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Department
Cultural Studies and Critical Theory
Course
CSCT 1CS3
Professor
Helene Strauss
Semester
Fall

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stCSCT 1CS3Feb 12011ConsumerismFoundational Myth of Consumer Culture ideology of perpetual growth purchase of commodities to sustain life commodities objectsservices produced for consumption or exchange by someone other than their producers PC 154Consumption is about more than exchange the culturalsocial dynamics extend way longer than the exchangeConsumer CultureA Brief HistoryHistorically unique consumer plays not only an important role but a syncro rolethAround the end of 19 C we saw a shift in longstanding patterns of consumptionCrisis of capitalist overproductionculture of consumerism didnt exist yetnew and expanded markets needed Not only increase in wages to stimulate
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