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European new middle class

individuality and tribalism in mass society

by Pekka Sulkunen

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Finland
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- Europe,
    • Mass society,
    • Individualism -- Europe,
    • Neighborhood -- Europe,
    • Drinking customs -- Finland -- Case studies,
    • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects -- Finland -- Case studies,
    • Hotels -- Social aspects -- Finland -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-183).

      StatementPekka Sulkunen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT690.E73 S85 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1713172M
      ISBN 101856283402
      LC Control Number92015316

        The rapid emergence of Asia’s middle class will bring far-reaching economic change, creating new market opportunities for domestic and international companies. Already, demand for consumer durables has increased in the region, with China becoming the world’s largest market for automobiles and mobile phones.


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Based on literature and on field research of tribal communities in public drinking places of a modern Western European capital (Helsinki), this book analyzes the new middle class.

Sulkunen's later book on the European New Middle Class, a study of middle class drinkers in three Helsinki bars. The fact that the focus of the research is on a neglected research topic makes this book both an unu-sual and an important work, and one that should be given more academic European new middle class book than it has currently received.

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