Laundry Lives: Everyday Life and Environmental Sustainability in Indonesia
(Monash University )
Paper short abstract:
Laundry Lives focuses on the changing domestic lives of the country’s rapidly expanding professional middle classes. It examines the implications of the shifting gender relations, new technologies and environmental concerns for in the design of sustainable futures.
Paper long abstract:
Laundry Lives takes us into the usually invisible everyday worlds of five middle class Indonesians - Lia, Dyna, Ning, Adi and Nur. As Indonesia's economy and market grows there are hidden implications for the domestic lives of the country's rapidly expanding professional middle classes, and for environmental sustainability. Laundry Lives captures this moment of change, showing the shifting gender relations, new technologies and environmental concerns that need to be accounted for in the design of sustainable futures.
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