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Being Human in a Consumer Society (Classical and - download pdf or read online

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ISBN-13: 9781472443199

This booklet bargains a brand new standpoint on sociological reviews of the shopper society, introducing missed normative questions with regards to the nice lifestyles and human flourishing - matters in most cases mentioned in fields of ethical, political, and social philosophy. With realization to quite a lot of topics, together with postemotional legislations and accountability, dehumanised intake and prosumerism, type, embodiment, conspicuous intake, and sustainability, this ebook analyzes the structural and cultural modifications that may be pointed out in customer society. It additionally bargains a serious - yet now not pessimistic - view of the real query of no matter if intake is resulting in an expanding isolation, individualization or commodification of humans, suggesting an analytical framework for realizing customer tradition and human praxis.

Bringing jointly paintings from throughout disciplines by means of students within the US, Europe, and the united kingdom to have interaction with questions touching on our globalized and globalizing international, the place consumerism is a keystone for figuring out our modern tradition and its social constructions, Being Human in a client Society will entice students and scholars of sociology, social concept, and modern philosophy.

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