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Autor: Harold Wilhite
ISBN-13: 9780230542549
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 205
Gewicht: 409 g
Format: 223x147x15 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Consumption and the Transformation of Everyday Life

Consumption and Public Life
A View from South India
Introduction Global Interchange and Modernising Reforms Women in a Bind: the Crucible of Marriage and Dowry The Modern Housewife Exercising the Extended Family Work Migration Material, Discursive and Performative Contributions to Consumption Frictionless Political and Religious Ideologies Television: 'Everyone is Watching' Conclusion
Harold Wilhite makes an important new contribution to the interpretation of changing consumption in India, using an ethnographic approach to interrogate the rapid growth in the consumption of household durables, beauty and cleanliness products, exploring how the engagement of local practices with the globalizing economy result in change.
Autor: Harold Wilhite
Harold Wilhite is Associate Professor at the University of Oslo's Centre for Development and Environment, Norway. He has carried out anthropological research in several regions of the World, including the USA, Norway, Japan and India. He has published on consumption, development and sustainable energy use.
Autor: Harold Wilhite
ISBN-13:: 9780230542549
ISBN: 0230542549
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Gewicht: 409g
Seiten: 205
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2008
Sonstiges: Buch, 223x147x15 mm