Home and commercial hospitality rituals in Arab Gulf countries
Sobh, Rana, Belk, Russell, Wilson, Jonathan and Ginena, Karim (2012) Home and commercial hospitality rituals in Arab Gulf countries. In: 43rd Association for Consumer Research Conference, 4-7 Oct 2012, Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, Canada. (Unpublished)Full text not available from this repository.
Using depth interviews and observations of domestic and commercial hospitality rituals in Qatar and the UAE, we explore culturally- constructed meanings of hospitality rituals in Arab Gulf States. We examine associated performative symbolic constructions of ethnic identity, as well as complexities arising when Bedouin rituals of hospitality are urbanized and commoditized.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:|| Paper presented at the 43rd Association for Consumer Research Conference held from 4-7 October 2012 at the Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, Canada.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||hospitality, rituals, Arab Gulf, consumer behaviour, consumer culture theory|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Business|
School of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2012 14:45|
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