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Professor Liz Parsons PhD

Professor of Marketing Marketing (ULMS)

    Publications

    2021

    Foodwork and foodcare in hard times: Mothering, value, and values (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., Harman, V., & Cappellini, B. (2021). Foodwork and foodcare in hard times: Mothering, value, and values. GENDER WORK AND ORGANIZATION. doi:10.1111/gwao.12630

    DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12630

    Who really cares? Introducing an ‘Ethics of Care’ to debates on transformative value co-creation (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., Kearney, T., Surman, E., Cappellini, B., Moffat, S., Harman, V., & Scheurenbrand, K. (2021). Who really cares? Introducing an ‘Ethics of Care’ to debates on transformative value co-creation. Journal of Business Research, 122, 794-804. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.06.058

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.06.058

    2020

    Class Selfhood and the Subject of Value in Conditions of Liquidity (an essay as part of the collection: The continuing significance of social structure in liquid modernity) (Journal article)

    Caldwell, M., Henry, P. C., Caldwell, M., Henry, P. C., Thompson, C. J., Kumar, A., . . . Cappellini, B. (2020). The continuing significance of social structure in liquid modernity. MARKETING THEORY, 20(4), 547-572. doi:10.1177/1470593120948111

    DOI: 10.1177/1470593120948111

    2019

    Intensive mothering in hard times: Foucauldian ethical self-formation and cruel optimism (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., Harman, V., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (2019). Intensive mothering in hard times: Foucauldian ethical self-formation and cruel optimism. JOURNAL OF CONSUMER CULTURE, 19(4), 469-492. doi:10.1177/1469540519872067

    DOI: 10.1177/1469540519872067

    #freethenipple - digital activism and embodiment in the contemporary feminist movement (Journal article)

    Matich, M., Ashman, R., & Parsons, E. (2019). #freethenipple - digital activism and embodiment in the contemporary feminist movement. CONSUMPTION MARKETS & CULTURE, 22(4), 337-362. doi:10.1080/10253866.2018.1512240

    DOI: 10.1080/10253866.2018.1512240

    The unnaturalness of natural burials: dispossessing the dispossessed (Journal article)

    Balonier, A. -K., Parsons, E., & Patterson, A. (2019). The unnaturalness of natural burials: dispossessing the dispossessed. Mortality: Promoting the interdisciplinary study of death and dying. doi:10.1080/13576275.2019.1585786

    DOI: 10.1080/13576275.2019.1585786

    Dimensions of marketplace exclusion: representations, resistances and responses (Journal article)

    Saren, M., Parsons, E., & Goulding, C. (2019). Dimensions of marketplace exclusion: representations, resistances and responses. Consumption Markets and Culture. doi:10.1080/10253866.2018.1562684

    DOI: 10.1080/10253866.2018.1562684

    2018

    Cycling into Headwinds: Analyzing Practices That Inhibit Sustainability (Journal article)

    Scheurenbrand, K., Parsons, E., Cappellini, B., & Patterson, A. (2018). Cycling into Headwinds: Analyzing Practices That Inhibit Sustainability. Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, 37(2), 227-244. doi:10.1177/0743915618810440

    DOI: 10.1177/0743915618810440

    Unpacking the lunchbox: biopedagogies, mothering and social class (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., Harman, V., & Parsons, E. (2018). Unpacking the lunchbox: biopedagogies, mothering and social class. Sociology of Health and Illness: a journal of medical sociology, 40(7), 1200-1214. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12751

    DOI: 10.1111/1467-9566.12751

    2017

    Using performative knowledge production to explore marketplace exclusion (Journal article)

    Burgess, G., Kelemen, M., Moffat, S., & Parsons, E. (2017). Using performative knowledge production to explore marketplace exclusion. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 20(4), 486-511. doi:10.1108/qmr-09-2016-0085

    DOI: 10.1108/qmr-09-2016-0085

    Mothering and food acquisition in times of austerity: Individual versus collaborative responses in the UK and Italy (Chapter)

    Cappellini, B., Harman, V., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (n.d.). Mothering and food acquisition in times of austerity: Individual versus collaborative responses in the UK and Italy. In Family Lives in Economic Crisis. Emerald.

    Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (Book)

    Parsons, E., Maclaran, P., & Chatzidakis, A. (n.d.). Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203526040

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203526040

    2016

    "Right Taste, Wrong Place": Local Food Cultures, (Dis)identification and the Formation of Classed Identity (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., Parsons, E., & Harman, V. (2016). "Right Taste, Wrong Place": Local Food Cultures, (Dis)identification and the Formation of Classed Identity. Sociology, 50(6), 1089-1105. doi:10.1177/0038038515593033

    DOI: 10.1177/0038038515593033

    The practice of the meal: Food, families and the market place (Book)

    The Practice of the Meal (n.d.). . Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315745558

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745558

    Working your way down: Rebalancing Bourdieu's capitals in times of need (Chapter)

    Cappellini, B., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (2016). Working your way down: Rebalancing Bourdieu's capitals in times of need. In The Practice of the Meal: Food, Families and the Market Place (pp. 43-56). doi:10.4324/9781315745558

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745558

    Concluding remarks (Chapter)

    Cappellini, B., Marshall, D., & Parsons, E. (2016). Concluding remarks. In The Practice of the Meal: Food, Families and the Market Place (pp. 245-247). doi:10.4324/9781315745558-29

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745558-29

    Introduction: The practice of the meal (Chapter)

    Marshall, D., Cappellini, B., & Parsons, E. (2016). Introduction: The practice of the meal. In The Practice of the Meal: Food, Families and the Market Place (pp. 1-11). doi:10.4324/9781315745558-8

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745558-8

    Working your way down: Rebalancing bourdieu’s capitals in times of need (Chapter)

    Cappellini, B., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (2016). Working your way down: Rebalancing bourdieu’s capitals in times of need. In The Practice of the Meal: Food, Families and the Market Place (pp. 43-56). doi:10.4324/9781315745558-12

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315745558-12

    2015

    Doing Family in Times of Austerity: Evidence from Italy and the UK (Conference Paper)

    Cappellini, B., Harman, V., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (2015). Doing Family in Times of Austerity: Evidence from Italy and the UK. In JOURNAL OF MACROMARKETING Vol. 35 (pp. 146). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Brands at Work: The Search for Meaning in Mundane Work (Journal article)

    Brannan, M., Parsons, E., & Priola, V. (2015). Brands at Work: The Search for Meaning in Mundane Work. Organization Studies, 36(1), 29-53. doi:10.1177/0170840614553382

    DOI: 10.1177/0170840614553382

    2014

    The hidden work of coping: gender and the micro-politics of household consumption in times of austerity (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., Marilli, A., & Parsons, E. (2014). The hidden work of coping: gender and the micro-politics of household consumption in times of austerity. Journal of Marketing Management, 30(15-16), 1597-1624. doi:10.1080/0267257x.2014.929164

    DOI: 10.1080/0267257x.2014.929164

    Constructing the culinary consumer: transformative and reflective processes in Italian cookbooks (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., & Parsons, E. (2014). Constructing the culinary consumer: transformative and reflective processes in Italian cookbooks. CONSUMPTION MARKETS & CULTURE, 17(1), 71-99. doi:10.1080/10253866.2012.701893

    DOI: 10.1080/10253866.2012.701893

    Disordering things (Journal article)

    Denegri-Knott, J., & Parsons, E. (2014). Disordering things. JOURNAL OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR, 13(2), 89-98. doi:10.1002/cb.1473

    DOI: 10.1002/cb.1473

    2013

    Pioneering consumer economist: Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt (1893-1980) (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2013). Pioneering consumer economist: Elizabeth Ellis Hoyt (1893-1980). Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, 5(3), 334-350. doi:10.1108/jhrm-03-2013-0014

    DOI: 10.1108/jhrm-03-2013-0014

    When Relationship Marketing Goes Wrong: Opportunism and Consumer Well-Being in Consumer-Bank Relationships (Journal article)

    Elsharnouby, T., & Parsons, E. (2013). When Relationship Marketing Goes Wrong: Opportunism and Consumer Well-Being in Consumer-Bank Relationships. Journal of Relationship Marketing, 12(2), 141-163. doi:10.1080/15332667.2013.794103

    DOI: 10.1080/15332667.2013.794103

    (RE)Enacting Motherhood: Self-sacrifice and abnegation in the kitchen (Chapter)

    Cappellini, B., & Parsons, E. (2013). (RE)Enacting Motherhood: Self-sacrifice and abnegation in the kitchen. In The Routledge Companion to Identity and Consumption (pp. 119-128).

    Agents for Change and Changed Agents: The Micro-politics of Change and Feminism in the Academy (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., & Priola, V. (2013). Agents for Change and Changed Agents: The Micro-politics of Change and Feminism in the Academy. GENDER WORK AND ORGANIZATION, 20(5), 580-598. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0432.2012.00605.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0432.2012.00605.x

    Motherhoods, Markets and Consumption (Chapter)

    Motherhoods, Markets and Consumption (2013). Taylor & Francis. doi:10.4324/9780203469729

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203469729

    Multicultural Perspectives in Customer Behaviour (Chapter)

    Multicultural Perspectives in Customer Behaviour (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203722411

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203722411

    2012

    Practising thrift at dinnertime: mealtime leftovers, sacrifice and family membership (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., & Parsons, E. (2012). Practising thrift at dinnertime: mealtime leftovers, sacrifice and family membership. SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, 60, 121-134. doi:10.1111/1467-954X.12041

    DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12041

    Sharing the Meal: Food Consumption and Family Identity (Journal article)

    Cappellini, B., & Parsons, E. (2012). Sharing the Meal: Food Consumption and Family Identity. Unknown Journal, 109-128. doi:10.1108/s0885-2111(2012)0000014010

    DOI: 10.1108/s0885-2111(2012)0000014010

    Capitalism (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2012). Capitalism. In B. Rathje, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage (pp. 98-101). London: SAGE.

    Needs and Wants (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2012). Needs and Wants. In B. Rathje, & J. G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Consumption and Waste: The Social Science of Garbage (pp. 581-582). London: SAGE.

    2011

    Branded lives: The production and consumption of meaning at work (Book)

    Brannan, M. J., Parsons, E., & Priola, V. (2011). Branded lives: The production and consumption of meaning at work.

    Land of history and romance: Consuming nostalgia through the British Italian cookbook (Conference Paper)

    Parsons, E., & Cappellini, B. (2011). Land of history and romance: Consuming nostalgia through the British Italian cookbook. In Advances in Consumer Research Vol. 39 (pp. 392-397).

    Placing branding within organization theory (Chapter)

    Brannan, M. J., Parsons, E., & Priola, V. (2011). Placing branding within organization theory. In Branded Lives: The Production and Consumption of Meaning at Work (pp. 185-196).

    Gender (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2011). Gender. In M. Tadajewski, P. Maclaran, E. Parsons, & M. Parker (Eds.), Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies (pp. 118-121). London: SAGE.

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Greenwood, R., Oliver, C., Sahlin, K., & Suddaby, R. (n.d.). Introduction. In The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism (pp. 1-46). SAGE Publications Ltd. doi:10.4135/9781849200387.n1

    DOI: 10.4135/9781849200387.n1

    Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies (Book)

    Tadajewski, M., Maclaran, P., Parsons, E., & Parker, M. (Eds.) (2011). Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies. London: SAGE.

    Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies (Book)

    Tadajewski, M., Maclaran, P., Parsons, E., & Parker, M. (2011). Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies. SAGE Publications Ltd. doi:10.4135/9781446289013

    DOI: 10.4135/9781446289013

    2010

    A broader concept of relationships: Identifying new forms of consumer–provider interactions in Egyptian financial services (Journal article)

    Elsharnouby, T., & Parsons, E. (2010). A broader concept of relationships: Identifying new forms of consumer–provider interactions in Egyptian financial services. Journal of Marketing Management, 26(13-14), 1367-1388. doi:10.1080/0267257x.2010.523833

    DOI: 10.1080/0267257x.2010.523833

    Consuming Bollywood: Young Sikhs social comparisons with heroes and heroines in Indian films (Journal article)

    Takhar, A., Maclaran, P., Parsons, E., & Broderick, A. (2010). Consuming Bollywood: Young Sikhs social comparisons with heroes and heroines in Indian films. Journal of Marketing Management, 26(11-12), 1057-1073. doi:10.1080/0267257x.2010.508978

    DOI: 10.1080/0267257x.2010.508978

    Markets, identities and the discourses of antique dealing (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2010). Markets, identities and the discourses of antique dealing. MARKETING THEORY, 10(3), 283-298. doi:10.1177/1470593110373189

    DOI: 10.1177/1470593110373189

    2009

    â??Unpacking disposalâ??: introduction to the special issue (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., & Maclaran, P. (2009). â??Unpacking disposalâ??: introduction to the special issue. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 8(6), 301-304. doi:10.1002/cb.294

    DOI: 10.1002/cb.294

    Praxis or performance: does critical marketing have a gender blind-spot? (Journal article)

    Maclaran, P., Miller, C., Parsons, E., & Surman, E. (2009). Praxis or performance: does critical marketing have a gender blind-spot?. Journal of Marketing Management, 25(7-8), 713-728. doi:10.1362/026725709x471587

    DOI: 10.1362/026725709x471587

    Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (Chapter)

    Parsons, E., & Maclaran, P. (n.d.). Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780080943169

    DOI: 10.4324/9780080943169

    Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (Book)

    Parsons, E., & Maclaran, P. (Eds.) (2009). Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour. London: Butterworth-Heinemann.

    Creating 'The Look': Staging Value in the Antique Shop (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2009). Creating 'The Look': Staging Value in the Antique Shop. Advances in Consumer Research, 36, 177-180.

    Ethical Debates in Marketing (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2009). Ethical Debates in Marketing. In E. Parsons, & P. Maclaran (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (pp. 121-140). London: SAGE.

    New Technologies of Marketing Research (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2009). New Technologies of Marketing Research. In E. Parsons, & P. Maclaran (Eds.), Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (pp. 177-196). London: SAGE.

    2008

    Nonprofit Marketing: Three Volume Set (Book)

    Parsons, E., Maclaran, P., & Tadajewski, M. (Eds.) (2008). Nonprofit Marketing: Three Volume Set. London: SAGE.

    The Computer as 'Middle Agent': Negotiating the Meanings of Marriage on a Sikh Online Dating Site' (Journal article)

    Maclaran, P., Broderick, A., Takhar, A., & Parsons, E. (2008). The Computer as 'Middle Agent': Negotiating the Meanings of Marriage on a Sikh Online Dating Site'. European Advances in Consumer Research, 8, 60-65.

    Thompsons' Rubbish Theory: Exploring the Practices of Value Creation (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2008). Thompsons' Rubbish Theory: Exploring the Practices of Value Creation. European Advances in Consumer Research, 8, 390-393.

    2007

    Charity, retail or care? Gender and managerialism in the charity retail sector (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., & Broadbridge, A. (2007). Charity, retail or care? Gender and managerialism in the charity retail sector. Women in Management Review, 22(7), 552-567. doi:10.1108/09649420710825724

    DOI: 10.1108/09649420710825724

    2006

    Job motivation and satisfaction: Unpacking the key factors for charity shop managers (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., & Broadbridge, A. (2006). Job motivation and satisfaction: Unpacking the key factors for charity shop managers. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 13(2), 121-131. doi:10.1016/j.jretconser.2005.08.013

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jretconser.2005.08.013

    Dealing in Second-hand Goods: Creating Meaning and Value (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2006). Dealing in Second-hand Goods: Creating Meaning and Value. European Advances in Consumer Research, 7, 189-194.

    The Voluntary Spaces of Charity Shops: Workplaces or Domestic Spaces? (Chapter)

    Parsons, E. (2006). The Voluntary Spaces of Charity Shops: Workplaces or Domestic Spaces?. In Landscapes of Voluntarism (pp. 231-247). Bristol: Policy Press.

    2005

    Gender and career choice (Journal article)

    Broadbridge, A., & Parsons, E. (2005). Gender and career choice. Career Development International, 10(2), 80-97. doi:10.1108/13620430510588293

    DOI: 10.1108/13620430510588293

    2004

    Charity shop managers in the UK: becoming more professional? (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2004). Charity shop managers in the UK: becoming more professional?. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 11(5), 259-268. doi:10.1016/s0969-6989(03)00052-3

    DOI: 10.1016/s0969-6989(03)00052-3

    Charity retailing in the UK: a typology (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2004). Charity retailing in the UK: a typology. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 11(1), 31-40. doi:10.1016/s0969-6989(03)00039-0

    DOI: 10.1016/s0969-6989(03)00039-0

    Gender and Higher Education Management: Western and Eastern European Perspectives (Journal article)

    Parsons, L., Shmelova, S., & Savelyev, I. (2004). Gender and Higher Education Management: Western and Eastern European Perspectives. Ekonomicke Rozhlady (Economic Review: Quarterly Journal of the University of Economics, Bratislava), 33(1), 18-31.

    Managing Change in Nonprofit Organizations: Insights from the UK Charity Retail Sector (Journal article)

    Parsons, E., & Broadbridge, A. (2004). Managing Change in Nonprofit Organizations: Insights from the UK Charity Retail Sector. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 15(3), 227-242. doi:10.1023/b:volu.0000046279.46964.b5

    DOI: 10.1023/b:volu.0000046279.46964.b5

    2003

    'UK Charity Retailing: Managing in a Newly Professionalised Sector (Journal article)

    Broadbridge, A., & Parsons, E. (2003). 'UK Charity Retailing: Managing in a Newly Professionalised Sector. Journal of Marketing Management, 19(7-8), 729-748.

    Still Serving the Community? The Professionalisation of the UK Charity Retail Sector (Journal article)

    Broadbridge, A., & Parsons, E. (2003). Still Serving the Community? The Professionalisation of the UK Charity Retail Sector. International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 31(8), 418-427.

    2002

    Charity retail: past, present and future (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2002). Charity retail: past, present and future. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 30(12), 586-594. doi:10.1108/09590550210453066

    DOI: 10.1108/09590550210453066

    2000

    New Goods, Old Records and Second-hand Suits: Charity Shopping in South West England (Journal article)

    Parsons, E. (2000). New Goods, Old Records and Second-hand Suits: Charity Shopping in South West England. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 5(2), 141-151.