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Affluenza

ENGL 1301 with Professor Keel

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Below is a list of broad research topics related to Affluenza. Pick one as a starting off point for developing your research paper argument.

  • Credit card debt and other consumer debt
  • National debt
  • Resource exploitation and depletion
  • Increasing medical costs
  • Greenhouse gasses and other environmental impacts
  • Changing family dynamics
  • Changing communication dynamics
  • Simplicity
  • Frugality and thrift
  • Wall Street greed
  • Federal Reserve policy
  • Euro-crisis
  • Bank bailouts
  • Food production
  • Species extinction
  • Consumerism and consumer elitism
  • Shopping addictions
  • Home sizes
  • Advertising and marketing practices
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Community activism
  • New definitions of capitalism
  • Globalization
  • Criminal defense

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