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Consumption. Demand

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  • Active Consumerby Marina Bianchi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    This book provides an economic-theoretical understanding of the many ways in which innovation can structure consumer choice, a central theme that has been ignored by traditional economic theory. more...

  • Consumption Takes Timeby Ian Steedman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    This book develops standard economic theories of consumer behaviour to look at the extent to which time constraints are a determinant of consumption. more...

  • Foundations of Paul Samuelson's Revealed Preference Theoryby Stanley Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Containing a new preface by Wong, and a new introduction from Philip Mirowski, this classic text within the philosophy of economics, originally published over two decades ago, is a tour de force against revealed preference. more...

  • The Ecological Economics of Consumptionby L.A. Reisch; I. Ropke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Research on consumption from an environmental perspective has exploded since the late 1990s. This new volume cuts across disciplines to present the latest research in the field. more...

  • Economic Compulsion and Christian Ethicsby Albino Barrera

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 49.00

    Barrera addresses adverse effects of market operations on individuals from the viewpoint of Christian ethics. more...

  • Work, Consumption and Cultureby Paul Ransome

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 54.00

    The central question in Work, Consumption and Culture is whether consumption has now displaced production as the defining factor in the lives of those in the industrialized West. This book offers a comprehensive review of the key issues in the production/consumption debate, and where it might lead in the future. more...

  • Consumer Cultureby Roberta Sassatelli

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 61.00

    Showing the cultural and institutional processes that have brought the notion of the ?consumer? to life, this book guides the reader on a comprehensive journey through the history of how we have come to understand ourselves as consumers in a consumer society and reveals the profound ambiguities and ambivalences inherent within. Rooted in sociology,... more...

  • The Theory of the Leisure Classby Thorstein Veblen; Martha Banta

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and 'conspicuous consumption' that results when unessential goods are exploited at the expense of production of true value. This new edition examines Veblen's still pertinent arguments. - ;'Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a... more...

  • Scroogenomicsby Joel Waldfogel

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 9.95

    Christmas is a time of seasonal cheer, family get-togethers, holiday parties, and-gift giving. Lots and lots--and lots--of gift giving. It's hard to imagine any Christmas without this time-honored custom. But let's stop to consider the gifts we receive--the rooster sweater from Grandma or the singing fish from Uncle Mike. How many of us get gifts... more...

  • The Consumer Societyby Jean Baudrillard

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 75.00

    Now available in English for the first time, Jean Baudrillard's classic text was one of the first to focus on the process and meaning of consumption in contemporary culture. Originally published in 1970, the book still makes a vital contribution to current debates on consumption. more...