Search for dissertations about: "Jillian Anable"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Jillian Anable.

  1. 1. What is a sustainable everyday life? : Exploring and assessing the sustainability of everyday travel, sharing and ICT

    Author : Miriam Börjesson Rivera; Greger Henriksson; Mattias Höjer; Josefin Wangel; Jillian Anable; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : In a world where the general trend is unsustainable consumption patterns, can sustainable everyday life be enabled? This thesis sought to expand the knowledge base for policies and measures for sustainability, based on the assumption that consumption can be viewed as the outcome of practices in which people engage in their day-to-day life. The thesis addressed the overall aim by examining the following questions: How can information and communication technology (ICT) practices contribute to sustainable everyday practices? How can sharing practices, ICT-based and other, contribute to sustainable everyday practices? and How can travel practices, ICT-based and other, contribute to sustainable everyday practices?Empirical and conceptual studies revealed that ICT has become a fundamental and integral part of everyday practices and that digitalisation is a tangible material companion with implications for sustainability. READ MORE