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- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 36.95
This text provides an overview of concepts, theories, and methods related to the study of household consumption. It summarizes the most recent data on consumption patterns and trends, together with factors that influence consumption--population trends, prices, and distribution of resources--and examines how consumption data are used by business, government,... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00
In DEMAND: Giving People What They Love Before They Know They Want It (Crown Business; October 2011), Adrian Slywotzky, named by Industry Week one of the world?s six most influential management thinkers, provides a radically new way to think about demand, with a big idea and a host of practical applications?not just for people in business but... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99
Der Band zeichnet den Wandel des Politischen in einer durch Vermarktlichungsprozesse und Konsumkultur geprägten Gesellschaft nach. Analysiert wird, wie der moderne Konsum zum Gegenstand von Politisierungsprozessen geworden ist, sei es durch Entwürfe für alternative Wirtschaftsordnungen, sei es in alltäglichen Praktiken einer "Politik mit dem Einkaufswagen"... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 52.00
This book is an advanced text in welfare economics and its application to environmental economics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1922, Hobson?s study of the depression and resulting unemployment in the aftermath of the First World War is a far-sighted analysis which looks beyond the consequences of the war itself, at the root economic causes of the crisis. Dealing with issues such as the failure of consumption, trade fluctuations, the balance of spending... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Over-consumption is one of the key issues of our time, especially in the Western world. Over the past decade, in the face of historically unprecedented levels of consumer spending in the West - and the more recent impact of recession - a vigorous politics of anti-consumerism has emerged in a range of wealthy nations. This timely and original new... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 134.00
This book extends research in consumption economics by identifying similarities and differences in consumption patterns in a large number of countries, both developed and less developed. Its approach is to carefully analyze a large body of data from a highly diverse group of countries to determine the extent to which a simple economic framework can... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 59.99
This book is a comprehensive analysis of the barriers and opportunities confronting minority communities? ability to access healthy, fresh foods. Mata uses three minority districts in Oakland?Chinatown, Fruitvale, and West Oakland?to examine the patterns of marginalization in relation to the sustainable food system of the California Bay Area. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The award-winning Black Wealth / White Wealth offers a powerful portrait of racial inequality based on an analysis of private wealth. Melvin Oliver and Thomas Shapiro's groundbreaking research analyzes wealth - total assets and debts rather than income alone - to uncover deep and persistent racial inequality in America, and they show how public... more...