The Resource Malled : deciphering shopping in Canada, Kit Dobson

Malled : deciphering shopping in Canada, Kit Dobson

Label
Malled : deciphering shopping in Canada
Title
Malled
Title remainder
deciphering shopping in Canada
Statement of responsibility
Kit Dobson
Title variation
Deciphering shopping in Canada
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Generally Kit Dobson hates malls. But he is fascinated by them, by their place in our society, by how we interact with them and how they end up in our books, movies and art. In Malled, the author explores malls and the shopping that occurs in and around them from one end of Canada to the other. From Chinook Centre in Calgary to the underground malls of Montreal and even up to the famous Walmart in Whitehorse, he looks at our culture of consumerism, and how malls are both shaped by their location and shape the spaces around them. While Kit may never become fond of aspects of consumer culture like the selfie stick or the Elf on the Shelf, by the end of Malled, he has found a peace with our spaces for shopping, which he suggests are only a more recent reflection of a need that will never go away."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dobson, Kit
Dewey number
306.30971
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Shopping malls
  • Shopping malls
  • Shopping centers
  • Shopping centers
  • Shopping
  • Hamilton (Ont.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Malled : deciphering shopping in Canada, Kit Dobson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781928088462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 402008
  • (HPL)269656
  • 402008
Label
Malled : deciphering shopping in Canada, Kit Dobson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9781928088462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 402008
  • (HPL)269656
  • 402008

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