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Conclusion

Conclusion

Family Matters

Chapter:
(p.283) Conclusion
Source:
Consuming Religion
Author(s):
Kathryn Lofton
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0013

The book's conclusion argues that the commodification of the family is at the heart of the consumer culture of religion. In order to resist the hold of consumer life, the family must be reimagined as an assumed structure of economic, social, and ethical dependence.

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