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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