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Energopolitics by Dominic Boyer and Ecologics by Cymene Howe now in open access.

Energopolitics by Dominic Boyer and Ecologics by Cymene Howe now in open access.

Just in time for Fall semester, these two volumes became accessible through open access! Energopolitics: https://doi.org/10.25611/rbb7-zw33 Ecologics: https://doi.org/10.25611/j5kf-mr18 

Electrifying Anthropology

What kinds of expertise and knowledge relate to electricity, and where is the space for alternative voices? How can the new roles for electricity in social and cultural life be acknowledged? How can we speak about ‘it’ in its own right while acknowledging that electricity is not one thing?

New special issue on low-carbon mobility (with articles on electric mobility)

New special issue on low-carbon mobility (with articles on electric mobility)

This special issue contains 19 peer reviewed articles on roles of users in electric, shared, and automated mobility. The issue examines a range of cases, including plug-in electric vehicles, car-share and bike-share programs, ride-hailing...

L’énergie et ses usages domestiques. Anthropologie d’une transition en cours

La transition énergétique en cours au sein de nombreuses sociétés industrialisées se caractérise par le passage progressif d’un système fondé sur l’utilisation illimitée d’énergies fossiles, à un système fondé sur l’utilisation d’énergies renouvelables et sur des comportements plus sobres. Cette transition affecte tous nos modes de vie. Les changements en cours, tout autant que les enjeux socio-techniques qu’ils impliquent, mettent en évidence le fonctionnement intrinsèque des sociétés. Ils donnent aussi à voir la façon dont ces dernières se pensent et se projettent.

Last special issue of Energy Research & Social Science

Last special issue of Energy Research & Social Science

The editors of Energy Research & Social Science have decided to no longer produce any special issues. However, they are going out with a bang. The link below will give you access to their...

Two new books in Energy Society Series from West Virginia Press

Two new books in Energy Society Series from West Virginia Press

Oil and Urbanization on the Pacific Coast: Ralph Bramel Lloyd and the Shaping of the Urban West by Michael Adamson Oil and Urbanization on the Pacific Coast tells the story of oilman Ralph Bramel Lloyd,...

Special Issue Energy Research & Social Science

Special Issue Energy Research & Social Science

Introduction David Ockwell, Rob Byrne, Ulrich Elmer Hansen, James Haselip, Ivan Nygaard, The uptake and diffusion of solar power in Africa: Socio-cultural and political insights on a rapidly emerging socio-technical transition, Energy Research &...

New book announcement: Energy, Resource Extraction and Society: Impacts and Contested Futures, 1st Edition

New book announcement: Energy, Resource Extraction and Society: Impacts and Contested Futures, 1st Edition

In this edited collection, we are trying to revisit the traditional notions of energy impacts and reconnect resource extraction and energy to society, democracy and justice: “Energy impacts are often reduced to the narrow...