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Era of Consumerism. Consumer Society as a Sociocultural Phenomenon

Student: Sofya Kruglova

Supervisor: Uliana Aristova

Faculty: Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design

Educational Programme: Design (Master)

Final Grade: 10

Year of Graduation: 2020

It is difficult to deny the materiality and relevance of the phenomenon of consumption. It's been developing for centuries. Demand gives rise to the offer. Why so, what 's the point? My diploma project - the book presents a compilation of experts "opinions on this phenomenon. Using sources of different time periods, I tried to draw a picture of the development, characteristic characteristics and influence of this phenomenon on the surrounding world. The publication «Consumer Society as a Sociocultural Phenomenon» consists of seven sections: 1. Signs of consumer society 2. Consumer: lifestyle, way of thought 3. Marketing Revolution and Propaganda 4. Forms and genres of consumption 5. Consumption of information 6. Consequences 7. Movement of anti-consumerism

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