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Beyond the consumption bubble

Author: Karin M Ekstrom̈; Kay Glans
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge interpretive marketing research, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Including essays from scholars such as Zygmunt Baumann, Russell Belk, Colin Campbell, Deirdre McCloskey, and Neva Goodwin, this title brings together a diverse set of expert scholars to enliven and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin M Ekstrom̈; Kay Glans
ISBN: 9780415878494 0415878497
OCLC Number: 934089016
Description: xii, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: @contents:Part I: Editor's Introduction Karin M. Ekstroem and Kay Glans Part II: A Changing Society 1. The Economics and the Anti-Economics of Consumption. Deirdre Nansen McCloskey 2. The Hyperconsumption Society. Gilles Lipovetsky 3. Consumption in an Age of Globalization and Localization. Richard Wilk 4. Goods and Service Consumption in the Affluent Welfare State - Issues for the Future. Jan Owen Jansson 5. Consumption beyond Dualism. Daniel Miller Part III: Changing Consumer Roles 6. Selves as Objects of Consumption. Zygmunt Bauman 7. Consumers as Citizens: Tensions and Synergies. Frank Trentmann 8. Political Consumption Revisited: Should We Resist "Consumers' Resistance"? Franck Cochoy 9. Communities of Purpose. John W. Schouten and Diane M. Martin 10. Value Creation and the Visual Consumer. Jonathan E. Schroeder 11. "Keeping Up With the Children": Changing Consumer Roles in Families. Karin M. Ekstroem Part IV: The Consumption Bubble and Beyond? 12. Relative Deprivation, Inequality, and Consumer Spending in the United States. Robert H. Frank 13. (Un)sustainable Consumption and the New Political Economy of Growth. Maurie J. Cohen 14. If US Consumption Declines Will the Global Economy Collapse? Neva Goodwin 15. Philosophies for Less Consuming Societies. Russell Belk 16. Well-being the Path Out of the Consumption-Climate Dilemma? John Holmberg and Jonas Nassen 17. What is to Be Undone: The Making of the Middle Class in China. Patricia M. Thornton
Series Title: Routledge interpretive marketing research, 13.
Responsibility: edited by Karin M. Ekstrom̈ and Kay Glans.


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