Consumption and Everyday Life / Edition 1

Consumption and Everyday Life / Edition 1

by Hugh Mackay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761954376

ISBN-13: 9780761954378

Pub. Date: 08/11/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Reviewing key contemporary issues and debates about consumption, this accessible textbook portrays and assesses the varied and complex intersections of consumption and everyday life.

The rich and idiosyncratic nature of local consumption practices is illustrated through cases from different parts of the world. The contributors show the varying balance between

Overview

Reviewing key contemporary issues and debates about consumption, this accessible textbook portrays and assesses the varied and complex intersections of consumption and everyday life.

The rich and idiosyncratic nature of local consumption practices is illustrated through cases from different parts of the world. The contributors show the varying balance between constraint and creativity, links between consumption and production, and the patterns which shape access to symbolic and material resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761954378
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/11/1997
Series:
Culture, Media and Identities Series, #5
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Consumption and its Consequences - Daniel Miller
'Storying the Self' - Ruth Finnegan
Personal Narratives and Identity
Music, Performance and Enactment - Ruth Finnegan
'Us' and 'Them' - Nigel Thrift
Re-Imagining Places, Re-Imagining Identities
Broadcasting and its Audience - Shaun Moores
Consuming Communications Technologies at Home - Hugh Mackay

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