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Syntactic Analyses 38: Theory of Business Enterprise, (Thorstein Veblen) By Thorstein Veblen
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Syntactic Analyses 18: Theory of the Leisure Class, (Thorstein Veblen) By Thorstein Veblen
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Syntactic Analyses 23: An Inquiry into the Nature of Peace, (Thorstein Veblen) By Thorstein Veblen
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Theory of the Leisure Class (Illustrated) By Thorstein Veblen
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Veblen's landmark study of affluent American society exposes the 'pecuniary culture' and 'conspicuous consumption' that results when unessential goods are exploited at the expense of production of... More > true value. This new edition examines Veblen's still pertinent arguments.< Less
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
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Probably Veblen's best-known work, because of its satiric look at American society, the instincts of emulation and predation play a major role. People, rich and poor alike, attempt to impress others... More > and seek to gain advantage through what Veblen coined "conspicuous consumption" and the ability to engage in “conspicuous leisure.” In this work Veblen argued that consumption is used as a way to gain and signal status. Through "conspicuous consumption" often came "conspicuous waste," which Veblen detested.< Less
The Theory of the Leisure Class By Thorstein Veblen
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The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen, is an economic treatise and detailed social critique of conspicuous consumption, as a function of social-class consumerism, which proposes that... More > the social strata and the division of labor of the feudal period continued into the modern era. The lords of the manor employed themselves in the economically useless practices of conspicuous consumption and conspicuous leisure, whilst the middle and lower classes were employed in the industrial occupations that support the whole of society; economically wasteful activities are those activities that do not contribute to the economy or to the material productivity required for the fruitful functioning of society. Veblen’s analyses of business cycles and prices, and of the emergent technocratic division of labor by speciality (scientists, engineers, technologists) at the beginning of the 20th century proved to be accurate predictions of the nature of an industrial society.< Less
Theory of The Liesure Class By Dave DeKeesh MS
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With the advent of the predatory stage of life there comes a change in the requirements of the successful human character. Men's habits of life are required to adapt themselves to new exigencies... More > under a new scheme of human relations. Thorstein Veblen< Less
The Theory of the Leisure Class Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Theory of the Leisure Class Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter... More > Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Theory of the Leisure Class.< Less