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This is a book about the origins and the imperative of the consumer society. It shows how consumer goods and consumer behavior are shaped by culture and probes the cultural systems of advertising, fashion, collecting, lifestyle, ownership, and self-definition....

Title : Culture and Consumption: New Approaches to the Symbolic Character of Consumer Goods and Activities
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ISBN : 9780253206282
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 174 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Culture and Consumption: New Approaches to the Symbolic Character of Consumer Goods and Activities Reviews

  • Timothy
    2018-11-12 18:35

    Unravels the history of consumerism/consumption which finds its genesis in the Elizabethan/Tudor Dynasty. Fascinating read; reveals that at first, consumption was used as a way to manipulate the masses. sad that our entire culture is now based on it. highly recommend.

  • Sven Bergvall
    2018-11-19 19:43

    A classic connecting societal influences in our consumption behavior.

  • Susan Mazur Stommen
    2018-11-13 00:32

    Famous Diderot effect in here.

  • Yana Manyukhina
    2018-11-25 01:24

    For my review of the book please go to http://ediblematters.wordpress.com/20...