Contradictions of Consumption: Concepts, Practices, and Politics in Consumer Society

Contradictions of Consumption: Concepts, Practices, and Politics in Consumer Society

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335199181
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/01/2000
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements iv
Introduction: contradictions of consumption 1(8)
Conceptions of consumption
9(23)
From here to modernity - contemporary theories of consumer society
32(20)
Marketing, advertising and the construction of the contemporary consumer
52(27)
Never-never land - social policy, social divisions and consumer society
79(27)
Rapture or torture - the contemporary nature of shopping
106(22)
Expression, oppression and the politics of consumption
128(21)
Consuming passions - fashion and consumer society
149(16)
Consumer futures - consumer society and postmodernity
165(23)
Conclusion: hunger and desire in consumer society 188(5)
References 193(9)
Index 202

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