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Knowing Luxury: From Socio-Cultural Value to Market Price?

Joanne Roberts and John Armitage

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is concerned with the epistemology — or the nature and scope of knowledge — about luxury. The purpose here is not merely to define luxury but, rather, to explore how luxury is known and ... More


Approaches to Quantifying Roman Trade: Response

Michael Fulford

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter highlights the need from the perspective of the consuming community for an integrated approach to the comparative analysis of quantified material culture and environmental assemblages ... More


The Object and Art of Luxury Consumption

Mike Featherstone

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter looks at two dynamics of luxury — the ‘democratisation’ of luxury, which occurs when such goods are made more widely available; and the rebranding of luxury goods as art objects, which ... More


The Ethical Responsibilities of Luxury Companies and Consumers

Haochen Sun

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter uses the stark contrast between the rich and the poor, as illustrated in the luxury goods industry, as a lens through which to see the existence of an ethical crisis in society. To ... More


Procurement and Display

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Fine art was only one area of luxury consumption: clothes, coaches, textiles, and interior furnishings were generally much more expensive than paintings, and highly sought after. English diplomats ... More


Introduction

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Seventeenth-century diplomacy was a very visual form of politics and luxury consumption was integral to its conduct. English diplomats abroad were exposed to the very highest levels of expenditure on ... More


Romance, Magic, Memory, and Perfection

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how pervasive weddings have become in the cultural landscape, noting the statistics of weddings in the United States alone and attempting to determine whether a wedding can ... More


Let Them Eat Fake Cake: The Rational Weakness of China’s Anti-counterfeiting Policy

Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the following questions: How did China become the world's leader in luxury goods sales—a category that relies heavily on intellectual property (IP) rights for its market ... More


Conclusion

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

During the second half of the seventeenth century there was a substantial shift in the manner in which envoys believed it was necessary to live while they were abroad, evidenced through the greater ... More


The Connoisseurial Adviser: Matthew Prior, 1664–1721

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The cultural activities of Matthew Prior demonstrate that, far from being a privileged occupation of high-ranking diplomats, collecting was a widespread phenomenon in the diplomatic service and ... More


The Gender of Trademarks and Luxury Branding

Ann Bartow

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses how the luxury goods industry's branding practices demean and damage women, and how the current framework of intellectual property law only furthers this abuse. It argues that ... More


Conclusion: Useful Subjects?

Matt Erlin

in Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770-1815

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453045
eISBN:
9780801470431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453045.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This conclusion discusses work of art as a very special kind of luxury object, one whose intrinsic structure ensures a particular mode of consumption that neutralizes the potentially harmful effects ... More


Shanzhai, Sumptuary Law, and Intellectual Property Law in Contemporary China

Barton Beebe

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines three related phenomena in contemporary China. The first is the Chinese central government's recent revival of direct, top-down sumptuary law. The purpose of such laws in China, ... More


Conclusion: Global Stories

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300127362
eISBN:
9780300142853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300127362.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter, which sums up the key findings of this study on the role of the Jews in the history of the global ostrich feather trade, presents a story that highlights the fleeting nature of success ... More


The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Haochen Sun, Barton Beebe, and Madhavi Sunder (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

Intellectual property law plays a pivotal role in ensuring that luxury goods companies can recoup their investments in the creation and dissemination of their copyrighted works, trademarked logos, ... More


“That Indissoluble Chain of Industry, Knowledge, and Humanity”: Hume on Economic and Moral Improvement

Margaret Schabas and Carl Wennerlind

in A Philosopher's Economist: Hume and the Rise of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226597447
eISBN:
9780226691251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691251.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Hume argued, expanding on Montesquieu’s principle of doux commerce, that trade and commerce promote peace and civility. Focusing first and foremost on the burgeoning middle class, Hume argued that ... More


Introduction

Barton Beebe

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the interconnections between the global luxury goods system and global intellectual property law. It then provides an overview of the subsequent chapters.


Imperial Asia Minor:Economic Prosperity and Names

Marek Christian

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This paper deals with names in Anatolia which allude to various material goods of exceptional quality and/or rarity such as precious stones, aromatics, incense, etc., a large group of ‘exotics’ ... More


A Perspective from Asia: Special Protection for Luxury Brands— Legal Sense or Nonsense?

David Llewelyn

in The Luxury Economy and Intellectual Property: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199335701
eISBN:
9780199350421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335701.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter considers the question of whether broader legal protection should be accorded to luxury brands because they spend more on advertising and promoting their products. It suggests that the ... More


Status Symbols and Luxury Goods in International Relations

Lilach Gilady

in The Price of Prestige: Conspicuous Consumption in International Relations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226433202
eISBN:
9780226433349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226433349.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores five aspects of status symbols and luxury goods in international relations. It first develops a functionalist explanation for the utility of status symbols in international ... More


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