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The Theory of the Leisure Class
Thorstein Veblen
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The Theory of the Leisure Class
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Veblen outlines his theory of social stratification in an industrialized society, the paradoxical elevation of the leisure class, and conspicuous consumption.

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Preface
The Theory of the Leisure Class
I: Introductory
II: Pecuniary Emulation
III: Conspicuous Leisure
IV: Conspicuous Consumption
V: The Pecuniary Standard of Living
VI: Pecuniary Canons of Taste
VII: Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture
VIII: Industrial Exemption and Conservatism
IX: The Conservation of Archaic Traits
X: Modern Survivals of Prowess
XI: The Belief in Luck
XII: Devout Observances
XII: Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interests
XIV: The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary
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