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Tereza Østbø Kuldova

Tereza Østbø Kuldova


Tereza Kuldova is a social anthropologist and Research Professor based at the Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University. She is the author of, among others, How Outlaws Win Friends and Influence People (Palgrave, 2019), Luxury Indian Fashion: A Social Critique (Bloomsbury, 2016), editor of Crime, Harm and Consumerism (Routledge, 2020), Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs and Street Gangs: Scheming Legality, Resisting Criminalization (Palgrave, 2018), Urban Utopias: Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal South Asia (Palgrave, 2017), and Fashion India: Spectacular Capitalism (Akademika Publishing, 2013). She has written extensively on topics ranging from fashion, design, aesthetics, branding, intellectual property rights, nationalism, philanthropy, India, to outlaw motorcycle clubs, subcultures, and organized crime. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Extreme Anthropology.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Criminology   Social anthropology

Subject areas

Labour   Crime   Material Culture   Hierarchy   Social Networks   Social change   Ideology   Populism   Social inequalities   Consumption   Artificial intelligence   Sub-culture   Materiality   Philanthropy   Digitalization   Class analysis   History of fashion   Fashion and art   Digital monitoring


Southern Asia   Europe


Austria   Czech Republic   Germany   India

Research projects

Scientific publications

Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2021). The Cynical University: Gamified subjectivity in Norwegian academia. Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization . Vol. 21.

Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2021). Luxury and Corruption. Donzé, Pierre-Yves; Pouillard, Veronique; Roberts, Joanne (Ed.). Oxford Handbook of Luxury Business. 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190932220.013.29. Oxford University Press.

Nordrik, Bitten; Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2021). Faktaundersøkelser: et "hybrid konfliktvåpen" på norske arbeidsplasser. ISBN: 978-82-05-45757-7. 278 p. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Raymen, Thomas; Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2020). Clarifying ultra-realism: A response to Wood et al. Continental Thought & Theory: A Journal of Intellectual Freedom (CT&T) . Vol. 3.

Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2020). Repensando la solidaridad desde los márgenes de la cultura del consumidor. ¿Qué tienen los moteros ilegales que le falta a la “sociedad de la marca”?. Ríos, Gino; Silva, Antonio (Ed.). NUEVOS HORIZONTES EN LA INVESTIGACIÓN CRIMINOLÓGICA ULTRA-REALISMO. 12. p. 327-354.

Kuldova, Tereza Østbø (2020). Imposter Paranoia in the Age of Intelligent Surveillance: Policing Outlaws, Borders and Undercover Agents. Journal of Extreme Anthropology . Vol. 4.

Hall, Steve; Kuldova, Tereza; Horsley, Mark (2020). Introduction. Hall, Steve; Kuldova, Tereza; Horsley, Mark (Ed.). Crime, Harm, Consumerism. Introduction. Routledge.

Kuldova, Tereza (2020). Luxury Brands in the Wrong Hands: Of Harleys, Harm and Sovereignty. Hall, Steve; Kuldova, Tereza; Horsley, Mark (Ed.). Crime, Harm, Consumerism. chapter 5. Routledge.

Hall, Steve; Kuldova, Tereza; Horsley, Mark (2020). Crime, Harm, Consumerism. ISBN: 9781138388628. 208 p. Routledge.

Kuldova, Tereza (2019). Re-thinking Solidarity at the Fringes of Consumer Culture: What Do Outlaw Bikers Have that "Brand Communities" Lack?. The Journal of Culture . Vol. 8.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete