eliciting the potential of globalization through cognitive radicalization [Refs]

[2011]:  Embodiment of Change: Comprehension, Traction and Impact? Discovering enabling questions for the future [Refs]

[2011]:  In-forming the Chalice as an Integrative Cognitive Dynamic Sustaining the Holy Grail of Global Governance [Refs]

[2010]:  Transcending One-eyed Global Modelling Perspectives Incorporating under-currents into global circulation of value [Refs]

[2010]:  Cognitive Implications of Lifestyle Diseases of Rich and Poor Transforming personal entanglement with the natural environment [Refs]

[2010]:  Tao of Engagement -- Weaponised Violence and Beyond Fibonacci's magic carpet of games to be played for sustainable global governance [Refs]

[2010]:  Designing Global Self-governance for the Future Patterns of dynamic integration of the netherworld [Refs]

[2010]:  Implication of Personal Despair in Planetary Despair Avoiding entrapment in hopeful anticipation [Refs]

[2009]:  Existential Embodiment of Externalities Radical cognitive engagement with environmental categories and disciplines [Refs]

[2005]:  Global Civilization of Vampires: Metaphor of Governance via Demons and Vampires on Spin? Governance through Demons and Vampires on Spin [Refs]

[2005]:  Being Positive and Avoiding Negativity: Management challenge of positive vs negative [Refs]