consumerism

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the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically beneficial

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a movement advocating greater protection of the interests of consumers

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The following four chapters tackle the political marketization of political parties and the media effect on the consumerist behavior of voters.
On the other hand, Scullion without accepting the exclusive dichotomy between consumer and citizen, sees the consumerist messages as a necessary condition to enhance citizenship.
But his refusal to concede that certain consumerist legislation must be adjusted to neutralize its unintended protectionist effects vis-a-vis foreign imports, casts considerable doubt on whether he is fit to lead the consumerist movement in the twenty-first century.
Client, constituent," she told startled consumerists, "it's the same thing in this context, right?
There is no doubt true that our overly consumerist culture is contributing to our addiction to oil and other natural resources and the pollution of the planet and its atmosphere.
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