The Resource The theory of the leisure class : an economic study in the evolution of institutions, (ebook)

The theory of the leisure class : an economic study in the evolution of institutions, (ebook)

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The theory of the leisure class : an economic study in the evolution of institutions
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The theory of the leisure class
Title remainder
an economic study in the evolution of institutions
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eng
Summary
"The Theory of the Leisure Class" is a classic examination of the economics of the upper classes and the impact that their habits have upon society. In this work Thorstein Veblen coins the phrase "conspicuous consumption" to describe the often wasteful and unnecessary use of resources that is typical of the wealthiest members of a society. Veblen argues that the social values of the rich have greatly contributed to a lack of substantive culture and proper use of wealth in our society. "The Theory of the Leisure Class" is a classic of economics and sociology that is as relevant today as when it was first written
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Midwest
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1857-1929
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Veblen, Thorstein
Dewey number
301
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Leisure class
  • Social classes
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The theory of the leisure class : an economic study in the evolution of institutions, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781596742703
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11907538
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11907538
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The theory of the leisure class : an economic study in the evolution of institutions, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596742703
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11907538
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907538
System control number
MWT11907538
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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