Journal of Consumer Culture July 2014; 14 (2)

Special Issue: Consumerist Culture and Social Movements

Table of Contents

Edited by: Francesca Forno and Paolo R Graziano


  • Francesca Forno and Paolo R Graziano: Sustainable community movement organisations

  • Lindsey B Carfagna, Emilie A Dubois, Connor Fitzmaurice, Monique Y Ouimette, Juliet B Schor, Margaret Willis, and Thomas Laidley: An emerging eco-habitus: The reconfiguration of high cultural capital practices among ethical consumers

  • Sophie Bossy: The utopias of political consumerism: The search of alternatives to mass consumption

  • Einat Zamwel, Orna Sasson-Levy, and Guy Ben-Porat: Voluntary simplifiers as political consumers: Individuals practicing politics through reduced consumption

  • Philip Balsiger: Between shaming corporations and promoting alternatives: The politics of an “ethical shopping map”

  • Paolo Parigi and Rachel Gong: From grassroots to digital ties: A case study of a political consumerism movement

  • Colin Sage: The transition movement and food sovereignty: From local resilience to global engagement in food system transformation