Call for Papers





Co-Editors: Russ Belk ( and Linda Price (

Paper Submission Deadline: April 1, 2015

About: Empirical and conceptual papers are sought addressing aspects and issues in the areas of ownership and sharing by consumers. All relevant theoretical perspectives and empirical methods are welcomed. Examples of topical areas that might be addressed include:

  • Ownership: Psychology of ownership, sociology of ownership, history and prehistory of ownership, new perspectives on endowment effects, intellectual property, children’s possession and ownership, cultural influences on modes of ownership, collective and societal ownership, environmental issues in ownership, burdens of ownership,limits of ownership, privacy and ownership
  • Sharing: Collaborative consumption, role of the internet in sharing, sharing intangible or digital goods, fictitious commodities, sharing during childhood, renting, leasing, hiring, and buying, communal living, environmental issues in sharing/repurposing, sharing public goods, Information sharing and social media, file sharing

We anticipate that this will be a wide-ranging multidisciplinary issue that brings together a diversity of perspectives and approaches to these topics. If you are in doubt as to whether a particular topic would be considered, please contact the co-editors (details see above or in the download below).

Length: Up to 60 pages

Format: JACR (similar to JCR)

Review: Double-blind peer review by appropriate experts

Turn-around: Within 2 months, no more than 2 revisions

More Information: Download CFP

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