Encyclopedia of consumer culture
- Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Reference, c2011.
- Physical description
- 3 v. (xxxiv, 1596 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.
- Southerton, Dale.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Poverty - Ronald Hill Kant, Immanuel - Pablo Muchnik Sex Tourism - Susan Wortmann, Lyndie Christensen Internet - Sam Han Commodification - David Evans.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- The three-volume Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture covers consuming societies around the world, from the Age of Enlightenment to the present, and shows how consumption has become intrinsic to the world's social, economic, political, and cultural landscapes. Offering an invaluable interdisciplinary approach, this reference work is a useful resource for researchers in sociology, political science, consumer science, global studies, comparative studies, business and management, human geography, economics, history, anthropology, and psychology. The first encyclopedia to outline the parameters of consumer culture, the Encyclopedia provides a critical, scholarly resource on consumption and consumerism over time. Key topics: Theories and concepts Socio-economic change Socio-demographic change Identity and social differentiation Media Style and taste Mass consumptions Ethical Consumption Civil society Environment Domestic consumption Leisure Technology Work Production Markets Institutions Welfare Urban life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- editor, Dale Southerton.
- 9780872896017 (cloth)
- 0872896013 (cloth)