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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505 0 |a Introduction -- Fathoming consumer society -- The (mostly) empty promise of the sharing economy -- The mass-market maker movement -- Localization fallacies -- Consumption in the era of digital automation -- Conclusion. 
506 |a Access limited to authorized users. 
650 0 |a Consumption (Economics)  |x Social aspects. 
650 0 |a Consumption (Economics)  |x History. 
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