The Authority of the Consumer


This book examines the development of consumer society and, in particular, considers the way that this development changes the nature and meaning of cultural relationships of authority. The chapters examine the issue theoretically but also consider it in a variety of spheres from education to advertising, from the police to design and from consumer organizations to museums.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Russell Keat
  • Celia Lury
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1994


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