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    • Accounting for materialism in four cultures 

      Ger, G.; Belk, R. W. (1999)
      Accounts for materialism are examined based on qualitative research in Romania, Turkey, the USA, and Western Europe. Various spontaneously offered accounts reconcile the discrepancy between the belief that materialism is ...
    • Consumption of counterfeit designer brands : reasons, practices and consequences 

      Akkoç, Ali Utku (Bilkent University, 2005)
      This thesis examines the consumption reasons, practices and consequences of nondeceptive counterfeit designer brand clothing, which has been becoming rampant in Turkey as stressed by diverse resources. Utilizing qualitative ...
    • The dual model of materialism: success versus happiness materialism on present and future life satisfaction 

      Sirgy, M. J.; Yu, G. B.; Lee, D.-J.; Joshanloo, M.; Bosnjak, M.; Jiao, J.; Ekici, Ahmet; Gürel-Atay, E.; Grzeskowiak, S. (Springer, 2019)
      Materialism can influence life satisfaction both positively and negatively. We build on the dual model of materialism (Sirgy et al. Social Indicators Research, 110(1), 349-366, 2013) to make the case that two dimensions ...
    • The effects of shopping well-being and shopping ill-being on consumer life satisfaction 

      Ekici, A.; Sirgy, M. J.; Lee, D-J.; Yu, G. B.; Bosnjak, M. (Springer Netherlands, 2017)
      Individuals hold two distinct sets of beliefs about shopping activities: Positive beliefs regarding the degree to which shopping contributes to quality of life (shopping well-being), and negative beliefs related to the ...
    • Is Materialism All That Bad? Effects on Satisfaction with Material Life, Life Satisfaction, and Economic Motivation 

      Joseph Sirgy, M.; Gurel-Atay, E.; Webb, D.; Cicic, M.; Husic-Mehmedovic, M.; Ekici, A.; Herrmann, A.; Hegazy I.; Lee, D.-J.; Johar J.S. (2013)
      The literature in economic psychology and quality-of-life studies alludes to a negative relationship between materialism and life satisfaction. In contrast, the macroeconomic literature implies a positive relationship ...
    • Linking advertising, materialism, and life satisfaction 

      Sirgy, M. J.; Gurel-Atay E.; Webb, D.; Cicic, M.; Husic, M.; Ekici, A.; Herrmann, A.; Hegazy, I.; Lee, Dong-Jin; Johar, J. S. (Springer Netherlands, 2012)
      This paper develops theory related to advertising, materialism, and life satisfaction by formally testing explanations related to the antecedents and consequences of materialism. Survey data were collected from seven major ...