Derek Burk

DerekBurk2015@u.northwestern.edu
Advisor: Carruthers

Areas of Interest

Economic Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of Emotions, Cognitive Sociology, Consumers and Consumption

 

Current Research

I am assessing the role played by 1960s-era social movements (such as the organic and natural foods movement, the New Left, the environmental movement, and the counterculture) in the rise of “New Wave” food co-ops in the 1960s and 1970s using a combination of quantitative and archival methods.

 

Relevant Link

http://www.ipr.northwestern.edu/

 

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