The Changing Consumer: Markets and Meanings / Edition 1

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Overview

In a world undergoing rapid change, this essential collection discusses why consumption has become so important, and what role, if any, it plays in underpinning social, economic and political transformation. Featuring contributions from some of the leading theorists of consumption from across a range of disciplines, this collection includes chapters on: men's consumption, the changing profile of women as consumers, the representation of consumption on popular TV shows, consuming retro chic, and the role of alcohol consumption.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415270427
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/8/2002
  • Series: Studies in Consumption and Markets
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Meaning of Consumption; The Meaning of Change? Steven Miles, Kevin Meethan and Alison Anderson
2. Setting the Scene: Changing Conceptions of Consumption Alan Warde
3. Consuming Women: Winning Women? Janice Winship
4. Consuming Men: Producing Loaded Ben Crewe
5. Producing TV: Consuming TV Steve Spittle
6. Consuming Advertising: Consuming Cultural History Liz McFall and Paul du Gay
7. Consuming Retro: Consuming Design Adrian Franklin
8. Consuming Symbolic Meaning; Consuming Alcohol Simone Pettigrew
9. Consuming Technology: Consuming Home Computers Elaine Lally
10. Consuming Youth: Consuming Lifestyles Steven Miles
11. Changing Consumer: Changing Disciplinarity Russel W. Belk
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