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Consumption. Demand

  • Fair einkaufen - aber wie?by Martina Hahn; Frank Herrmann

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 21.04

    Fairer Konsum boomt. Er entspricht einer Lebenseinstellung, die Konsum nicht verdammt, solange mit Herz und Verstand eingekauft wird. Immer mehr Verbraucher möchten wissen, wo sie fair gehandelte Lebensmittel erhalten: In welchem Laden hängen T-Shirts, die nicht von Kindern zusammengenäht worden sind? Wo kann eine Reise gebucht werden, bei der auch... more...

  • Controlling in der Konsumgüterindustrieby Michael Buttkus; Ralf Eberenz

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Unternehmen in der Konsumguterindustrie stehen vor großen Herausforderungen: Wandelnde wirtschaftliche Faktoren und globale Trends, wie ein erhohtes Umwelt- und Gesundheitsbewusstsein der Verbraucher oder die steigende Bedeutung der Neuen Medien, stellen die traditionellen Unternehmenskonzepte auf den Prufstand. Dennoch werden innovative Konzepte bislang... more...

  • The Bling Dynastyby Erwan Rambourg

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Why the luxury market's fate rests in Chinese wallets The media has negatively focused on the Chinese political administration clamping down on gifting. Observers have come to doubt the strength of Chinese consumption as the key driver for luxury. The Bling Dynasty illustrates how doubts about Chinese consumption are ill-founded and Chinese luxury... more...

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Futureby Anna R. Davies; Frances Fahy; Henrike Rau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and Futures. The collection successfully balances theoretical... more...

  • Der Konsumentby Marie-Kristin Franke

    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...

  • CULTURAL STUDIES AND ANTI-CONSUMERIby Sam Binkley; Jo Littler

    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...

  • 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...

  • Der Konsum der Gesellschaftby Kai-Uwe Hellmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Konsum scheint heutzutage allgegenwartig zu sein. Nicht nur ist kaum vorstellbar, dass jemand uberhaupt nie konsumiert. Auch kann nahezu alles, was man tut, als Konsum beobachtet werden. Zudem wird Konsum immer haufiger gesellschaftsweite Verbreitung und Geltung bescheinigt. Dieser Befund mag den Eindruck erwecken, Konsum sei zu einer eigenstandigen... more...

  • Marginalizing Access to the Sustainable Food Systemby Camille Tuason Mata

    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...

  • Coffee Activism and the Politics of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumption in the Global Northby Eleftheria J. Lekakis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book explores the politics borne of consumption through the case of coffee activism and ethical consumption. It analyses the agencies, structures, repertoires and technologies of promotion and participation in the politics of fair trade consumption through an exploration of the relationship between activism and consumption. more...