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  • Peak electricity demand and the flexibility of everyday life
  • ways and for what purposes consumption of electricity may be or become flexible in response to a time of use tariff designed to reduce consumption in the early evening. It concludes that the rhythmic qualities of practices and the degree to which
  • there are socially conventional times and ways to perform particular practices can constrain or open up their ability to adapt to interventions.
  • 2014
  • on innovation networks, activities, and regional policies targeting the life science, media and food industries in Scania, Sweden. The study takes account of the ways in which regional policies can impact individuals' and organizations' action in relation
  • This paper deals with institutional conditions in regional innovation systems: how institutions affect the organization of innovation activities among firms; and in what ways regional policy initiatives can be supportive. The analysis draws on data
  • 2014
  • insights from the academic literature and research into grassroots renewable energy initiatives in Newcastle, New South Wales, to show how scale and markets can be rethought, thereby making it possible to detect some of the ways that grassroots re-newable
  • energy initiatives are helping transform ways of living and working, and building hope in a climate changing world.
  • 2014
  • [b1] Discipline of Geography and Environmental Studies, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, Univ. of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australie
  • Informal urban sanitation : everyday life, poverty, and comparison
  • Drawing on an ethnography of two very different informal settlements in Mumbai, this study identifies key ways in which informal sanitation is produced, rendered vulnerable, and politicized. In particular, four informal urban sanitation processes
  • 2014
  • Between tragedy and farce : 9/11 compensation and the value of life and death
  • the differential values that are ascribed to life, and how biopower not only fosters life but abandons some to the point of death. It concludes thus that war is not just destructive, but can be used to reconstitute the social and political in unanticipated ways.
  • 2014
  • Community ; Cultural landscape ; Cultural studies ; Ethnic minority ; Forest ; Jawa ; Malaysia ; Place names ; Tradition ; Vegetation ; Way of life
  • through people's command of ancestral place-names. This paper provides an introduction to Semai toponymy and considers the implications of indigenous place-names on the protection of indigenous homelands and ways of life.
  • 2014
  • Les Etats-Unis en 2014
  • Cyberspace ; Economic crisis ; Economic geography ; Geopolitics ; Immigration policy ; Political geography ; Real estate development ; Sustainable development ; United States of America ; Vulnerability ; Way of life
  • ; 5-L'évolution des stratégies de contrôle des risques urbains aux Etats-Unis ; 6-Les sans-papiers, un enjeu multiscalaire pour les politiques migratoires aux Etats-Unis ; 7- A time to die : the American way of life in the Anthropocene.
  • Dans ce numéro spécial consacré aux Etats-Unis en 2014, on trouvera les articles suivants : 1-Les Etats-Unis en 2014 : les vulnérabilités de l'hyperpuissance en question ; 2-Etats-Unis : dynamiques économiques, crise et territoires ; 3-Géopolitique
  • 2014
  • In Henri Lefebvre's work, abstract space entails qualitatively new ways of envisioning and strategically arranging the sites within which capital accumulation and everyday life are to unfold. This paper sets out to delineate how this premise can
  • 2014
  • Governmentality ; Housing ; Residence ; Residential neighbourhood ; Role of the State ; Singapore ; Urban policy ; Way of life
  • 2014
  • , memories and life-narratives are unravelled to explore the social and material relationships that place embodies. After a brief discussion of the data collection methods used, notably photo diaries, some empirical examples are put forward to demonstrate how
  • the research participants act as current custodians of places. The paper concludes by bringing together the different aspects of belonging in place illustrated by these vignettes and shows how they contribute to belonging in place as a moral way of being
  • 2014
  • This paper examines how nonrepresentational theories of practice can expand our understanding of the ways in which mobility transformations take place in Sydney, Australia. The first part of the paper shows they are most frequently evaluated
  • memory, recollection memory, and tertiary memory, respectively. The paper questions what constitutes a mobility transformation; it expands our comprehension of the agencies of transformation affecting life in this sphere; and it challenges us to rethink
  • 2014
  • The article discusses the views of dominant figures in international literature, and national researchers as well. The infrastructure as a huge and diverse system, can be divided in different ways: the basic layouts can be defined as the so-called
  • characteristics (criteria) of the infrastructure are also discussed, that may be interesting to those, who want to become acquainted with the concept, from the theoretical side to the practical life. - (AM)
  • 2014
  • This paper explores turtle conservation in Odisha, India, to map the complicated ways in which animal well-being is pursued in the contemporary world. Using insights from Foucault’s work on biopolitics, it offers an account of conservation
  • 2014
  • [b1] Dep. of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Univ., Exeter, Royaume-Uni
  • -class children have much higher participation rates than their working-class counterparts. It also shows that the ability to pay for enrichment, however, means that it is incorporated into, and transforms, middle-class family life in ways not open
  • 2014
  • This paper examines the role of materials in mediating people’s relationships with elephants in rural Assam, northeast India. It shows that materials, in this case alcohol,binds people and elephants in unforeseen ways. This examination of social
  • and political life through concerted interactions between humans, animals, and materials ecologizes politics, making it more attuned to the more-than-human collectivities within which material lives are lived. The paper strives towards a political ecology
  • 2014
  • , that the Austrian tradition is distinguished from the Chicago-style pro-marketism; and the implications of the differences among the three approaches on economic as well as socio-political life are discussed. It maintains that all three approaches promote the de
  • -politicisation of the social through its economisation albeit by way of different theories and policies.
  • 2014
  • This article analyses the reasons for returning and not returning to rural U.S. communities. The life course segment considered here captures a critical “settling down” period when career and family obligations overlap and return migration peaks
  • . It shows that limited rural employment opportunities are barriers for nonreturnees. While others intent on returning find ways to secure or create employment but are primarily influenced to move home by family concerns. Connections to the larger social
  • 2014
  • Australia ; Melbourne ; Neighbourhood ; New South Wales ; Social geography ; Social housing ; South Australia ; Sydney ; Television ; Territorial stigma ; Territory ; Way of life
  • that they reflected on their own ‘real-life’ experiences and provide accounts of deliberate and self-conscious use of ‘negative’ social status to produce positive collective identities. Alternatively, nontenant participants repeated common prejudices about public
  • 2014
  • Countryside ; Distance travelled ; Finland ; Household ; Housing ; Leisure ; Mobility ; Social geography ; Way of life
  • , societal and social reasons as well. Second home related social mobility practices are dependent on cottage owners’ and users’ life phase and standard of second homes. Retiring baby boom generation is the largest and most active cottager group and after
  • 2014
  • Alaska ; Cultural patrimony ; Cultural studies ; Man-environment relations ; Regional language ; Tradition ; Traditional society ; Way of life ; Yukon
  • 2014