An Ethnography of Household Energy Demand in the UK : Everyday Temporalities of Digital Media Usage

This book challenges the ways we think about human agency by looking at the creativity, ethics, and capacities for social transformation that are embedded in simple actions of “doing”. Stemming from ethnographic research with families in the United Kingdom as part of a wider interdisciplinary projec...

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Main Author: Moroşanu, Roxana
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Palgrave Studies in Anthropology of Sustainability
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book challenges the ways we think about human agency by looking at the creativity, ethics, and capacities for social transformation that are embedded in simple actions of “doing”. Stemming from ethnographic research with families in the United Kingdom as part of a wider interdisciplinary project looking at domestic energy demand, this book probes some mundane approaches to time—such as spontaneity, anticipation, and “family time”—and the ways in which they extend ethical imaginations, create new forms of sociality, and engender human agency
Physical Description:XIII, 199 p. 10 illus online resource
ISBN:9781137593412