New ideals of citizenship as passive consumership
There are such people -- individuals, families and groups who are choosing to be less a part of the formal economy, who are valuing authentic public and private relationships more highly than consumership
, and who are redefining both their work and their work spaces.
He concludes with some insightful remarks on the "tension between consumership
Now, I haven't heard yet, and I don't know if anybody who's a journalist in this room, has an intellectually nimble, compelling, creative and publicly defensible conception of what citizenship is, as opposed to consumership
, as opposed to mere membership in this society, as opposed to simply being a person, a private individual.
Hill (1970) found that only extreme levels of consumership
Cookson argues that "if consumership
does replace citizenship as the basic ethos and driving force of American education, the public school system will cease to exist as we have known it.
Research in the field of active consumership
and sustainability distinguishes different types of consumer involvement, or active consumership
as it is also known: ethical consumption (e.