An Ethnography of Household Energy Demand in the UK

Everyday Temporalities of Digital Media Usage

  • Roxana Moroşanu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Roxana Moroşanu
    Pages 73-86
  3. Roxana Moroşanu
    Pages 87-110
  4. Roxana Moroşanu
    Pages 111-138
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 195-199

About this book


This book challenges the ways we think about human agency by looking at the creativity, ethics, and capacities for social transformation that are embedded in simple actions of “doing”. Stemming from ethnographic research with families in the United Kingdom as part of a wider interdisciplinary project looking at domestic energy demand, this book probes some mundane approaches to time—such as spontaneity, anticipation, and “family time”—and the ways in which they extend ethical imaginations, create new forms of sociality, and engender human agency.


Energy Sustainability Applied anthropology Visual ethnography Time anthropology climate change ethnography social science

Authors and affiliations

  • Roxana Moroşanu
    • 1
  1. 1.Loughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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