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Learning how: body techniques, skill acquisition and the consumption of experience

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dc.contributor.author Murphy, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Patterson, Maurice
dc.contributor.author O'Malley, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-12T15:46:08Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-12T15:46:08Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8224
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Although the skilful body has been ever-present in research accounts of consumption experiences, no sustained attention has been given to the acquisition of skills necessary for successful engagement with those experiences. In the present study, we report an empirical investigation of the acquisition and diffusion of embodied competencies among high-speed motorcyclists. In doing so, we mobilize the concept of reflexive body techniques in order to unpack the social, physical and mindful aspects of skilled embodiment. We demonstrate that skill acquisition is a necessary pre- cursor to successful immersion into certain kinds of consumption experiences offered by the marketplace. Further, we underline the role of skill acquisition in subject formation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Marketing Theory;19 (4) pp. 425-445
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1177/1470593118809792
dc.subject Body en_US
dc.subject body techniques en_US
dc.subject embodiment en_US
dc.subject experience en_US
dc.subject habitus en_US
dc.subject motorcycling en_US
dc.subject observant participation en_US
dc.subject phenomenology en_US
dc.subject perception en_US
dc.subject skill acquisition en_US
dc.title Learning how: body techniques, skill acquisition and the consumption of experience en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2019-11-12T15:43:06Z
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/1470593118809792
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2861724
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Marketing Theory
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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