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Excess : anti-consumerism in the West

Author: Kim Humphery
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of what has come to be called the 'new politics of consumption'. This book offers an examination of anti-consumerism and explores what this means for  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Humphery
ISBN: 9780745645407 0745645402 9780745645414 0745645410
OCLC Number: 320316172
Description: xv, 264 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : trouble in consumer paradise --
The new politics of consumption --
Anti-consumerism in action --
Encountering anti-consumerism --
Interpreting material life --
Consuming differently --
Postscript : after the boom, beyond the west.
Responsibility: by Kim Humphery.
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"Highly recommended. Graduate students/faculty". (Choice, 1 November 2010) "Written in accessible if academic prose, Humphery's book explores this question in more complex and nuanced ways than is Read more...

 
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