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Rethinking habits and their role in behaviour change: the case of low-carbon mobility

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With the emergence of behaviour change on political and intellectual agendas in passenger transport, the question of how to understand and intervene in habitual carbon-intensive travel practices has become crucially important. Building primarily on the philosophies of Félix Ravaisson and John Dewey, we outline an approach to travel habits that is more affirmative than prevailing psychological perspectives. Rather than as the automatically cued, repetitive behaviour of individuals, habit is un...

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10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2012.06.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Geography Journal website
Volume:
24
Pages:
522-562
Publication date:
2012-07-02
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ISSN:
0966-6923
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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