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A Nation Of Meddlers

1st Edition

By Dennis Brissett, Charles Edgley


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There was a time when the phrase ?It's none of your business? meant something. Not anymore. A boorish and persistent army of meddlers, equipped with righteous indignation and a formidable array of theories and technologies, has made almost everyone's business its own. Meddling in the lives of others is now the republic's most visible obsession. Fro

Table of Contents

America: A Nation of Meddlers -- The Roots of Meddling -- Running Scared: The Appeal and Acceptance of Meddling -- The Ideologies of Meddling -- Types of Meddlers -- Marketing Meddling -- Meddling and the Social Bond -- Conclusion: Toward a Less Meddlesome Society

About the Authors

Charles Edgley is professor of sociology at Oklahoma State University. Dennis Brissett (deceased) was professor in the Department of behavioural Sciences at the University of Minnesota at Duluth.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General