Identity, styles of consumption and process of impoverishment of the middle class

Starting date
March 6, 2018
Duration (months)
Human Sciences
Managers or local contacts
Mori Luca

Aim of the project is to identify the social mechanisms hindering the reworking of the middle class style of consumption in order to develop and to enhance mindful consumption through educational intervention. More specifically three are the questions the research wants to answer: 1) are tastes and habits of consupmtion part and parcel of a class habitus? 2) Given the new economical condition of the middle class, which are the social and psychological elements hindering a reworking of its style of consumption? 3) Which are the cultural traits of middle class more apt to be modified in order to get a more mindful style of consumption?


Funds: assigned and managed by the department

Project participants

Luca Mori
Associate Professor
Research areas involved in the project
Società inclusive e pratiche di cittadinanza


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