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Gender, class, emotional capital and consumption in family life

Silva, Elizabeth (2007). Gender, class, emotional capital and consumption in family life. In: Casey, Emma and Martens, Lydia eds. Gender and Consumption: Domestic Cultures and the Commercialisation of Everyday Life. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 141–162.

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Abstract

Chapter offers ethnographic insights into the development of the self and identity through conusmption practices in the home. Focusing on gender and class the author shows how through a combination of economic, social, cultural and emotional capital, identiy and family consumption are inextricably bound.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2007 Emma Casey and Lydia Martens
ISBN: 0-7546-4386-7, 978-0-7546-4386-9
Keywords: gender; consumption; family life; cultural capital; emotional capital
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
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Item ID: 26536
Depositing User: Elizabeth Silva
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2011 09:47
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2012 11:19
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26536
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