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Journal of Consumer Culture


eISSN: 17412900 | ISSN: 14695405 | Current volume: 24 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Quarterly

Journal of Consumer Culture is an established journal, supporting and promoting the continuing expansion in interdisciplinary research focused on consumption and consumer culture, opening up debates and areas of exploration.

Global in perspective and drawing on both theory and empirical research, the journal reflects the need to engage critically with modern consumer culture and to understand its central role in contemporary social processes.

"With its global sweep and international contributors, this journal is a valuable addition to any library." The Times Higher Education Supplement


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The Journal of Consumer Culture is fully peer reviewed journal, that supports and promotes the continuing expansion in interdisciplinary research focused on consumption and consumer culture, opening up debates and areas of exploration. Global in perspective and drawing on both theory and empirical research, the journal reflects the need to engage critically with modern consumer culture and to understand its central role in contemporary social processes.

 

The Journal of Consumer Culture brings together articles from the many social sciences and humanities in which consumer culture has become a significant focus. It also engages with overarching contemporary perspectives on social transformation, all of which give an unprecedented importance to consumption in understanding social processes at both local and global levels.

 

The Journal of Consumer Culture covers a wide range of topics relating consumer culture to issues such as:

 

  • globalization
  • shopping and marketing
  • the body
  • ecommerce and the information society 
  • social divisions of gender, class, sexuality and ethnicity
  • commodification
  • aestheticisation and virtuality
  • science and technology studies
  • environmental critiques
  • popular and material culture
  • identity
  • taste, style and fashion
  • classical and contemporary social theory
  • economic sociology
  • work
  • production and design
  • media and cultural consumption
Editor
Steven Miles Manchester Metropolitan University
History Editor
Matthew Hilton University of Birmingham , UK
Anthropology Editor
William T S Mazzarella University of Chicago, USA
Economics and Environmental Studies Editor
Juliet Schor Boston College, USA
Marketing and Cultural Studies Editor
J Craig Thompson University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Sociology Editor
Alan Warde Manchester University, UK
Geography Editor
Susanne Freidberg Dartmouth College, USA
Managing Editor
Madeleine Dutton University of Brighton, UK
Reviews Editor
Tom Brock Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Founding Editor
George Ritzer University of Maryland, USA
Social Media Convenor
Paul Widdop Leeds Beckett University, UK
Editorial Board
Mark Granovetter Stanford University
Douglas Kellner University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Angela McRobbie Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Danny Miller University College London, UK
Don Slater LSE, UK
Viviana Zelizer Princeton University, USA
Sharon Zukin City University of New York, USA
Advisory Editorial Board
Arjun Appadurai New York University, USA
Russell W Belk York University, Canada
Colin Campbell University of York, UK
Allison Clarke University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria
Daniel Thomas Cook Rutgers University-Camden, USA
Gary Cross Pennsylvania State University, USA
Dominique Desjeux Sorbonne, France
Pasi Falk University of Helsinki, Finland
Ben Fine School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
Gary Alan Fine Northwestern University
Mark Gottdiener University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
Victoria de Grazia Columbia University, USA
Eva Illouz Jerusalem University, Israel
Sut Jhally University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Stephen Kline Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Michèle Lamont Harvard University, USA
Peter Lunt University of Leicester, UK
Michel Maffesoli Université René Déscartes, Paris V, France
Frank Mort University of Manchester, UK
Chandra Mukerji University of California, San Diego, USA
Mica Nava University of East London, UK
Per Ostergaard Odense University, Denmark
Elspeth Probyn University of Sydney, Australia
Juliet Schor Boston College, USA
Nigel Thrift Tsinghua University, China
Melanie Wallendorf University of Arizona, USA
Alan Warde Manchester University, UK
Richard Wilk Indiana University, USA
Elizabeth Wilson London Metropolitan University, UK
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