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Radical History Review (1 May 1996) 1996 (65): 152–158.
Published: 01 May 1996
... capitalists in their glory days, ”Consume! Consume!” looked in their maturity to be the long-awaited Savior. Consumerism, of course, was labor’s old-time religion. (When Sam Gompers was asked, ”What does labor want he replied, ”More But it was new doctrine to miserly capitalists in the early...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1993) 1993 (57): 116–159.
Published: 01 October 1993
... si6cle. Characterizing the decora- tive arts movement as a bourgeois reform effort to construct a democratic consumer culture, Williams set the reformers’ utopian conception of the marketplace against the mass consumerism of the department store which, she claimed, catered to the...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1993) 1993 (57): 117–159.
Published: 01 October 1993
... si6cle. Characterizing the decora- tive arts movement as a bourgeois reform effort to construct a democratic consumer culture, Williams set the reformers’ utopian conception of the marketplace against the mass consumerism of the department store which, she claimed, catered to the...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 96–111.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Krista Harper Copyright © 1999 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1999 Citizens or Consumers?: Environmentalism and the Public Sphere in Postsocialist Hungary Krista Harper INTRODUCTION Much of the most vital...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1994) 1994 (59): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 1994
...: American Corporations and Black Consumers During the 1960s Robert E. Weems, Jr. The Black Freedom Movement of the 1950s and 1960s captured the attention of millions. Yet, the African-American experience during this period included more than boycotts, "sit-ins...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2011) 2011 (110): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the Cold War notion that female consumers' desires drive change, and that consumer society in general is fundamentally apolitical, operating best when it operates outside the realm of the state. Ultimately, I argue that neoliberal markets, conventional gender systems, and a misunderstanding of women's...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 55–66.
Published: 01 January 2016
... story of democratic socialism. But this success could not stop consumer shortages, programmed financial losses, or the counterrevolution outside the factory gates. © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2016 Allende's Chile revolution workers comanagement democratic...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 159–167.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thomas P. Oates In the past several decades, a new narrative framework for American football in the United States has been offered to mainstream consumers. In a number of entertainments, notably fantasy football, fans are invited to enjoy National Football League (NFL) games through the lens of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2011) 2011 (110): 155–160.
Published: 01 May 2011
... produce, sell, and consume food. MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2011 (Re)views Digging Down to the Roots On the Radical Potential of Documentary Food Films Laura Lindenfeld The past decade has witnessed the emergence and growth of a body of documen- tary films...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 149–152.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Lyell Davies Richard Maxwell and Toby Miller's book Greening the Media explores the impact of information communication technologies (ICTs) and consumer electronics (CEs) on our environment and on the lives of the workers involved in the manufacture or disposal of these technologies. In their book...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2012
... neoliberal cultural, tourism-focused, and consumer-driven urban development and merged it with Jacobs's theories in order to cast himself as a key public advocate for “creative-class” planning with only marginal success and even less accountability. Despite popular and scholarly critiques of the creative...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2017) 2017 (129): 164–176.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Rebecca J. Kinney This essay analyzes the ways that the “tourist gaze” and the “development gaze” overlap in the neoliberal gentrification of Detroit. It situates Shinola Detroit's corporate branding as an extension of the tourist gaze, a way for tourist consumers to experience the city through...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2018) 2018 (131): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Jelmer Vos This essay reflects on the study of coffee production in Angola, following research in business and missionary archives in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. After observing that African coffee farmers were consumers of foreign goods as much as they were producers for the global...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2018) 2018 (132): 126–143.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... Certain photo-essays marshalled photography’s evidentiary properties to argue that workers became model patriarchs, satisfied laborers, and avid consumers, presenting the program as an agent of class uplift and mobility while repressing braceros’ political agency. In other photo-essays, the presence of...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2019) 2019 (134): 1–24.
Published: 01 May 2019
... inextricable relationship between empire and the transregional solidarities engendered by boycott. Social scientists often discuss consumer boycotts as a late-modern articulation of ethical consumerism, globalized humanitarianism, and (capitalist) calls for corporate responsibility in a decidedly US...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2019) 2019 (134): 142–167.
Published: 01 May 2019
... pressure, albeit spread out across space and even time, necessary for a boycott to succeed. Yet this is often a subversive public, a collective of strangers seeking to take advantage of consumerism and capitalism to achieve alternate visions of consumer society and the public sphere, in which consumers...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1987) 1987 (37): 82–92.
Published: 01 January 1987
... consumerism of the twen- tieth. But Miller’s presentation of the transition still leaves some questions unanswered. In part, the problem lies in Miller’s ap- proach, the study of a single enterprise. How typical a department store, after all, was the Bon Marche? The emergence of a consumer...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2000) 2000 (76): 115–135.
Published: 01 January 2000
... seem to be wrong. In the case of America’s 15,000,000 Negroes, something very definitely is.’ Sponsor Magazine used this headline in 1949 to grab the attention of national advertisers who had long ignored African-American consum- ers-the ”forgotten” fifteen million. With this...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1991) 1991 (51): 98–106.
Published: 01 October 1991
... text that could be read as part of a larger inquiry into the origins of the consumer. In describing advertising makers as a group that ”believed that their lifestyle was the goal of ordinary Americans,” the text implies that there were Americans for whom consumerism was not important. And...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2012) 2012 (112): 209–212.
Published: 01 January 2012
... typically viewed as an activity in which individuals put the pursuit of the common good aside to satisfy selfish pleasures and status-­seeking distinctions. Academics and social critics have often responded to the “problem” of shopping by rejecting consumerism and searching for ways to curb it. Less...