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The Politics of Consumption

Material Culture and Citizenship in Europe and America

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Economic History,
  • Consumer Behavior,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Consumer Behavior - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMartin Daunton (Editor), Matthew Hilton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8623392M
    ISBN 101859734669
    ISBN 109781859734667

    Our next Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event is Octo featuring Molly Loberg from History and Christian Anderson from World Languages and Culture, discussing her book, The Struggle for the Streets of Berlin: Politics, Consumption, and Urban Space, Light refreshments, as always, will be served. Date: Friday Oct. 25 Time: am Location: . The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception. Oxford University Press, Even though this book is not strictly about food politics, it has enough about the sugar and alcohol industries to qualify. I did a blurb for it. Triumph of Doubt is an industry-by-industry account of how corporations manipulate science and scientists. The book addresses an important gap in the contemporary literature on digital politics, identifying context dependent and transcendent political consequences of digital media use. While the majority of the empirical work in this field has been based on studies from the United States and United Kingdom, this volume seeks to place those results. Peter Dauvergne is Professor of Political Science, Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Politics, and Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia. His latest book, The Shadows of Consumption (MIT Press), won the Gerald L. Young Award, presented by the Society of Human Ecology for the best book authored in Cited by:


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Andrews/ University of Maryland Part I: Structures, Formations and Mechanics of Neoliberalism 2: A Distorted Playing Field: Neo-Liberalism and. New Books The Struggle for the Streets of Berlin: Politics, Consumption, and Urban Space, By Molly Loberg *06 Published in the Febru Issue.

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Divided into twelve chapters and drawing on a wide. Earnest talk of virtue is uncommon in American politics.

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most recently, A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America, work on which was supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Association of Learned So-cieties, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study.

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