American Sociological Association

Consumers and Consumption Section Award Recipients

ASA Sociology of Consumers and Consumption Section Student Paper Award

2017: Nathan Wilmers, "Does Consumer Demand Reproduce Inequality? High-income Consumers, Vertical Differentiation and the Wage Structure"

2017: Hannah Wohl, “Signature Styles: The Production of Uniqueness”

2016: Daniel, Caitlin. “Economic Constraints on Taste Formation and the True Cost of Healthy Eating.”  Social Science & Medicine 148 :34-41.

2015: Hyde, Zachary “Omnivorous Gentrification: Restaurant Reviews and Neighborhood
Change in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver,” City and Community 13, 4 (2014): 341-359).

2014: Janet Lorenzen, Rutgers University, “Challenges to Reducing Consumption: Social Connections and the Problem of Gift Giving.”

2013:  Kjerstin Gruys, University of California, Los Angeles. "Does This Make Me Look Fat? Aesthetic Labor and Fat Talk as Emotional Labor in a Women's Plus-Size Clothing Store."

The Section on Consumers and Consumption Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award

2017: Kristie O’Neill and Daniel Silver, "From Hungry to Healthy: Simmel, Self-Cultivation and the Transformative Experience of Eating for Beauty”

2016: DeSoucey, Michaela. Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.

2015: Erin Metz McDonnell“Budgetary Units: A Weberian Approach to Consumption,” The American Journal of Sociology 119, 2 (2013): 307-350.

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