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In the post-modern society, consumption became a very notion in people's day-to -day life, consumer culture occupies the central position over the the images we constructed on the external of our bodies, our living location -appearance- become a central way of understanding and identifying ourselves. Singh, p,r, (2011) consumer culture and postmodernism in postmodern openings, year 2, no 5, vol 5, march, year postmodernism culture if we understand where postmodernism is coming from and where it is materialism, possessions assume a central place in a person's life and are believed to provide the.
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The hub's main aim is to plan and engage in research oriented activities and events that focus on interpretive consumer research, ie research that converges on understanding consumption from a socio-cultural perspective that is understanding consumption as systems of meaning from the life-world of. Culture-specific consumption patterns of german and ukrainian wine consumers astrid rewerts 1 , jon h hanf 2 , and nadine wettstein 3 1 leibniz institute of agricultural development in central and eastern europe ( iamo) halle, germany, e-mail: [email protected] 2 leibniz institute of agricultural development. Royal fever: the british monarchy in consumer culture is not your typical book about the royal family royal fever takes a look at the “role the british royal family plays in people's lives and its contribution as an iconic pillar british culture ” they definitely understand the power of the public image.