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The Sum of Small Things:
A Theory of the Aspirational Class
Elizabeth Currid-Halkett

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"Just as Thorstein Veblen captured his time with the phrase ‘conspicuous consumption,' Elizabeth Currid-Halkett nails the contemporary rise of a subtler but no less materialist inconspicuous consumption. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand modern cities or culture today."--Richard Florida, author of The Rise of the Creative Class

"This book takes readers on a tour of contemporary U.S. inequality--in particular the classes who occupy its highest strata—via characteristic patterns of consumption behavior. Revealing polarizing patterns of class behavior, this engaging and thought-provoking work will attract a substantial readership and generate discussion."—Leonard Nevarez, author of Pursuing Quality of Life

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