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  • The Routledge Companion to the History of Retailing

    Edited by Jon Stobart, Vicki Howard

    Retailing has attracted increasing cross-disciplinary interest over the last few decades, reflecting the importance of retailing and the breadth of spaces, practices and people influenced by it. Ttraditional narratives of retailing are now regarded as too simplistic and too Euro-centric.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Seafood

    Ocean to the Plate

    By Richard Wilk, Shingo Hamada

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Getting Dressed

    Imitation in Clothing and Everyday Life

    By Carrie Yodanis

    Getting Dressed introduces students to sociological concepts via the everyday decision of what to wear. Everyone has to get dressed. And what we wear creates our identity – how people define us and how we define ourselves. But getting dressed is not based on our individual choices and tastes alone.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Subverting Consumerism

    Reuse in an Accelerated World

    Edited by Robert Crocker, Keri Chiveralls

    There is now a widespread interest in reuse in many domains, from opera houses built over old warehouses, to vintage clothes and everyday goods incorporating repurposed materials or parts. Despite its ubiquity, this extensive creative work is typically seen in narrowly environmental terms, as a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Multiple Correspondence Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Johs. Hjellbrekke

    Multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) is a statistical technique that first and foremost has become known through the work of the late Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002). This book will introduce readers to the fundamental properties, procedures and rules of interpretation of the most commonly used forms…

    Paperback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Culture and Society

    A Critical Introduction

    By Mark Davis

    This book is arguably the definitive guide to understanding consumerism as a way of life in the twenty-first century. In his original and accessible introduction to the field, Mark Davis takes the reader on a tour of major theories of consumerism to show how they each offer enlightenment in our…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Debt Age

    Edited by Jeffrey R Di Leo, Peter Hitchcock, Sophia A McClennen

    This collection of essays, by some of the most distinguished public intellectuals and cultural critics in America explores various dimensions of what it means live in the age of debt. They ask, what is the debt age? For that matter, what is debt? Is its meaning transhistorical or transcultural? Or…

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Consumption

    Key Issues

    By Lucie Middlemiss

    Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues provides a concise introduction to the field of sustainable consumption, outlining the contribution of the key disciplines in this multi-disciplinary area, and detailing the way in which both the problem and the potential for solutions are understood. Divided…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Persian Carpets

    The Nation as a Transnational Commodity

    By Minoo Moallem

    Persian Carpets: the Nation As a Transnational Commodity tracks the Persian carpet as an exotic and mythological object, as a commodity, and as an image from mid-nineteenth-century England to contemporary Iran and the Iranian diaspora. Following the journey of this single object, the book brings…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning

    By Brian Field

    Edited by Bryan Macgregor

    Originally published in 1987, Forecasting Techniques for Urban and Regional Planning is an introduction to the various analytical techniques which have been developed and applied in urban and regional analysis in planning practice. The subjects covered are population, housing, employment, transport…

    Hardback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Planning

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