Consumption and Everyday Life (Culture, Media and Identities series)

Consumption and Everyday Life (Culture, Media and Identities series)

By: Hugh Mackay (editor)Hardback

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Description

Reviewing key contemporary issues and debates about consumption, this accessible textbook portrays and assesses the varied and complex intersections of consumption and everyday life. The rich and idiosyncratic nature of local consumption practices is illustrated through cases from different parts of the world. The contributors show the varying balance between constraint and creativity, links between consumption and production, and the patterns which shape access to symbolic and material resources.

About Author

Dr Hugh Mackay is an Honorary Associate of the Faculty of Sociology at Open University

Contents

Consumption and its Consequences - Daniel Miller `Storying the Self' - Ruth Finnegan Personal Narratives and Identity Music, Performance and Enactment - Ruth Finnegan `Us' and `Them' - Nigel Thrift Re-Imagining Places, Re-Imagining Identities Broadcasting and its Audience - Shaun Moores Consuming Communications Technologies at Home - Hugh Mackay

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761954378
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780761954378
  • weight: 950
  • ISBN10: 0761954376

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