Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions

Performing Consumers: Global Capital and its Theatrical Seductions

by Maurya Wickstrom

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415339452
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
On the move at Niketown and Ralph Lauren     13
Robots, gods and greed: the theatrum mundi in the Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace     43
The Lion King, mimesis, and Disney's magical capitalism     66
Making Americans: the American Girl Doll and American Girl Place     96
Epilogue     154
Notes     157
References     161
Index     166

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