The article witnesses about fast development of consumption in the Czech Republic after 1989. First, basic features of consumption under the communism are exposed. Second, the likely impact of transition on the economic situation of households is discussed. Third, changes in patterns of family expenditures are documented. Fourth, the consumer scene with its agencies and clients is sketched. Both the positive and negative features of booming consumption are summarized in conclusion.
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Household consumption in the Czech Republic: from shopping queues to consumer society
Večerník, Jiří. 2008. „Household consumption in the Czech Republic: from shopping queues to consumer society.“ Polish Sociological Review 53 (2/162): 153-173. ISSN 1231-1413.