Table of Contents


1. Demanding energy: an introduction – Allison Hui, Rosie Day, Gordon Walker [Available open access]

Part 1 – Making connections [Available open access]

2. Demanding connectivity, demanding charging: the co-production of mobile communication between electrical and digital infrastructures – Alan Wiig

3. Constructing normality through material and social lock-in: the dynamics of energy consumption among Geneva’s more affluent households – Marlyne Sahakian

4. Understanding temporariness beyond the temporal: greenfield and urban music festivals and their energy use implications – Michael E. P. Allen

Part 2 – Unpacking meanings [Available open access]

5. Towards a ‘meaning’-ful analysis of the temporalities of mobility practices: implications for sustainability – Katerina Psarikidou

6. Being at home today: inhabitance practices and the transformation and blurring of French domestic living spaces – Véronique Beillan and Sylvie Douzou

Part 3 – Situating agency [Available open access]

7. The car as a safety-net: narrative accounts of the role of energy intensive transport in conditions of housing and employment uncertainty – Caroline Mullen and Greg Marsden

8. The tenuous and complex relationship between flexible working practices and travel demand reduction – Julian Burkinshaw

9. Leisure travel and the time of later life – Rosie Day, Russell Hitchings, Emmet Fox, Susan Venn and Julia F. Hibbert

Part 4 – Tracing trajectories [Available open access]

10. Changing eating practices in France and Great Britain: evidence from time use data and implications for direct energy demand – Mathieu Durand-Daubin and Ben Anderson

11. Paths, projects and careers of domestic practice: Exploring Dynamics of Demand over Biographical Time – Mary Greene

12. Demanding business travel: the evolution of the timespaces of business practice – Ian Jones, James Faulconbridge, Greg Marsden and Jillian Anable

Part 5 – Shifting rhythms [Available open access]

13. Demand side flexibility and responsiveness: moving demand in time through technology – Mitchell Curtis, Jacopo Torriti and Stefan Smith

14. Reducing demand for energy in hospitals: opportunities for and limits to temporal coordination – Stanley Blue

Part 6 – Researching demand

15. Identifying research strategies and methodological priorities for the study of demanding energy – Allison Hui, Rosie Day and Gordon Walker [Available open access]