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The Ambivalent Consumer

Questioning Consumption in East Asia And the West

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Consumer issues,
  • Political economy,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Korea,
  • East Asia,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Asia - Korea,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Sociology - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSheldon Garon (Editor), Patricia L. Maclachlan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848822M
    ISBN 100801473020
    ISBN 109780801473029

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    Abstract. Japan is the second-largest consumer market in the world, and Japanese consumers have the second-highest purchasing power. Japanese cities – and, above all, Tokyo – offer every good imaginable, and even today, in the midst of the global economic crisis, they are still a Cited by: 2. "A thorough and wide-ranging synthetic account of social scientific research on consumption which will set the standard for the second generation of textbooks on cultures of consumption." - Alan Warde, University of Manchester "The multi-disciplinary nature of the book provides new and revealing insights, and Sassatelli conveys brilliantly the heterogeneity and ambivalent nature of consumer Reviews: 1.

    Electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) is prevalent in today's lodging market and has potential to influence consumers’ decision making. This study investigated how the presence of online reviewers’ personal identifying information (PII) may affect consumers’ processing of ambivalent online hotel reviews and hotel booking by: Newcomers to consumer culture will find this an invaluable primer and introducton to the major concepts and ideas, while those familiar with the field will find Sassatelli's sharp analysis and discussion both refreshing and inspiring." - James Skinner, Journal of Sociology "This is a Author: Roberta Sassatelli.


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