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Consumption. Demand

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  • Foundations of Paul Samuelson's Revealed Preference Theoryby Stanley Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Originally published over two decades ago, this classic text within the philosophy of economics is a tour de force against revealed preference. It critically examines the research programme carried out by the Nobel Prize winner Paul Samuelson on the revealed preference approach to the theory of consumer behaviour. It also challenges two essential... more...

  • The Ecological Economics of Consumptionby L.A. Reisch; I. Ropke

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Research on consumption from an environmental perspective has exploded since the late 1990s. This new volume cuts across disciplines to present the latest research in the field. more...

  • Consumers, Policy and the Environmentby Klaus Günter Grunert; John Thøgersen

    Springer US 2005; US$ 212.60

    The editors and authors are among the world’s leading scholars in the field of consumers and consumerism more...

  • Economic Compulsion and Christian Ethicsby Albino Barrera

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 42.00

    Barrera addresses adverse effects of market operations on individuals from the viewpoint of Christian ethics. more...

  • Work, Consumption and Cultureby Paul Ransome

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    The central question in Work, Consumption and Culture is whether consumption has now displaced production as the defining factor in the lives of those in the industrialized West. This book offers a comprehensive review of the key issues in the production/consumption debate, and where it might lead in the future. more...

  • Consumer Cultureby Roberta Sassatelli

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 50.00

    Showing the cultural and institutional processes that have brought the notion of the 'consumer' to life, this book guides the reader on a comprehensive journey through the history of how we have come to understand ourselves as consumers in a consumer society and reveals the profound ambiguities and ambivalences inherent within. Rooted in sociology,... more...

  • The Consumer Societyby Jean Baudrillard

    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...

  • Scroogenomicsby Joel Waldfogel

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 9.95 US$ 9.05

    Christmas is a time of seasonal cheer, family get-togethers, holiday parties, and-gift giving. Lots and lots--and lots--of gift giving. It's hard to imagine any Christmas without this time-honored custom. But let's stop to consider the gifts we receive--the rooster sweater from Grandma or the singing fish from Uncle Mike. How many of us get gifts... more...

  • Spaces for Consumptionby Steven Miles

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 44.00

    An engaging exploration of the social, economic and cultural processes that have resulted in our cities being defined through consumption. more...

  • Consumer Culture and Personal Financeby Dr Jacqueline Botterill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the personal savings and credit discourses surrounding post-war British consumer culture. This cultural history highlights the contradictory meanings of home ownership, domesticity, women's consumerism, and banking deregulation that underwrote unprecedented financial crisis and consumer indebtedness. more...