The changing career of luxury: from moral threat to material well-being

Berry, C. (2021) The changing career of luxury: from moral threat to material well-being. Research in Hospitality Management, 11(1), pp. 1-4. (doi: 10.1080/22243534.2020.1867366)

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The elusive nature of luxury and its history have been discussed for thousands of years. Previously known to be for the rich and famous, it could be argued that luxury is a moral threat to society, bringing about social divides and tension. But was is the real meaning of luxury? What was once a threat can now be considered to assist with well-being. This article discusses the historical developments of the phenomenon of luxury.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Berry, Professor Christopher
Authors: Berry, C.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences
Journal Name:Research in Hospitality Management
Publisher:Taylor and Francis
ISSN (Online):2415-5152
Published Online:16 March 2021
Copyright Holders:Copyright © The Authors 2021
First Published:First published in Research in Hospitality Management 11(1):1-4
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons license

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