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- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 20.99
In today?s world of fast fashion, is there a place for a handcrafted $50,000 coat? To answer that question, Meg Noonan unravels the story of the coat?s provenance. Her journey takes readers to the Sydney studio of John Cutler, a fourth-generation tailor who works magic with scissors and thread; to the remote mountains of Peru, where villagers shear... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 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...
- University Press of America 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...
- 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$ 48.95
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 2014; US$ 6.99
?Konsumenten fokussieren bei der Auswahl und Bewertung eines hedonischen Produktes (z.B. Sußigkeiten, Hotelzimmer mit Meerblick) maßgeblich auf dessen emotionale Bedeutung. Es gilt vereinfacht: Dinge, die sich gut anfuhlen, mussen begehrenswert sein und Nutzen stiften und vice versa. Somit orientieren sich Konsumenten im Kontext hedonisch gepragter... more...
- 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 Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.99
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...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2007; US$ 21.24
Lothar Abicht verknüpft die demografische Entwicklung in Deutschland mit den Veränderungen in der Arbeitswelt und der Herausforderung des Lebenslangen Lernens für Arbeitnehmer und Arbeitgeber. Er stellt exemplarisch Formen des selbstorganisierten Lernens vor, die eine neue Lernkultur begründen können; eine Lernkultur, die den Fachkräftemangel entschärft,... more...