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Consumerism: As a Way of Life

Consumerism: As a Way of Life - 98 edition

Consumerism: As a Way of Life - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780761952152

ISBN10: 0761952152

Consumerism: As a Way of Life by Steven Miles - ISBN 9780761952152
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No
Consumerism: As a Way of Life by Steven Miles - ISBN 9780761952152

ISBN13: 9780761952152

ISBN10: 0761952152

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98

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Summary

This book provides an introduction to the historical and theoretical foundations of consumerism. It then moves on to examine the experience of consumption in the areas of space and place, technology, fashion, 'popular' music and sport. Throughout, the author brings a critical perspective to bear upon the subject, thus providing a reliable and stimulating guide to a complex and many-sided field.

Author Bio

Miles, Steven : University of Plymouth

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Consumerism Then and Now
Consumerism in Context
Design for Life or Consumption Designed?
Consuming Space, Consuming Place
Consuming Technology
Consuming Fashion
Consuming Popular Music
Consuming Sport
The Consuming Paradox