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    Providence College
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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AMS 345 - The Consumer Society


1 semester, 3 Credits

Consumption and consumerism are driving forces sustaining the expansionist logic of advanced capitalism and globalization. Consumption of commodities has become the basis for the formation of ever-changing individual and group identities. Examines the historical development of consumerism, theoretical approaches to understanding the political, social, economic, individual, and very importantly, the environmental consequences of consumerism. Same as GST 345, SOC 345 and WMS 345.


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