Consumption. Demand

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The Theory of the Leisure Class
The Floating Press (2009)
US$5.21

Considered the first in-depth critique of consumerism, economist Thorstein Veblen's 1899 book...

The Idea of Luxury: A Conceptual and Historical Investigation

The Idea of Luxury

A Conceptual and Historical Investigation

Cambridge University Press (1994)
US$24.00

This book analyses the idea of luxury, shows how its evaluative meaning has changed, and explores...

The Economist: Brands and Branding
Profile Books (2010)
US$26.67

Although the balance sheet may not even put a value on it, a company's brand or its portfolio of...

Modeling Aggregate Behavior and Fluctuations in Economics: Stochastic Views of Interacting Agents
Cambridge University Press (2001)
US$37.00

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

The Theory of the Leisure Class
OUP Oxford (2007)
US$8.99

Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and...

Collective Preference and Choice
Cambridge University Press (2009)
US$34.00

A study of the classical aggregation problems that arise in social choice theory, voting theory, and...

Consumer Society and the Post-modern City
Taylor and Francis (2003)
US$46.59

The fact that we inhabit a consumer society has incredibly far-reaching implications. Working...

Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It

Demand

Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It

The Crown Publishing Group (2011)
US$15.77

In DEMAND: Giving People What They Love Before They Know They Want It (Crown Business; October...

Work, Consumption and Culture: Affluence and Social Change in the Twenty-first Century

Work, Consumption and Culture

Affluence and Social Change in the Twenty-first Century

SAGE Publications (2005)
US$43.00

The central question in Work, Consumption and Culture is whether consumption has now displaced...

Consumer Culture: History, Theory and Politics

Consumer Culture

History, Theory and Politics

SAGE Publications (2007)
US$50.00

Showing the cultural and institutional processes that have brought the notion of the 'consumer' to...