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Main Title Confronting consumption
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Princen, Thomas
Maniates, Michael.
Conca, Ken.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 48655774
ISBN 0262162083 (hc.) 9780262162081 (hc.) 0262661284 (pbk.) 9780262661287 (pbk.)
Subjects Consumption (Economics)--Environmental aspects ; Environmental policy ; Sustainable development
Internet Access
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Local Library Info
Library Local Subject Local Note
N/A sustainability collection
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  HB801.C623 2002 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 08/01/2003
EKBM  HB801.C623 2002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 04/13/2007
EOAM  HB801.C623 2002 Sustainability Collection Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 08/21/2012
Collation x, 382 p. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Consumption and its externalities: where economy meets ecology / Thomas Princen -- Individualization: plant a tree, buy a bike, save the world? / Michael Maniates -- Commoditization: consumption efficiency and an economy of care and connection / Jack Manno -- Distancing: consumption and the severing of feedback / Thomas Princen -- Consumption and environment in a global economy / Ken Conca -- The distancing of waste: overconsumption in a global economy / Jennifer Clapp -- Environmentally damaging consumption: the impact of American markets on tropical ecosystems in the twentieth century / Richard Tucker -- In search of consumptive resistance: the voluntary simplicity movement / Michael Maniates -- Jamming culture: Adbusters' hip media campaign against consumerism / Marilyn Bordwell -- Think globally, transact locally: the local currency movement and green political economy / Eric Helleiner -- Caveat certificatum: the case of forest certification / Fred Gale -- Citizens or consumers: the home power movement as a new practice of technology / Jesse Tatum -- Conclusion: To confront consumption / Thomas Princen, Michael Maniates, and Ken Conca.