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Going BrokeWhy Americans Can't Hold On To Their Money$
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Stuart Vyse

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195306996

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306996.001.0001

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Making Sense of Financial Failure

Making Sense of Financial Failure

(p.23) 2 Making Sense of Financial Failure
Going Broke

Stuart Vyse

Oxford University Press

The current trend toward the medicalization of every human problem is introduced in this chapter, and it examines the debate on the notion that thinking over the debt does not mean there is a disease. The problem of indebtedness and financial failure is presented with a new set of assumptions. Finally, the chapter discusses a story regarding financial failure.

Keywords:   financial failure, debt, medicalization

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