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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 42.95
Perrotta explores and charts the changing place of consumption as a source of investment in production and growth within economic writings from ancient history to the present. This ambitious project is carried out with great skill, vigour and originality and will help to bring consumption studies into the mainstream of economic thought. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00
This book analyses how a large but finite number of agents interact and what statistical consequences follow. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 169.00
The role of the consumer has changed from seeking the most satisfaction from goods and services to reconciling consumption with active citizenship, which links consumption to modern social issues such as environmental protection, sound business ethics, and fair working conditions. Understanding consumers ? the way they buy products, the way they relate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
This study is an attempt to locate the practice of consumption within more general strategies of social self-definition. The essays in this volume are addressed to the understanding of consumption in terms of a larger matrix of social identity and the cultural strategies connected with it. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 70.00
This study of demand analysis links economic theory to empirical analysis. It demonstrates how theory can be used to specify equation systems suitable for empirical analysis, and discusses demand systems estimation using both per capita time series and household budget data. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
This book examines the relationships between society and material culture: the interaction between people and things. Tim Dant argues that the traditional approach to material culture has focused on the symbolic meanings of objects, largely overlooking the material impact that objects have on everyday life in late modernity. Dant resists the now well-established... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
An excellent addition to Routledge?s strong tradition of publishing exceptional books in heterodox economics, this innovative and groundbreaking volume draws on the work of Schumpeter, Marx and Sraffa, three of the most influential economists of all time. It bases value on a single, inwardly felt scarcity, the scarcity of life, which consumers scramble... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 51.00
Brings together research and insights into how theories in social psychology can be applied to consumer behaviour. This title includes: information processing and social cognition, communication processes, attitude models, emotion, social identity theory and action theory. It discusses why consumers buy what they do, and how they go about it. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 36.95
The literature of marketplace behaviour, long dominated by economic and psychological discourse, has matured in the last decade to reveal the vast expanse of consumption activity not adequately addressed ? in either theoretical or empirical perspective - by the discipline's favoured approaches. The lived experience of consumption in cultural and historical... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Identifying Consumption illustrates how an individual’s buying habits are shaped by the dynamics of the consumer marketplace—and thus how consumption and identity inform each other. Robert Dunn brings together the various theories of spending and develops a mode of analysis concentrating on the individual subjectivity of consumption.... more...