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SO 3119
Consumer Society - Level 5
Consumer society as an expression of material culture in the post-modern globalized world. Emphasis on collective trends (fashion), conspicuous consumption (luxury), lifestyles (identity), class and gender divisions, places of consumption (e.g., shopping malls), etc. The pathology of consumption: alienation, objectification, pseudo-individualism, and the romantic search for the “new.”
Prerequisites: SO 1000 or SO 1001
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/0/3
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