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Monday, January 02, 2012

The Consumer Republic - Breathing Space Blog

Stampedes and riots at shopping malls of late have made me think of the 2003 book,
A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America,
by Lizabeth Cohen (Knopf). Dr. Cohen is a professor of American studies who asks
* How did mass consumption establish itself as a basic component of citizenship in the United States?
* How have the economic, political, social, and cultural structures engendered by mass consumption changed your life?

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