The Sociology of Consumption
By (author) Peter Corrigan
Normal Price: $54.95
Your Price: $49.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.47 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Sociology of Consumption by Peter Corrigan
Book DescriptionThis lucid introduction to the sociology of consumerism examines the relationship between production and consumption in late capitalist societies. The historical and theoretical discussion provides the student with the tools to examine key themes in the sociology of consumption. 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.
Buy Sociology of Consumption book by Peter Corrigan from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780761950110
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Corrigan
Bandit Country, Paperback (June 2016)
Ultimate soldier. Ultimate mission. But will the SAS be able to find an IRA sniper, before he finds them...?
Dressed Society, Paperback (January 2008)
Demonstrates how dress shapes and is shaped by social processes and phenomena such as beauty, time, the body, the gift exchange, class, gender, and religion.
Oracle Performance Tuning, Paperback (November 1996)» View all books by Peter Corrigan
Performance tuning is crucial in any modern relational database management system. This edition includes recent material on Oracle 7.3 and many Oracle 8 features and explores Oracle capabilities lie parallel server, parallel query and distributed database.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sociology of Consumption book by Peter Corrigan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Peter Corrigan
Peter Corrigan lectures in the Department of Sociology at the University of New England, Australia
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.