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Bathroom practices today

Quitzau, Maj-Britt (2005) Bathroom practices today. Paper at: 7th Conference of European Sociological Association, Torun, Poland, 9th-12th September 2005. [Unpublished]

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The present study aims at understanding some of the dynamics of social change that are underlying the present waves of interest related to the bathroom by taking a practice-oriented hold of ‘what is going on’ with the way bathrooms are used and arranged today in a specific Danish context. Through this approach, typical bathroom practices are laid out, hereby pointing out important contemporary aspects of the way bathrooms are used and arranged. Following this, dynamics connected to the shaping process of these practices are studied by analysing how practitioners and producers of bathrooms form part of this shaping process and how this is related to the overall development of the bathroom.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:bathroom, practice
Subjects: Values, standards and certification > Assessment of impacts and risks
Research affiliation: Denmark > SOAR - Research School for Organic Agriculture and Food Systems
Deposited By: Quitzau, MSc. Maj-Britt
ID Code:5822
Deposited On:27 Sep 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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