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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

American Demographics.

Center for a New American Dream.

Co-op America.

Good Stuff? A Behind the Scenes Guide to the Things We Buy (World Watch Institute).

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Badiner, Allan Hunt. Mindfulness in the Marketplace: Compassionate Responses to Consumerism (Berkeley CA: Parallax, 2002).

Baranowsky, Shelley. Strength Through Joy: Consumerism & Mass Tourism in the Third Reich (NY: Cambridge, 2004).

Cross, Gary. An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America (NY: Columbia, 2000).

Douglas, Mary & Baron Isherwood. The World of Goods: Towards an Anthropology of Consumption (NY: Routledge, 1996).

Durning, Alan. How Much is Enough? The Consumer Society & the Future of the Earth (NY: Norton, 1992).

Fine, Ben. The World of Consumption: The Material & Cutural Revisited (NY: Routledge, 2002).

Harris, Daniel. Cute, Quaint, Hungry & Romantic: The Aesthetics of Consumerism (NY: Basic Books, 2000).

Jacobson, Michael F. & Laurie Ann Mazur. Marketing Madness: A Survival Guide for a Consumer Society (Boulder: Westview, 1995).

Kilbourne, Jean. Can't Buy Me Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think & Feel (Portland OR: Touchstone, 1999).

Lodziak, Conrad. The Myth of Consumerism (London: Pluto, 2002).

Ritzer, George. Enchanting a Disenchanted World: Revolutionizing the Means of Consumption (Thousand Oaks CA: Pine Forge, 2005).

Trentmann, Frank (ed.) The Making of the Consumer: Knowledge, Power & Identity in the Modern World (NY: Berg, 2006).

Twitchell, James B. Lead Us Into Temptation: The Triumph of American Materialism (NY: Columbia U, 1999).

__________. Living it Up: Our Love Affair with Luxury (NY: Columbia U, 2002).

Underhill, Paco. The Call of the Mall (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2004).

World Watch Institute. The State of the World 2004: The Consumer Society (NY: Norton, 2004).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Surplus" [2003], dir. Eric Gandini, 52m.

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