|Appears in Collections:||Marketing and Retail Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Title:||Multiple Selves and the Relevance of the Familial Context|
|Citation:||Nuttall P & Tinson J Multiple Selves and the Relevance of the Familial Context In: Purchase S (ed.) ANZMAC 2005 Conference: Consumer Behaviour - Program, Fremantle, Western Australia: ANZMAC. ANZMAC 2005: "Broadening the Boundaries": Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Annual Conference, Freemantle, Australia, 5-7 December 2005, 5.12.2005 - 7.12.2005, Freemantle, Australia, pp. 243-249.|
|Conference Name:||ANZMAC 2005: "Broadening the Boundaries": Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Annual Conference, Freemantle, Australia, 5-7 December 2005|
|Conference Location:||Freemantle, Australia|
|Abstract:||Adolescence is a period that allows for experimentation of new behaviours and the temporary adoption of different selves. Indeed, a number of researchers have questioned the notion of a single identity and proposed a more flexible and temporary construct (Hall 1996). If the way in which individuals express themselves is intrinsically linked to the concept of identity and sense of self, understanding how identities are formed and how this may influence consumption has significant implications for marketing. This paper considers if the concept of multiple selves is evident through adolescent music consumption and what, if any, variables facilitate in understanding the adolescent and their sense of "self". These initial exploratory findings suggest that the adolescents in this sample raised in blended and single parent families have a greater number of "selves" and invest more resources to belong to social groups.|
|Rights:||Authors by submitting their work for presentation at the conference have assigned to ANZMAC and the University of Western Australia, a non-exclusive, royalty free copyright licence|
|Affiliation:||University of the West of England|
Marketing and Retail Division
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