Children and Their Money

The topic of this article is children and money and the data is from an interview study of 84 Swedish children aged 8-12. The aim of the article is to investigate and discuss the meanings of money and consumption in children’s lives, regarding different contexts in which children receive, keep and use money. Actor-network-theory and theories of generation and “genera-tioning”, are used to study the different contexts or “assemblages” in which children’s agency as consumers is made possible. It is also important weather children are regarded “beings” or “becomings” in consumer society.



Citation:

Barbro Johansson (2005) ,"Children and Their Money", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 7, eds. Karin M. Ekstrom and Helene Brembeck, Goteborg, Sweden : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 327-332.

Authors

Barbro Johansson, Center for Consumer Science, Goteborg University



Volume

E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 7 | 2005



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