How do common household items such as basic plastic house wares or high-tech digital cameras transform our daily lives? The Design of Everyday Life considers this question in detail, from the design of products through to their use in the home. I co-authored this book with Elizabeth Shove, and also with Jack Ingram and Martin Hand. It was published by Bloomsbury in 2007.
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In this article we set out three critical arguments in relation to debates on Environmental Policy Integration and governance. I authored it with Harriet Bulkeley and Ray Hudson and published in the journal Environment and Planning and C: Government and Policy in 2008.
Co-authored with Harriet Bulkeley, and with Ray Hudson and published in the journal Environment and Planning A in 2007. In this paper we develop an analytical approach, the modes of governing approach, which engages with the rationalities, agencies, institutional relations, and technologies of governing that coalesce around particular objectives and entities to be governed.
Authored with Elizabeth Shove and published in the Journal of Consumer Culture in 2008. In this article we examine the recursive relation between products, projects and practices with reference to DIY and home improvement – an important area of craft consumption and a field in which consumers are actively and creatively engaged in integrating and transforming complex arrays of material goods.
Authored with Harriet Bulkeley and published in journal Local Environment. In this paper we explore the environmental justice issues and tensions involved in rapid changes in processes and provisions of municipal waste policy.
Co-authored with Harriet Bulkeley and Ray Hudson and Paul Weaver and published in the Journal of Environmental Policy and Practice in 2005. In this paper, we develop a new conceptual framework for analysing municipal waste policy, based on an understanding of the multiple modes of governing through which policy is constructed and contested.
Performing place in nature reserves
A chapter written from my PhD thesis, in Nature Performed: Environment, Culture and Performance, edited by Bronislaw Szerszynski and Claire Waterton, published by Blackwell, Oxford, in 2004