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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
This book analyses how a large but finite number of agents interact and what statistical consequences follow. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 48.00
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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 159.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 131.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 141.99
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79
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...