Limits of Consumer Activism

Kim, Elaine M.

Drawing on literature about consumerism and social movements, this article aims to explore the characteristics of a consumer society and the intersection of consumerism and activism. I then present four hypotheses that describe potential limitations of consumer activism. The first is that for consumption-based forms of activism, who can and cannot participate is heavily dependent on t... read more

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