publication . Article . 2016

Increased Materialistic Trends among Youth

Afsheen Masood; Rubab Musarrat; Shama Mazahir;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Journal of Educational (issn: 2088-3129, eissn: 2088-3129, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
Abstract
The goal of this qualitative research is to investigate the increased sense of materialism among youth. The main research question is to identify the factors which are causing materialism among youth. The sample of this research included 25 people, age group 18-25 years obtained from students that are enrolled in universities. The interpretive phenomenological approach was taken which was based on semi-structured interviews. The findings revealed that materialistic trends are increasing among youth nowadays. Because thought patterns of youth and societal demands have changed totally. Factors that are increasing materialism include social media, brand consciousne...
Subjects
free text keywords: social media, parenting, brand consciousness, society, and lifestyle., Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, Psychology, BF1-990
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