Marketing in a Multicultural World: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Cultural Identity / Edition 1

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The latest theories on cultural identity and the impact of ethnicity on the practice of marketing are presented in this timely book.

Issues addressed include: various ethnic responses to marketing strategies; marketing and ethnicity in developing countries and emerging capitalist nations; the effect of ethnicity on product evaluation and choice; the use of consumer goods and services to express ethnicity; and the involvement of specific ethnic groups in various aspects of the marketing profession.

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Explores cultural identity and its impact on various aspects of marketing. Chapters discuss perspectives on ethnicity, nationalism, and cultural identity; globalization as a social and economic phenomenon; and strategies used by ethnic groups in Europe and North America to establish their place in the dominant cultures and economic systems. Other chapters present case studies on the Italian Canadian home, current Romanian consumption patterns, Turkish Germans' niche in Berlin's fast food market, cross-border shopping in Northern Ireland, marketing and consumption of traditional ethnic crafts in India and Mexico, and the marketing of cultural products in museum retail shops. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803953284
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/5/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 341
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Perspectives on Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Cultural Identity - Janeen Arnold Costa and Gary J Bamossy
Ethnoconsumerism - Alladi Venkatesh
A New Paradigm to Study Cultural and Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior
Marketing and the Redefinition of Ethnicity - Dominique Bouchet
Consumer Culture or Culture Consumed? - A Fuat Firat
Interest Groups with a Noble Face - Eugeen Roosens
The Cultural Past in the Present - Annamma Joy et al
The Meaning of Home and Objects in the Homes of Working-Class Italian Immigrants in Montreal
Ethnicity and Consumption in Romania - Russell W Belk and Magda Paun
McDöner - Ayse S Caglar
Döner Kebap and the Social Positioning Struggle of German Turks
Blurred Borders - Thomas M Wilson
Local and Global Consumer Culture in Northern Ireland
Marketing Developing Society Crafts - Kunal Basu
A Framework for Analysis and Change
Culture and the Marketing of Culture - Janeen Arnold Costa and Gary J Bamossy
The Museum Retail Context
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