The Politics of Consumption/The Consumption of Politics

  title={The Politics of Consumption/The Consumption of Politics},
  author={Dhavan V. Shah and Douglas M. McLeod and Lewis A. Friedland and Michelle R. Nelson},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={15 - 6}
As consumer culture pervades the social life of citizens in America and Europe, it becomes increasingly important to clarify the relationship between consumption and citizenship. With this in mind, faculty and students at the University of Wisconsin organized a conference titled “The Politics of Consumption/The Consumption of Politics.” Held in October 2006, the meeting provided a forum for leading scholars to discuss the interplay of markets, media, politics, and the citizen-consumer. Revised… 

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