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Consumption. Demand

  • Noch lange nicht Methusalem!by Lothar Abicht

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2007; US$ 21.49

    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...

  • Modeling Aggregate Behavior and Fluctuations in Economicsby Masanao Aoki

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00

    This book analyses how a large but finite number of agents interact and what statistical consequences follow. more...

  • The Social Psychology of Consumer Behaviourby Richard P. Bagozzi; Zeynep Gurhan-Canli; Joseph R. Priester

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 51.00

    Brings together research and insights into how theories in social psychology can be applied to consumer behaviour. This title includes: information processing and social cognition, communication processes, attitude models, emotion, social identity theory and action theory. It discusses why consumers buy what they do, and how they go about it. 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...

  • 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...

  • Communities and Consumptionby Carole Bekin; Marylyn Carrigan; Isabelle Szmigin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The community concept has a long history and a prominent place in sociological thinking, yet remains a contentious concept. This e-book explores the diversity of current research on community and consumption, investigating, for example, imagined communities, consumption as community action and, conversely, the limitations of the notion of community.... more...

  • Consumer Culture Theoryby Russell Belk

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 135.00

    Drawing on a vast array of research contexts ranging from brand collecting, globalizing food in India, and art consumption to rock festivals, dog shows, and fan fiction, this volume suggests both the breadth and depth encompassed by Consumer Culture Theory (CCT). CCT is a specific interpretive approach to understanding consumer behavior that has crystallized... more...

  • Consumer Culture Theoryby Russell Belk; Linda Price; Lisa Peñaloza

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    This latest volume of Research in Consumer Behavior: Consumer Culture theory contains a selection of edited best papers from the Eighth Consumer Culture Theory Conference held in Tucson, Arizona in June, 2013. These papers represent the latest ethnographic and qualitative research on consumption and consumer culture from scholars around the world. more...

  • Research in Consumer Behaviorby Russell W. Belk; Linda Scott; Soren Askegaard

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95

    This volume presents papers that cover a wide gamut including immigrant consumption experiences, gift-giving, sharing, transgressive gender roles, attachments to special possessions in online games and real life, the homeless consumer experience, disposition of possessions, privacy, metaphor analysis, sustainable consumption, alcohol consumption, cosmetics... more...

  • Consumed: Rethinking Business in the Era of Mindful Spendingby Andrew Benett; Ann O'Reilly

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 30.99

    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...