Lived Experiences of Public Consumption

Encounters with Value in Marketplaces on Five Continents

  • Daniel Thomas Cook

Part of the Consumption and Public Life book series (CUCO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Dramaturgies of Value in Market Places

  3. Playing In and With Market Places

  4. Blurred Boundaries Between Market and Home

  5. Transgressions and Interstitial Spaces

  6. Global Patrons, Globalizing Markets

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 241-251

About this book


This collection of original ethnographically based research from five continents, provides insights into the dynamics of stability and change in our globalizing world. The chapters comprising Live Experiences of Public Consumption give a vivid account of how cultural and economic value intertwine at face-to-face encounters in marketplaces.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Thomas Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityUSA

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