The Consumer Society Reader
April 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations.
Part II: The Character of the Consumer Society.
* Broad range of contributors: from Karl Marx, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Vance Packard to Dick Hebdige and the inimitable Jean Baudrillard.
* Accessible presentation of material makes it appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of popular culture, sociology of culture and cultural studies.
* Thorough reference on the subject for scholars in sociology and cultural studies.
"Comprehensive and authoritative, this collection constitutes a survival kit for teachers and researchers working in the field of consumer society." Chris Rojek, Nottingham Trent University