5 edition of Sex in Consumer Culture found in the catalog.
September 6, 2005
by Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc Inc
Written in English
|Contributions||Tom Reichert (Editor), Jacqueline Lambiase (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||384|
SPENT: SEX, EVOLUTION, AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOR By Geoffrey Miller Viking, $, pages REVIEWED BY JEREMY LOTT. In the late s, Geoffrey Miller landed a research job with University College. consumer culture; (c) the making and shaping of new markets for very young girls; (d) the encroachment by commercial forces on the role and authority of the various institutions which have, in the past, presided over the lives and.
With a rich mixture of scholarly articles, archival materials, and Scanlon's own useful introduction, The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader will help readers comprehend the complicated connections between sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, identity, and the daily activities of consuming that Americans have engaged in both historically and today."Brand: New York University Press. Consumer culture is a form of material culture facilitated by the market, which thus created a particular relationship between the consumer and the goods or services he or she uses or consumes. Traditionally social science has tended to regard consumption as a .
(). Too much, too soon? Children, ‘sexualization’ and consumer culture. Sex Education: Vol. 11, Investigating young people's sexual cultures, pp. Cited by: Key cultural shifts have enabled a new sexualization of women. Neoliberal, consumerist, and postfeminist media culture have shaped ways of understanding female sexuality, embodied by the figure of the choosing, empowered, entrepreneurial consumer citizen-woman, whose economic capital determines feminine success (and failure).
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"Sex in Consumer Culture is a timely and significant piece of scholarship on an enduring element of advertising theory and practice. The book brings together the most contemporary thinking on this controversial subject and is a 'must read' for every serious advertising, communication, and marketing scholar.".
A leading evolutionary psychologist probes the unconscious instincts behind American consumer culture Illuminating the hidden reasons for why we buy what we do, Spent applies evolutionary psychology to the sensual wonderland of marketing and perceived status that is American consumer culture.
Geoffrey Miller starts with the theory that we purchase things to advertise Cited by: This book isn't light reading for the prurient interest, but for those of us who study advertising's impact on society, it's nonetheless exciting." --Jef Richards, Ph.D., J.D., Professor of Advertising, University of Texas at Austin "Sex in Consumer Culture is a great one-stop-shop for readers looking for examples of how sex is used in media.".
Get this from a library. Technologies of sexiness: sex, identity, and consumer culture. [Adrienne Evans; Sarah Riley] -- What does sexiness mean today. Has sexiness become something that is bought and sold. What identity effects does a sexiness informed by consumer culture have.
This book addresses these questions, off. Sex in Consumer Culture: The Erotic Content of Media and Marketing considers the use of sex to promote brands, magazines, video games, TV programming, music and movies. Offering both quantitative and qualitative perspectives from leading scholars in a variety of disciplines, this volume addresses a range of integral issues such as media promotion, gender differences and.
Get this from a library. Sex in consumer culture: the erotic content of media and marketing. [Tom Reichert; Jacqueline Lambiase;] -- Considers the use of sex to promote brands, magazines, video games, TV programming, music and movies.
Exploring sexual information used in mass media to sell products and programs, this book will be. This book offers analysis of articulation of consumer culture and modernity in everyday lives of people in a transnational framework.
It pursues three broad themes: lifestyle choices and construction of modern identities; fashion and advertising; and. Lance, Searching for Love and Sex: A Review and Analysis of Mainstream and Explicit Personal Ads.
(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary "Sex in Consumer Culture: The Erotic Content of Media and Marketing", considers the use of sex to promote brands, magazines, video games, TV programming, music and movies.
Chapter 1 proposes a fusion of neoliberal subjectivity, consumer culture, and postfeminist sentiment as the backdrop against which current concepts of sexiness have been able to proliferate. The intersections of these concepts have been enabled because of a specific historical coming together of social change that has shaped who we can be and what we can : Adrienne Evans.
What lies behind current feminist discontent with contemporary cinema. Through a combination of cultural and industry analysis, Hilary Radner’s Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture shows how the needs of conglomerate Hollywood have encouraged an emphasis on consumer culture within films made for women.
By exploring a. PDF | OnAdrienne Evans and others published Technologies of Sexiness: Sex, Identity and Consumer Culture | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
Technologies of Sexiness: Sex, Identity, and Consumer Culture, by Adrienne Evans and Sarah Riley. Emma Rees on the difficulties of defining and exploring women’s sexual subjectivities in the 21st century. In her recent book, Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and. "Sex in Consumer Culture is a timely and significant piece of scholarship on an enduring element of advertising theory and practice.
The book brings together the most contemporary thinking on this controversial subject and is a 'must read' for every serious advertising, communication, and marketing scholar."/5(5).
Book Description. Consumer Sexualities explores women’s experiences of shopping in ‘sex shops’ and using sexual commodities in their everyday lives.
This enlightening volume shows how women take up sexual consumer ‘technologies of the self’ to work upon and understand themselves as confident and active sexual agents in postfeminist neoliberal culture. Book Reviews Technologies of sexiness: sex, identity, and consumer culture Minita Sanghvi Management and Business Department, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA Correspondence [email protected]: Minita Sanghvi.
Sex in Consumer Culture: The Erotic Content of Media and Marketing considers the use of sex to promote brands, magazines, video games, TV programming, music, and movies.
Offering both quantitative and qualitative perspectives from leading scholars in a variety of disciplines, this volume addresses a range of integral issues such as media promotion, racial representations. Contributions to anthropology. In Sex and Culture (), Unwin studied 80 primitive tribes and 6 known civilizations through 5, years of history and claimed there was a positive correlation between the cultural achievement of a people and the sexual restraint they observe.
Aldous Huxley described Sex and Culture as "a work of the highest importance". I first became interested in consumer culture in the late s. The stimulus was the writings of members of the Frankfurt School and other proponents of Critical Theory which were featured and discussed so well in journals like Telos and New German Critique.
The theories of the culture industry, reification, commodity fetishism and the instrumental rationalization of the world.
Sex in Consumer Culture. is extremely important. Scholars working in mass media will find. Sex in Consumer Culture. an exemplary companion text to Dines and Humez’s Gender, Race and Class in Media, while for scholars working in advertising or.
Jennifer Scanion gathers a collection of readings and archival materials to explore the multiple and contradictory ways in which women and men consume. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural in scope, The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader introduces the reader to some of the most compelling issues and arguments in this growing field of study.
Given the diverse scope of consumer culture and its historical location in broad processes of social, economic, and cultural change, it is perhaps more useful to outline its key features than to provide a single definition. This is precisely what Celia Lury does in her book Consumer Culture ().
She identifies the key features of consumer.This book addresses these questions, off the back of a heightened visibility of “sex,” “sexiness,” and “sexualization” in everyday life. Neoliberal, consumerist, and postfeminist media culture have shaped ways of understanding, embodied by the figure of the choosing, empowered, entrepreneurial consumer citizen-woman, whose economic.M.
Featherstone, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 4 Aestheticization Processes and the Cultural Intermediaries. Consumer culture can be seen as offering and legitimating a wide range of aesthetic experiences and bodily pleasures, something that has become designed into goods and consumer spaces by the growing ranks of cultural .