The Sociology of Consumption: An Introduction (Hardback)Peter Corrigan (author)
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After a detailed historical overview of the advent of consumer society, Peter Corrigan examines theoretical accounts of consumption and consumer practice, including: Veblen and conspicuous consumption; Mary Douglas on the world of goods; Jean Baudrillard on the system of objects; and Pierre Bourdieu on cultural capital.
This historical and theoretical discussion provides the student with the tools to examine key themes in the sociology of consumption.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 28 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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