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Consumption. Demand

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  • Controlling in der Konsumgüterindustrieby Michael Buttkus; Ralf Eberenz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 35.54

    Unternehmen in der Konsumgüterindustrie stehen vor großen Herausforderungen: Wandelnde wirtschaftliche Faktoren und globale Trends, wie ein erhöhtes Umwelt- und Gesundheitsbewusstsein der Verbraucher oder die steigende Bedeutung der Neuen Medien, stellen die traditionellen Unternehmenskonzepte auf den Prüfstand. Dennoch werden innovative Konzepte... more...

  • Toxic Wealth: How the Culture of Affluence Can Harm Us and Our Childrenby Orla Cashman; James Twaite

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 84.00

    Two therapists show how the culture of affluence in America creates unique problems for wealthy adults and children, often resulting in poor psycho-social adjustment, anxiety, low self-esteem, and the inability to have fun. The affluent are under tremendous pressure to achieve. They are subject to a myriad of negative stereotypes that make it difficult... more...

  • Communities and Consumptionby Carole Bekin; Marylyn Carrigan; Isabelle Szmigin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The community concept has a long history and a prominent place in sociological thinking, yet remains a contentious concept. This e-book explores the diversity of current research on community and consumption, investigating, for example, imagined communities, consumption as community action and, conversely, the limitations of the notion of community.... more...

  • The Theory of the Leisure Classby Thorstein Veblen

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Considered the first in-depth critique of consumerism, economist Thorstein Veblen's 1899 book The Theory of the Leisure Class has come to be regarded as one of the great works of economic theory. Using contemporary and anthropological accounts, Veblen held that our economic and social norms are driven by traces of our early tribal life, rather... more...

  • Patients, Consumers and Civil Societyby Susan Chambre

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 141.99

    Medical Sociology is the among the largest and first subdisciplines in Sociology. This series presents issues and concerns in Medical Sociology. more...

  • Strategies in Markets for Experience and Credence Goodsby Prof. Dr. Egon Franck; Men-Andri Benz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 56.03

    Foreword This book contains three essays which emanated from the desire to understand more thoroughly the strategies employed by producers of experience and credence goods in order to avoid market failure due to asymmetric information. The first essay focuses on the employment relationship between a football club and its player and treats the productivity... more...

  • Research in Consumer Behaviorby Russell W. Belk; Linda Scott; Soren Askegaard

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 141.99

    This volume presents papers that cover a wide gamut including immigrant consumption experiences, gift-giving, sharing, transgressive gender roles, attachments to special possessions in online games and real life, the homeless consumer experience, disposition of possessions, privacy, metaphor analysis, sustainable consumption, alcohol consumption, cosmetics... more...

  • Faith and Libertyby Alejandro A. Chafuen

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 39.99

    Most people think that free-market ideas and theories were first substanially developed in the eighteenth century by figures such as Adam Smith. In this revised edition of Faith and Liberty, Alejandro A. Chafuen illustrates this misconception by examining the sixteenth and seventeenth century writings of a group of Catholic theologians and philosophers,... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Consumptionby David Howes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Goods are imbued with meanings and uses by their producers. When they are exported, they can act as a means of communication or domination. However, there is no guarantee that the intentions of the producer will be recognized, much less respected, by the consumer from another culture. Cross-Cultural Consumption is a fascinating guide to the cultural... more...

  • Consumer Cultureby Douglas J. Goodman

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This is a review of consumerism and its impact on sociological issues. It discusses the history of our consumer culture, as well as covering the social impact of consumption, and the views of economists and sociologists. There is coverage of important research. more...