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TitleThe consumer society : Myths and structures
Author Jean Baudrillard
ImprintThousand Oaks, CA : Sage Ltd., 2017
Edition Revised edition
Descript ix, 224 p. ; 24 cm


Part I. The format liturgy of the object : Profusion -- The miraculous status of consumption -- The vicious circle of growth -- Part II. The theory of consumption : The social logic of consumption -- Towards a theory of consumption -- Personalization or the smallest marginal difference -- Part III. Mass media, sex and leisure : Mass-media culture -- The finest consumer object: the body -- The drama of leisure or the impossibility of wasting one's time -- The mystique of solicitude -- Anomie in the affluent society -- Conclusion: On contemporary alienation or the end of the pact with the devil

Consumption (Economics) Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects Consumer behavior Culture -- Economic aspects

Political Science Library306.3 B342C 2017CHECK SHELVES
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