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SOC150B: The Culture of Consumption
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Miller, Laura. 2010. “SOC150B: The Culture of Consumption”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Contemporary society is frequently characterized as a consumer society, a place where material goods and the process of accumulating those goods have become extremely important for individuals and the larger culture. This course will examine the development and significance of a culture of consumption. It will pay particular attention to the ongoing...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 100

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