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Luxury is a symbol of inequality. (Review)

Фетисова Т.А.


In the review, a social phenomenon such as luxury is considered. The famous sociologist Тhorstein Veblen – author of the theory of «leisure class» defined luxury as an indicator of social differentiation for the aspirations of the individual to achieve success and public recognition, which is expressed in «conspicuous consumption».


luxury; rarity; excesses; social differentiation; mass production.

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