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Lecture 2

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 102
Professor
Sarah Mrigalia
Semester
Spring

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02/24/2014 A World of waste Over Consumption Consumer demand is fed through the rapid depletion of natural resources Unsustainable consumption patterns among western nations: US no. 1 in waste In 2008 3.16 million tons of E­waste generated by US (EPA) Planned obsolescence Minor product changes that compel consumers to purchase newer models Built in defects that render the product useless Fashion Forward? Every 3­4 weeks they come up with a new fashion trend A disposable society Environmental Inequalities Disp
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