Working Paper 2013-03

Title: Consumption ≠ Behaviour

Author: Maryam Rezaei

Click here for the full article

Abstract:

This paper, intended as a literature review of energy behaviour studies, was produced as a component of my comprehensive exams. It provides a critical review of the ways in which energy behaviour has been conceptualized in this literature and highlights the insights from these studies, while suggesting that a practice theoretical approach to the study of energy use might be more appropriate for the understanding of household energy use than approaches that equate behaviour with consumption and expenditure.

 

 

Leave a Reply