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Consumer culture and postmodernism

Author: Mike Featherstone
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"If a society is postmodern, it must prioritize the consumption of resources in everyday life. In this view, mass media advertising and market dynamics lead us to a constant search for new fashions, new styles, new sensations, and new experiences. In this volume, Featherstone examines the idea of a postmodern society. He explores the roots of consumer culture, how it is defined and differentiated and the extent to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Featherstone, Mike.
Consumer culture and postmodernism.
Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)989691264
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Featherstone
ISBN: 9781412910132 1412910137 9781412910149 1412910145
OCLC Number: 144597002
Description: xxvii, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Modern and Postmodern : Definitions and Interpretations ; Theories Of Consumer Culture; Towards a Sociology Of Postmodern Culture ; Cultural Change and Social Practice ; The Aestheticization of Everyday Life ; Lifestyle and Consumer Culture ; City Cultures and Postmodern Lifestyles ; Consumer Culture and Global Disorder ; Common Culture or Uncommon Cultures? ; The Globalization of Diversity ; Modernity and the Cultural Question.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Mike Featherstone.

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