Kevin D. Thomas
University of Texas at Austin
Gender studiesPublic policyAdvertisingSociologyBusinessPsychologyMarketingPolitical scienceLaw and economicsEquity (finance)Identity (social science)Critical discourse analysisDiversity (politics)Consumption (sociology)Public relationsSpiritualityMeaning (linguistics)White (horse)Race (biology)Social psychologyEntrepreneurship
Publications 34
Race is integral to the functioning and ideological underpinnings of marketplace actions yet remains undertheorized in marketing. To understand and transform the insidious ways in which race operat...
6 CitationsSource
Purpose Grounded in experience of co-organizing a two-day photography-based workshop in Paris, this paper explores how photo-dialogues can facilitate anti-racist pedagogy and generative discussions about how race and racism function in marketplace contexts. Design/methodology/approach This paper draws on the authors' involvement in a cross-national and cross-disciplinary team of scholars who worked with local community stakeholders—including activists, artists and practitioners—to discuss, theor...
3 CitationsSource
#1Nisreen A Alwan (University of Southampton)H-Index: 22
#2Emily AttreeH-Index: 1
Last. Victoria Woods (Ford Motor Company)H-Index: 1
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We write as a group of doctors affected by persisting symptoms of suspected or confirmed covid-19. We aim to share our insights from both personal experience of the illness and our perspective as physicians. Tackling this problem will involve collaboration between politicians, healthcare services, public health professionals, scientists, and society. We call for the following principles to be used so that the best possible outcomes can be achieved for all people affected by persisting symptoms o...
24 CitationsSource
Last. Kevin D. ThomasH-Index: 14
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#1Sara ChamplinH-Index: 10
Last. Edward TimkeH-Index: 7
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Last. Edward TimkeH-Index: 7
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#1Sonya A. Grier (AU: American University)H-Index: 26
#2Kevin D. Thomas (University of Texas at Austin)H-Index: 14
Last. Guillaume D. Johnson (Paris Dauphine University)H-Index: 11
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Race is a marketplace icon. How so? By holding true to an icon’s defining characteristics: high visibility, divisiveness, and uncritical devotion. In this brief musing, we describe how despite its centrality to market activities, race is uncritically addressed in academic marketing research. We next introduce the Race in the Marketplace (RIM) Research Network, a newly-formed interdisciplinary collective of scholars and scholar-activists that seek to break race of its iconic standing and bring gr...
28 CitationsSource
#1Dzu BuiH-Index: 1
#2Barbara GottfriedH-Index: 1
Last. Edward TimkeH-Index: 7
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#1Kevin D. ThomasH-Index: 14
#2Naya JonesH-Index: 2
#1Russell W. Belk (York University)H-Index: 90
#2Natalie A. Mitchell (Merrimack College)H-Index: 2
Last. Roel Wijland (University of Otago)H-Index: 4
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ABSTRACTFive heretical field researchers celebrate human subjectivity in a fractured journey toward St. Augustine Catholic Church in the heart of Treme in September 2015. They populate their diverse pentagonal thoughts with Mary Douglas’ negotiated concepts of purity and pollution, rituals and symbols as a counterweight in their backpacks. Some are inspired by the theatrical mythologies of the guides who take them there, others are stopped in their track by the residual devastation of Hurricane ...
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