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Consuming Space: Placing Consumption in Perspective

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This book explores the relationship between space, place and consumption, aiming to develop integrative approaches that articulate the processes involved in the production and consumption of space and place. The result is a varied, engaging, and innovative study of consumption and its role in structuring contemporary capitalist political economies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Grounding Consuming Space — Introduction: Situating Consumption, Space and Place / Michael K. Goodman, David Goodman and Michael Redclift — Multiple Spaces of Consumption: Some Historical Perspectives Frank Trentmann — The Seduction of Space / David B. Clarke — Pt. I. The Consumption of Space and Place — Frontier Spaces of Production and Consumption: Surfaces, Appearances and Representations on the 'Mayan Riviera' / Michael Redclift — Recognition and Redistribution in the Renegotiation of Rural Space: The Dynamics of Aesthetic and Ethical Critiques / John Wilkinson — Pt. II. Consumption in Space and Place — Ethical Campaigning and Buyer-Driven Commodity Chains: Transforming Retailers' Purchasing Practices? / Alex Hughes, Neil Wrigley and Martin Buttle — The Cultural Economy of the Boutique Hotel: The Case of the Schrager and W Hotels in New York / Donald McNeill and Kim McNamara — Pt. III. Consumption as Connection/ Disconnection/Reconnection — Manufacturing Meaning along the Chicken Supply Chain: Consumer Anxiety and the Spaces of Production / Peter Jackson, Neil Ward and Polly Russell — Place and Space in Alternative Food Networks: Connecting Production and Consumption / David Goodman — Pt. IV. Consumption as Production and Production as Consumption — Creating Palate Geographies: Chilean Wine and UK Consumption Spaces / Robert N. Gwynne — Consuming Burmese Teak: Anatomy of a Violent Luxury Resource / Raymond L. Bryant — Space for Change or Changing Spaces: Exploiting Virtual Spaces of Consumption / Angus Laing, Terry Newholm and Gill Hogg.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780754689119
Publisher:
Ashgate Gower
Subject:
Social Science : Human Geography
Editor:
Goodman, David
Editor:
Redclift, Michael
Editor:
Goodman, Michael K.
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Human geography
Subject:
Consumption (Economics)
Publication Date:
April 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
296

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