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Consuming Desires

Consumption, Culture, and the Pursuit of Happiness

by Roger Rosenblatt

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumer issues,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Individualism,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social conditions,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • United States,
  • Business & Economics,
  • 1980-,
  • Consumer Behavior

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611595M
    ISBN 101559635355
    ISBN 109781559635356


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