Week 12 Consumption

Week 12 Consumption - Week12:Consumption 18:58

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Week 12: Consumption 18:58 What we buy and how it relates us to the world around us? EC The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard We are running out o resources, using too much stuff One third of the natural resources of the world are gone. Arguing for thinking about consumption in critical way, alternatives to things. Various  things to follow to change these issue. Everything we’ve been talking about are intertwined in the idea of consumption. What is  it that we consume, and how they impact the things around us? Very black and white images, simplicity serves a function. Her tone of voice was  addressing the viewer in a lecturing tone. Globalization and the struggle for worlds and knowledges otherwise Blaser, Mario Globalization Increasing the unification of world economy (What can world leaders do to increase  access to the global economy and to make things consumed.) Communication Transportation Trade Goal is to increase material wealth: point is to make things cheaper, assumes goods are  making the world a better place, so people need to be able to afford more goods. International division of labor
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Week 12 Consumption - Week12:Consumption 18:58

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