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Work, life and sustainable living: how work, household and community life interact to affect environmental behaviours and outcomes [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP100200524]

Researchers Prof Barbara A Pocock; Dr Natalie J Skinner

Brief description The project addresses the research priority of an environmentally sustainable Australia. It examines how the circumstances and interaction of work, home and community affect capacities to reduce negative environmental impacts especially workplace and household transport, waste, energy and water use practices. The project brings the changing configuration of work to the fore, addressing a gap in current research. It examines the implications for environmental change of the temporal and spatial organisation of 'work-life', including analysis of socio-economic and gender differences, informing practice and theory about how workers, workplaces and households can change for the better, in the interests of a sustainable, socially inclusive society.

Funding Amount $240,000

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