Concise Introduction to Sustainable Consumption

ISBN: 9781803924526
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Publisher,Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication Date,
Format, Paperback
Weight, 196 g
No. of Pages, 150

Our Elgar Concise Introductions are inspiring and considered introductions to the key principles in business, expertly written by some of the world’s leading scholars. The aims of the series are two-fold: to pinpoint essential principles of business and management, and to offer insights that stimulate critical thinking.

Examining the psychological and social drivers of unsustainable and sustainable consumption, this Concise Introduction provides an insightful overview of the causes of unsustainable consumer behaviour and the instruments and interventions needed to create a sustainable consumption pattern.

Key Features:
• Outlines how policy interventions can contribute to a transformation in the consumption pattern
• Based on a comprehensive model of the causes and consequences of (un)sustainable consumer choices
• Provides a precise account of how the structure and distribution of consumption are responsible for environmental problems
• Maps the roots of unsustainable consumption in human nature as well as in economic, institutional, social, and structural contexts

Highlighting a variety of ways to promote sustainable consumption, from sustainability labelling to carbon taxes and infrastructure investments, this Concise Introduction will be essential reading for students and researchers in behavioural sciences, business and management, economic psychology, environmental sociology, and sustainable development.

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