Buying Happiness

The Emergence of Consumer Consciousness in English Canada

Buying Happiness

This book will serve scholars of consumer society, history, sociology, political economy, and economics. It will appeal to a wide array of readers interested in modern Canadian history, debates about the rise of consumer society, Canadian thought and culture, and intellectual history. Les mer
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Buying Happiness

This book will serve scholars of consumer society, history, sociology, political economy, and economics. It will appeal to a wide array of readers interested in modern Canadian history, debates about the rise of consumer society, Canadian thought and culture, and intellectual history.

Introduction

1 The Meaning Is in the Spending

2 The Promise of a More Abundant Life

3 Culturing Canadian Patriotism

4 Moralizing the Economy

5 Charting the Contours of Modern Society

6 Regulating the Consumer

7 Buying Happiness

8 Academic Encounters

Conclusion

Notes; Index

Breaking new ground into the study of the emergence and development of consumer society in Canada, Buying Happiness connects changes in thought to changes in the economy and in behaviour.

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