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The Authority of the Consumer

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The Authority of the Consumer
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The Authority of the Consumer explores the implications of 'consumer society' - charting its meanings in particular contexts and debating the merits or drawbacks of this way of understanding the relationship between 'providers' and 'recipients'. Some have seen this development as involving a radical shift of authority - away from the provider/producer and towards the recipient/consumer. But they have differed in their responses to this shift, either welcoming it in terms of democratization, anti-elitism or empowerment, or decrying it as commercialization, populism or loss of integrity. Others have been more sceptical. These issues are explored in this important and wide-ranging book. The authors have drawn from several disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and include several non-academics.
Release date NZ
December 16th, 1993
Contributors
Edited by Nicholas Abercrombie Edited by Nigel Whiteley Edited by Russell Keat
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
296
Dimensions
156x234x20
ISBN-13
9780415089180
Product ID
2249521

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