Nigellissima : a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment. / Stevens, Lorna; Cappellini, Benedetta; Smith, Gilly.

In: Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. 31, No. 5-6, 15.01.2015, p. 577-598.

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Nigellissima : a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment. / Stevens, Lorna; Cappellini, Benedetta; Smith, Gilly.

In: Journal of Marketing Management, Vol. 31, No. 5-6, 15.01.2015, p. 577-598.

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Stevens, L, Cappellini, B & Smith, G 2015, 'Nigellissima: a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment', Journal of Marketing Management, vol. 31, no. 5-6, pp. 577-598. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2014.1001771

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Stevens, L., Cappellini, B., & Smith, G. (2015). Nigellissima: a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment. Journal of Marketing Management, 31(5-6), 577-598. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2014.1001771

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Stevens L, Cappellini B, Smith G. Nigellissima: a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment. Journal of Marketing Management. 2015 Jan 15;31(5-6):577-598. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2014.1001771

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Stevens, Lorna ; Cappellini, Benedetta ; Smith, Gilly. / Nigellissima : a study of glamour, performativity and embodiment. In: Journal of Marketing Management. 2015 ; Vol. 31, No. 5-6. pp. 577-598.

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