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The Desire for Excitement in Modern Society


  • Scitovsky, Tibor


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  • Scitovsky, Tibor, 1981. "The Desire for Excitement in Modern Society," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(1), pages 3-13.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:kyklos:v:34:y:1981:i:1:p:3-13

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