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The dynamics of social practice : everyday life and how it changes

Author: Elizabeth Shove; Mika Pantzar; Matt Watson
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Clever, innovative book which makes an important contribution to social theory and social policy. An effective introduction it covers core themes and demonstrates exactly how our everyday life is  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Shove; Mika Pantzar; Matt Watson
ISBN: 9781446258170 1446258173
OCLC Number: 955635463
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 191 p.) : il
Contents: The Dynamics of Social Practice Introducing Theories of Practice Materials and Resources Sequence and StructureMaking and Breaking Links Material, Competence and Meaning Car-Driving: Elements and Linkages Making Links Breaking Links Elements Between Practices Standardization and Diversity Individual and Collective CareersThe Life of Elements Modes of Circulation Transportation and Access: Material Abstraction, Reversal and Migration: Competence Association and Classification: Meaning Packing and Unpacking Emergence, Disappearance and PersistenceRecruitment, Defection and Reproduction First Encounters: Networks and Communities Capture and Commitment: Careers and Carriers Collapse and Transformation: The Dynamics of Defection Daily Paths, Life Paths and Dominant ProjectsConnections Between Practices Bundles and Complexes Collaboration and Competition Selection and Integration Coordinating Daily LifeCircuits of Reproduction Monitoring Practices-as-Performances Monitoring Practices-as-Entities Cross-Referencing Practices-as-Performances Cross-Referencing Practices-as-Entities Aggregation Elements of Coordination Intersecting CircuitsRepresenting the Dynamics of Social Practice Representing Elements and Practices Characterizing Circulation Competition, Transformation and Convergence Reproducing Elements, Practices and Relations between Them Time and Practice Space and Practice Dominant Projects and PowerPromoting Transitions in Practice Climate Change and Behaviour Change Basis of Action Processes of Change Positioning Policy Transferable Lessons Practice Theory and Climate Change Policy Configuring Elements of Practice Configuring Relations between Practices Configuring Careers: Carriers and Practices Configuring Connections Practice Oriented Policy Making
Responsibility: Elizabeth Shove, Mika Pantzar & Matt Watson.


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Recent discussions of research "impact" tend to assume that moving from theory to practice is easy. In fact, it is often very hard. Hence it is unsurprising, if apparently paradoxical, that the Read more...

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