Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745317601 Published March 2002 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

The Myth of Consumerism

Conrad Lodziak

The Myth of Consumerism

Conrad Lodziak

Distributed for Pluto Press

192 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745317601 Published March 2002 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction


Part One THE IDEOLOGY OF CONSUMERISM

1 The Latest Ideology of Consumerism

2 The Symbolic Value of Consumption

3 Consumption, Identity and Lifestyle

4 Consumption and Freedom

Part Two EXPLAINING INDIVIDUAL CONSUMPTION

5 Compelled to Consume

6 Compelled to Consume More

Part Three CONSUMPTION, CAPITALISM AND 
POST-CAPITALISM

7 Consumption for What?

Digression: Elitism, Adorno and Football

Notes and References

Index
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