Except for books, of course; buying books is GOOD!
Americans engage in way too much consumption and do have no regard for the environment, and society as a whole is suffering as a result.
It is just too bad that we live in a society where most people don't even bother to think about what and why they shop.
Juliet Schor presents the premise that a problem exists with consumption in the United States, brought on by strategic product advertising and marketing that divides consumers... Read morePublished on December 14, 2004 by Kevin
American culture of consumerism appears to be quite similar to a cocaine addiction. Shopping becomes the drug, begging to be consumed with every new clearance rack at any given... Read morePublished on October 6, 2004 by tsjma
In Juliet Schor's essay on the consuming habits of Americans, she makes many bold statements about what she calls the "New Consumerism", the trends of the current shopping world. Read morePublished on September 27, 2004 by Madison
Juliet Schor's "Do Americans Shop to much?" is a factual based novel on how our economy is using more natural resources than what is needed. Read morePublished on June 30, 2004 by Brandon Bowman
In her compilation, "Do Americans Shop Too Much", Juliet Schor offers a unique and provocative essay that expounds the negative impact of consumerism on American culture. Read morePublished on June 16, 2004 by "zackybee"
According to Juliet Schor's book, Do Americans Shop Too Much?, the United States has developed a cultural preoccupation of getting and spending, and that Americans have discarded... Read morePublished on June 15, 2004 by Christopher Hoyes
In her essay concerning American consumerism, Juliet Schor takes the reader on a journey into the mind of the modern consumer. Read morePublished on June 15, 2004 by C Reza Ebrahimi
Juliet Schor, through her work "Do Americans Shop Too Much?", presents many stimulating and engaging arguments to the way Americans strive for money and material objects at the... Read morePublished on June 15, 2004 by BOB
Juliet Schor's "Do Americans Shop Too Much?" is a helpful book for readers who want a good introduction to the social criticism of consumption in American society. Read morePublished on June 15, 2004 by Hamad Chaudhary