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Citizenship and consumption
List of Illustrations List of Figures and Tables Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: K.Soper & F.Trentmann PART 1: RETRIEVAL Civic Choices: Retrieving Perspectives on Rationality,Expand
Time, consumption and everyday life: practice, materiality and culture
Has material civilization spun out of control, becoming too fast for our own well-being and that of the planet? This book confronts these anxieties and examines the changing rhythms and temporalExpand
Disruption is normal: blackouts, breakdowns and the elasticity of everyday life
Has material civilization spun out of control, becoming too fast for our own well-being and that of the planet? This book confronts these anxieties and examines the changing rhythms and temporalExpand
Beyond Consumerism: New Historical Perspectives on Consumption
Consumer culture has moved to the centre of contemporary debates about society, identity and citizenship. This article cuts a critical, comparative pathway through the literature to point to newExpand
Drought is normal: the socio-technical evolution of drought and water demand in England and Wales, 1893-2006
Water stress is becoming a permanent feature of life in Britain and other developed societies, and attempts to change ‘consumer behaviour’ are at the forefront of strategies for sustainability. ThisExpand
Political culture and political economy: interest, ideology and free trade
This article explores the significance of ideas, values and collective representations in shaping political economy by examining the case of free trade in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain. ItsExpand
Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First
What we consume has become the defining feature of our lives: our economies live or die by spending, we are treated more as consumers than workers, and even public services are presented to us asExpand
The Making of the Consumer: Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World
Book synopsis: We constantly hear about 'the consumer'. The 'consumer' has become a ubiquitous person in public discourse and academic research, but who is this person? The Making of the Consumer isExpand
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