In popular culture, fads are common occurrences that follow a relatively basic trajectory. That is, cultural fads typically materialize, become increasingly popular, and then fade away almost as quickly as they appeared (Best 2006). From American Idol to zoot suits, fads associated with pop culture rapidly rise and promptly plummet before being replaced by a new trend that is ultimately destined to follow a similar path. This cycle of emerging, surging, and purging is not, however, limited only to relatively...
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Energy colonialism and the role of the global in local responses to new energy infrastructures in the UK
Video abstract for the paper by Susana Batel and Patrick Devine-Wright (University of Exeter) Read the paper here.