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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Social belonging and the social collective: Understanding how processes shape youth markets (Forthcoming)
Authors: Tinson, Julie
Piacentini, Maria
Nuttall, Peter
Contact Email: j.s.tinson@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Social collective
belonging
youth
informal economies
youth ritual
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: SAGE
Citation: Tinson J, Piacentini M & Nuttall P Social belonging and the social collective: Understanding how processes shape youth markets (Forthcoming), Marketing Theory.
Abstract: Adopting a relative perspective on poverty, this paper reflects on the social and psychological aspects of market access in a context of abundance. We consider the recent introduction of a consumption related adolescent youth ritual and the implications this has for those who are financially disadvantaged and their ability to negotiate and navigate the market. Using dimensions of market practice as a lens, we reveal a system that resists reduction to individual actors and demonstrate how and in what ways the social collective facilitates social belonging as well as promoting higher level educational goals. This has important consequences for our understanding of meaningful social practice as well as realizing what is being shaped through market practices.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/23023
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Affiliation: Marketing and Retail Division
Lancaster University
University of Bath

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