The Economy of the Quota: The Financial Ecologies and Commercial Circuits of Retail Credit Cards in Santiago, Chile

6th December 2012

A report on preliminary research conducted by Jose Ossandon into how credit limits move between people and homes. Translated by Taylor Nelms Read More

New directions in consumption and consumer studies

4th December 2012

CFP for a session on consumer research at the Canadian Sociological Association Read More

CMC Special Issue: Shaping Exchanges, Building Markets

21st November 2012

Announcing a new special issue highlighting the value of the study of markets to both consumption and culture, including an extract from the introduction Read More

‘Marketplaces as an Urban Development Strategy; Special Issue Call for Papers

19th November 2012

Call for papers: Special issue on “Marketplaces as an Urban Development Strategy” Read More

CCT 2013, Tucson Arizona

14th November 2012

Call for submissions for the 8th Consumer Culture Theory (CCT) conference and workshop, June 2013, Tuscon Arizona (deadline for conference submissions January 30th) Read More

On Market Ties: How the Market Makes Society

12th November 2012

An exclusive extract from a new collection On Market Ties (Du lien marchand), edited by Franck Cochoy, featuring Charisma members and with an afterword by Michel Callon Read More