TOC: Res Con Behavior


Research in Consumer Behavior, 14

RESEARCH IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOR, Vol. 14, Consumer Culture Theory
Russell Belk, Søren Askegaard, and Linda Scott, eds., Emerald, 2012, 369 pp.

Consumer Culture Theory: The Seven Year Itch (Søren Askegaard, Russell W. Belk, Linda Scott)
Broader, Closer, Sweeter: First CCT Presidential Address (John F. Sherry, Jr.)

Part I: Gifts

1. Ideological Outcomes of Marketing Practices: A Critical Historical Analysis of Child Sponsorship Programs (Leighann C. Neilson and Robert Mittelman)
2. Gifts and Gifting in Online Communities (Tonya Williams Bradford, Sonya A. Grier, and Geraldine Rosa Henderson)
3. When Online Recycling Enables Givers to Escape the Tensions of the Gift Economy (Valérie Guillard and Céline Del Bucchia)

Part II: Identity

4. Traversing the Matriarch’s Domain: How Young Men Negotiate the Feminized Space of Fashion Consumption and Self-Presentation (Dee Duffy)
5. The Unspoken Truth: A Phenomenological Study of Changes in Women’s Sense of Self and the Intimate Relationship with Cosmetics Consumption (Chihling Liu, Debbie Keeling, and Margaret Hogg)
6. Sharing the Meal: Food Consumption and Family Identity (Benedetta Cappellini and Elizabeth Parsons)
7. ‘Your Life When You’ve Got Everything is Different’: Forced Transformations and Consumption Practices (Andrés Barrios, Maria G. Piacentini, and Laura Salciuviene)

Part III: Online Worlds

8. Attachment to Digital Virtual Possessions in Videogames (Rebecca Watkins and Mike Molesworth)
9. ‘Doing Privacy’: Consumers Search for Sovereignty through Privacy Management Practices (Jo En Yap, Michael B. Beverland, and Liliana L. Bove) Part IV: Globalization and Acculturation
10. A Closer Glance at the Notion of Boundaries in Acculturation Studies: Typologies, Intergenerational Divergences, and Consumer Agency (Fatima Regany, Luca M. Visconti, and Marie-Hélène Fosse-Gomez)
11. Cultural Reflexivity and the Nostalgia for Glocal Consumer Culture: Insights from a Multicultural Multiple Migration Context (Julie Emontspool, Dannie Kjeldgaard)
12. Homecoming Tendencies: The Art of Preserving One’s Existence in Places of Origin (Pilar Rojas Gaviria) Part V: Sustainable Living
13. Consumover Citizens and Sustainability Discourse: Practicing Consumer Agency through Moving with Commodities (Niklas Hansson and Helene Brembeck)
14. Different Ways of Saying Goodbye: Outlining Three Types of Abandonment of a Product Category (Maribel Suarez and Marie Agnes Chauvel)
15. Myth Busting: Living in Harmony with Nature is Less Harmonic than it Seems (Joachim Scholz)

Part VI: Object Relations

16. Proximal and Contagious Indexicality: Unpacking the Meanings of Celebrity-Owned Objects (John L. Lastovicka and Chadwick J. Miller)
17. The Dirty Pint: Consumption Objects in Young People’s Extreme Alcohol Consumption and Enactment of Self (Hayley L. Cocker, Emma N. Banister, and Maria G. Piacentini)
18. World’s Largest Metaphor Hits Iceberg: Travelling in Trope on Titanic (Stephen Brown)


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