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New article – “Capturing inequality and action in prototypes: The case of meat-eating and vegetarianism”

A new article written with Shyon Baumann and Merin Oleschuk was recently published in Poetics. In this piece, we use interview data to analyze perceptions of meat-eaters and vegetarians, and show how participants use intersectional prototypes — like the “multicultural meat-eating muscle man”, the “meaty fat man”, the “skinny rich vegetarian”, and the “religious vegetarian” — to understand social categorizations.