Vi har mer enn 10 millioner bøker, finn din neste leseopplevelse i dag! Consumer culture can be seen as offering and legitimating a wide range of aesthetic experiences and bodily pleasures, something that has become designed into goods and consumer spaces by the growing ranks of cultural intermediaries. Consumer Culture It is now some fifteen years since Consumer Culture and Postmodernismwas published in 1991, with many of the original versions of the various chapters in the book having been written in the period 1983 to 1990.In the intervening period the stock of consumer culture has risen and postmod- ernism has fallen. The result is a book that shakes the boundaries of debate, from one of the foremost writers on culture and postmodernism of the present day. They range from what is Page 6/11. . . In exploring these issues the author reveals a strong grounding in sociological theory and research, leading to some penetrating interpretive insights about contemporary consumer life. . M. Featherstone, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2001. . Duyệt eBookstore lớn nhất của thế giới và bắt đầu đọc ngay hôm nay trên web, máy tính bảng, điện thoại hoặc thiết bị đọc sách điện tử. So while it is dated, thousands of students read it every year. Google Scholar | Crossref Mike Featherstone is Professor of Communications and Sociology at Nottingham Trent University.CONTRIBUTORS OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA :Zygmunt Bauman University of LeedsHenning Bech University of CopenhagenElizabeth Beck-Gernsheim Universtiy of ErlangenMary Evans University of Kent at CanterburyDavid Frisby University of GlasgowMike Hepworth University of AberdeenEva Illouz Tel-Aviv UniversityMaria Esther Maciel Universidade Federal de Minas GeraisMichael Richardson SOAS, University of LondonLaura Rival University of Kent at CanterburyAndrew Travers SomersetJeffrey Weeks South Bank UniversitySasha Weitman Tel-Aviv UniversitySam Whimster London Guildhall UniversityElizabeth Wilson University of North LondonCas Wouters University of Utrecht, If a society is postmodern, it must prioritize the consumption of resources in everyday life. He examines the theories of consumption and postmodernism among contemporary social theorists and relates these to the actual nature of contemporary consumer culture. . 'No contemporary sociological theorist works the critical theory, consumer culture, postmodern terrain better than Mike Featherstone. Consumer Culture and Postmodernism by Mike Featherstone, 9781412910149, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. . . Featherstone, M., 1991. --Humanity and Society. Kjøp boken Consumer Culture and Postmodernism av Mike Featherstone (ISBN 9781446225004) hos Adlibris.com. London: Sage. [Mike Featherstone] -- Analyzing the theories of consumption and post-modernism amongst social theorists such as Bourdieu and Jameson, this study relates their thought to the actual nature of contemporary consumer culture. There has developed a consumer culture in post-industrial societies, whereby social status and values are derived from the display of abundance and excess (Featherstone, 1991; Matusitz, 2012). For the last edition, Prof. Featherstone added a new preface and a new last chapter. --Peter R. Grahame, Bentley College in Massachusetts ". Unformatted text preview: Consumer Culture and Postmodernism Theory, Culture & Society Theory, Culture & Society caters for the resurgence of interest in culture within contemporary social science and the humanities. Uncovering the sociocultural significance of these particular consumption developments is Featherstone's chief concern. In this volume, Featherstone examines the idea of a postmodern society. . Pris: 145,-. e-bok, 2007. Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society, Business & Economics / Sales & Selling / General, Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social, a fully revised preface that explores the developments in consumer culture since the first edition, a major new chapter on ′Modernity and the Cultural Question′, an update on postmodernism and the development of contemporary theory after postmodernism, an account of multiple and alternative modernities. Tập 6 trong tổng số Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society, Tập 6 trong tổng số Theory, culture & society. Mike Featherstone-Consumer Culture and Postmodernism.pdf . Featherstone's main research interests are social theory and cultural theory, consumer culture and global culture, ageing and the body. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Community Inhabitants’ Attitudes on the Partitioning of Urban Space Derived from South-Eastern Asian Migrant Workers’ Gathering in Urban Commercial Area—A Case Study on Tainan City, Kaohsiung City and Taichung City in Taiwan --British Journal of Industrial Relations "Of great value to social scientists seeking a guide to the growing literature on the intersection of these two processes, which can no longer be considered peripheral concerns of contemporary sociology." I then move on to consider the way adver-tising and consumption have figured within cultural and historical studies and discuss some of the general features of this work. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Page 4/11. Mike Featherstone explores the roots of consumer culture, how it is defined and differentiated and the extent to which it represents the arrival of a `postmodern' world. Similarly, postmodern social theory with its view that consumption defines postmodern society (Featherstone, 1991) attracted attention (and has since declined) before the recent growth in interest in that theory in the United States. This work gathers together Featherstone's seminal and widely regarded statements on consumer and popular culture, postmodern lifestyles, global diversity and the politics of contemporary experience. In addition the paper discusses the alleged tendencies towards cultural disorder and de-classification within consumer culture which some refer to as postmodernism. [Featherstone's book] can be recommended. . Finally, I conclude by --Cooperative Economics News Service ". Article citations. The first edition of this contemporary classic can claim to have put 'consumer culture' on the map, certainly in relation to postmodernism. One will not find fancy theoretical concepts to focus on but the author emphatically points out a sociological … London: Sage. Consumer culture and postmodernism. He does an admirable job." In this view, mass media advertising and market dynamics lead us to a constant search for new fashions, new styles, new sensations, and new experiences. . . Mike Featherstone explores the roots of consumer culture, how it is defined and differentiated and the extent to which it represents the arrival of a `postmodern' world. This is particularly the case with aspiring groups who adopt a learning mode towards consumption and the cultivation of a lifestyle. . These new additions are quite strong and make the book updated for current debates. This expanded new edition includes: We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. knowledge becomes important: knowledge of new goods, their social and cultural value, and how to use them appropriately. Consumer Culture and Postmodernism will interest academics and professionals in the areas of sociology, social theory, cultural studies, economics and anthropology. 7. The text must be recommended wholeheartedly to all those in industrial relations who wish to have their noninstitutional lives illuminated for them." Scepticas culturae, litterarum, artis, philosophiae, historiae, oeconomicae, architecturae, fictionis, et iudicii litterarii interpretationes comprehendit.