Consumption and Destruction
Consumptionpurchasing, eating destroying.
Consumer choices and habits can have negative effects:
Unethical labour practices (j’s being made by little Chinese kids)
Environmental destruction (plastics in water)
Health effects (cigs, cosmetic stuff)
Economic engineering (all of a sudden we tell people what they can do .like the
Social harm linked to capitalist society (export plantation becomes an issue when
the demand dries)
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Sense of belonging through consumption.
Late modernity (everything is society is shifting david garlon article ghistory of the
present . from 19601990 how did we get here? Macro level social changes in our way of
thinking and organization >he speaks of crime and deviance. Changes due to society
where we no longer have long term relatonships (even for criminals. We’re more
controlling rather than rehabilitation. Not worried about the victim. We make laws
Criminology of the State
Rational choice (u do the crime, u do the time)
Crime prevention technologies and CPTED (Makes it harder to commit crime,
and we divide people into groups.
Importance of state and place (private spaces, how geography has meaning,
SPATIALITY, relationships between different places, grouping people through location
i.e Vanier. Working class vs. Lower class
Difference from place and space: Spatiality is relationship between difference places.
Ontological Insecurity ( the opposite of knowing where our life is going. Marked
by sense of uncertainty of what’s going to happen in our lives. Breakingdown of how