16th out of 30 books — 3 voters
The World of Goods
When an anthropologist and an economist combine to write a book about consumption it is not a sermon against materialism, nor a moan against consumerism. The World of Goods, in this new edition with a new introduction, bridges a gap between what economists say about the specialized topic called consumption behavior, and what anthropologists know about why people want thing...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 16th 1996 by Routledge
(first published July 28th 1982)
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