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Wells and Women

The Infrastructural and Gendered Geographies of Water Conservation

Brock Ternes and Hannah Lohr

inhospitable growing conditions bring out the importance of aquifers and the gendered components that affect watering practices. This study probes the influence of gender among Kansans while examining systems of water provision and pro-environmental behaviors

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A Transformative Practice? Meaning, Competence, and Material Aspects of Driving Electric Cars in Norway

Marianne Ryghaug and Marit Toftaker

This article focuses on the introduction of electric vehicles in Norway and how electrical cars are understood culturally in relation to conventional car use. Theoretically, elements of social practice theory and the analysis of processes of domestication are combined to frame practical, cognitive, and symbolic dimensions of electric car use. The empirical data consists of individual and focus group interviews with electric car users. The analysis unpacks the implications of user-designated meaning in driving practices, competencies considered necessary when driving electric cars, and the material aspects regarded as critical features of electric car driving. Preliminary findings suggest that the practice of electric car driving alters user habits by making transportation needs more salient and raises both the technological and energy consumption awareness of users.

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Hydrologic Habitus

Wells, Watering Practices, and Water Supply Infrastructure

Brock Ternes and Brian Donovan

that has been overlooked in environmental sociology, and our article demonstrates how research on pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs) could be improved by assessing variations in water supply infrastructures. Different configurations of infrastructure

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

The Invisible Society of Waste in Singapore

Ng Xin Hui, Kuan Shu Wen, and Md Saidul Islam

inhibiting pro-environmental behavior ( Kollmuss and Agyeman 2002 ), and, more particularly, to examine the relationship between the psychological distance of waste and environmental behaviors ( Barnes 2019 ; Lange et al. 2014 ; Leeabai et al. 2019 ). In

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Scientist Warning on Why you Should Consume Less; Even if Wider Society Doesn’t

Peter M. Haswell

problems. The creation of practices and structures that facilitate more pro-environmental behavior at the individual, institutional, and societal levels are required. Within the circumstances we find ourselves, however, each individual is still responsible

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Fleshing Out an Ecological Habitus: Field and Capitals of Radical Environmental Movements

Jeff Kirby

: Why Do People Act Environmentally and What Are the Barriers to Pro-environmental Behavior? ” Environmental Education Research 8 ( 3 ): 239 – 260 . 10.1080/13504620220145401 Lahire , Bernard . 2011 . The Plural Actor . Cambridge, UK : Polity

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Consumo responsable y configuración de ciudadanías proambientales

María Claudia Mejía Gil and Claudia Puerta Silva

Citizenship María Claudia Mejía Gil and Claudia Puerta Silva Abstract: Increased consumption of goods and services has contributed to environmental crises. Responsible consumption movements and the factors that contribute to the formation of pro-environmental

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Dumpster Diving for a Better World

Explaining Unconventional Protest and Public Support for Actions against Food Waste

Benedikt Jahnke and Ulf Liebe

internalized norm—a perceived moral obligation—activists are convinced that what they are doing is the right thing and good (e.g., Stern and Dietz 1994 for pro-environmental behavior ). Thus , individuals who perceive it as a moral obligation to act against