May 23, 2024  
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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GST 445 - 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 AMS 445, SOC 445, and WGS 445.


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