Modernization vs Consumerism - What's the difference?

modernization | consumerism |


As nouns the difference between modernization and consumerism

is that modernization is the process of modernizing while consumerism is a policy of protecting and informing consumers through honesty in advertising and packaging, improved safety standards etc.

modernization

English

Noun

(wikipedia modernization)
  • the process of modernizing
  • Alternative forms

    * modernisation

    consumerism

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia consumerism)
  • A policy of protecting and informing consumers through honesty in advertising and packaging, improved safety standards etc
  • A materialistic attachment to possessions.
  • An economic theory that increased consumption is beneficial to a nation's economy in the long run.