Effects of Family Structure on Compulsive Buying: a Life Course Perspective

The present research shows how previous efforts to study the effects of family disruptions on young-adults' compulsive buying tendencies can be improved by focusing on processes that link family disruptions experience in early life to compulsive buying. The study shows the value of the multi-theoretical life course approach in understanding consumption-related phenomena.



Citation:

Andrew Baker, George Moschis, Edward Rigdon, and Anil Mathur (2011) ,"Effects of Family Structure on Compulsive Buying: a Life Course Perspective", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39, eds. Rohini Ahluwalia, Tanya L. Chartrand, and Rebecca K. Ratner, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 422.

Authors

Andrew Baker, Georgia State University, USA
George Moschis, Georgia State University, USA
Edward Rigdon, Georgia State University, USA
Anil Mathur, Hofstra University, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39 | 2011



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