The Theory of the Leisure Class
By (author) Thorstein Veblen
Normal Price: $8.65
Your Price: $7.79 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $0.87! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.39 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
Book DescriptionClassic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption," exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture. Since first appearing in 1899, it has become a classic of social theory that has contributed to the modernization of economic policy.
Buy Theory of the Leisure Class book by Thorstein Veblen from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780486280622
(211mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thorstein Veblen
Higher Learning in America, Paperback (May 2015)
With a detailed chronology, suggested readings, and comprehensive notes identifying events, individuals, and institutions to which Veblen alludes, this volume is sure to become the standard teaching text for Veblen's classic work and an invaluable resource for students of both the history and the current workings of the American university.
Theory of the Leisure Class, Paperback (May 2009)View all books by Thorstein Veblen
Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and 'conspicuous consumption' that results when unessential goods are exploited at the expense of production of true value. This new edition examines Veblen's still pertinent arguments.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Theory of the Leisure Class book by Thorstein Veblen and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
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-5pm 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.