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An Ethnography of Household Energy Demand in the UK: by Roxana Moroşanu

By Roxana Moroşanu

This publication demanding situations the methods we expect approximately human organisation through taking a look at the creativity, ethics, and capacities for social transformation which are embedded in easy activities of “doing”. Stemming from ethnographic study with households within the uk as a part of a much broader interdisciplinary undertaking taking a look at household strength call for, this ebook probes a few mundane methods to time—such as spontaneity, anticipation, and “family time”—and the ways that they expand moral imaginations, create new kinds of sociality, and engender human agency.

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2005. ” Anthropology Today 21 (3): 1–2. WWF. 2011. The Energy Report: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050. Gland: WWF. CHAPTER 2 How the Light Gets In: A Theoretical Framework for “Ordinary Agency” We did it in stages. Because we first moved in and, before any planning, we knocked these double doors through. That was the first thing we did. And we immediately saw light coming in into that room that had no light. If you imagine, in the hall it was a room: there was a ceiling and no windows, no daylight.

Ethical work can also be regarded as a practice of “problematization” (Foucault 1990: 10). For Faubion, problematization is “that reflexive process through which one presents to oneself a certain way of acting or reacting, asks questions of it, examines its meanings and goals” (2001: 97). He argues that Foucault’s work on the genealogy of systems of thought demonstrates that each parameter of the ethical fourfold–ethical substance, mode of subjectivation, ethical work, and telos–“can itself be (and in fact has been) the focus of problematization” (2001: 98).

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