Consuming visions : new essays on the politics of consumption in modern America /

The United States is the quintessential consumer society. This collection of essays brings together a new set of American and European voices from across the disciplinary spectrum of the humanities and social sciences to explore in innovative and challenging ways the "consuming visions" th...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Scroop, Daniel, 1973-
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Language:English
Published: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2007.
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505 0 |a "Where does the local have an end and the nonlocal a beginning?" : the anti-chain store movement, localism, and national identity / Daniel Scroop -- Visions of consumption as ways of understanding / Henrik Bødker -- Caroline Ware and the Office of Price Administration : a case study of consumer politics during the Second World War / Eleanor Capper -- Democracy for a consumer society : commercial speech and the First Amendment, 1938-1976 / Bradley Queen -- The ghetto fabulous aesthetic in contemporary black culture : class and consumption in the Barbershop films / Roopali Mukherjee. 
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