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(Nie)zrównoważone style życia na praskich Szmulkach
(Un)sustainable lifestyles in Szmulki‑Praga district in Warsaw

Author(s): Iwona A. Oliwińska
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Social development, Environmental interactions
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: lifestyle; capital; consumption; choices; non‑legislative actions
Summary/Abstract: The text is based on the results of a comparative study of lifestyles presentedby selected residents of Szmulki part of Praga district in Warsaw. The material for descriptionwas collected by means of narrative interviews, overt and covert observationsand also perceptions recorded in the researcher’s log. The examples of changes in stylesof life in view of such factors as: occupational and personal conditioning of the respondents,their capital reserves, age or family situation. The results of the choices they made(being aware or not) are new configurations in the cultural space signifying a degree ofbalance between particular spheres of respondents’ everyday lives.

  • Page Range: 27-35
  • Page Count: 9
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: Polish