Trickster Consumers and the Persistent Pursuit of Passion

Warren & Price

What happens when people disregard family, friends, employers, and society to pursue “useless” consumption passions, such as rock-climbing or snowboarding?

This paper examining the disruptive dirtwork of trickster consumers was invited for a revise and resubmit at the Journal of Consumer Research.


Digital Technology Practices in Wilderness Settings: Fraught Meanings and Altered Material Competences

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What happens when people go into the woods, where their technology doesn’t work as normal—and they may not want it to?

This project, which is in the data-collection process, includes 16 in-depth interviews and netnographic data.

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