Elizabeth Shove – University of Copenhagen

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Elizabeth ShoveElizabeth Shove is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. 

She has recently completed an ESRC funded fellowship, “Transitions in Practice: Climate Change and Everyday Life”.

She is a member of the Sustainable Practices Research Group, and is about to become  co-director of DEMAND, a five year research centre dealing with the dynamics of energy and mobility demand starting in 2013.

She is author of “Comfort, Cleanliness and Convenien-ce: the social organization of normality” (Berg 2003). 

More recent books include “The Dynamics of Social Practice” with Mika Pantzar and Matt Watson (Sage 2012) and “Sustainable practices: social theory and climate change”, edited with Nicola Spurling (Routledge 2013).