Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture Hardback

Edited by Dale Southerton


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 conceptsSocio-economic changeSocio-demographic change Identity and social differentiationMediaStyle and tasteMass consumptionsEthical Consumption Civil society EnvironmentDomestic consumption LeisureTechnologyWorkProductionMarketsInstitutionsWelfare Urban life


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1664 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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  • Category: Reference works
  • ISBN: 9780872896017



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