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The Consuming Body

Pasi Falk - Social Science - 1994 - 238 pages
This book provides a fascinating examination of the relationship between consumption, the idea of the body and the formation of the self. In tracing these connections, The ...
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History and Social Theory

Peter Burke - Social Science - 2005 - 224 pages
What is the use of social theory to historians, and of history to social theorists? In clear and energetic prose, a pre-eminent cultural historian here offers a far-reaching ...
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Shelf Life: Supermarkets and the Changing Cultures of Consumption

Kim Humphery - Business & Economics - 1998 - 270 pages
Supermarkets, in all their everyday mundanity, embody something of the enormous complexity of living and consuming in late twentieth century western societies. Shelf Life ...
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Sustainability and the social sciences: a cross-disciplinary approach to ...

Egon Becker, Thomas Jahn - Business & Economics - 1999 - 336 pages
The eminent contributors to this volume explore the complex terrain of the interface between the social sciences and environmental research. Coming from a range of social ...
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Collecting in Contemporary Practice

Professor Susan Pearce, Susan M. Pearce - Collectors and collecting - 1997 - 224 pages
This clear and lively book provides an illuminating analysis of collecting as a major social and individual phenomenon in contemporary society. The book is based on the ...
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Carnival on the Page: Popular Print Media in Antebellum America

Isabelle Lehuu - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 244 pages
In the decades before the Civil War, American society witnessed the emergence of a new form of print culture, as penny papers, mammoth weeklies, giftbooks, fashion magazines ...
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