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Sociology 699K: Social Theories of Consumption
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Ritzer, George. 2010. “Sociology 699K: Social Theories of Consumption”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Most social theorizing about the economy has focused on production rather than consumption. In spite of this productivist bias, there has been some significant theorizing about consumption. Such theorizing has increased in recent years with the growing realization, especially among postmodernists, that we can be said to have moved from a production- to a...

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