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ERIC Number: EJ406385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Consumption Aspirations of Adolescents: Determinants and Implications.
Freedman, Deborah S.; Thornton, Arland
Youth and Society, v21 n3 p259-81 Mar 1990
Examines the determinants of the consumption aspirations of adolescents, with a major emphasis on the influence of the family. Finds that the ability of adolescents to purchase substantial consumer durable goods with their own earnings while being supported in the parental household may lead to unrealistic future consumption goals. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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