Deviantogenic effects of consumption

The consumer society possesses deviantogenic effects. The development of consumption culture inseparably linked with occurrence of social inclusion/exception effects, criminality, suicides and other forms of deviant behavior. Deviantogenic effects are connected with processes of occurrence consumer conformism and ability/inability of their satisfaction. Deviance in variety of cases becomes a mechanism, promoting an advancement of the goods or services.

For citation: Belousov K.Y., Golbert V.V., Kostiukovsky Y.V. Deviantogenic effects of consumption. St. Petersburg Sociology Today. 2010. N. 2. P. 444-454.