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Culture and Consumption: New Approaches to the Symbolic Character of Consumer Goods and Activities (Midland Book)

 
 
 
 
Culture and Consumption: New Approaches to the Symbolic Character of Consumer Goods and Activities (Midland Book)
Author: Grant David McCracken
ISBN 13: 9780253206282
ISBN 10: 253206286
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 1990-11-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $17.95
 
 

This is a book about the origins and the imperative of the consumer society. It shows how consumer goods and consumer behavior are shaped by culture and probes the cultural systems of advertising, fashion, collecting, lifestyle, ownership, and self-definition.