Consumerism
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Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
339.47 CONSU 2010
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From the Publisher: Each volume in the Contemporary Issues Companion series provides readers with a wealth of information on topics of current interest. Focusing on important social issues, each anthology examines its subject in a variety of ways, from personal statistical articles to the most relevant commentaries and overview. Every essay is introduced with a brief summary of its main points and biographical information about the author, while the book's introduction presents a broad overview of the issues discussed. A perfect resource for both students and the general reader, the Contemporary Issues Companion series is sure to be a valued source of current and readable information.

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Book
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231 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
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English
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0737745061 (hardcover), 9780737745078 (pbk.), 073774507X (pbk.), 9780737745061 (hardcover)

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
From the Publisher: Each volume in the Contemporary Issues Companion series provides readers with a wealth of information on topics of current interest. Focusing on important social issues, each anthology examines its subject in a variety of ways, from personal statistical articles to the most relevant commentaries and overview. Every essay is introduced with a brief summary of its main points and biographical information about the author, while the book's introduction presents a broad overview of the issues discussed. A perfect resource for both students and the general reader, the Contemporary Issues Companion series is sure to be a valued source of current and readable information.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Espejo, R. (2010). Consumerism. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Espejo, Roman, 1977-. 2010. Consumerism. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Espejo, Roman, 1977-, Consumerism. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Espejo, Roman. Consumerism. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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