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ERIC Number: EJ538041
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0315-8888
Moral Inertia in an Accelerated Culture.
Riecken, Ted
Emergency Librarian, v24 n3 p26-28 Jan-Feb 1997
The culture of affluent societies in the late 20th century was characterized by French postmodern theorist, Jean Baudrillard, as consisting of "ambient consumerism" in which placement in the social hierarchy depends on acquiring products with a "sign" value conveying messages about status and purchasing power. Discusses information consumption in an age of ambient consumerism. (PEN)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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