4 publications matching keyword "lifestyle"
08/27/2019 - 16:42
Over the past decade, bicycle self-repair workshops have been growing throughout France. These collectives, which are still a recent phenomenon, have so far been hardly studied, despite being places of socialization to mobility, in a context where people are pressured to change behaviors (especially in terms of mobility) to cope with environmental issues. Beyond enabling people to be more independent by teaching them how to repair their own bicycle, do these workshops bring about a more global change in their participants’ lifestyles and views of society? Are they an opportunity to transition to more sustainable lifestyles?
09/28/2017 - 17:07
Data sharing is a key to consolidating scientific methods and knowledge, and notably feeds discussion across opposing viewpoints. However, it is a nascent practice in qualitative research. A team from the Centre for Cities, Territories, Environment and Societies (CITERES) are paving the way with a project to reopen six qualitative studies conducted in peri-urban and rural areas. The project has three objectives: establish a methodological framework to mutualize qualitative data, define the requirements to share data, and provide a renewed analysis. The challenge: gain a better understanding of mobility in sparsely populated areas and identify pathways to ending car dependence.
12/14/2020 - 15:51
With the general uberization of the economy and evolutions in consumer practices, meal delivery services have grown significantly in recent years. With the Covid pandemic driving the increase in the number of restaurants and clients using delivery services, many delivery riders have signed up, looking for an easy income and an autonomous and flexible job. They work for digital platforms such as Uber Eats or Deliveroo that now employ over ten thousand delivery drivers in France. As such, the drivers have truly become key players in urban logistics. How do they experience this mobile profession? Being a bike delivery rider today: passion or exploitation?
08/01/2020 - 10:20
No longer deciding where you live based on where you work – that is the choice made by digital nomads, the traveling workers of the 21st century. With a reliance on information and communication technologies (ICTs), their geographic and financial independence serves as the foundation for a way of life that inextricably combines work, travel, consumption and leisure. How has the Covid-19 epidemic affected their lifestyles? What are the possible evolutions of digital nomadism in the post-Covid-19 world? What can they teach us about the future of work, travel, consumption and leisure?