The Resource The overspent American : why we want what we don't need, (online streaming)

The overspent American : why we want what we don't need, (online streaming)

Label
The overspent American : why we want what we don't need
Title
The overspent American
Title remainder
why we want what we don't need
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This powerful video scrutinizes what Juliet Schor calls "the new consumerism" - a national phenomenon of upscale spending shaped and reinforced by a media system driven by commercial interests. Illustrated with hundreds of media examples, The Overspent American draws attention to the costs (both financial and social) of the relentless search for happiness and identity through spending
Is part of
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Sut Jhally, Loretta Alper ; producer, editor, camera, Kelly Garner
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2004
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alper, Loretta
  • Garner, Kelly
  • Jhally, Sut
  • Schor, Juliet
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
32
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumer protection
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Finance, Personal
  • Lifestyles
  • Saving and investment
  • Values
  • Consumption (Economics)
Technique
live action
Label
The overspent American : why we want what we don't need, (online streaming)
Link
Instantiates
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
kan1041584
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 33 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041584
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)897765409
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The overspent American : why we want what we don't need, (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
kan1041584
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 33 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041584
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)897765409
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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