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Gender inequalities in the City of London advertising industry (2018)
Journal Article
Wang, A., & Crewe, L. (2018). Gender inequalities in the City of London advertising industry. Environment and Planning A, 50(3), (671-688). doi:10.1177/0308518X17749731. ISSN 0308-518X

This paper explores gender relations in the City of London advertising industry. It argues that the gender imbalance in the highest ranking positions and the stifled career progression of women in the industry are a result of social, structural and i... Read More

Sex and the city: branding, gender and the commodification of sex consumption in contemporary retailing (2016)
Journal Article
Martin, A., & Crewe, L. (in press). Sex and the city: branding, gender and the commodification of sex consumption in contemporary retailing. Urban Studies, doi:10.1177/0042098016659615. ISSN 0042-0980

This paper explores the changing spatiality of the sex retail industry in England and Wales, from highly regulated male orientated sex shops, pushed to the legislative margins of the city and social respectability, towards the emergence of unregulate... Read More

Leveraging affect: mobilizing enthusiasm and the co-production of the musical economy (2016)
Book Chapter
Leyshon, A., Thrift, N., Crewe, L., French, S., & Webb, P. (2016). Leveraging affect: mobilizing enthusiasm and the co-production of the musical economy. In B. J. Hracs, M. Seman, & T. E. Virani (Eds.), The production and consumption of music in the digital age, 248-262. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter considers the promises and problems of fandom and enthusiasm within capitalism, with particular reference to rise of crowdsourcing as a means of mobilising fan enthusiasm to fund new creative projects, with a particular focus on the musi... Read More

When virtual and material worlds collide: democratic fashion in the digital age (2013)
Journal Article
Crewe, L. (2013). When virtual and material worlds collide: democratic fashion in the digital age. Environment and Planning A, 45(4), 760-780. doi:10.1068/a4546

This paper explores the impact of the digitally-mediated communications technologies on the fashion sector. It argues that material and virtual fashion worlds are perpetually intersecting social realities that co-exist relationally, simultaneously an... Read More

When virtual and material worlds collide: democratic fashion in the digital age (2013)
Journal Article
Crewe, L. (2013). When virtual and material worlds collide: democratic fashion in the digital age. Environment and Planning A, 45(4), doi:10.1068/a4546. ISSN 0308-518X

This paper explores the impact of digitally mediated communications technologies on the fashion sector. It argues that material and virtual fashion worlds are perpetually intersecting social realities that coexist relationally, simultaneously, and in... Read More

Placing fashion: art, space, display and the building of luxury fashion markets through retail design
Journal Article
Crewe, L. Placing fashion: art, space, display and the building of luxury fashion markets through retail design. Progress in Human Geography, ISSN 0309-1325

This paper explores the performative and affective affordances enshrined in contemporary fashion space. Fashion markets need to be placed in a much more serious conceptual way. Whilst much critical attention has been focused on the geographies of fas... Read More