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Eco-Standards, Product Labelling and Green Consumerism
Palgrave Macmillan (2008)

As conscientious consumers, we become overwhelmed with alarms about food contamination, climate...

Religion, Consumerism and Sustainability: Paradise Lost?
Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

This collection analyses relationships between religious and consumption practices and cultures, and...

Food Consumption in Global Perspective: Essays in the Anthropology of Food in Honour of Jack Goody

Food Consumption in Global Perspective

Essays in the Anthropology of Food in Honour of Jack Goody

Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

With studies of China, India, West Africa, South America and Europe, this book provides a global...

Governance, Consumers and Citizens: Agency and Resistance in Contemporary Politics

Governance, Consumers and Citizens

Agency and Resistance in Contemporary Politics

Palgrave Macmillan (2007)

This is the first book to focus on governance and cultures of consumption, expanding the debate and...

Lived Experiences of Public Consumption: Encounters with Value <I>in</I> Marketplaces on Five Continents

Lived Experiences of Public Consumption

Encounters with Value in Marketplaces on Five Continents

Palgrave Macmillan (2008)

This collection of original ethnographically based research from five continents, provides insights...

The Soviet Dream World of Retail Trade and Consumption in the 1930s
Palgrave Macmillan (2008)

In the early 1930s Soviet authorities launched a campaign to create "socialist" retailing and...

Consumer Culture and Personal Finance: Money Goes to Market
Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

This book explores the personal savings and credit discourses surrounding post-war British consumer...

Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urban
Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

Providing a detailed account of contemporary outdoor advertising and its relationship with urban...

Fitness Culture: Gyms and the Commercialisation of Discipline and Fun

Fitness Culture

Gyms and the Commercialisation of Discipline and Fun

Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

This book provides a sociological perspective on fitness culture as developed in commercial gyms,...

Globesity, Food Marketing and Family Lifestyles
Palgrave Macmillan (2010)

This book examines the public controversies surrounding lifestyle risks in the consumer society....