Recent publications


Kennedy, E. H., M.J. Cohen, and N.T. Krogman. (2016). Putting Sustainability into Practice: Applications and Advances in Research on Sustainable Consumption. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Selected Articles:

Horne, C. and E.H. Kennedy. (Forthcoming) Explaining support for renewable energy: Commitments to self-sufficiency and communion. Environmental Politics. DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2018.1517917

Kennedy, E.H., J. Johnston and J. Parkins. (Forthcoming). Small-p politics: How pleasurable, convivial, and pragmatic political ideals influence engagement in eat-local initiatives. British Journal of Sociology. DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12298.

Kennedy, E.H. and J. Kmec. 2018. Is environmentalism bad for women? Reinterpreting the gender gap in household pro-environmental behaviour. Environmental Sociology.  4(3):299-310. DOI: 10.1080/23251042.2018.1436891.

Kennedy, E.H., J. Parkins, and J. Johnston. 2018. Evaluating the democratic imagination of citizen-consumer practices: Comparative insights from eat-local movements. Journal of Consumer Culture. 18(1):149-168. DOI: 10.1177/1469540516659125.

Kennedy, E. H., & Boyd, A. 2018. Gendered citizenship and the individualization of environmental responsibility: Evaluating a campus common reading program. Environmental Education Research. 24(2): 191-206. DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2016.1217396.

Colby, A. and E.H. Kennedy. 2017. Extension of what and to whom? A qualitative study of self-provisioning service delivery in a university extension program. In Food Systems and Health (pp. 177-198). Edited by: S. Shostak. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Baumann, S., Engmann, A., E.H. Kennedy, and J. Johnston. 2017. Organic vs. local: Comparing individualist and collectivist motivations for “ethical” food consumption. Canadian Food Studies, 4(1): 68-86.

Horne, C. and E.H. Kennedy. 2017. The power of social norms for reducing and shifting electricity use. Energy Policy, 107:43-52.

Kessler, A., Parkins, J. R., and E.H. Kennedy. 2016. Environmental harm and “the Good Farmer”: Conceptualizing discourses of environmental sustainability in the beef industry. Rural Sociology, 81 (2), 172–19.

Kennedy, E. H. 2016. Environmental evaporation: The invisibility of environmental concern in food system change. Environmental Sociology, 2(1), 18-28.