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Author Shove, Elizabeth, 1959-

Title The dynamics of social practice : everyday life and how it changes / Elizabeth Shove, Mika Pantzar & Matt Watson
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 191 pages :) : illustrations
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLE; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1. THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL PRACTICE; 2. MAKING AND BREAKING LINKS; 3. THE LIFE OF ELEMENTS; 4. RECRUITMENT, DEFECTION AND REPRODUCTION; 5. CONNECTIONS BETWEEN PRACTICES; 6. CIRCUITS OF REPRODUCTION; 7. REPRESENTING THE DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL PRACTICE; 8. PROMOTING TRANSITIONS IN PRACTICE; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary Everyday life is defined and characterized by the rise, transformation and fall of social practices. Using terminology that is both accessible and sophisticated, this book guides the reader through a multi-level analysis of this dynamic. The book provides discussion of real world examples such as the history of car driving and the emergence of frozen food, bringing abstract concepts to life and grounding them in empirical case-studies and new research. Demonstrating the relevance of social theory for public policy problems, the authors show that the everyday is the basis of social transformati
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social change -- Case studies.
Social policy -- Case studies.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pantzar, Mika.
Watson, Matt.
ISBN 1446250652 (ebook)
1446258173 (electronic bk.)
9781446250655 (ebook)
9781446258170 (electronic bk.)