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Consumerism

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From the Publisher: Each volume in the Contemporary Issues Companion series provides readers with a wealth of information on topics of current interest. Focusing on important social issues, each anthology examines its subject in a variety of ways, from personal statistical articles to the most relevant commentaries and overview. Every essay is introduced with a brief summary of its main points and biographical information about the author, while the book's introduction presents a broad overview of the issues discussed. A perfect resource for both students and the general reader, the Contemporary Issues Companion series is sure to be a valued source of current and readable information.
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table_of_contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- 1: What Is The Impact Of Consumerism? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Consumption is linked to economic well-being / Kevin A Hassett and Aparna Mathur -- 2: Consumption is not an indicator of economic well-being / Virginia Postrel -- 3: Consumerism may be linked to mental and emotional problems / Tori DeAngelis -- 4: Consumerism is not linked to mental and emotional problems / Brendan O'Neill -- 5: Consumption of luxury goods is changing among consumers / Knowledge@Wharton -- 6: Luxury is not the same as consumer excess / Joseph Epstein -- Periodical bibliography -- 2: What Facilitates Consumerism? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Advertising promotes consumerism / Anup Shah -- 2: Shopping addiction promotes consumerism / Charles Shaw -- 3: Capitalism promotes consumerism / Rick Wolff -- 4: Capitalism is confused with consumerism / Michael J Foster -- 5: Recession is hurting consumerism / Alex Williams -- 6: Recession will not hurt consumerism / Zachary Karabell -- Periodical bibliography -- 3: Is Consumerism A Problem? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Consumerism harms children / Kris Berggren -- 2: Dangers of consumerism for children are overstated / Karen Sternheimer -- 3: Environmental movement has created greet consumerism / Frank Furedi -- 4: Rejecting consumerism can help the environment / Wendee Holtcamp -- 5: Credit card consumerism creates debt / Stuart Vyse -- 6: Credit card consumerism is ending / Kimberly Palmer -- Periodical bibliography -- 4: Should Consumerism Be Rejected? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Consumerism should be rejected / Wanda Urbanska -- 2: Rejecting consumerism is unrealistic / Reihan Salam -- 3: Freeganism addresses the problems of consumerism / Sergio Burns -- 4: Moderate consumerism is more practical than freeganism / Raina Kelley -- 5: Consumerism conflicts with Christianity / Christian Science Monitor -- 6: Consumerism can benefit Christianity / Jeremy Lott -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
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