Professor David Evans

Professor David Evans

Professor David Evans
Professor of Material Culture, Markets and Consumption

Howard House, Queen's Avenue, Bristol
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Telephone Number (0117) 39 40526

Department of Management


Latest publications

  1. Evans, D & Mylan, J, 2019, ‘Market coordination and the making of conventions: Qualities, consumption and sustainability in the agro-food industry’. Economy and Society.
  2. Evans, D, 2019, ‘What is consumption, where has it been going, and does it still matter?’. The Sociological Review.
  3. Reynolds, C, Goucher, L, Quested, T, Bromley, S, Gillick, S, Wells, VK, Evans, D, Koh, L, Kanyama, A, Katzeff, C, Svenfelt, &#x &am;p; Jackson, P, 2019, ‘Review: Consumption-stage food waste reduction interventions – What works and how to design better interventions’. Food Policy , vol 83., pp. 7-27
  4. Jackson, P, Evans, D, Truninger, M, Meah, A & Baptista, J, 2019, ‘The multiple ontologies of freshness in the UK and Portuguese agri-food sectors’. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol 44., pp. 79-94
  5. Davies, A & Evans, D, 2019, ‘Urban food sharing: Emerging geographies of production, consumption and exchange’. Geoforum.
  6. Evans, D, 2019, ‘Fresh is Best? New Perspectives on Sustainable Food Systems’.
  7. Foden, M, Browne, AL, Evans, DM, Sharp, L & Watson, M, 2018, ‘The water-energy-food nexus at home: New opportunities for policy interventions in household sustainability’. Geographical Journal.
  8. Evans, D, Browne, A & Gortemaker, I, 2018, ‘Environmental leapfrogging and everyday climate cultures: sustainable water consumption in the Global South’. Climatic Change.
  9. Welch, D, Swaffield, J & Evans, D, 2018, ‘Who’s responsible for food waste? Consumers, retailers and the food waste discourse coalition in the United Kingdom’. Journal of Consumer Culture.
  10. Evans, D, 2018, ‘Rethinking material cultures of sustainability: Commodity consumption, cultural biographies, and following the thing’. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol 43., pp. 110-121
  11. Evans, D, Welch, D & Swaffield, J, 2018, ‘Profit, reputation and ‘doing the right thing’: Convention theory and the problem of food waste in the UK retail sector’. Geoforum, vol 89., pp. 43-51
  12. Evans, D, 2018, ‘After Practice? Consumption, Political Economy and Theories of Material Culture: Keynote’. in: ESA Sociology of Consumption .
  13. Evans, D, Welch, D & Swaffield, J, 2018, ‘Supermarkets, the 'consumer'and responsibilities for sustainable food’. in: Handbook of Nature.
  14. Evans, D, 2017, ‘Review of Katy Wheeler and Miriam Glucksmann’s Household Recycling and Consumption Work: Social and Moral Economies’. Journal of Cultural Economy.
  15. Evans, D, Welch, D & Swaffield, J, 2017, ‘Constructing and mobilizing 'the consumer': Responsibility, consumption and the politics of sustainability’. Environment and Planning A, vol 49., pp. 396?1412
  16. Campbell, H, Evans, D & Murcott, A, 2017, ‘Measurability, austerity and edibility: Introducing waste into food regime theory’. Journal of Rural Studies, vol 51., pp. 168-177
  17. Evans, D, 2017, ‘Food Waste and Food Systems: Sketches for a ‘Qualities and Conventions’ Approach: Keynote’. in: MAPP Conference, Copenhagen Business School .
  18. Southerton, D & Evans, D, 2017, ‘Consumption policies within different theoretical frameworks’. in: Routledge Handbook on Consumption. Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 204-214
  19. Evans, D, 2017, ‘The Ontological Politics of Food Qualities’. in: Science in Policy .
  20. Evans, D, 2017, ‘From Waste to Resource Productivity’.
  21. Yates, L & Evans, D, 2016, ‘Dirtying Linen: Re‐evaluating the sustainability of domestic laundry’. Environmental Policy and Governance, vol 26., pp. 101-115
  22. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Taking conventions elsewhere: consumption, quality and nature in industrial worlds of food’. in: Distinguished Lectures in Geography, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland..
  23. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Gifts, commodities, and consumption in the sharing economy: Masterclass’. in: SHARELAB, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
  24. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Where is ‘the consumer’ (and consumption) in sustainable practices research?’. in: Environmental Policy and Governance Seminar, University of Wageningen .
  25. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Constructing and Mobilizing ‘the consumer’: responsible consumption and the politics of sustainability, departmental seminar: Invited departmental seminar ’. in: University of Newcastle .
  26. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Biological economies and processes of consumption: practices, qualities and vital materialism’. in: Biological Economies: Post-Human Approaches to the Political Economy of Food, Agriculture and Rural Economies.
  27. Evans, D, 2016, ‘Follow the thing: an approach to everyday climate cultures: Invited Presentation ’. in: Everyday Climate Cultures, University of Reading .
  28. Evans, D, 2015, ‘Researching (with) Major Food Retailers: Leveling and Leveraging the Terms of Engagement’. Gastronomica .
  29. Evans, D, 2015, ‘Exiting the field: writing materials, writing culture: Masterclass’. in: Waste in Asia conference, University of Leiden, Netherlands.
  30. Evans, D & Welch, D, 2015, ‘Food Waste Transitions: Consumption, Retail and Collaboration Towards a Sustainable Food System’.
  31. Evans, D & Welch, D, 2014, ‘Pressure to cook and eat properly leads to more food waste than BOGOFS’.
  32. Evans, D, 2014, ‘'Commercial Collaboration and Critical Engagement: researching (with) major food retailers’. in: Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) Conference, University of Vermont.
  33. Yates, L & Evans, D, 2014, ‘Eco washing habits are about more than sustainable washing machines’.
  34. Evans, D, 2014, ‘Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life ’. Bloomsbury Academic
  35. Evans, D, 2013, ‘Placing surplus, materializing waste’. in: keynote to the FOODSCAPES conference (Castle of Seggau, Austria – organized by the University of Graz).
  36. Evans, D, Campbell, H & Murcott, A, 2013, ‘Waste Matters: New Perspectives on Food and Society ’. Wiley-Blackwell
  37. Evans, D, 2013, ‘Review Symposium: Sarah Pink’s Situating Everyday Life’. Sociology.
  38. Evans, D, 2013, ‘Review: Celia Lury 'Consumer Culture'’. International Sociology.
  39. Evans, D, Campbell, H & Murcott, A, 2013, ‘A brief pre‐history of food waste and the social sciences’. The Sociological Review.
  40. Evans, D, 2012, ‘Rapid but complete? Qualitative Essentials’. Qualitative Research.
  41. Evans, D, 2012, ‘Unravelling the threads: Discourses of sustainability and consumption in an online forum.’. Environmental Communication .
  42. Evans, D, McMeekin, A & Southerton, D, 2012, ‘Sustainable Consumption, behaviour change policies, and theories of practice’. COLLeGIUM: Studies across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  43. Evans, D, 2012, ‘Binning, gifting and recovery: the conduits of disposal in household food consumption’. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.
  44. Evans, D, 2012, ‘Beyond the Throwaway Society: Ordinary Domestic Practice and a Sociological Approach to Household Food Waste’. Sociology.
  45. Evans, D, 2012, ‘Ingredients for a sociological theory of household food waste: Invited presentation ’. in: BSA Food Study Group .
  46. Southerton, D, McMeekin, A & Evans, D, 2011, ‘International review of behaviour change initiatives’.
  47. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Thrifty, green or frugal: Reflections on sustainable consumption in a changing economic climate’. Geoforum.
  48. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Waste Matters’. Sociology.
  49. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Commodification’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  50. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Systems of Provision’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  51. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Blaming the consumer–once again: the social and material contexts of everyday food waste practices in some English households’. Critical Public Health.
  52. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Division of Labour’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  53. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Externalities’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  54. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Re-use and Recycling’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  55. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Surplus Value’. in: Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture .
  56. Evans, D, 2011, ‘Consuming conventions: sustainable consumption, ecological citizenship and the worlds of worth’. Journal of Rural Studies.
  57. Evans, D, 2010, ‘Frugality’. in: Encyclopedia of Green Consumerism.
  58. Evans, D, 2010, ‘Second Hand Consumption’. in: Encyclopedia of Green Consumerism.
  59. Evans, D, 2010, ‘Shopping’. in: Encyclopedia of Green Consumerism.
  60. Evans, D, 2010, ‘Diderot Effect’. in: Encyclopedia of Green Consumerism.
  61. Evans, D, 2010, ‘Sustainable communities: neo-tribalism between modern lifestyles and social change.’. in: Low carbon communities: imaginative approaches to combating climate change locally.
  62. Evans, D & Abrahamse, W, 2009, ‘Beyond rhetoric: The possibilities of and for ‘sustainable lifestyles'’. Environmental Politics.
  63. Evans, D & Jackson, T, 2008, ‘Sustainable Consumption: Perspectives from Social and Cultural Theory’.
  64. Evans, D & Jackson, T, 2007, ‘Towards a Sociology of Sustainable Lifestyles’.

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