Are We Consuming Beyond Our Means? The Debate Over, and Resistance To, Excessive Consumption and Debt

@article{Ritzer2013AreWC,
  title={Are We Consuming Beyond Our Means? The Debate Over, and Resistance To, Excessive Consumption and Debt},
  author={George Ritzer},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={59 - 62}
}
  • G. Ritzer
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Economics
  • Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews
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