The future of consumer society : prospects for sustainability in the new economy /

Maurie J. Cohen shows how consumer society is changing due to demographic ageing, rising income inequality, political paralysis, resource scarcity, and steady jobs being replaced by freelancing. He examines how people are striving to find new ways to ensure livelihoods and the role that worker-consu...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Cohen, Maurie J. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:Maurie J. Cohen shows how consumer society is changing due to demographic ageing, rising income inequality, political paralysis, resource scarcity, and steady jobs being replaced by freelancing. He examines how people are striving to find new ways to ensure livelihoods and the role that worker-consumer cooperatives could play.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 214 pages) : charts
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780191821912
0191821918
Access:Access limited to authorized users.