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Janet A. Lorenzen Wins 2014 Graduate Student Paper Award
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Janet A. Lorenzen Wins 2014 Graduate Student Paper Award

The awards committee of the ASA Section on Consumers and Consumption is extremely pleased to grant this year’s Graduate Student Paper Award to Janet A. Lorenzen of Rutgers University. Lorenzen’s paper, titled “Challenges to Reducing Consumption: Social Connections and the Problem of Gift Giving,” is an examination of the challenges that green consumers face in … Continue reading

Introducing Kate Cairns
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Introducing Kate Cairns

Kate Cairns is troubled by the intersection of post-feminist and neoliberal ideologies in contemporary women’s “foodwork,” and after speaking with her for an hour, so am I. An impressively productive scholar with 18 research publications to her name, Kate has identified an understudied and under-theorized aspect of how unregulated corporate capitalism in food and agriculture … Continue reading

New Council Members Elected
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New Council Members Elected

Congratulations and welcome to our newest elected council members! Chair-Elect (2014-2105) and Chair (2015-2016): Frederick Wherry, Yale University Council Member (2-year term begins in 2014): Jennifer Smith Maguire, University of Leicester Council Member, Student (2-year term begins in 2014): Sarah Cappeliez, University of Toronto Frederick “Fred” Wherry is a cultural and economic sociologist who has spent the last two years researching … Continue reading