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Family Dynamics and Social Practice Theories: An Investigation of Daily Practices Related to Food, Mobility, Energy Consumption, and Tourism

Françoise Bartiaux and Luis Reátegui Salmón

Based on empirical data on “green” practices according to household size, this article questions the role, if any, given to close personal relationships by social practice theories in sustaining or not daily life practices. Data are mainly drawn from an Internet survey conducted in Belgium in 2006 by WWF-Belgium on daily practices, related to food, energy consumption, mobility, and tourism. Results show that smaller households carry out more numerous “green” practices than larger ones. The concluding discussion underlines the relevance of including social interactions—namely within the household—into the conceptual framework derived from the social theories of practices, to take into account the rearticulating role of social interactions and domestic power claims when carrying out a practice or a set of practices, and when changing it.

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Book Reviews

Anne Watson, Michael Kehler, and Joseph Derrick Nelson

to move beyond such discourses in order to recognize multiple masculinities and literacy as a social practice. Scholes's mixed-method study was conducted in seven socioeconomically diverse elementary schools in Queensland, Australia, and involved a

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Supporting preservice teachers to transition to university through a purposely structured Health and Physical Education subject

Suzanne Hudson, Roslyn Franklin, Peter Hudson, and Sarah James

practices to effectively teach HPE. Well-planned HPE subjects within teacher education programmes can assist generalist primary teachers in being well prepared to teach HPE in primary schools ( Freak and Miller 2017 ). This explanatory mixed-methods study

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The Normal Foreskin

Puberty, Adolescence, and Growing Up

Jonathan A. Allan

O. Brito . 2017 . “ ‘I Feel Like More of A Man’: A Mixed Methods Study of Masculinity, Sexual Performance, and Circumcision for HIV Prevention. ” Journal of Sex Research 54 ( 1 ): 42 – 54 . https://doi.org/10

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Beyond the Body Count

Field Notes as First Responder Witness Accounts

Patricia Krueger-Henney

schools in three of the city's boroughs. Our mixed-methods study examined the different effects that increased school policing and surveillance practices had on students’ physical learning spaces and the different ways in which young people experienced

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South African Rural Girls’ Safety Strategies on the School Journey

Ndumiso Daluxolo Ngidi, Xolani Ntinga, Ayanda Khumalo, and Zaynab Essack

this article was collected as part of a larger mixed-methods study called the “Walking School Bus” ( Essack and Ngidi 2018 ) that evaluated the impact of having adult-chaperoned walks to school and back on schoolchildren's experiences of violence. Given

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A State of Relief

Feelings, Affect and Emotions in Instantiating the Malawi State in Disaster Relief

Tanja D. Hendriks

Africa ( Leiden : Brill ). Anders , G. , F. E . Kanyongolo and B. Seim ( 2020 ), ‘ Corruption and the impact of law enforcement: Insights from a mixed-methods study in Malawi ’, Journal of Modern African Studies 58 , no. 3 : 315 – 336

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A Crystal Ball for Forests?

Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term

Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén

published and preceded by several years the first quantitative or mixed methods studies. A volume of qualitative and critical studies has accumulated such that reviews have now Figure 4 Frequency of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches

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Facts and Norms in Democratization

Roberto Farneti

Belinda Nicolau . 2009 . “ Understanding Divergence of Quantitative and Qualitative Data (or Results) in Mixed Methods Studies. ” International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches 3 ( 1 ): 58 – 72 . 10.5172/mra.455.3.1.58 Rawls , John . 2005

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Designing a New Method of Studying Feature-Length Films

An Empirical Study and its Critical Analysis

Jose Cañas-Bajo, Teresa Cañas-Bajo, Eleni Berki, Juri-Petri Valtanen, and Pertti Saariluoma

Clinical Students—a Mixed Methods Study .” BMC Medical Education 12 ( 1 ). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6920-12-1 . 10.1186/1472-6920-12-1 DeLong , Jordan E , Kaitlin L. Brunick , and James E. Cutting . 2014 . “ Finding Patterns and Limits