Chapter 8. Theorizing Consumption in Urban Japan

  1. John Clammer

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch8

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption

How to Cite

Clammer, J. (1997) Theorizing Consumption in Urban Japan, in Contemporary Urban Japan: A Sociology of Consumption, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712771.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631203018

Online ISBN: 9780470712771

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Keywords:

  • Asian capitalisms;
  • workers;
  • selfhood;
  • merchant class

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Identity, Modernity, Consumption

  • Commodity, Aesthetics and Everyday Life

  • The Commodity and the Gift Culture