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325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-304) and index.
Newfound pleasures -- Mass pleasures -- Liberating-enslaving pleasures -- Anti-vice activism -- Pro-vice activism -- Food addictions -- Digital addictions -- Against excess.
We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. What can we do to resist temptations that insidiously and deliberately rewire our brains? Nothing, David Courtwright says, unless we understand the global enterprises whose "limbic capitalism" creates and caters to our bad habits.--Provided by publisher.