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Unformatted text preview: How the commodity dictates their lives. Commodity Fetishism : is a commodity dictating human relationships. In a preindustrial society a person whos selling a commodity for wheat there is a personal relationship. There is a personal relationship, not dictated by the sugar and wheat. Now we don’t see who processed or made the sugar. No personal relation beteen the person and the producer. The commodity is therefore dictating our lives and hiding the personal relationships behind the commodity....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 313 taught by Professor Shruti during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07