Thorstein Veblen and the Persistence of Capitalism: Work, Consumption, Patriotism and Social Integration

Thorstein Veblen and the Persistence of Capitalism: Work, Consumption, Patriotism and Social Integration

by Stephen Edgell
ISBN-10:
156324117X
ISBN-13:
9781563241178
Pub. Date:
02/28/1994
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Thorstein Veblen and the Persistence of Capitalism: Work, Consumption, Patriotism and Social Integration

This work discusses the impact and contemporary relevance of the work of Thorstein Veblen, as well as the source of his ideas. It suggests that he was one of the first modern sociologists of consumption whose analysis of contemporary display and fashion anticipated later theories and research.

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ISBN-13: 9781563241178
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/1994
Series: Studies in Institutional Economics
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

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