Consumer culture

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  • Reasons for the rise of consumer culture (Lury 1996)
    • the availability of a wide range of consumer goods
    • Shopping is seen as a leisure activity
    • Different forms of shopping now available to make shopping easier
      • Example: Local shops, shopping malls and internet shopping
    • Being in debt is more socially acceptable in contemporary society
    • Increased promotion and advertising in the mass media


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