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Saving Energy in British Homes: Thoughts and Applications

  • Roxana Moroşanu
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Anthropology of Sustainability book series (PSAS)

Abstract

Potential applications of the anthropological knowledge that was co-produced in the ethnographic fieldwork and in the analytical process are discussed here. These suggestions refer to the context of applied interdisciplinary work that framed the research and the concerns of other disciplines, as well as of policymaking expressed in the domestic sustainability research agenda. After a discussion of the epistemologies of interdisciplinary research and of the ways in which anthropological knowledge can be employed for suggesting responses to applied considerations, two sets of propositions are developed. The first one regards questions of morality in English middle-class kinship, while the second set looks at ways to reconcile the folk models of time that are employed in everyday life and the temporality expressed in the Climate Change Act.

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  • Roxana Moroşanu
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  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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