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ENST2001: Assignment#2 – Watch “The Story of Stuff” on political economy Student Name First, read Chapter 7 and/or do some internet research to gain a clear understanding of the meaning these 7 Neo(Marxist) terms. Then, start watching the video called The Story of Stuf (21:25 minutes). Although Annie Leonard uses slightly different vocabulary, she captures the Political Economy perspective in her description of the life cycle of consumer goods. For example, she uses the phrase ‘material economy’ to describe ‘capitalist market system.’ Please, watch and rewatch the video and answer the following questions: A. Explain how each of the concepts listed below is represented in the video. I.e. highlight what scene/example/description illustrates the following concepts/phrases. (2-5 sentences each) (3 points). 1. Primitive accumulation- it refers to the extraction of goods from areas that have always been using the land. Capitalist believe that the natives do not have any rights to the
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  • Fall '10
  • Ayranci
  • Capitalism, Annie Leonard, 25 minutes, 6months

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