William Davies's The happiness industry: how the government and big business sold us well-being. London: Verso, 2015. 314 pp.

  • Jeffrey R. Di Leo University of Houston-Victoria

Author Biography

Jeffrey R. Di Leo, University of Houston-Victoria

Jeffrey R. Di Leo is dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and professor of English and philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria. He is editor and founder of the critical theory journal symploke, editor and publisher of the American Book Review, and executive director of the Society for Critical Exchange. His books include Morality matters: race, class and gender in applied ethics (2002), Affiliations: identity in academic culture (2003), On anthologies: politics and pedagogy (2004), If classrooms matter: progressive visions of educational environments (2004, with W. Jacobs), From Socrates to cinema: an introduction to philosophy (2007), Fiction’s present: situating contemporary narrative innovation (2008, with R. M. Berry), Federman’s fictions: innovation, theory, and the holocaust (2010), Academe degree zero: reconsidering the politics of higher education (2012), Corporate humanities in higher education: moving beyond the neoliberal academy (2013), Turning the page: book culture in the digital age (2014), and Criticism after critique: aesthetics, literature, and the political (2014).

Published
2015-12-16
How to Cite
DI LEO, Jeffrey R.. William Davies's The happiness industry: how the government and big business sold us well-being. London: Verso, 2015. 314 pp.. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 84-93, dec. 2015. ISSN 1876-9098. Available at: <https://ejpe.org/journal/article/view/201>. Date accessed: 29 may 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v8i2.201.
Section
Book Reviews