|aThe why of consumption :|bcontemporary perspectives on consumer motives, goals and desires /|cedited by S. Ratneshwar, David Glen Mick, and Cynthia Huffman.
|axx, 330 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aRoutledge studies in interpretive marketing research
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction : the "why" of consumption / S. Ratneshwar, David Glen Mick, and Cynthia Huffman -- Consumer goal structures and goal-determination processes : an integrative framework / Cynthia Huffman, S. Ratneshwar, and David Glen Mick -- The role of emotions in goal-directed behavior / Richard P. Bagozzi ... [et al.] -- Minimizing negative emotion as a decision goal : investigating emotional trade-off difficulty / Mary Francis Luce, James R. Bettman, and John W. Payne -- The role of approach/avoidance asymmetries in motivated belief formation and change / Frank R. Kardes and Maria L. Cronley -- The missing streetcar named desire / Russell W. Belk, G鋎liz Ger, and S猛en Askegaard -- Postmodern consumer goals made easy!!!! / Craig J. Thompson -- Authenticating acts and authoritative performances : questing for self and community / Eric J. Arnould and Linda L. Price -- Representations of women's identities and goals : the past fifty years in film and television / Elizabeth C. Hirschman and Barbara B. Stern -- The urge to buy : a uses and gratifications perspective on compulsive buying / Ronald J. Faber -- On selling brotherhood like soap : influencing everyday disposal decisions / Luk Warlop, Dirk Smeesters, and Piet Vanden Abeele -- Timestyle and consuming time : why we do what we do with our time / June Cotte and S. Ratneshwar -- Using narratives to discern self-identity related consumer goals and motivations / Jennifer Edson Escalas and James R. Bettman -- The power of metaphor / Robin Coulter and Gerald Zaltman -- Lattice analysis in the study of motivation / Steven Brownstein ... [et al.] -- More than a rat, less than God, staying alive / Jerome B. Kernan -- Four questions about consumer motivation research / Dennis W. Rook.