Veganism As A Cultural Movement
Punk vegans adhere strictly to the Vegan Society and are frustrated by those who do not.
Non-punk vegans adopt personalized, idiosyncratic definitions of veganism.
Supportive social networks are invaluable to sustaining and maintaining a vegan lifestyle.
The disconnect between organized and unorganized participants seems to be detrimental to the vegan movement since a large number of sympathetic individuals are not participating in the movement.
The cultural and dialogical practices within these two groups social networks enabled punk vegans to maintain a stricter practice than non-punk vegans.