The Dialectic of Taste examines the aesthetic economy in the context of economic crises. It explains how a new concern for aesthetics, seen in artisan markets, was born out of the ashes of McDonaldization to become a potent force today, capable of both regulating social identity and sparking social change.
Cultural Studies Critical Theory Sociology of Taste Rationalization Aesthetics Consumer Culture Tuscany critical theory culture economy identity social change sociology
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