Consumerism - John Bieler Professor Lerner Sociology 202 22...

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John Bieler Professor Lerner Sociology 202 22 February 2007 Notebook Entry #: Consumerism 1. Was this week of spending typical for you, or not? Why? This week was typical, except for the amount of gas and work on my car. I took a drive to Virginia Tech over the weekend but beside that it seems as though I spend money on the same things every couple of days. 2. Are most of your purchases for items you need, or items you want? Does this breakdown concern you? Why or why not? Amount Spent Need or Want? Item $6.50 Need Taco Bell $45.00 Want Private $4.20 Want Ciggerettes $3.00 Want Candy $23.00 Need Gas $160.00 Want Clothes $53.00 Need Groceries $30.00 Need Oil Change $40.00 Need Trip Check $45.00 Want Private $23.00 Want Private $4.20 Want Ciggerettes $9.50 Need Gas $8.20 Need Taco Bell
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Most of my purchases are wants, but I would like to believe it is more close to balanced. This breakdown does not bother me because I know where my spending is normally at and always try to keep it low. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course SOC 202 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Northern Virginia Community College.

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