During our second week of class, we will continue with our discussion of children’s consumer culture. We will finishing watching the documentary, Consuming Kids. We will also be discussing the following three chapters.

–      Linn: Consuming Kids, “5: Students for Sale: Who Profits from Marketing in Schools?” p. 75-93
–      Linn Consuming Kids, 8: From Barbie and Ken to Britney, the Bratz, and Beyond: Sex As Commodity, p. 125-144
–      Schor Born to Buy, 7: Habit Forming: Selling Kids on Junk Food, Drugs, and Violence, p. 119-140

The Prezi for the discussion is located here. Please be familiar with the readings and ready to contribute to our discussion. Feel free to add links to internet sources that contribute to our discussion (videos, websites).