By Tim Dant

The conventional method of tradition specializes in the symbolic

meanings of items instead of the influence that those objects

have on modern existence. utilizing the automobile as a habitual theme,

Tim Dant demanding situations the well-established concept that consumption

is the critical courting with “things” in our lives and

argues that it truly is via fabric interplay with the objects

around us that we confront our society.

Drawing on, and debating with, old, philosophical, and

theoretical discourses that tackle materiality, this booklet is of

interest to scholars and researchers in quite a few disciplines,

including sociology, anthropology, cultural reports, and

technology studies.

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