A Holiday Gift Guide from a JSTOR Daily Gift Fanatic
Splurges for that scholarly curmudgeon in your life who has a critique of capitalism but still likes to have nice things.
18th-Century Lovers Exchanged Portraits of Their Eyes
The miniature paintings celebrated and commemorated love at a time when public expressions of affection were uncouth.
Only You Can Prevent Useless Gifts
Is it time for a revival of the Society for the Prevention of Useless Giving (SPUG)?
What Gift-Giving Research Tells Us About Giving Tech Gadgets
Whatever the gift, it’s worth stopping to think about how much we really want to entangle our gift-giving with the digital realm.
Why We Give Children Toys for Christmas
Giving children toys for Christmas first became a thing in early nineteenth century England.
Psy-Q: Is Christmas Gift Giving Wasteful?
Is Christmas Gift Giving Wasteful?
The Demographics of U.S. Holiday Gift-giving
In a 1991 paper for the Journal of Consumer Research studied the effects of income, family size, and other demographic differences on gift-giving patterns.