The Resource Consumerism, Roman Espejo, editor

Consumerism, Roman Espejo, editor

Label
Consumerism
Title
Consumerism
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
339.4/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB801
LC item number
.C62824 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Consumption (Economics)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Consumerism, Roman Espejo, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: What is the impact of consumerism? Chapter preface ; Consumption is linked to economic well-being / Kevin A Hassett and Aparna Mathur ; Consumption is not an indicator of economic well-being / Virginia Postrel ; Consumerism may be linked to mental and emotional problems / Tori DeAngelis ; Consumerism is not linked to mental and emotional problems / Brendan O'Neill ; Consumption of luxury goods is changing among consumers / Knowledge@Wharton ; Luxury is not the same as consumer excess / Joseph Epstein ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 2: What facilitates consumerism? Chapter preface ; Advertising promotes consumerism / Anup Shah ; Shopping addiction promotes consumerism / Charles Shaw ; Capitalism promotes consumerism / Rick Wolff ; Capitalism is confused with consumerism / Michael J Foster ; The recession is hurting consumerism / Alex Williams ; The recession will not hurt consumerism / Zachary Karabell ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 3: Is consumerism a problem? Chapter preface ; Consumerism harms children / Kris Berggren ; The dangers of consumerism for children are overstated / Karen Sternheimer ; The environmental movement has created greet consumerism / Frank Furedi ; Rejecting consumerism can help the environment / Wendee Holtcamp ; Credit card consumerism creates debt / Stuart Vyse ; Credit card consumerism is ending / Kimberly Palmer ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 4: Should consumerism be rejected? Chapter preface ; Consumerism should be rejected / Wanda Urbanska ; Rejecting consumerism is unrealistic / Reihan Salam ; Freeganism addresses the problems of consumerism / Sergio Burns ; Moderate consumerism is more practical than freeganism / Raina Kelley ; Consumerism conflicts with Christianity / The Christian Science Monitor ; Consumerism can benefit Christianity / Jeremy Lott ; Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact
Control code
ocn317921626
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780737745061
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009026339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)317921626
Label
Consumerism, Roman Espejo, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: What is the impact of consumerism? Chapter preface ; Consumption is linked to economic well-being / Kevin A Hassett and Aparna Mathur ; Consumption is not an indicator of economic well-being / Virginia Postrel ; Consumerism may be linked to mental and emotional problems / Tori DeAngelis ; Consumerism is not linked to mental and emotional problems / Brendan O'Neill ; Consumption of luxury goods is changing among consumers / Knowledge@Wharton ; Luxury is not the same as consumer excess / Joseph Epstein ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 2: What facilitates consumerism? Chapter preface ; Advertising promotes consumerism / Anup Shah ; Shopping addiction promotes consumerism / Charles Shaw ; Capitalism promotes consumerism / Rick Wolff ; Capitalism is confused with consumerism / Michael J Foster ; The recession is hurting consumerism / Alex Williams ; The recession will not hurt consumerism / Zachary Karabell ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 3: Is consumerism a problem? Chapter preface ; Consumerism harms children / Kris Berggren ; The dangers of consumerism for children are overstated / Karen Sternheimer ; The environmental movement has created greet consumerism / Frank Furedi ; Rejecting consumerism can help the environment / Wendee Holtcamp ; Credit card consumerism creates debt / Stuart Vyse ; Credit card consumerism is ending / Kimberly Palmer ; Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 4: Should consumerism be rejected? Chapter preface ; Consumerism should be rejected / Wanda Urbanska ; Rejecting consumerism is unrealistic / Reihan Salam ; Freeganism addresses the problems of consumerism / Sergio Burns ; Moderate consumerism is more practical than freeganism / Raina Kelley ; Consumerism conflicts with Christianity / The Christian Science Monitor ; Consumerism can benefit Christianity / Jeremy Lott ; Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact
Control code
ocn317921626
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780737745061
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009026339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)317921626

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