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Open Access Perfil del vegano/a activista de liberación animal en España

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The main objective of this study is to identify the vegan activist profi le in Spain, vegans being the most committed group within the animal liberation movement. Through online questionnaires, we analyzed sociodemographic characteristics, ideological and emotional aspects of the participants, their process of conversion, as well as their preferences regarding activism strategies. The fi ndings are very similar to previous studies about animal rights activists, especially those conducted in the United States. The paper concludes with recommendations aimed at animal organizations, companies and governments.
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Keywords: Activism; Activismo; Animal Protection; Consumers; Consumidores; Eating Habits; España; Hábitos alimentarios; Perfiles; Profiles; Protección animal; Spain

Language: Spanish

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2012

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  • Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas (REIS) is a quarterly publication of the Center for Sociological Research (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas - CIS), and constitutes one of the main editorial activities of CIS. REIS was first published in 1978, with the main goal of disseminating the results of sociological research aiming at a better understanding of the Spanish society. Its historic course and the high level of quality demanded on its contributions has situated REIS in an outstanding position as a reference journal in the area of the Social Sciences. The journal covers a wide range of topics in the field of Sociology and Political Science in general.

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