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Welcome New Council Members!
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Welcome New Council Members!

Following the recent ASA election, the Section on Consumers and Consumption is pleased to welcome four new council members. Juliet Schor of Boston College will serve as chair-elect for 2015-16, and serving on the council for 2015-17 are Jeremy Schulz (University of California-Berkeley), Michelle Weinberger (Northwestern University), and Yaniv Ron-El (University of Chicago)–our student member. They join a … Continue reading

Accepting Submissions for Journal of Marketing Management
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Accepting Submissions for Journal of Marketing Management

The Journal of Marketing Management is accepting submissions for a special issue titled “Design, Consumption, and Marketing.” This special issue welcomes papers from different perspectives on the interrelationship between design, marketing and consumption, and encourages approaches from different theoretical perspectives including actor network theory, consumer culture theory, critical approaches, practice theory, marketing strategy, new product … Continue reading

Accepting Submissions for Child and Teen Consumption Conference
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Accepting Submissions for Child and Teen Consumption Conference

The Child and Teen Consumption (CTC) community is accepting submissions for the 7th Child and Teen Consumption conference, April 27-29, 2016, hosted by Aalborg University. The conference theme is Child and Teen Consumption: Cultural Contexts, Relations and Practices. As consumers, children and teens navigate in contested fields. On the one hand, being part of consumer society … Continue reading

The Undergraduate Beat: Reflections on Studying Consumption and Living Mindfully
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The Undergraduate Beat: Reflections on Studying Consumption and Living Mindfully

  Cortney Anderson, Pomona College For me, the transition to college was a difficult one. Aside from being far away from home, I also gained immense amounts of knowledge that drastically changed my ethics, my practices, and my worldview. This was simultaneously refreshing and unsettling. After taking introductory courses and electives in sociology, including a … Continue reading