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The Nature of Sustainable Consumption and How to Achieve it

Rico Defila

Published by Oekom Verlag Gmbh Nov 2012, 2012
ISBN 10: 386581302X / ISBN 13: 9783865813022
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Title: The Nature of Sustainable Consumption and ...

Publisher: Oekom Verlag Gmbh Nov 2012

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Taschenbuch

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Neuware - Is the online trade with second-hand products changing individual consumer behaviour What is the sustainability potential of this activity How can daily energy-consuming routines at the workplace be changed Do major changes in the course of people s lives represent opportunities to modify their consumer behaviour towards greater sustainability These are only some of the research questions studied in the focal topic 'From Knowledge to Action New Paths towards Sustainable Consumption' which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the 'Social-ecological Research Programme' (SÖF). This book gives an insight into the research results of the ten project groups. Their diversity highlights that there is much more to 'sustainable consumption' than the simple purchase of organic or fair trade products. In addition, overarching conceptual and normative issues were treated across the project groups of the focal topic. Developed collaboratively and moderated by the accompanying research project, the results of the synthesis process are also presented here, as for example how the sustainability of individual consumer behaviour can be evaluated, or which theories of action are particularly useful for specifi c consumer behaviour phenomena. 468 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783865813022

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Synopsis: Drawing on a body of research on sustainability and consumption, the book attempts to draw all the theories together and look at the role of need, business investment and consumer behaviour in assessing whether sustainable conssumption can be engendered through societal steering.Part 1 - The synthesis framework 1 A landscape of research around sustainability and consumption 2 Needs and consumption - a conceptual system and its meaning in the context of sustainability 3 Sustainable consumption: how to evaluate sustainability in consumption acts 4 Theoretical perspectives on consumer behaviour - attempt at establishing an order to the theories 5 Societal steering of consumption towards sustainability 6 Using 'mixed methods' in sustainable consumption research: approaches, challenges and added value Part 2 - Findings from the project groups A Status of sustainability in investment decisions B Changing everyday consumption patterns C Social embedding of consumer behaviour D Consumers in new roles E Design and efficacy of societal steering

Product Description: Part 1 - The synthesis framework 1 A landscape of research around sustainability and consumption 2 Needs and consumption - a conceptual system and its meaning in the context of sustainability 3 Sustainable consumption: how to evaluate sustainability in consumption acts 4 Theoretical perspectives on consumer behaviour - attempt at establishing an order to the theories 5 Societal steering of consumption towards sustainability 6 Using 'mixed methods' in sustainable consumption research: approaches, challenges and added value Part 2 - Findings from the project groups A Status of sustainability in investment decisions B Changing everyday consumption patterns C Social embedding of consumer behaviour D Consumers in new roles E Design and efficacy of societal steering

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