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Citizenship and Consumption

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  • © 2008


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

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About this book

This book provides a timely forum for current thinking on consumption and citizenship, exploring overlaps and tensions between them. Experts from history, theory, media studies, law, and civil society, retrieve alternative traditions of consumption and citizenship in West and East, and evaluate the civic prospects of consumption for the future.


  • law
  • media
  • Moral
  • Nation
  • politics
  • sociology
  • sustainability


'...provides a forum for current thinking on consumption and citizenship, exploring overlaps, interactions, and tensions between them.' - Journal of Consumer Policy

About the authors

ZYGMUNT BAUMAN is Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Leeds University, UK MARK BEVIR is Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA NICK COULDRY is Professor of Media and Communications and Culture, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK MICHELLE EVERSON is Professor of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK KARL GERTH is a University Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, Oxford University and Fellow of Merton College, UK FERENC HAMMER is Assistant Professor, Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary MATTHEW HILTON is Professor of Social History, University of Birmingham, UK CHRISTIAN JOERGES is Professor of Economic Law, European University Institute, Florence, Italy SONIA LIVINGSTONE is Professor, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics, UK TIM MARKHAM is a Lecturer in Media (Journalism), Birkbeck College, University of London, UK MICHELE MICHELETTI is Professor of Political Science, Karlstad University, Sweden BRONWEN MORGAN is Professor of Sociolegal Studies, University of Bristol, UK JOHN O'NEILL is Professor of Political Economy, Manchester University, UK

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Citizenship and Consumption

  • Editors: F. Trentmann

  • Series Title: Consumption and Public Life

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-55346-0Published: 14 December 2007

  • Series ISSN: 2947-8227

  • Series E-ISSN: 2947-8235

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 242

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