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Books of Note
Glickman, Lawrence B. 2009. Buying Power: A History of Consumer
Activism in America. Chicago: The University of Chicago
An historical treatment of the chitizen-consumer that focuses on the continuity
en pervasiveness of economic protest through consumer activism.
Patico, Jennifer. 2008. Consumption and Social Change in
a Post-Soviet Middle Class. Stanford University and Woodrow
Wilson Center Press: Stanford.
An ethnographic inquiry into how objects, people and meanings
are changing in relation to each other in post-Soceity Russia.
Rattle, Robert. (2010) Computing our way to paradise? The
role of Internet and communication technologies in sustainable
consumption and globalization. Lanham, Md., Altamira
A comprehensive exploration of the many challenges—and
immense untapped opportunities—for the Internet and communication
technologies to reduce global consumption footprints.
Southerton, Dale. 2009. Communities of Consumption: Place,
Geographical Mobility and Identification. Saarbrücken,
Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.
An argument for the continuing significance of the stururing
role of cultual cpaital by way of an examination of phases of
housing development in the UK.
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