Search for dissertations about: "consumer culture theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words consumer culture theory.

  1. 1. The Constitution of Consumption : Food Labeling and the Politics of Consumerism

    Author : Carl Yngfalk; Torkild Thanem; Jacob Östberg; Avi Shankar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; power; Foucault; consumerism; consumption; consumer culture; institutions; markets; dialectical; food labeling; best before; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The power dynamics of consumerism is an important aspect of contemporary consumer culture. Within the field of marketing and consumption, consumer culture theory (CCT) tends to understand power in terms of agency, the ability of consumers to emancipate from a market infused by the culture of consumerism. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Sellable Self : Exploring endurance running as an extraordinary consumption experience

    Author : Carys Egan-Wyer; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Extraordinary experience; Neoliberalism; Governmentality; Consumer culture theory; Endurance running; Discourse; Foucault; Vocabularies of motive;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I critically explore the ways in which people consume extraordinary experiences and what this can tell us about contemporary society. My findings question the idea that extraordinary experiences are an escape from the demands of everyday life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green Retailing - A socio-material analysis

    Author : Christian Fuentes; Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; consumer culture; consumption; retail; Green marketing; nature; socio-material practice; ethnographic method;

    Abstract : The marketing and consumption of green products has grown significantly in recent years. As mediators between producers and consumers, retailing sites play an important role for the distribution of green products. It is through stores and other retail sites that green products are marketed and made available to consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Losing the plot : architecture and narrativity in fin-de siècle media cultures

    Author : Malin Zimm; Katja Grillner; Jennifer Blommer; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; architecture theory; narrativity; virtuality; virtual reality; spatiality; plot; architectural representation; fiction; plotless; 19th century media culture; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of the term plot in mediating relations between architecture and narrativity. Examining organisational strategies in the creation of real and virtual spaces, it identifies literary works by novelists who have resisted, or subverted, plot conventions in fiction (Joris-Karl Huysmans, Edmond de Goncourt, Xavier de Maistre and Neal Stephenson), and introduces architectural spaces such as Thomas Edison’s film-studio Black Maria, and the plotless productions of early cinematography, to juxtapose concepts of plot and spatiality in a study of the production and consumption of pre-digital virtual spaces. READ MORE

  5. 5. Consequences of consumer-resource stoichiometric imbalance in planktonic food webs

    Author : Junwen Guo; Mehdi Cherif; Tanguy Daufresne; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; environmental science; miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Resource imbalance between consumers and their resources can come from inadequate resource quantity or quality. The ecological stoichiometry theory focuses on understanding the consequences of imbalance in elemental composition.  In this thesis, I have used both resource quality (e.g. READ MORE