Bibliographic Details

The economic psychology of everyday life / Paul Webley [and others].

Imprint Hove ; Philadelphia, PA : Psychology Press, 2001.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 214 pages) : illustrations.
Language English
Series International series in social psychology
International series in social psychology.
Subject Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Consumers.
Économie politique -- Aspect psychologique.
Consommateurs.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Theory.
Consumers.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Wissenschaft
Economische psychologie.
Consumentengedrag.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11173034
Other authors / contributors Webley, Paul.
ISBN 9781134659722
1134659725
9780203138038
0203138031
0415188601
9780415188609
041518861X
9780415188616
0415188601
9780415188609
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-199) and indexes.
Summary Explores the economic problems all individuals have to solve across the course of their lives.
Other form Print version: Economic psychology of everyday life. Hove ; Philadelphia, PA : Psychology Press, 2001 0415188601
Standard no. 9780415188609
Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; An Introduction to Economic Psychology; How Can We Study the Economic Psychology of Everyday Life?; Psychology, Economics and the Economic Psychology of Everyday Life; The Early Years The Economic Problems of Childhood; Children and Commerce An Uneasy Relationship; The 'Wherewithal'; The Broader Picture; Summary and Conclusions; Becoming an Economic Adult; A First Job; A First Income; First Purchases; Discussion; Economic Behaviour in the Family; The Family as a Dynamic System; The Central Importance of Gender.
  • Future Research ProblemsNew Problems in the Future; Economic Behaviour in Maturity; Individual Differences and Economic Behaviour; Buying: The Mature Consumer; Work and Unemployment; Discussion; The Golden Years? Economic Behaviour in Retirement; The Retirement Event; The State of Retirement; Economic Activity After Retirement; Frailty; Reconstructing the Past; Economic Life After Death; Concluding Remarks; Afterword; The New Millennium and the Postmo.