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Consumer Society : Myths and Structures (Revised) (Paperback) (Jean Baudrillard)

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Jean Baudrillard's classic text was one of the first to focus on the process and meaning of consumption in contemporary culture. Originally published in 1970, the book makes a vital contribution to current debates on consumption. 

The book includes Baudrillard's most organized discussion of mass media culture, the meaning of leisure, and anomie in affluent society. A chapter on the body demonstrates Baudrillard's extraordinary prescience for flagging vital subjects in contemporary culture long before others. 

This English translation begins with a new introductory essay.

Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Published in Association With Theory, Culture & Society
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Jean Baudrillard
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2017
TCIN: 52392832
UPC: 9781473982383
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-2900
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