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TitleConsumer culture and society
Author Wendy Wiedenhoft Murphy
ImprintLos Angeles : SAGE, 2017
Descript xv, 254 pages ; 23 cm


"[This book] examines what we buy, how and where we consume, the meanings attached to the things we purchase, and the social forces that enable and constrain consumer behavior." Provided by publisher


Introduction: historical context and theoretical tensions -- Part 1. Conceptual framework: Objects of consumption: commodities and mass consumer society -- Subjects of consumption: passive dupes or active agents? -- The places and spaces of consumption --Part 2. Applying the conceptual framework: case studies : Food -- Tourism -- Higher education -- Part 3. Ethical concerns and consumer activism: Political consumerism and the consumer movement -- Creit and debt -- Alternative forms of consumption -- Conclusion: the globalization of mass consumer culture

Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- United States Consumers Consumer behavior Verbraucherverhalten

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