The Changing Consumer: Markets and Meanings / Edition 1

The Changing Consumer: Markets and Meanings / Edition 1

by Alison Anderson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415270421

ISBN-13: 9780415270427

Pub. Date: 02/08/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415270427
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/08/2002
Series:
Studies in Consumption and Markets
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
180
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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