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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption," exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture. Since first appearing in 1899, it has become a classic of social theory that has contributed to the modernization of economic policy.

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Economic and social classic shows emptiness of cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.

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Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption" (coined by Veblen), exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.

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hallaj, November 22, 2006 (view all comments by hallaj)
One of the most influensial book, rather i would say it lays the foundation for the socialist movement even.
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ISBN:
9780486280622
Author:
Veblen, Thorstein
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Leisure class
Subject:
General Social Science
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
RCP035
Publication Date:
19940531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.46 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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