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  • Big Food

    Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry

    Edited by Simon N. Williams, Marion Nestle

    Obesity is a global public health problem of crucial importance. Obesity rates remain high in high-income countries and are rapidly increasing in low- and middle- income countries. Concurrently, the global consumption of unhealthy products, such as soft drinks and processed foods, continues to rise…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • Addiction as Consumer Choice

    Exploring the Cognitive Dimension

    By Gordon Foxall

    A striking characteristic of addictive behavior is the pursuit of immediate reward at the risk of longer-term detrimental outcomes. It is typically accompanied by the expression of a strong desire to cease from or at least control consumption that has such consequences, followed by lapse, further…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in Marketing

  • Branding Masculinity

    Tracing the Cultural Foundations of Brand Meaning

    By Elizabeth Hirschman

    Branding Masculinity examines two ideologies of masculinity – one typifying rural agricultural areas and the other found in urban, business settings. Comparisons are made between these two current forms of masculinity and both similarities and differences are identified. Six product categories…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Islam, Marketing and Consumption

    Critical Perspectives on the Intersections

    Edited by Aliakbar Jafari, Özlem Sandikci

    In recent years, a critically oriented sub-stream of research on Muslim consumers and businesses has begun to emerge. This scholarship, located both within and outside the marketing field, adopts a socio-culturally situated approach to Islam and investigates the complex and multifaceted…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25 
    Routledge Studies in Critical Marketing

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Devising Consumption

    Cultural Economies of Insurance, Credit and Spending

    By Liz Mcfall

    The book explores the vital role played by the financial service industries in enabling the poor to consume over the last hundred and fifty years. Spending requires means, but these industries offered something else as well – they offered practical marketing devices that captured, captivated and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-02 

  • The Economic Implications of Advertising (RLE Advertising)

    By Otto John Firestone

    Is advertising a factor that contributes to rising costs and prices? This study, commissioned to answer just that question by the Institute of Canadian Advertising, examines the effect of advertising on the Canadian economy, on business, the consumer, costs and prices, productivity, competition,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Advertising

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing

    Edited by Simon Chadwick, Nicolas Chanavat, Michel Desbordes

    Sports marketing has become a cornerstone of successful sports management and business, driving growth in sport organisations and widening fan-bases. Showcasing the latest thinking and research in sports marketing from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Marketing goes further than…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Customer Engagement

    Contemporary issues and challenges

    Edited by Roderick J. Brodie, Linda D. Hollebeek, Jodie Conduit

    How customers and consumer behavior have been changing due to technology and other forces is of prime interest. This book addresses the central questions regarding new emerging consumer behavior; how does social media affect this behavior; how and at what points do emotions affect consumer…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 

  • Brand Meaning

    Meaning, Myth and Mystique in Today’s Brands, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Batey

    This second edition of Brand Meaning lays out new territory for the understanding of how brands both acquire and provide meaning. The author draws on his experience with leading international companies to propose a compelling framework for the conscious and unconscious ways in which people connect…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 

  • Death in a Consumer Culture

    Edited by Susan Dobscha

    Death has never been more visible to consumers. From life insurance to burial plots to estate planning, we are constantly reminded of consumer choices to be made with our mortality in mind. Religious beliefs in the afterlife (or their absence) impact everyday consumption activities. Death in a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • The Foundations of Marketing Practice

    A history of book marketing in Germany

    By Ronald A. Fullerton

    Between 1815 and 1890, the German book market experienced phenomenal growth, driven by German publishers’ dynamic entrepreneurial attitude towards developing and distributing books. Embracing aggressive marketing on a large scale, they developed a growing sense of what their markets wanted. This…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

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