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Expressing America [[electronic resource] ] : a critique of the global credit card society / / George Ritzer

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Autore: Ritzer George Visualizza persona
Titolo: Expressing America [[electronic resource] ] : a critique of the global credit card society / / George Ritzer Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; ; London, : Pine Forge, 1995
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (259 p.)
Disciplina: 332.765
Soggetto topico: Credit cards - Social aspects - United States
Credit cards - Social aspects
Consumer credit - United States
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-230) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 - The Credit Card: Private Troubles and Public Issues; Chapter 2 - Socio-History of the Credit Card: We Probably won't Recognize the Credit Card Field by the End of the Century; Chapter 3 - Credit Card Debt: Beware the Plastic Loan Shark; Chapter 4 - Credit Card Fraud: Screw You, Mac-I Got Mine; Chapter 5 - Secrecy, Privacy, and Credit Cards: Who isn't in Their Files?; Chapter 6 - Credit Cards, Fast-Food Restaurants, and Rationalization: All You Need is 42 Digits to Make One Long-Distance Phone Call
Chapter 7 - An American Express: The Culture that Conquered the WorldAppendix; Endnotes; Index
Sommario/riassunto: In this book the author explains what the credit card tells us, both good and bad, about the essence of the modern US and why and how the credit card is helping to transform much of the world.
Titolo autorizzato: Expressing America  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-8039-9069-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
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Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910480299403321
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Serie: Pine Forge Press social science library.