The Sociology of Consumers and Consumption II

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:20 PM
Room: 419
RC02 Economy and Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Florian KOHLBACHER, Institute for Japanese Studies, Japan and Takeshi MATSUI, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
How ‘Ethical' Is Ethical Consumption? Self-Interest and Activism In Organic, Local, and Farmers' Market Food (Oral Presentation)
Shyon BAUMANN, University of Toronto, Canada; Athena ENGMAN, University of Toronto, Canada; Josee JOHNSTON, University of Toronto, Canada

Social Innovations for Sustainable Consumption – a Typology for Their Political Promotion and Further Development (Oral Presentation)
Jana RUECKERT-JOHN, Institute for Social Innovation, Germany; Melanie JAEGER-ERBEN, ZTG TU Berlin, Germany; Martina SCHÄFER, ZTG TU Berlin, Germany

Consumption Behavior and Disaster Recovery: Insights From Eight Years In a Living Laboratory (Oral Presentation)
Pamela KENNETT-HENSEL, University of New Orleans, USA

The New Poverty and the Masstige Fad--How Fluid Class Identities Influence Fashion Consumption (Oral Presentation)
Wei-Fen CHEN, Univ Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA

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