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Consumerism books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Consumerism category. Presented with a red border are the Consumerism books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Consumption, Media and Culture in South Africa Perspectives on Freedom and the Public by Mehita (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa) Iqani Consumption, Media and Culture in South Africa Perspectives on Freedom and the Public
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This book is the first of its kind to bring together a collection of critical scholarly work on consumer culture in South Africa, exploring the cultural, political, economic, and social aspects of consumption in post-Apartheid society. From sushi and Japanese...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

The Politics of Shopping What Consumers Learn about Identity, Globalization, and Social Change by Kaela Jubas The Politics of Shopping What Consumers Learn about Identity, Globalization, and Social Change

This revised version of Kaela Jubas' award winning dissertation focuses on contemporary shopping practices, analyzing the ways concerned shoppers think about globalization, consumption, and their personal effect on the status quo. By using numerous examples from modern advertising, interviews with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2017

Unpacking IKEA Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses by Pauline (National University of Ireland - Maynooth, Ireland) Garvey Unpacking IKEA Swedish Design for the Purchasing Masses
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This book represents the first anthropological ethnography of Ikea consumption and goes to the heart of understanding the unique and at times frantic popularity of this one iconic transnational store. Based on a year of participant observation in Stockholm's Kungens...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Delirious Consumption Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil by Sergio Delgado Moya Delirious Consumption Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil

Looking at several of the leading figures in postwar Latin American letters and art, this volume offers an enlarged understanding of the way art is produced in, and responds to, the age of consumer culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Delirious Consumption Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil by Sergio Delgado Moya Delirious Consumption Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Mexico and Brazil

In the decades following World War II, the creation and expansion of massive domestic markets and relatively stable economies allowed for mass consumption on an unprecedented scale, giving rise to the consumer society that exists today. Many avant-garde artists explored...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Understanding the Older Consumer The Grey Market by Barrie Gunter Understanding the Older Consumer The Grey Market

There are more people over 50 than ever before, with numbers likely to continue to rise. They are wealthier, healthier and happier than our old stereotypical images lead us to believe, yet this segment of the market is under-researched. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Shopping for Change Consumer Activism and the Possibilities of Purchasing Power by Louis Hyman Shopping for Change Consumer Activism and the Possibilities of Purchasing Power


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

Selling Mrs. Consumer Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency by Janice Williams Rutherford Selling Mrs. Consumer Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency

In an effort to reconcile her desire to succeed in the public sphere of modernization and consumerism with the knowledge that most middle-class Americans still held traditional beliefs about gender roles, Frederick fashioned a career for herself that encouraged other...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2017

Coming Soon

Subverting Consumerism Reuse in an Accelerated World by Robert (University of South Australia) Crocker Subverting Consumerism Reuse in an Accelerated World

The dominant understanding of reuse for sustainability is a technical one, which assumes reuse's benefits are limited to the new material, energy and emissions avoided by repurposing, but reuse is much more than that. Reuse and repurposing have always been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism by Gernot Bohme Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

Capital Debt, Territory, Utopia by Eugen Blume Capital Debt, Territory, Utopia

- Accompanies an exhibition at the Nationalgalerieim Hamburger Bahnhof (Berlin) from July 2 - November 16 2016- Includes 40 modern, contemporary, and old master artists exploring the complex relationship between human creativity and capital inspired by the Joseph Beuys installation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2017

Superfandom How Our Obsessions are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are by Zoe (New York University) Fraade-Blanar, Aaron M. Glazer Superfandom How Our Obsessions are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are
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An in-depth look at the influence of fans-society's alpha consumers-on our lives and culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Superfandom How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are by Zoe Fraade-Blanar, Aaron M. Glazer Superfandom How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are
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Fandom isn't a noun, it's a verb. Fans create; they engage; they discuss. From comics to clothing, boundaries between fans and creators are blurring, and in this new fandom-based economy, it's clear: consumers may buy a product, but it is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2017

Summary, Analysis & Review of Jonah Berger's Contagious by Instaread by . Instaread Summary, Analysis & Review of Jonah Berger's Contagious by Instaread

Summary, Analysis & Review of Jonah Berger's Contagious by InstareadPreview:Contagious: Why Things Catch On is a playbook for marketing in the internet age, when products and ideas live or die based on whether or not they can go viral. Author...
Format: eBook - Released: 30/01/2017

The Consumer Society Myths and Structures by Jean Baudrillard The Consumer Society Myths and Structures

Includes most organized discussion of mass media culture, the meaning of leisure, and anomie in affluent society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

The Consumer Society Myths and Structures by Jean Baudrillard The Consumer Society Myths and Structures

Includes most organized discussion of mass media culture, the meaning of leisure, and anomie in affluent society.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/12/2016

Consumer Culture Theory by Nil Ozcaglar-Toulouse Consumer Culture Theory

The chapters in this volume are selected from the best papers presented at the 11th Annual Consumer Culture Theory Conference held in Lille, France in July 2016. They represent the cutting edge in qualitative consumer research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2016

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