The Theory of the Leisure Class (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
304
Utgivningsdatum
2009-05-28
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Medarbetare
Banta, Martha
Dimensioner
197 x 130 x 15 mm
Vikt
210 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199552580
The Theory of the Leisure Class (häftad)

The Theory of the Leisure Class

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Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and 'conspicuous consumption' that results when unessential goods are exploited at the expense of production of true value. This new edition examines Veblen's still pertinent arguments.
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Martha Banta's forthcoming book from Yale (Summer 2007), One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic treats iin depth Veblen's role as the champion of new modes of scientific inquiry that influenced many areas of social thought.

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Introductory; Pecuniary Emulation; Conspicuous Leisure; Conspicuous Consumption; The Pecuniary Standard of Living; Pecuniary Canons of Taste; Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture; Industrial Exemption and Conservatism; The Conservation of Archaic Traits; Modern Survivals of Prowess; The Belief in Luck; Devout Observances; Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interest; The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture