Navigating Symbolic Pollution Through Symbolic Boundary Work – Shaping a Sense of Home and Family in Family Assemblages

In this paper, we explore how illness requiring care displaces family assemblages. Specifically, we illustrate how illness as a form of symbolic pollution transforms family relations and capacities necessitating symbolic boundary work to hold family assemblages together, which in turn, shapes both a sense of home and of family.



Citation:

Carol Kelleher and Deirdre O'Loughlin (2017) ,"Navigating Symbolic Pollution Through Symbolic Boundary Work – Shaping a Sense of Home and Family in Family Assemblages", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45, eds. Ayelet Gneezy, Vladas Griskevicius, and Patti Williams, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 705-706.

Authors

Carol Kelleher, University College Cork, Ireland
Deirdre O'Loughlin, University of Limerick, Ireland



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45 | 2017



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