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Description - The Sociology of Consumption by Peter Corrigan

This 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761950110
ISBN-10: 0761950117
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter Corrigan

Peter Corrigan lectures in the Department of Sociology at the University of New England, Australia

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