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Accepting Submissions for Journal of Business Research, Special Issue on Shopper Marketing: In-store, Online, Social, and Mobile
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Accepting Submissions for Journal of Business Research, Special Issue on Shopper Marketing: In-store, Online, Social, and Mobile

The objective of this special issue of the Journal of Business Research is to generate a state of the art understanding of Shopper Marketing activities across platforms on the path to purchase. In today’s rapidly evolving market place, due to influences such as mobile devices, the internet, and social media, there is increasingly a need … Continue reading

A Conversation with Sharon Zukin
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A Conversation with Sharon Zukin

By Nicki Lisa Cole, Pomona College Sharon Zukin, chair-elect of the section on consumers and consumption, is a professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She started out as a political sociologist, became an urban sociologist, and now combines those interests with studies of institutions, spaces and … Continue reading

What Production Studies can learn from Consumption Studies
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What Production Studies can learn from Consumption Studies

By C. Clayton Childress, University of Toronto The most important day in my brief life as a sociologist happened six years ago when I was a graduate student. I had recently finished my MA thesis on the mid-1990s transition on daytime television from “Trash Talk” shows (e.g. The Jerry Springer Show) to “Syndi-Court” shows (e.g. … Continue reading

New Website of Interest, Systems of Exchange, Seeking Contributions
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New Website of Interest, Systems of Exchange, Seeking Contributions

Nicole Biggart and Kelsey Meagher invite researchers and students  to check out and contribute to a web resource that includes theoretical and empirical material on consumption and exchange.  The Systems of Exchange website describes a typology of types of exchange systems and examples of the exchange of goods and services including solar panels, water, excess clothing … Continue reading

Ecologies of Consumption: Cultures of food, Hunger and Appetite
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Ecologies of Consumption: Cultures of food, Hunger and Appetite

Ecologies of Consumption: Cultures of Food, Hunger and Appetite General Editor: Kyla Wazana Tompkins, Pomona College | kyla.tompkins@pomona.edu Ecologies of Consumption will publish interdisciplinary scholarship in food studies, with particular attention to work that expands the boundaries of the field. We are interested in research that interrogates the relationship between production and consumption, as well as … Continue reading