Chapters and editorials

Considering the Human Properties of the Non-Humans: An Analysis of Pragmatogony in Dispossession Stories

mannequin-boisHélène Cherrier, Meltem Türe, and Nil Özçaglar-Toulouse. Published in Consumer Culture Theory : Research in Consumer Behavior, vol. 16, Emerald, 99-114.

Based on Latour’s view that humans and non-humans swap properties, this paper explores whether objects embody similar properties as human beings and whether these properties per se orient dispossession practices.  The study adopts Latour’s pragmatogonies as a theoretical perspective to explore the complex interplay between humans and non-humans in the context of dispossession.… >> continue reading

Taking the Transformative Consumer Research movement global

Nil Özçağlar-Toulouse and James E. Burroughs. Introduction to the special issue on transformative consumer research of Journal of Marketing Management, 30:17-18, 1723-1727.

It has now been almost 10 years since David Mick beseeched the consumer research community to do better in terms of looking out for the welfare of the consumer and not just their own academic interests. Since Mick’s plea, a grass-roots movement has taken hold within consumer research, one with little formal structure and even fewer formal roles.

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La grande distribution face aux mouvements anti-consuméristes

Chapter written with Ahmed Benmecheddala in Repenser le commerce : vers une perspective socio-culturelle de la distribution (September 2014, ed. Collin-Lachaud I, Cormelles-Le-Royal, EMS Societing).

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Institutionalization of sustainable development and emergence of sustainable marketing

Amina Béji-Bécheur and Nil Özçaglar-Toulouse. Editorial in Recherche et Applications Marketing, 2014, 29(3) 3-9.

Sustainable development is now introduced into discourses as an alternative and legitimate model to address one of the problems of our modern times: it is high time we combined both economic development and the preservation of natural resources, social rights and equity in the distribution of created wealth (…)

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L’institutionnalisation du commerce équitable : l’émergence d’une législation relative à un commerce « différent »

Chapter written by Virginie Diaz Pedregal and Nil Özçağlar-Toulouse in Traduire nos responsabilités planétaires Recomposer nos paysages juridiques, a book edited by Christoph Eberhard (Fev. 2009, Ed. E. Bruyant).

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