We have provided the following links to websites and resources that relate to anti-consumption.
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Additional anti-consumption research resources are available from the University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services website.
Publications by our group affiliates
Our ICAR group affiliates have produced a number of publications that have direct relevance to the scholarship of anti-consumption. The publication lists are available to view in PDF format from the content database by Publication type: Book and journal lists.
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We have compiled a list of reading material on the topic of anti-consumerism. The reading lists are available to view in PDF format from the content database by Publication type: Book and journal lists.
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What subject material is covered in the area of anti-consumption?
Specific topics of relevance include, but are not limited to:
- Authenticity in relation to anti-consumption (Beverland, 2005; 2006; Holt, 2002; Kates, 2002; 2004; Rose & Wood, 2005)
- Boycotting (Friedman, 1985; Garrett, 1987; Klein, Smith, & John, 2004; Kozinets & Handelman, 1998; Sen, Gurhan-Canli, & Morwitz, 2001; Singh, 1988; Witkowski, 1989)
- Brand avoidance (Lee and Motion 2004; Lee and Conroy 2005)
- Brand dislike (Dalli, Gistri, and Romani 2005; Dalli, Romani, and Gistri 2006)
- Consumer resistance and culture jamming (Dobscha, 1998; Fischer, 2001; Fournier, 1998; Handelman, 1999; Herrmann, 1993; Holt, 2002; Klein, 2000a, 2000b; Kozinets, 2002; Kozinets & Handelman, 2004; Penaloza & Price, 1993; Poster, 1992; Rumbo, 2002; Thompson & Arsel, 2004)
- Consumer grudge-holding and retaliation (Aron, 2001; Francis & Davis, 1990; Huefner & Hunt, 2000; Huefner et al., 2002; Hunt & Hunt, 1990; Hunt et al., 1988)
- Demarketing (Cullwick, 1975; Foxall, 1995; Groff, 1998; Kotler, 1972; Kotler & Levy, 1971)
- Dissatisfaction and exiting (Andreasen, 1993; Day & Bodur, 1978; Hirschman, 1970; Huefner & Hunt, 2000; Huefner et al., 2002; Hunt & Hunt, 1990; Hunt, Hunt, & Hunt, 1988; Oliver, 1980; Richins, 1983; Zeelenberg & Pieters, 1999)
- Innovation resistance and technophobia (Bagozzi & Lee, 1999; Dhebar, 1996; Higgins & Shanklin, 1992; Lee & O'Connor, 2003; Mick & Fournier, 1998; Moreau, Markman, & Lehmann, 2001; Ram, 1987, 1989)
- Negative disconfirmation (Halstead, 1989; Oliver, 1980)
- Negative information (Arnd, 1967; Mizerski, 1982)
- Organisational disidentification (Bhattacharya & Elsbach, 2002; Elsbach & Bhattacharya, 2001)
- Risk aversion towards genetically modified foods (Bredahl, 2001; Fischer, 2001; Fortin & Renton, 2003; Gamble, Muggleston, Hedderley, Pariminter, & Richardson-Harman, 2000; Noussair, Robin, & Ruffieux, 2004; Saba, Rosati, & Vassallo, 2000)
- Social Marketing to promote responsible consumption and behaviour (Andreasen, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2003; Bloom & Novelli, 1981; Donovan & Henley, 2003; Hastings & Saren, 2003; Hutton 2001, 2005; Kotler & Roberto, 1989; Kotler, Roberto, & Lee, 2002; Kotler & Zaltman, 1971; Smith, 2001)
- Undesired self and image congruency (Banister & Hogg, 2001; Dolich, 1969; Englis & Soloman, 1997; Hogg, 1998; Hogg & Banister, 2001; Hogg & Michell, 1997; Ogilvie, 1987)
- Voluntary simplification, materialism, and frugality (Belk, 1984; 1985; 2001; Borgmann, 2000; Craig-Lees & Hill, 2002; Lastovicak et. al, 1999; Shaw & Newholm, 2002; Witkowski, 2003a; 2003b; Zavestoski, 2002b)