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Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future Directions (2016)
Book
Spotswood, F. (2016). F. Spotswood (Ed.), Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future Directions. Policy Press

Through its 14 chapters, this book presents a first view of the different perspectives within the fragmented field of behaviour change. The first part presents a series of perspectives of behaviour change as it is currently researched and implemented... Read More about Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future Directions.

Children as vulnerable consumers: a first conceptualisation (2016)
Journal Article
Spotswood, F., & Nairn, A. (2016). Children as vulnerable consumers: a first conceptualisation. Journal of Marketing Management, 32(3-4), 211-229. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2015.1107616

© 2015 Westburn Publishers Ltd. Understandings of consumer vulnerability remain contentious and despite recent developments, models remain unsuitable when applied to children. Taxonomic models, and those favouring a ‘state’- or ‘class’-based approach... Read More about Children as vulnerable consumers: a first conceptualisation.

Introducing social practices theory to the social marketing agenda (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Spotswood, F. (2015, April). Introducing social practices theory to the social marketing agenda. Presented at World Social Marketing Conference

This paper introduces Social Practices Theory (SPT) as a way of facilitating necessary evolution in social marketing. SPT conceptualises individuals as carriers of practices comprising materials, competences and meanings (Shove et al., 2012). The the... Read More about Introducing social practices theory to the social marketing agenda.

A cultural case study for social marketing (2015)
Book Chapter
Spotswood, F. (2015). A cultural case study for social marketing. In R. Gordon, & J. French (Eds.), Strategic Social MarketingSAGE

The starting point for this study was that obesity in the UK, as elsewhere in the West, is socio-economically patterned. This is thought to be due to the low rates of physical activity within lower socio-economic groups and the social-patterning of o... Read More about A cultural case study for social marketing.

Analysing cycling as a social practice: An empirical grounding for behaviour change (2015)
Journal Article
Spotswood, F., Chatterton, T., Tapp, A., & Williams, D. (2015). Analysing cycling as a social practice: An empirical grounding for behaviour change. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 29, 22-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2014.12.001

Despite significant national and local efforts over the last decade to stimulate uptake of cycling in the UK, levels of cycling (particularly utility cycling) remain at around 2% of journeys. Understanding of cycling behaviour and subsequent developm... Read More about Analysing cycling as a social practice: An empirical grounding for behaviour change.

Using social practice theory to frame the contribution of social marketing in the multidisciplinary future of ‘behaviour change’ (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Spotswood, F. (2014, September). Using social practice theory to frame the contribution of social marketing in the multidisciplinary future of ‘behaviour change’. Presented at Broadening the scope

Background The 2011 House of Lords Behaviour Change report concluded that ‘behaviour change’ must become multi-disciplinary, criticising the government’s myopic commitment to ‘nudge’. It emphasised that any single-approach strategy will fail to tac... Read More about Using social practice theory to frame the contribution of social marketing in the multidisciplinary future of ‘behaviour change’.

From the 4Ps to COM-SM: Reconfiguring the social marketing mix (2013)
Journal Article
Gordon, R., Tapp, A., & Spotswood, F. (2013). From the 4Ps to COM-SM: Reconfiguring the social marketing mix. Journal of Social Marketing, 3(3), 206-222. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSOCM-01-2013-0011

In this paper, the authors aim to contend that the 4Ps of social marketing have been stretched beyond breaking point. Originally designed for social marketing mixes that contained products and prices, the social marketing 4Ps are no longer fit for pu... Read More about From the 4Ps to COM-SM: Reconfiguring the social marketing mix.

Beyond persuasion: A cultural perspective of behaviour (2013)
Journal Article
Spotswood, F., & Tapp, A. (2013). Beyond persuasion: A cultural perspective of behaviour. Journal of Social Marketing, 3(3), 275-294. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSOCM-01-2013-0006

Purpose: This research suggests that understanding problem behaviours through a cultural lens may offer multifarious layers of insight and provide opportunities for more effective intervention than the classical psychological perspective and cognitiv... Read More about Beyond persuasion: A cultural perspective of behaviour.

Overcoming the self-image incongruency of non-cyclists (2012)
Journal Article
Leonard, S., Spotswood, F., & Tapp, A. (2012). Overcoming the self-image incongruency of non-cyclists. Journal of Social Marketing, 2(1), 23-36. https://doi.org/10.1108/20426761211203238

Purpose: The image of cyclists has been increasingly recognised as an important factor in social marketing programmes aimed at increasing cycling. The purpose of this paper is to present findings from a multi-stage research project exploring image in... Read More about Overcoming the self-image incongruency of non-cyclists.

Social Marketing (2012)
Book
Eagle, L., Dahl, S., Hill, S., Bird, S., Spotswood, F., & Tapp, A. (2012). Social Marketing. Pearson Education

Social marketing is receiving unprecedented focus and support from government, the private sector and charities internationally. Social marketing attempts to educate people in the hope that they will make ‘informed’(i.e. healthy) choices regarding di... Read More about Social Marketing.

Some reasonable but uncomfortable questions about social marketing (2012)
Journal Article
Spotswood, F., French, J., Tapp, A., & Stead, M. (2012). Some reasonable but uncomfortable questions about social marketing. Journal of Social Marketing, 2(3), 163-175. https://doi.org/10.1108/20426761211265168

The purpose of this paper is to explore the scope of social marketing by re-examining some of its core concepts: the balance between the “wants” of individuals with the “needs” of society; the nature of exchange; the inclusion of techniques not expli... Read More about Some reasonable but uncomfortable questions about social marketing.


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