Theory of the Leisure Class

ISBN-10: 0140187952

ISBN-13: 9780140187953

Edition: 1994

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In his first and best-known book, Veblen defines the social attitudes and values that condone the misuse of wealth and observes the variety of ways in which the resources of modern society are wasted. Chief among these is the practice of conspicuous consumption, a pattern of behavior that more than survives to the present day. With exquisite irony, Veblen discusses the hollowness of our canons of taste and culture and considers the emptiness of those habits of life and thought that many of us like to regard as our strengths. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction
Preface
Introductory
Pecuniary Emulation
Conspicuous Leisure
Conspicuous Consumption
The Pecuniary Standard of Living
Pecuniary Canons of Taste
Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture
Industrial Exemption and Conservatism
The Conservation of Archaic Traits
Modern Survivals of Prowess
The Belief in Luck
Devout Observances
Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interest
The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecunlary Culture
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