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Consumption Intensified The Politics of Middle-Class Daily Life in Brazil

ISBN-10: 0822328941

ISBN-13: 9780822328940

Edition: 2002

Authors: Maureen O'Dougherty

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Description:

This title examines how self-identified middle class Brazilians in Saao Paulo redefined their class during Brazil's economic crisis of 1981-1994.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 2/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Dream Class is Over: Home Ownership, Consumption, and (Re)definitions of Middle-Class Identity
Shopping Nightmares, Banking Games, Government Packages: Local Shopping During Inflation
The Discrete Sales of the Middle Class: Gender and Generation in a Globalizing Economy
The International in Daily Life: Of Debutantes and Disney
International Bargain Shopping and the Making of Modernity
Delivering the Crisis: The Media and the Middle Class through the Collor Years
The Middle Class versus the Nation: Discourses of Region/Race and Morality
Deliverance: An End to Inflation and the Promise of Neoliberalism
Notes
Bibliography
Index