Little Monsters: (de)coupling Assemblages of Consumption

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LIT Verlag Münster, 2007 - Social Science - 183 pages
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This book is about stories of consumption beyond the culture-economy divide. By bringing along Actor Network Theory, entities that in conventional approaches are taken for granted, such as consumers, goods and companies proves to be unstable assemblages of humans, goods and technologies. This collection challenges most of the common places about consumption, production, markets and consumers.

Helene Brembeck is associate professor at the Department of Ethnology, Gteborg University (Sweden) and research leader at Center for Consumer Science (CFK). Karin M. Ekstrm is associate professor at the School of Economics and Commercial Law at Gteborg University and director of the Center for Consumer Science. Magnus Mrck is associate professor at the Department of Ethnology, Gteborg University and research leader at Center for Consumer Science.


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