Complaint

Complaint : From Minor Moans to Principled Protests

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Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things - like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? What is the best way to complain? From Adam and Eve to the Iraq War, Baggini analyzes precisely what we complain about, how and why. You can't complain about that!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134 x 214 x 18mm | 222.26g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1846680573
  • 9781846680571
  • 800,382

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A"He talks great sense on the positive effects of our modern grievance culture, and has a good line in aphorisms.A" - The Timesshow more

About Julian Baggini

Julian Baggini is a British philosopher and writer. He is the author of Welcome to Everytown and The Pig that Wants to be Eaten... (both Granta, 2007/2005) and is a co-founder and editor of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has written for the Guardian, the Independent, the Observer and many other publications, and is a regular guest on BBC Radio 4.show more

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