Lived Experiences of Public Consumption: Encounters with Value in Marketplaces on Five Continents (Consumption and Public Life) (Hardcover)

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This collection of original ethnographically based research from five continents, provides insights into the dynamics of stability and change in our globalizing world. The chapters comprising Live Experiences of Public Consumption give a vivid account of how cultural and economic value intertwine at face-to-face encounters in marketplaces.

About the Author


JONATHAN SHAPIRO ANJARIA is in the Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA ANETTE BALDAUF works at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria KEITH BROWN is in the Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, USA WINNIFRED BROWN-GLAUDE is a Research Analyst at the Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA YULING CHEN serves as a faculty member at National Taiwan College of Physical Education, Taiwan JENNY HUBERMAN is Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA KIM HUMPHERY is Associate Professor of History and Social Theory, School of Global Studies, Social Science & Planning at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia JAN PHILLIPS is a community and educational activist in Maine and holds a faculty appointment in Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Southern Maine/Lewiston-Auburn College, USA GIOVANNI SEMI is Assistant Professor in Sociology of Culture, Department of Social and Political Studies, University of Milan, Italy JOEL STILLERMAN is Associate Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of Latin American Studies, Grand Valley State University, USA FREDERICK WHERRY is an Assistant Professor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230517042
ISBN-10: 0230517048
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 1st, 2008
Pages: 251
Language: English
Series: Consumption and Public Life