Religion in Consumer Society Paperback
Brands, Consumers and Markets
by Francois Gauthier;
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Religion in Consumer Society
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Following an introduction which critically analyses studies on consumer culture and integrates scholarship in the sociology of religion, this book explores the following topics: how consumerism and electronic media have shaped globalized culture, and how this is affecting religion; the dynamics and characteristics of often overlooked middle-class religion, and how these relate to globalization and differences between 'developed' and 'emerging' countries; emerging trends, and how we understand phenomena as different as mega churches and holistic spiritualistic journeys, and how the pressures of consumer culture act on religious traditions, indigenous and exogenous; the politics of religious phenomena in the Age of Neoliberalism; and the hybrid areas emerging from these reconfigurations of religion and the market. Outlining changes in both the political-institutional and cultural spheres, the contributors offer an international overview of developments in different countries and state of the art representation of religion in the new global political economy.
Religion in Consumer Society by Francois Gauthier was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in August 2016. The ISBN for Religion in Consumer Society is 9781138247727.
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|Page last updated||29th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Francois Gauthier|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis Ltd (August 2016)|
|Number of Pages||268|