The Sociology of Consumers and Consumption I

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 12:30 PM-2:20 PM
Room: 419
RC02 Economy and Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Florian KOHLBACHER, Institute for Japanese Studies, Japan and Takeshi MATSUI, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Objectification and Anthropomorphism Of The Self: Self As Brand, Self As Avatar (Oral Presentation)
Russell BELK, York University, SSB, Canada

The Future with Powerful Consumers: A Case Study of Kickstarter (Oral Presentation)
Penn PANTUMSINCHAI, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

Human-Billboards: The Commodification of Invisible People (Oral Presentation)
Luciana SHINODA, INPG, Brazil; Ines PEREIRA, FGV-EAESP, Brazil

Young Consumers In Sweden "CANCELLED" (Oral)
Erika LUNDBY, Linnéaus University, Sweden

The Sociology of Fatherhood and Consumption: Empirical Evidence from Soon-to-be-Parents in Japan (Oral Presentation)
Kosuke MIZUKOSHI, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan; Florian KOHLBACHER, Institute for Japanese Studies, Japan

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