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At our November 2012 Meeting 

Val Hiebert of Providence College gave an excellent presentation on  Simpler Living......toward choosing justly in a consumer culture

Here is some additional information:

Check out the Providence Sociology home page.

Val recommends two books

Berger, Arthur Asa.  2005.  Shop ‘til you Drop; consumer behavior and American culture. Toronto:        Rowman Y Littlefield Publishers, Inc
Val has posted Chapter 3 "The Act of Consumption" on the Providence web site.

Linn, Susan. 2004. Consuming Kids; The Hostile Takeover of Childhood. New York: The New Press