Juliet Schor: Re-thinking Materialism: From competitive consumption to the eco-habitus

Iris Nights Lecture Series
PAST EVENT: Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Juliet Schor will discuss the consequences of a consumer culture obsessed with wealth and “fast fashion,” outlining a better path for society that is grounded in true materialism and ecological sanity.


Juliet Schor

Juliet Schor is a longtime analyst of consumer culture. Schor’s books include The Overworked American, The Overspent American, Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plenitude, and True Wealth. The Overworked American was a New York Times bestseller, sparking a national debate about worktime, leisure and family life.

In 2014 Schor received...

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