The Consuming City: Economic Stratification and the Glasgow Effect

The development of consumer culture in Glasgow, Scotland has been a central strategy in response to the identity crisis caused by de-industrialisation. We consider whether regeneration strategies that centre on consumption are effective or whether they are they counter-productive and instead harming the social assets of citizens.


Kathy Hamilton and Katherine Trebeck (2013) ,"The Consuming City: Economic Stratification and the Glasgow Effect", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41, eds. Simona Botti and Aparna Labroo, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: .


Kathy Hamilton, University of Strathclyde, UK
Katherine Trebeck, Oxfam, UK


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41 | 2013

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