Loading

Results

Sort By:  1-10 of 16 (2 pages)
Results per page:
         

Introduction

Elizabeth Shove

,

Elizabeth Shove is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Richard Wilk

Richard Wilk is Provost’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of Food Studies at Indiana University. His recent books include Home Cooking in the Global Village (2006) and Fast Food/Slow Food (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

4

... work that goes into how and what people see as routines. Richard Wilk’s essay extends this critique to the level of personal mind and action, showing that the extent to which regularity figures as comfort or constraint is in part a matter...

The Edge of Agency: Routines, Habits and Volition

Richard Wilk

Richard Wilk is Provost’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of Food Studies at Indiana University. His recent books include Home Cooking in the Global Village (2006) and Fast Food/Slow Food (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

3

... research, they are general statements about human nature which correspond to the folk models we use to explain or rationalize our own behaviour and the behaviour of those around us (Wilk 1996). Theories of agency and practice can be seen...

Cultural and Economic Significance of European Food Exports to the Colonies

Richard Wilk

Richard Wilk is Provost’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of Food Studies at Indiana University. His recent books include Home Cooking in the Global Village (2006) and Fast Food/Slow Food (2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

3

... far from being opposites, local specificity and global homogeneity are two products of the same process. I develop these themes at greater length in R. Wilk...

Buying Time

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...Introduction One of the most curious aspects of the relationship between time and consumption is the circumstances under which we are able to, in some sense or other, buy time. When the busy rhythms and routines of our contemporary lives...

Seasonal and Commercial Rhythms of Domestic Consumption: A Japanese Case Study

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...Introduction: Intermingling Rhythms of Consumption Moeran and Skov 1997: 189 [I]n contemporary Japan, changes of the seasons are related to cycles of consumption, and certain images – like those of mount Fuji and cherry blossoms – are used...

Everyday Practice and the Production and Consumption of Time

Elizabeth Shove

Elizabeth Shove is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...Everybody’s in so much of a rush nowadays, now everybody’s trying to make money, trying to get to places, they’ve got to get here, they’ve got to get there, they’ve got to do their shopping – this, that and the other, I think there’s a lot...

Special and Ordinary Times: Tea in Motion

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...Introduction A group of students accompanied us on a trip to Mardin, a historical city they had never seen before, and had a long day visiting numerous historical sites and climbing uphill. While taken by the beauty of the architecture...

Routines – Made and Unmade

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

1

... and desire. For most people routines are linked to order, predictability and control, or, as Richard Sennett has put it: ‘To imagine a life of momentary impulses, of short-term action, devoid of sustainable routines, a life without habits,...

Disruption is Normal: Blackouts, Breakdowns and the Elasticity of Everyday Life

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...It was a stinking mess. In John Kyffin’s draper’s shop in London’s East End the toilets were blocked and overflowing. Since the water company had cut back supply in July 1895, water had slowed to a trickle, leaving his toilets with ‘no...

Re-ordering Temporal Rhythms: Coordinating Daily Practices in the UK in 1937 and 2000

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

0

...Introduction: The Paradox of Time Pressure Time pressure is a contemporary malady for which a range of prescriptions have been spawned to alleviate the problem, including: self-help time management advice; convenience technologies...