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The Resource Consumer culture, identity and well-being : the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect", Helga Dittmar ; with contributions from Emma Halliwell ... [et al.]

Consumer culture, identity and well-being : the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect", Helga Dittmar ; with contributions from Emma Halliwell ... [et al.]

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Consumer culture, identity and well-being : the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect"
Title
Consumer culture, identity and well-being
Title remainder
the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect"
Statement of responsibility
Helga Dittmar ; with contributions from Emma Halliwell ... [et al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Consumer Culture, Identity, and Welt-Being documents the negative psychological impact consumer culture can have on how individuals view themselves and on their emotional welfare. It looks at the social psychological dimensions of having, buying and wanting material goods, as well as the pursuit of media -hyped appearance ideals."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dittmar, Helga
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Halliwell, Emma
Series statement
European monographs in social psychology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Acquisitiveness
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Well-being
  • Social values
Label
Consumer culture, identity and well-being : the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect", Helga Dittmar ; with contributions from Emma Halliwell ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-248) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Understanding the impact of consumer culture/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • To have is to be? : psychological functions of material possessions/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 25
  • 3.
  • Consuming passions? : psychological motives for buying consumer goods/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 49
  • p. 71
  • 4.
  • Is this as good as it gets? : materialistic values and well-being/
  • Ragna Garoarsdottir
  • Judita Jankovic
  • Helga Dittmar
  • 5.
  • I shop therefore I am? : compulsive buying and identity seeking/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 95
  • 6.
  • Does size matter? : the impact of ultra-thin media models oil women's body image and on advertising effectiveness/
  • Emma Halliwell
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 121
  • 7.
  • Think "ideal" and feel bad? : using self-discrepancies to understand negative media effects/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • Emma Halliwell
  • p. 147
  • 8.
  • What is beautiful and who is "cool"? : consumer culture and socialisation/
  • Robin Banerjee
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 173
  • 9.
  • What is the price of consumer culture? : consequences, implications, and the cage within/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 199
Control code
ocm85484868
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 271 p.
Isbn
9781841696089
Lccn
2007003275
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Consumer culture, identity and well-being : the search for the "good life" and the "body perfect", Helga Dittmar ; with contributions from Emma Halliwell ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-248) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Understanding the impact of consumer culture/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • To have is to be? : psychological functions of material possessions/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 25
  • 3.
  • Consuming passions? : psychological motives for buying consumer goods/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 49
  • p. 71
  • 4.
  • Is this as good as it gets? : materialistic values and well-being/
  • Ragna Garoarsdottir
  • Judita Jankovic
  • Helga Dittmar
  • 5.
  • I shop therefore I am? : compulsive buying and identity seeking/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 95
  • 6.
  • Does size matter? : the impact of ultra-thin media models oil women's body image and on advertising effectiveness/
  • Emma Halliwell
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 121
  • 7.
  • Think "ideal" and feel bad? : using self-discrepancies to understand negative media effects/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • Emma Halliwell
  • p. 147
  • 8.
  • What is beautiful and who is "cool"? : consumer culture and socialisation/
  • Robin Banerjee
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 173
  • 9.
  • What is the price of consumer culture? : consequences, implications, and the cage within/
  • Helga Dittmar
  • p. 199
Control code
ocm85484868
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 271 p.
Isbn
9781841696089
Lccn
2007003275
Other physical details
ill.

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