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The World of Wal-Mart: Discounting the American Dream,9780415894876
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The World of Wal-Mart: Discounting the American Dream

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415894876

ISBN10:
0415894875
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/18/2012
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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Summary

The primary aim of this book is to introduce anthropological concepts and analysis and to demonstrate their value for understanding American culture by applying them to Walmart. This is not a "definitive" book on Walmart, nor does it single the company out for anthropological praise or criticism. Rather, Walmart is analyzed as a set of dilemmas and contradictions that index American culture more generally, and against which alternatives can be both imaged and developed.


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