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Consumption. Demand

  • Challenging Consumptionby 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...

  • Consumer Capitalismby Anastasios Korkotsides

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    An excellent addition to Routledge?s strong tradition of publishing exceptional books in heterodox economics, this innovative and groundbreaking volume draws on the work of Schumpeter, Marx and Sraffa, three of the most influential economists of all time. It bases value on a single, inwardly felt scarcity, the scarcity of life, which consumers scramble... 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-Consumerismby Sam Binkley; Jo Littler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • The Coat Route: craft, luxury, and obsession on the trail of a $50,000 coatby Meg Lukens Noonan

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 20.99

    In today?s world of fast fashion, is there a place for a handcrafted $50,000 coat? To answer that question, Meg Noonan unravels the story of the coat?s provenance. Her journey takes readers to the Sydney studio of John Cutler, a fourth-generation tailor who works magic with scissors and thread; to the remote mountains of Peru, where villagers shear... more...

  • The Economics of Unemployment (Routledge Revivals)by J. A. Hobson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1922, Hobson?s study of the depression and resulting unemployment in the aftermath of the First World War is a far-sighted analysis which looks beyond the consequences of the war itself, at the root economic causes of the crisis. more...