A Long Way From Home: Automatic Culture in Domestic and Civic Life

In Floyd W. Rudmin & Marsha Richins (eds.), Meaning, Measure, and Morality of Materialism. Provo, UT, USA: pp. 1-9 (1992)

Eugene Halton
University of Notre Dame
A Long Way From Home: Automatic Culture in Domestic and Civic Life criticizes tendencies toward automatism in American culture and modern life, and calls for a recentering of domestic and civic life as a means to revitalize social life. Keywords: Automatic Culture, Autonomy Versus Automatic, Moral Homelessness, Materialism, The Great American Centrifuge, Consuming Devices, Home Cooking, From the Walled City to the Malled City, Malls, Vaclav Havel
Keywords Automatic Culture  Autonomy Versus Automatic  Moral Homelessness  Materialism  The Great American Centrifuge  Consuming Devices  Home Cooking  From the Walled City to the Malled City  Malls  Vaclav Havel
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