Consumerism

    The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life

    By Eli Cook

    Hardback £18.92

    How did Americans come to quantify their society's well-being in units of money? In our GDP-run world, prices are the measure of not only goods and commodities but our environment, communities, nation, even self-worth. Eli Cook shows how, and why, we moderns lost sight of earlier social and moral metrics...

    Attention Merchants

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    A revelatory look at the rise of the 'attention merchants', the advertising marketeers who influence and control our consumption in ways previously unimagined

    Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture

    By Jagdish Sheth

    Paperback £33.90

    Drawing from decades of research, Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture: Connecting the Dots demonstrates how climate dictates culture and consumption.

    Inner Lives of Markets

    By Tim Sullivan

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    Think Freakonomics meets The Undercover Economist The Inner Lives of Markets is a journey into the mysterious corners of everyday economics. Who buys, who sells, why it matters, when it works, and what to do when it breaks.

    Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being, Global Edition

    By Michael G. Solomon

    Paperback £57.05

    For courses in Consumer Behavior. Beyond Consumer Behavior: How Buying Habits Shape Identity Solomon's Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being deepens the study of consumer behavior into an investigation of how having or not having certain products affects our lives. Solomon looks at how possessions influence how we feel about...

    Harrodsburg

    Hardback £20.46

    Empire of Things

    By Frank Trentmann

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    'Magnificent ... groundbreaking ... a triumph' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads 'A masterpiece, a delight to read ... a rare and beautiful thing' Gerard DeGroot, The Times What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated...

    Somebody Else's Problem

    By Robert Crocker

    Paperback £23.68

    Generation M

    By Shelina Janmohamed

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    How a new generation of young Muslims are changing the world.

    Brand Islam

    By Faegheh Shirazi

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    From food products to fashions and cosmetics to children's toys, a wide range of commodities today are being marketed as "halal" permitted, lawful or "Islamic" to Muslim consumers both in the West and in Muslim-majority nations. However, many of these products are not authentically Islamic or halal, and their producers...

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