sociology of consumption


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • consumption sectors — consumption sectors, consumption cleavages Social divisions created by the way in which material goods and services especially major items such as housing, health, and education are consumed in advanced capitalist societies. For the most part… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • consumption cleavages — consumption sectors, consumption cleavages Social divisions created by the way in which material goods and services especially major items such as housing, health, and education are consumed in advanced capitalist societies. For the most part… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • consumption, sociology of — An as yet ill defined and extremely diverse field of sociology that developed rapidly during the 1980s. Its substantive focus is the material culture (especially the mass culture) of advanced capitalist societies. The essays collected together in …   Dictionary of sociology

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