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Considering the Human Properties of the Non-Humans: An Analysis of Pragmatogony in Dispossession Stories

Consumer Culture Theory

ISBN: 978-1-78441-158-9, eISBN: 978-1-78441-157-2

ISSN: 0885-2111

Publication date: 22 November 2014

Abstract

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Our study challenges the dichotomy between material objects and human beings. We underline that objects are not ephemeral and transient but they are moving and circulating as they deteriorate, transform, enact new roles, and construct evolving identities.

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Acknowledgements

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This research is supported by ADEME as a part of the project named “Rechange.”

Citation

Cherrier, H., Türe, M. and Özçağlar-Toulouse, N. (2014), "Considering the Human Properties of the Non-Humans: An Analysis of Pragmatogony in Dispossession Stories", Consumer Culture Theory (Research in Consumer Behavior, Vol. 16), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 99-114. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0885-211120140000016005

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