The Consumer Society

The Consumer Society This Is The First English Language Translation Of Jean Baudrillard S Contemporary Classic On The Sociology Of Consumption Originally Published In 1970, The Book Was One Of The First To Focus On The Processes And Meaning Of Consumption In Contemporary Culture At A Time When Others Were Fixated With The Production Process, Baudrillard Could Be Found Making The Case That Consumption Is Now The Axis Of Culture He Demonstrates How Consumption Is Related To The Goal Of Economic Growth And He Maps Out A Social Theory Of Consumption Many Of The Themes That Would Later Make Baudrillard Famous Are Sketched Out Here For The First Time In Particular, Concepts Of Simulation And The Simulacrum Receive Their Earliest Systematic Treatment.Written At A Time When Baudrillard Was Moving Away From Both Marxism And Institutional Sociology, The Book Is Systematic Than His Later Works He Is Still Pursuing The Task Of Locating Consumption In Culture And Society So The Reader Will Find Here His Most Organized Discussion Of Mass Media Culture, The Meaning Of Leisure And Anomie In Affluent Society There Is Also A Fascinating Chapter On The Body Which Shows Yet Again Baudrillard S Extraordinary Prescience In Flagging The Importance Of Vital Subjects In Contemporary Culture Long Before His Colleagues.Baudrillard Is Widely Acclaimed As A Key Thinker In Sociology, Communication And Cultural Studies This Book Makes Available To English Speaking Readers One Of His Most Important Works It Will Be Devoured By The Steadily Expanding Circle Of Baudrillard Scholars, And It Will Also Be Required Reading For Students Of The Sociology Of Culture, Communication And Cultural Studies.This Edition Is Published With A Long, Specially Prepared Introductory Essay Written By The Noted Cultural Commentator And Social Theorist, George Ritzer, Author Of The McDonaldization Of Society. This guy is perhaps best known for having said that the Gulf War never happened or having one of his books read by Neo in the first Matrix film I ve finished the bit of that book I wanted to read too and will probably review it soon as well But this one was a bit of a surprise to me I was expecting it to be, well, you know, a bit nutty And it is anything but.This is a slamming together or perhaps a talking back to a range of sociologists, economists and philosophers Firstly, Marx, but This guy is perhaps best known for having said that the Gulf War never happened or having one of his books read by Neo in the first Matrix film I ve finished the bit of that book I wanted to read too and will probably review it soon as well But this one was a bit of a surprise to me I was expecting it to be, well, you know, a bit nutty And it is anything but.This is a slamming together or perhaps a talking back to a range of sociologists, economists and philosophers Firstly, Marx, but also Galbraith, Riesman, Saussure and Freud This book covers a lot of ground but its main message is relatively simple.Let s start with Marx To Marx commodities have two attributes that he wants to distinguish immediately their use value and their exchange value In the life and death sta
tam ad yla t ketim toplumu s ylenceleri ve yap lar olarak dilimize ayr nt yay nlar taraf ndan kazand r lan la societe de consommation milenyuma ve kapitalizmin geldi i noktaya dair ger ek i bir bak sunuyor.kitap dostoyevski nin u s zleriyle ba l yor b t n maddi tatminleri sa lay n ona, yle ki uyumak, rek yemek ve d nya tarihini s rd rmeyi dert edinmekten ba ka yapacak bir eyi kalmas n yery z n n t m mallar na bo un ve sa diplerine kadar mutlulu a g m n bu mutlulu un y zeyine k k tam ad yla t ketim toplumu s ylenceleri ve yap lar olarak dilimize ayr nt yay nlar taraf ndan kazand r lan la societe de consommation milenyuma ve kapitalizmin geldi i noktaya dair ger ek i bir bak sunuyor.kitap dostoyevski nin u s zleriyle ba l yor b t n maddi tatminleri sa lay n ona, yle ki uyumak, rek yemek ve d nya tarihini s rd rmeyi dert edinmekten ba ka yapacak bir eyi kalmas n yery z n n t m mallar na bo un ve sa diplerine kadar mutlulu a g m n bu mutlulu un y zeyine k k kabarc k
nous dirons que le probl me fondamental du capitalisme contemporain n est plus la contradiction entre maximisation du profit et rationalisation de la production mais entre une productivit virtuellement illimit e et la n cessit d couler les produits Il devient vital pour le syst me dans cette phase de contr ler non seulement l appareil de production, mais la demande de consommation, non seulement les prix, mais ce qui sera demand ce prix L effet g n ral est soit par lesnous dirons que le probl me fondame
J ai malheureusement trouv ce texte mal crit et abscon Au lieu d clairer son sujet, l auteur semble prendre plaisir l obscurcir d paisses t n bres en faisant tout tour r f rence aux mythes de Barthe sic , Freud, Marx, au structuralisme, la derni re publicit la mode, au dernier film qu il a vu, sans serrer suffisamment sa r flexion Les anglicismes, barbarismes et r p titions qui jonchent ce kal idoscope indigeste ont achev de me remplir d amertume, car les quelques id es qu o J ai malheureusement trouv ce texte mal crit et abscon Au lieu d clairer son sujet, l auteur semble prendre plaisir l obscurcir d paisses t n bres en faisant tout tour r f rence aux mythes de Barthe sic , Freud, Marx, au structuralisme, la derni re publicit la mode,
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Al mlanmas her ne kadar zor bir yazar olsa da, Baudrillard postmodern a yap ve s ylenleriyle ok iyi okumay bilen bir yazar. Sokal puts it quite nicely des impostures intellectuelles.Though, I wouldn t like to be conceded there is much in there that makes good sense and that is worth remembering. 1968 1968 First, let me confess that this is the first philosophy book I ve finished, and that this is my first Baudrillard Yes, the prose is at times quite dense and Baudrillard will come across as cynical at times well, because he somewhat is He does take quite a few jabs at economists and advertising The book attempts at diagnosing the problems with the consumer culture, and does not provide many solutions if a book like this should But beyond all the jabs and dense prose and cynicism, when you r First, let me confess that this is the first philosophy book I ve finished, and that this is my first Baudrillard Yes, the prose is at times quite dense and Baudrillard will come across as cynical at times well, because he somewhat is He does take quite a few jabs at economists and advertising The book attempts at diagnosing the problems with the consumer culture, and does not provide many solutions if a book like this should But beyond all the jabs and dense prose and cynicism, when you read stuff like Happiness has to be measurable it has to be a well being in terms of objects and signs Happiness as on the ideology and myth of happiness total or inner enjoyment that happiness independent of the signs which could manifest it to others and to those around us, the happiness which has no need of evidence is therefore excluded from
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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • The Consumer Society
  • Jean Baudrillard
  • English
  • 21 February 2017
  • 0761956921