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Consumer theory for real consumers.

M. Kemsley

Consumer theory for real consumers.

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Economics and Economic History.
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Notwithstanding its endorsement by Mises, writes Robert Murphy, many modern Austrians reject the notion of consumer sovereignty as an inaccurate political metaphor. Besides the technical inaccuracy—namely, that consumers are not truly sovereign over the producers—the doctrine is an insult to the market economy. The free market is a much better system of social organization.   Consumer culture theory (CCT) is a stream of research focusing on consumption patterns as a social and cultural practice. Scholars who espouse CCT are predominantly, albeit not exclusively, employed in marketing or management departments in universities and business schools in Europe and North America, though there is a growing interest in this type of research in Latin America, for by:


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