Consumer Society and the Post-modern City (Hardback)David B. Clarke (author)
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*considering the development of consumerism as a central facet of social life
*demonstrating that social inequalities are increasingly structured around consumption
*uncovering the hidden consequences of consumerism
*pondering the meaning of lifestyle
*revealing how the nature of reality is changing in an age of globalization.
Employing a sustained and engaging theoretical analysis, the book ranges across a variety of sometimes unexpected topics. It represents an impassioned plea for everyone interested in the social life of cities to take the notion of the consumer society - and the arguments of its major theorists - seriously.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 247 mm