Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Too much stuff: Motivators of overconsumption

Authors
  • Courtney King (University of Missouri)
  • Pamela S. Norum (University of Missouri)

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to determine what motivates consumers to make purchases of clothing, and what factors influence their decision to continue to participate in the overconsumption of clothing. Research questions of interest include: Why do women buy clothing? What retailers encourage these consumption patterns? Are women overconsuming intentionally?

How to Cite:

King, C. & Norum, P. S., (2015) “Too much stuff: Motivators of overconsumption”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 72(1).

Downloads:
Download pdf
View PDF

468 Views

189 Downloads

Published on
11 Nov 2015
Peer Reviewed