Politicians go wild in Wongaland, but there are bigger fish to fry

4th November 2013

Donncha Marron on the spectacle of politicians and experts targeting payday lending, while ignoring the role of poverty and social and economic precarity Read More

Surgery for breakfast

31st October 2013

Hannah Bradby on the uptake of increasingly invasive plastic surgery procedures and how their meaning is shifting Read More

What’s in a smile? Oral health, consumption and technology

28th October 2013

Drawing on recent research, Simon Carter, Judy Green and Nicki Thorogood examine the consequences of the increasing commodification of the toothbrush Read More

Marketing History From Below: Bringing the Consumer Back In

24th October 2013

The Journal of Historical Research in Marketing invites submissions for a special issue focused on ‘Marketing History from Below’, asking what historical research in marketing can contribute to shed light on the cultural-economic spaces that lie beyond the realm of firm activities Read More

Valuation devices and processes of organizing

21st October 2013

CFP for “Valuation devices and processes of organizing”, a stream at the 5th Latin American and European Meeting on Organization Studies, taking place in April 2014 Read More

Communicating Identity/Consuming Difference

16th October 2013

Call for Papers for Communicating Identity/Consuming Difference, the 6th William A. Kern Conference on Visual Communication, to be held at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2014 Read More