Prof Alan Warde

Professor of Sociology

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Research interests

Keywords: Consumption, cultural sociology, economic sociology, food and eating, social networks, social and cultural capital, social stratification, sustainable consumption.

Current substantive work is concerned with:

•             the sociology of eating, particularly change in habits in Britain, France and the USA, and the practice of dining out;

•             the sociology of consumption, especially the changing patterns of cultural consumption in the UK and the nature of consumer culture in Europe;

•             cultural capital, distinction and cultural practice in comparative perspective;

•             social class analysis;

•             the analysis of social change

•             the development of British Sociology.


Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display