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1. Who came up with the conspicuous consumption theory and what does it believe?

  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing
  • Veblen, consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income rather than to cover the real needs of the consumer
  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich
  • Lyotard, we should reject grand narratives because they're just discourse
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2. Who came up with the theory of social emulation and what does it believe?

  • Veblen, we buy things in order to copy from celebrities and the rich
  • Veblen, consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income rather than to cover the real needs of the consumer
  • Baudrillard, simulated experiences have become more of reality than the real thing
  • Lyotard, we should reject grand narratives because they're just discourse

3. Which of these are all Neo Marxsist?

  • Althusser, Marcuse, Gramsci
  • Weber, Marx, Parsons
  • Oakley, Engels, Bourdeoux
  • Lyotard, Murray, Veblen

4. What does Lyotard say about postmodernism?

  • That it believe all grand narratives are discourse and we should reject them, they're too simpistic to explain society in one theory
  • That we don't need grand narratives
  • That all grand narratives all make some good points
  • That some grand narratives are wrong and some are right

5. Which is Lyotard's quote?

  • The ruling class is and will continue to be the class of decision makers
  • Social Emulation
  • Conspicuous Consumer
  • Hyper real

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