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Miles, Steven

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Works: 20 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 4,320 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HB801, 307.76
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Publications about Steven Miles
Publications by Steven Miles
Most widely held works by Steven Miles
Spaces for consumption pleasure and placelessness in the post-industrial city by Steven Miles( file )
16 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
'Spaces for Consumption' offers an in-depth and sophisticated analysis of the processes that underpin the commodification of the city and explains the physical manifestation of consumerism as a way of life
Social theory in the real world by Steven Miles( file )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
The author demonstrates that social theory need not be remote and obscure, but if used in imaginative ways, can be indispensable in challenging our common sense perceptions and understandings
Consumerism : as a way of life by Steven Miles( Book )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
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
Tourism consumption and representation : narratives of place and self by K Meethan( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
This book addresses the practices of consumption in tourism, a major theme in the sociology of tourism. To date, most tourism analysis has tended to concentrate on the production of tourist space, and assume that tourism consumption simply mirrors the intentions of the producers
The changing consumer : markets and meanings by Steven Miles( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
In a world undergoing rapid change, this essential collection discusses why consumption has become so important, and what role, if any, it plays in underpinning social, economic and political transformation
Youth lifestyles in a changing world by Steven Miles( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
It considers key aspects of young people's lifestyles such as their relationship to rave, the media, and consumption in general, as a means of constructing identities. In this introduction to a complex field, Miles outlines the dilemmas faced by sociology, and examines the role played by consumer lifestyles in constructing who and what young people are in a rapidly changing world."--BOOK JACKET
Consuming cities by Steven Miles( Book )
11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Contemporary urban consumption touches the everyday lives of most citizens and permeates discussion of society and culture today. Consuming Cities looks at this topic from perspectives in both sociology and cultural theory, drawing together references from mainstream and also less obvious sources in both literatures. Each chapter includes a specific case of a city or aspect of consumption, ranging from a history of urban consumption, gambling to the consumption of culture and its place in tourism to the consumption palace of the cruise liner. This definitive and accessible book will be an invaluable resource to a wide range of students
Researching youth by Andy Bennett( Book )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Young People's lives arguably exist at the cutting edge of social change and as such youth research presents a particluar set of challenges for the social researcher. Researching Youth presents a series of case studies outlining the difficulties, rewards and insights characteristic of contemporary youth research. Featuring contributions from some of the leading current youth researchers across a range of disciplines, this collection includes chapters on: the benefits of ethnography; research on young people's drug use and drug education; researching young people's bodies; political dimensions of youth research; the value of comparative European youth research; researching young people in dance club settings; critically reflexive action research; young people as consumers and young people and music. Drawing on fascinating case studies throughout, this book will be essential reading for students and academics interested in researching young people's lives
Communities of youth ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Culture-led urban regeneration ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"You just wear what you want don't yer"? an empirical examination of the relationship between youth consumption and the construction of identity by Steven Miles( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Can we talk? achieving successful HIV patient-physical communication ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Explores ways how HIV patients discuss the barriers they encounter in communicating freely with their physicians and offers suggestions on how the physician can help them
Culture-led urban regeneration ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
New issues in the American abortion debate by Karen Grandstrand Gervais( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Review issue: Culture-led urban regeneration ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Urban consumption ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hear my prayer by David Childs( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
The consuming paradox : a new research agenda for urban consumption by Steven Miles( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Special review : Culture-led urban regeneration ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Urban consumption : an historiographical note by Steven Miles( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Miles, Steve.
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