Learning from history : social movements, arts and crafts and anti-consumption

Minahan, Stella 2008, Learning from history : social movements, arts and crafts and anti-consumption, in ICAR 2008 : Conference, 3rd-5th December 2008, Sydney, Australia, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, pp. 1-8.

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Title Learning from history : social movements, arts and crafts and anti-consumption
Author(s) Minahan, Stella
Conference name ICAR Conference (2nd : 2008 : Sydney, N.S.W.)
Conference location Sydney, NSW
Conference dates 3-5 December 2008
Title of proceedings ICAR 2008 : Conference, 3rd-5th December 2008, Sydney, Australia
Editor(s) Black, Iain
Publication date 2008
Conference series International Centre for Anti-consumption Research Symposium
Start page 1
End page 8
Total pages 8
Publisher The University of Sydney
Place of publication Sydney, New South Wales
Summary Contemplating the lCAR Agenda, I wondered what value was to be found in history and is historical research an appropriate methodology for this contemporary discussion? I reviewed articles from social sciences and marketing literature that discuss history as a research methodology and present some of the criticisms and benefits. Social movements like the Arts and Crafts contain themes and agendas that resonate today, including protest and boycott, sustainable solutions, and technophobia that can be found in contemporary crafts movements like Stitch'nBitch. Researchers, heeding some cautions, can use history to build agendas that contribute directly to the study of anti consumption
ISBN 9781742100975
Language eng
Field of Research 150599 Marketing not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 910403 Marketing
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30018259

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