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- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.99
Der Autor erläutert Methoden, die zur Risikominimierung beitragen. Insbesondere das Risiko durch zu hoch angesetzte Kalkulationen Aufträge oder durch zu niedrige Geld, zu verlieren. Detailliert beschreibt er in der 3., aktualisierten Auflage verfügbare Varianten der Angebots- und Projektkalkulation und deren Grenzen und zeigt, wie exakt diese Verfahren... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 46.95
Networks pervade social and economic life, and they play a prominent role in explaining a huge variety of social and economic phenomena. Standard economic theory did not give much credit to the role of networks until the early 1990s, but since then the study of the theory of networks has blossomed. At the heart of this research is the idea that the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 55.00
Individuals and families make key decisions that impact many aspects of financial stability and determine the future of the economy. These decisions involve balancing current sacrifice against future benefits. People have to decide how much to invest in health care, exercise, their diet, and insurance. They must decide how much debt to take on, and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
The author argues that, by analyzing how scarcity-generating institutions work and then reforming or dismantling them, we can enhance individual freedom and support entrepreneurial initiative, and at the same time make progress toward social justice and environmental sustainability by reducing demands on vital resources. This vision would enable activists... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 92.95
Consumption and lifestyles in the world's richest countries are a significant cause of global environmental problems. Consumerism is increasingly recognized as a major drain on global resources and the search for sustainable consumption is emerging as a key policy issue. In this text, Joseph Murphy and Maurie Cohen have brought together an internationally... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 29.99
As the effects of the global recession linger, consumers everywhere are changing their purchasing patterns, paying greater attention to what and why they are buying, and from whom. While many feel rampant spending is hard-wired into the modern psyche and that we will be back to our wasteful ways soon enough, there are clear indications of a permanent... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99
This is a book of our time. We have spent the last decades collecting the cars, the house, the image, and now we are reaching for whats next. We numb our worlds with wall to wall TV and an endless busyness that exhausts and shadows who we really are. When we stop, we long to maintain the stillness and enjoyment that we find. We are asleep. The world... more...