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TOWARDS A SOCIOLOGY OF SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLESbyDavid Evans and Tim JacksonRESOLVE Working Paper 03-072The Research group on Lifestyles, Values and Environment (RESOLVE) is an exciting collaborationlocated entirely within the University of Surrey, involving four internationally acclaimeddepartments: the Centre for Environmental Strategy, the Surrey Energy Economics Centre, theEnvironmental Psychology Research Group and the Department of Sociology.Sponsored by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of the research councils’energy programme, RESOLVE aims to unravel the complex links between lifestyles, values and theenvironment. In particular, the group will provide robust, evidence-based advice to policy-makersin the UK and elsewhere who are seeking to understand and to influence the behaviours andpractices of ‘energy consumers’.Our research team is arranged into five core themes. The working papers in this series reflectoutputs, findings and recommendations emergin...