TITLE

Special Session Summary The Odyssey Downunder: A Qualitative Study of Aboriginal Consumers

AUTHOR(S)
Groves, Ronald; Belk, Russell W.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Advances in Consumer Research;1995, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Multiple abstracts are presented from videos and papers produced from a study of Aboriginal Australians' consumption habits, including topics such as the impact of Western culture on aborigines in Kimberley, Western Australia, the aboriginal concept of dreamtime, and the impact of cash economies on aboriginal culture.
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9307155667

 

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