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Consumption and the Transformation of Everyday Life: A View from South India
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Consumption and the Transformation of Everyday Life: A View from South India (Hardback)

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Harold Wilhite makes an important new contribution to the interpretation of changing consumption in India, using an ethnographic approach to interrogate the rapid growth in the consumption of household durables, beauty and cleanliness products, exploring how the engagement of local practices with the globalizing economy result in change.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesConsumerism Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 24/07/2008 ISBN-13: 9780230542549  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Harold Wilhite is Associate Professor at the University of Oslo's Centre for Development and Environment, Norway. He has carried out anthropological research in several regions of the World, including the USA, Norway, Japan and India. He has published on consumption, development and sustainable energy use.

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