This book examines what happens when consumption - originally based on ethical issues - becomes a sort of religious behaviour which excludes possibly equally-valid alternatives by principle. It happens when consumers are deeply observant of the choices they made that it becomes a sort of faith, a recurrent behaviour which excludes a renewal of critical judgments and usually turns into habit or, even, fanaticism. Five related studies are presented in both consumer and political marketing: from fervid attachment to brands, to induction of compulsive forms of shopping or, even, fanatic behaviours, such as political extremism. On these themes, this volume offers a European point of view and, in particular, an Italian one, proposing new and original lines of research that have never been explored before.
Beyond Ethical Consumption
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- Kirjailija: Gianluigi Guido M. Irene Prete Marco Pichierri
- Alaotsikko: Religious-like Behaviours and Marketing Habits for Fervid Attachment to Brands, Shopping Limerence, Political Fanaticism
- Kieli: englanti
- Julkaistu: 2016-03
- ISBN: 9783034321037
- Kustantaja: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
- Sivumäärä: 187
- Paino: 272 grammaa