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Being human in a consumer society

Author: Alejandro Néstor García Martínez
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015] ©2015
Series: Classical and contemporary social theory.
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Offers a new perspective on sociological studies of the consumer society, introducing neglected normative questions relating to the good life and human flourishing - subjects more commonly discussed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Being human in a consumer society
(DLC) 2014030029
(OCoLC)888400988
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Néstor García Martínez
ISBN: 9781472443182 1472443187
OCLC Number: 898028532
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I BLURRING HUMAN BEINGS: STRUCTURAL CONSTRICTIONS IN CONSUMER SOCIETY --
1.Postemotional Law in Consumer Society / Stjepan G. Mestrovic --
2.The Dehumanized Consumer: Does the Prosumer Offer Some Hope? / George Ritzer --
3.Status Matters? The Contradictions Surrounding Conspicuous Consumption / Colin Campbell --
pt. II CONSUMER CULTURE AS MEDIATION IN HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS --
4.The Two Faces of Consumerism: When Things Make Us (In)Human / Pablo Garcia-Ruiz --
5.Accepting and Resisting Insecurity: Using Consumer Culture to Have it Both Ways? / Allison J. Pugh --
6.Conformity and Distinction in Scandinavia's Largest Department Store / Karin M. Ekstrom --
pt. III FRAMING THE HUMAN BEING IN A CONSUMER SOCIETY --
7.Reflections on the Cultural Commons / Talbot Brewer --
8.On Being Human in a Consumer Society: Fashion Skirts the Ethical Agenda / Efrat Tseelon
Series Title: Classical and contemporary social theory.
Responsibility: [edited] by Alejandro Néstor García Martínez.
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