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The Authority of the consumer

Author: Russell Keat; Nigel Whiteley; Nicholas Abercrombie
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the implications of "consumer society" - charting its meanings in particular circumstances, and analyzing this way of understanding the relationships between "providers" and "recipients".

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Keat; Nigel Whiteley; Nicholas Abercrombie
ISBN: 0415089182 9780415089180 0415089190 9780415089197 9780203392867 0203392868
OCLC Number: 28504155
Notes: "The papers presented in this volume derive from conferences and workshops organized by the Center for the Study of Cultural Values at the University of Lancaster"--Preface.
Credits: "The papers presented in this volume derive from conferences and workshops organized by the Centre for the Study of Cultural Values at the University of Lancaster"--Preface.
Description: x, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Russell Keat, Nigel Whiteley and Nicholas Abercrombie --
1. Scepticism, authority and the market / Russell Keat --
2. Authority and consumer society / Nicholas Abercrombie --
3. Consumers, identity and belonging: reflections on some theses of Zygmunt Bauman / Alan Warde --
4. organized consumer and consumer information co-operatives / John Winward --
5. Advertising: moving beyond the stereotypes / Adam Lury --
6. limits of consumption and the post-modern 'religion' of the New Age / Paul Heelas --
7. High art and the high street: the 'commerce-and-culture' debate / Nigel Whiteley --
8. Planning a culture for the people? / Celia Lury --
9. culture of consumption: design museums as educators or tastemakers? / Helen Rees --
10. Framing the audience for theatre / Baz Kershaw --
11. Citizens, charters and contracts / Kieron Walsh --
12. Consuming health and welfare / Richard Hugman --
13. Consuming education / Oliver Fulton --
14. Retailing the police: corporate identity and the Met. / Tony Heward --
15. Conversationalization of public discourse and the authority of the consumer / Norman Fairclough.
Responsibility: edited by Russell Keat, Nigel Whiteley, and Nicholas Abercrombie.
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