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Consumerism : As a Way of Life.

Author: Steven Miles
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Miles
ISBN: 9781446264331 1446264335
OCLC Number: 823717169
Description: 1 online resource (185 pages)
Contents: Consumerism Then and NowConsumerism in ContextDesign for Life or Consumption Designed?Consuming Space, Consuming PlaceConsuming TechnologyConsuming FashionConsuming Popular MusicConsuming SportThe Consuming Paradox

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