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The Formation of Consumer Activism: Context and Meanings of an Activist Order

Ahmed Benmecheddal , Nil Özçaglar-Toulouse  (2015).

illustration-caddieThe goal in this research is to offer a new interpretation of activism by focusing not on the various ideologies but on the order of worth that coordinates activism.


Ethnographic approaches of participant observation and nondirective interviewing were the methods used in this study.


Drawing on the order models (Boltanski & Thévenot, 1991), the authors introduce the existence of an “activist order.” This order is composed of rules that coordinate activists’ practices.… >> continue reading

PhD student: Stéphanie Toussaint (completed)

phd-s-toussaintPhD student from 2012 to 2016 on the contextualisation of consumption places.

She successfully defended her Thesis in 2016 ‘Contextualization of Consumption Spaces: Collaborative Workplaces and Consumers’ Well-being’.

I have been a doctoral candidate at the IMMD-Université Lille 2 under the supervision of Prof. Nil Özçağlar-Toulouse and co-supervision with the Louvain School of Management (Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium). My research focused on various aspects of space and place consumption, by questioning the way they are accessed and experienced.

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