The Resource Consumerism & the limits to imagination, (online streaming)

Consumerism & the limits to imagination, (online streaming)

Label
Consumerism & the limits to imagination
Title
Consumerism & the limits to imagination
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Consumer capitalism dominates our economy, our politics, and our culture, even though a growing body of research suggests it may be well past its sell-by date. In Consumerism and the Limits to Imagination, media scholar Justin Lewis makes a compelling case that consumer capitalism can no longer deliver on its promise of enhancing quality of life, and argues that changing direction will require changing our media system and our cultural environment. After showing how consumer capitalism has become economically and environmentally unsustainable, Lewis explores how our cultural and information industries make it difficult to envision other forms of human progress by limiting critical thinking and keeping us locked in a cycle of consumption. And he argues that change will only be possible if we take culture seriously and transform the very way we organize our media and communications systems
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Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive Producer/Director: Sut Jhally ; Producer: Jeremy Earp ; Production Assistants: Sophia Chen, Will Delphia & Sarah Marmon ; Camera: David Rabinovitz ; Location Sound Recordist: Andy Turrett
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2014
Intended audience
Grades 9+
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lewis, Justin
  • Earp, Jeremy
  • Jhally, Sut
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
42
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Material culture
  • Consumers
  • Consumerism
Technique
live action
Label
Consumerism & the limits to imagination, (online streaming)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1131007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 42 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1131007
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956898684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Consumerism & the limits to imagination, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1131007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 42 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1131007
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956898684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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