Nicole Abene

UCLA Researchers Report American Families Have Too Much Stuff and Too Little Time

by , 07/21/12
filed under: Books, Inhabitots

Life at Home in the Twenty-Frist Century, UCLA, Center on Everyday Lives of Families, CELF, Story of Stuff, Stuff Owns You,

Do you think that American families have too much stuff?  Researchers at UCLA’s Center on Everyday Lives of Families (CELF) have a new book, Life at Home in the Twenty-First Century: 32 Families Open Their Doors, focusing on just that. The study of 32 middle-class families concluded that they’re living within a sea of material goods while spending very little time with each other. So click ahead to read about our overconsumption and let us know what you think – do we have too much stuff?

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