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Main Title Consumer society
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Author Title of a Work
Goodwin, Neva R.
Ackerman, Frank.
Kiron, David.
Publisher Island Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 34710903
ISBN 1559634855 (hbk.) 1559634863 (pbk.)
Subjects Consumer behavior--Social aspects--United States ; Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects--United States
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EKAM  HF 5415.33 .U6 C66 1997 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 05/26/2006
Collation xxxviii, 385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Scope and definition -- pt. 2. Consumption in the affluent society -- pt. 3. Family, gender, and socialization -- pt. 4. The history of consumer society -- pt. 5. Foundations of economic theories of consumption -- pt. 6. Critiques and alternatives in economic theory -- pt. 7. Perpetuating consumer culture: media, advertising, and wants creation -- pt. 8. Consumption and the environment -- pt. 9. Globalization and consumer culture -- pt. 10. Visions of an alternative.