Celtic Consumer Society and Social Change


Finding an Irish Voice: Reflections upon Celtic Consumer Society and Social Change, Special issue of Irish Marketing Review, Edited by Alan Bradshaw, Pierre McDonagh, and David Marshall; Deadline 30 Apr 2008

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Special Issue of Irish Marketing Review
Call for Submissions

“Finding an Irish Voice :
reflections upon Celtic Consumer Society and Social Change”

Guest Editors

Alan Bradshaw, Pierre McDonagh, and David Marshall

The Consuming Identity CiD Research Group, Centre for Consumption Studies recently hosted its workshop on Finding an Irish Voice and invite submissions for peer review to this Special issue of the Irish Marketing Review, an international, refereed journal of Research and Practice in Marketing published in association with The Marketing Institute. Papers presented at the CiD workshop can be submitted to the peer review process, if so desired, by the participating authors but new contributions are also encouraged. Planned publication is late 2008. Colleagues who did not get the chance to attend this workshop can read papers and view presentations online at,


Competitve papers and book reviews that address the theme of this Special Issue are requested. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary contributions from a range of methodological traditions especially manuscripts developing reactions to the Finding an Irish Voice workshop or indeed issues addressed in the recent work in the Journal of Strategic Marketing, see Vol. 14(1) and Vol. 15 (1) on “Celtic Marketing Concepts”. Contributions from disciplines such as but not exclusively business & marketing, literary theory, cultural and film studies, history, sociology are encouraged. All submissions should be made by April 30th 2008 and will be subject to blind peer review. Informal inquiries are welcomed and all editors encourage prospective authors to contact us in order to talk through potential submissions. Please email to any of the editors:

Dr Alan Bradshaw, School of Business & Econmics, University of Exeter

Dr Pierre McDonagh, Dublin City University Business School

Professor David W Marshall, Management School, University of Edinburgh