A Structural Critique of Consumption: Inequality, Globalization and the Aspirational Gap
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its series Human Development Occasional Papers (1992-2007) with number HDOCPA-1998-17.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: Jun 1998
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Publication status: Published as background research for the 1998 Human Development Report.
human development; consumption; globalization;
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