Episode 20 – Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason
The Pursuit of Normality
In this episode, Paul interviews Professor Elizabeth Shove, a sociologist at Lancaster University who co-directs the Centre on Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand. Enormous resources are consumed in the pursuit of normality and Elizabeth shares her insights into challenging the everyday practices that we have come to take for granted.
The Demand Dictionary of Phrase and Fable that she mentions in the interview is available online: http://www.demand.ac.uk/demand-dictionary/