The Consumer Society / Edition 1

The Consumer Society / Edition 1

by Neva R. Goodwin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559634863

ISBN-13: 9781559634861

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Island Press

The Consumer Society provides brief summaries of the most important and influential writings on the environmental, moral, and social implications of a consumer society and consumer lifestyles. Each section consists of 10 to 12 summaries of critical writings in a specific area, with an introductory essay that outlines the state of knowledge in that area and

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The Consumer Society provides brief summaries of the most important and influential writings on the environmental, moral, and social implications of a consumer society and consumer lifestyles. Each section consists of 10 to 12 summaries of critical writings in a specific area, with an introductory essay that outlines the state of knowledge in that area and indicates where further research is needed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559634861
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Frontier Issues in Economic Thought Series, #2
Edition description:
1
Pages:
423
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

FRONTIER ISSUES IN ECONOMIC THOUGHT VOLUME 2 NEVA R. GOODWIN, SERIES EDITOR,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Dedication,
Note to the Reader,
Authors of Original Articles,
Foreword,
Acknowledgments,
Volume Introduction,
PART I - Scope and Definition,
PART II - Consumption in the Affluent Society,
PART III - Family, Gender, and Socialization,
PART IV - The History of Consumer Society,
PART V - Foundations of Economic Theories of Consumption,
PART VI - Critiques and Alternatives in Economic Theory,
PART VII - Perpetuating Consumer Culture: Media, Advertising, and Wants Creation,
PART VIII - Consumption and the Environment,
PART IX - Globalization and Consumer Culture,
PART X - Visions of an Alternative,
Subject Index,
Name Index,
Island Press Board of Directors,

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