Object Agency and the Exteded Object

The extended object is theorized as the counterpart to the extended self. Object extension is formulated as involving Extension by Association and Extension by Co-constituted Action. Drawing on the agency of objects, the extended object offers a counter to the post-structuralist reduction of consumer behavior to being treated as text.



Citation:

Russell Belk (2015) ,"Object Agency and the Exteded Object", in AP - Asia-Pacific Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11, eds. Echo Wen Wan, Meng Zhang, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 21-23.

Authors

Russell Belk, York University, Canada



Volume

AP - Asia-Pacific Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11 | 2015



Share Proceeding

Featured papers

See More

Featured

I6. How Does Runner’s World Shape a Runner’s World? Understanding Representations of the “Ideal” Female Body in Fitness Advertising

Carly Drake, University of Calgary, Canada
Scott Radford, University of Calgary, Canada

Read More

Featured

Consuming Products with Experiences: Why and When Consumers Want Mementos

Charlene Chu, Chapman University
Suzanne Shu, University of California Los Angeles, USA

Read More

Featured

Influence of Visual Crowding and Space Between Products on Consumer Choice

Ana Scekic, HEC Paris, France
Selin Atalay, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany
Cathy Liu Yang, HEC Paris, France
Peter Ebbes, HEC Paris, France

Read More

Engage with Us

Becoming an Association for Consumer Research member is simple. Membership in ACR is relatively inexpensive, but brings significant benefits to its members.