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Retail therapy

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Analyses of consumption are much like retail therapy. The notion of retail therapy suggests that shopping offers a solution to real problems. But, of course, looked at more closely, it becomes clear that retail therapy is anti-therapy: it is an avoidance technique, a distraction; it is not about the confrontation and resolution of problems. So it is with research that is focused on consumption, illuminating through they are, they are ultimately both limited and limiting.

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/277/1/Retail_therapy_%28LSERO%29.pdf

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