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Consumer culture and postmodernism

Mike Featherstone (Author)
"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 which it represents the arrival of a "postmodern" world"--The publisher
Print Book, English, 2007
SAGE Publications, Los Angeles, 2007
xxvii, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
9781412910132, 9781412910149, 1412910137, 1412910145
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 E-book - Full text from Dawsonera