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By Roxana Moroşanu

This booklet demanding situations the methods we predict approximately human organization by means of the creativity, ethics, and capacities for social transformation which are embedded in uncomplicated activities of “doing”. Stemming from ethnographic study with households within the uk as a part of a much wider interdisciplinary venture taking a look at family strength call for, this ebook probes a few mundane ways to time—such as spontaneity, anticipation, and “family time”—and the ways that they expand moral imaginations, create new different types of sociality, and engender human agency.

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Sometimes the actions of opening and closing curtains can be directed towards changing what is happening indoors or outdoors; for example, one can open the curtains to convince one’s children that they need to get dressed or to make the daylight last longer during the winter. To set her home in the mood for embracing the new day that has just started, it is important to Joyce to open the curtains on every single window in the house. However, one of the windows on the landing is particularly hard to reach because it is situated on the other side of the staircase.

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