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  • 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 

  • 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 – 2018-07-31 

  • Marketing Management

    A Cultural Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lisa Penaloza, Nil Toulouse, Luca Massimiliano Visconti

    Culture pervades consumption and marketing activity in ways that potentially benefit marketing managers. Marketing Management: A Cultural Perspective provides a comprehensive account of cultural knowledge and skills useful in strategic marketing management. In making these cultural concepts and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 

  • 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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • 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 

  • The Debt Age

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

    Paperback – 2018-06-27 

  • 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 
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • 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 – 2018-05-30 

  • 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. Chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 
    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 – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Chinese Urbanism

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Mark Jayne

    This book provides a definitive overview of contemporary developments in our understanding of urban life in China. With multi-disciplinary perspectives, contributions outline the most significant critical theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in our appreciation of Chinese cities…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 

  • Ethical Consumption: Practices and Identities

    A Realist Approach

    By Yana Manyukhina

    This book engages with the topic of ethical consumption and applies a critical realist approach to explore the process of becoming and being an ethical consumer. By integrating Margaret Archer’s theory of identity formation and Christian Coff’s work on food ethics, it develops a theoretical account…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

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