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Consumer Culture

Summary: Discusses the American consumer culture and the reality of a class society. As a reference, uses Gregory Mantsios's "Class in America (2000)" where four myths of class and equality is demonstrated through lifestyles of different class demonstrating the reality of class in America.
Seeing families camping outside Wal-Mart is not a shocking scene on thanksgiving night as they wait for the after thanksgiving sale doors to open. Shown on the documentary Buy Nothing Day directed by Palli Grimsson, hundreds or thousands of people line up before sunrise in order to a bargain at the sale is the American consumer culture, also a image of class in America. American consumer culture and class exists in America can be proven from Gregory Mantsios's "Class in America (2000)" where four myths of class and equality is demonstrated through lifestyles of different class demonstrating the reality of class in America. In Buy Nothing Day shoppers were lured from sales and advertisements and overflow their trolley, depicting lifestyles and the American consumer culture. They support Mantsios's myths that America is classless and everyone has equal chance to succeed, and showing realities of the shrinking middle class, poor...

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