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- 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$ 28.95 US$ 25.09
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$ 82.00
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...
- 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00
This paper proposes a framework for public debt sustainability analysis (DSA) that is complementary to that generally used by IFIs. The DSA in this paper has three components: (i) an integrated and consistent accounting framework for the Consolidated Public Sector (CPS); (ii) the estimation of an appropriate, and country-specific debt threshold, following... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Anti-consumerism has become a conspicuous part of contemporary activism and popular culture, from ?culture jams? and actions against Esso and Starbucks, through the downshifting and voluntary simplicity movements, the rise of ethical consumption and organic and the high profile of films and books like Supersize Me! and No Logo. A rising awareness... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 4.99
?Konsumenten fokussieren bei der Auswahl und Bewertung eines hedonischen Produktes (z.B. Süßigkeiten, Hotelzimmer mit Meerblick) maßgeblich auf dessen emotionale Bedeutung. Es gilt vereinfacht: Dinge, die sich gut anfühlen, müssen begehrenswert sein und Nutzen stiften und vice versa. Somit orientieren sich Konsumenten im Kontext hedonisch geprägter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
Written at a time when the needs and influence of the consumer within the economic system were in their infancy, this book offers a valuable insight into the birth of consumer-led economics as an integral part of social structure and economic theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
These essays show that industrialisation and fast economic growth have changed not only the broad material environment, but have also had a very important impact on basic food consumption. The introductory chapter takes a theoretical view and tries to establish the interrelationship between economic forces and social habits. The other contributors... more...