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OP471 Consumption, Activism and Social Change
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Binkley, Sam. 2010. “OP471 Consumption, Activism and Social Change”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Recent years have witnessed the rise of a new kind of political activism taking place in the all embracing world of consumer culture. Through consumer boycotts, environmental protests, spontaneous performances in retail spaces, the lampooning of advertising and other strategies that often combine the cultural, the political and the artistic, these groups...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 400

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