The overspent American : why we want what we don't need / producer, Kelly Garner ; Media Education Foundation.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria||DVD 339.4 OVE (Text)||37521530687674||AMPL Adult DVD Nonfiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1893521915
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 32 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Standard format.
- Publisher: Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, 
- Copyright: ©2003
|General Note:|| Based on the book The overspent American by Juliet Schor.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Cycle of work and spend -- Stretching reference groups -- Visible lifestyle -- Costs of overspending -- Getting off the consumer escalator.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Camera, Kelly Garner ; editor, Kelly Garner.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| With Juliet Schor.
|Summary, etc.:|| Examines the cycle of work and spend, discussing what the author calls "the new consumerism," a trend in which Americans, inspired by materialistic television lifestyles, are engaging in upscale spending far beyond their means, and proposes alternatives to the problem.
|Target Audience Note:|| Young Adult Follett Library Resources.
|System Details Note:|| DVD.
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