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Author Friedman, Jonathan.

Title Consumption and identity / Jonathan Friedman
Published Chur, Switzerland : Harwood Academic Pub., ©1994
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 239 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in anthropology and history ; v. 15
Studies in anthropology and history ; v. 15
Contents Capitalism, consumption and the problem of motives: some issues in the understanding of conduct as illustrated by an examination of the treatment of motive and meaning in the works of Weber and Veblen / Colin Campbell -- Consuming interests / Orvar Löfgren -- Style and ontology / Daniel Miller -- Consumer goods as dialogue about development: colonial time and television time in Belize / Richard Wilk -- Beyond consumption: meat, sociality, vitality, and hierarchy in nineteenth century Chile / Benjamin S. Orlove -- The material culture of success: ideals and life cycles in Cameroon / Michael Rowlands -- The political economy of elegance: an African cult of beauty / Jonathan Friedman -- Strategies of centredness in Papua New Guinea / Eric Hirsch -- Leisure, boredom, and luxury consumerism: the lineage mode of consumption in a central African society / Igor Kopytoff
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Consumption (Economics)
Identity (Psychology)
Antropologia economica.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Macroeconomics.
Consumo (economia)
Consumption (Economics)
Identity (Psychology)
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203989481