Yustalgie: Remembrance and Material Culture of Socialism as a Frame of Reference for the Consumption of the Present

  • Emilija Mijić The Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade
Keywords:
yustalgia, consumption, material culture, socialism

Abstract

The paper is a result of research on consumption processes and nostalgic narratives connected to former Yugoslavia. It deals with the relations between consumption yustalgia and yustalgic consumption, two processes interrogated in nostalgic narratives. The goal of the research was to explain how people use active memories and nostalgic narratives as a tool of critique for the present socio-political and economical position. In this transitional moment, socialist material culture is a one kind of critique process in post-socialistic discourse.

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Published
2011-09-05
How to Cite
Mijić, Emilija. 2011. “Yustalgie: Remembrance and Material Culture of Socialism As a Frame of Reference for the Consumption of the Present”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 6 (3), 63-782. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21301/eap.v6i3.13.