Tackling turbo consumption.

Littler, Jo (2008) Tackling turbo consumption. Cultural Studies, 22 (5). pp. 588-598. ISSN 1466-4348

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Juliet Schor is Professor in Sociology at Boston College. She is author of The Overspent American, The Overworked American, Born to Buy and a new collection, forthcoming in 2009, Consumerism and Its Discontents. She is co-editor of The Consumer Society Reader and Sustainable Planet; and co-founder of South End Press and The Center for a New American Dream, an organisation which 'helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice' [http://www.newdream.org]. Jo Littler interviewed her about trends in contemporary consumerism and the issues involved in tackling its expansion.

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