Allison J. Pugh


Allison J. Pugh is a professor of sociology at the University of Virginia. Her research focuses on the cultural intertwining of economic and intimate life. Her books include The Tumbleweed Society: Working and Caring in an Age of Insecurity and Longing and Belonging: Parents, Children, and Consumer Culture.

The Social Meanings of Dignity at Work

from Work and Dignity, Volume 14, Number 3

Economies of dignity shape what people talk about and how people talk about others.