Item Details

New Forms of Consumption: Consumers, Culture, and Commodification

edited by Mark Gottdiener
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0847695697 (alk. paper), 0847695700 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part I Theoretical Perspectives
  • 1 Approaches to Consumption: Classical and Contemporary Perspectives / M. Gottdiener 3
  • 2 Process of McDonaldization Is Not Uniform, nor Are Its Settings, Consumers, or the Consumption of Its Goods and Services / George Ritzer, Seth Ovadia 33
  • 3 Mass Tourism or the Re-Enchantment of the World? Issues and Contradictions in the Study of Travel / Chris Rojek 51
  • 4 Shopping and Postmodernism: Consumption, Production, Identity, and the Internet / Minjoo Oh, Jorge Arditi 71
  • 5 Brain-Suck / Eugene Halton 93
  • 6 Rise of "The Toddler" as Subject and as Merchandising Category in the 1930s / Daniel Thomas Cook 111
  • 7 Body and the Country: A Political Ecology of Consumption / E. Melanie DuPuis 131
  • 8 Packaging Violence: Media, Story Sequencing, and the Perception of Right and Wrong / Karen A. Cerulo 153
  • 9 Commodification of Sports: The Example of Personal Seat Licenses in Professional Football / Matthew D. Bramlett, Mark Sloan 177
  • 10 Commodification of Rebellion: Rock Culture and Consumer Capitalism / Cotten Seiler 203
  • 11 Fantasy Tours: Exploring the Global Consumption of Caribbean Sex Tourisms / Beverley Mullings 227
  • 12 Commodification and Theming of the Sacred: Changing Patterns of Tourist Consumption in the "Holy Land" / Noam Shoval 251
  • 13 Consumption of Space and the Spaces of Consumption / M. Gottdiener 265.
Description
xvii, 300 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • A collection of 13 papers, most by American scholars.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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