A Theory of Shopping

A Theory of Shopping

by Daniel Miller

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The butt of endless jokes and the focus of considerable anguish, shopping offers significant insights into contemporary social relations and their nuances. This book is about shopping for ordinary things. It is also about love and devotion manifest...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801485510
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 04/02/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Daniel Miller is the author of A Theory of Shopping, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents


1. Making Love in Supermarkets.

2. Shopping as Sacrifice.

3. Subjects and Objects of Devotion.




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"An original and provocatively argued book that should make a significant contribution to the study of material culture and consumption."

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