NRE 5150

NRE 5150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

In this special topics course, we will delve into several literatures involving the self and the buying, consuming, or producing of products and services. Some topics we will touch upon are Belk's concept of products as extended self, consumption and social status, dehumanization and objectification of consumers and producers, identity salience, moral identity, the influence of advertising and social media on consumer self-esteem, the influence of self-esteem on consumer behavior, gender relationships in consumer households, and the self in one's native versus a non-native language. In addition to the content of the articles and as opportunities arise, time discussing methodological and general research issues, such as how to triage ideas, how to do ethical and replicable research, and other topics related to becoming a productive experimental researcher. During this course, we will discuss a number of articles. Some articles will be chosen by the instructor. Others will be selected by the students. Students will be assigned to lead the discussion of specific papers.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 12415 NRE 5150   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to: Doctoral Students only! Add/Drop Dates: August 14th at 9:00 am through September 5th at 11:59 pm with an additional Add/Drop period beginning October 11th at 8:00 am through October 18th at 11:59 pm. Starting October 19th, permission of the instructor is required to add/drop and a late fee of $100.00 will be charged. If you are dropping on or after November 8th, you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fee.