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Consumer economic issues in America

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Published by Dame in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumers -- United States.,
    • Consumer protection -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementE. Thomas Garman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.C6 G37 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlv, 520 p. :
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3961060M
      ISBN 100324109393
      LC Control Number2001131652
      OCLC/WorldCa47990064

      This book offers analysis of articulation of consumer culture and modernity in everyday lives of people in a transnational framework. It pursues three broad themes: lifestyle choices and construction of modern identities; fashion and advertising; and subaltern concerns and moral subjectivities.


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