Minimalism – a new mode of consumption?
Minimalizm – nowy styl konsumpcji?
Subject(s): Social development, Social differentiation
Published by: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Keywords: minimalism; consumption; consumerism; alternative forms of consumption
Summary/Abstract: This article discusses minimalism as an example of anti-consumer-oriented social practices. The first section focuses on the assumptions of minimalism. The following parts refer to different variants of the relationship between minimalism and derivatives of consumption, i.e. anti-consumption and hyper-consumption (consumerism). The author also considers minimalism as a style of consumption and as a form of conscious consumption. The analysis is based on minimalist blogs and books.
- Issue Year: 66/2017
- Issue No: 4
- Page Range: 67-83
- Page Count: 17
- Language: English