Jamie Smith's scientific contributions

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We analyse 21 in-depth interviews with online dating service users to understand how consumerist market logic transforms human relationships, challenging the view in consumer research of market capitalism as empowering consumers by showing how neoliberal market ideology can hinder value creation in consumption experiences. Second, we develop the no...


... They generally question a value regime based on economic exchange, often associated with the capitalist system (e.g. Minina, Masè and Smith, 2022), and wish to replace it with a value regime based on social interactions and ties (Arnould, 2014;Karababa and Kjeldgaard, 2014). In doing so, the consumer movements aim to pass on socio-cultural capital to future generations, which shapes attitudes, preferences, and consumption practices (Josion-Portail, 2021). ...