Sustainable consumption : multi-disciplinary perspectives in honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta / Alistair Ulph and Dale Southerton
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction / Alistair Ulph -- pt. I Extensions of the Simple Economists' Model of Consumption -- 2.Sustainability and the Determinants of Personal Consumption / Partha Dasgupta -- 3.The Value to the Environmental Movement of the New Literature on the Economics of Happiness / Andrew J. Oswald -- 4.Consumption, Stability, and Sustainability in Social-Ecological Systems / Charles Perrings -- 5.How Should Benefits and Costs Be Discounted in an Inter-generational Context? / Maureen L. Cropper -- pt. II Challenging the Assumption that Individual Consumers Always Act Rationally -- 6.The Hungry Brain / Paul Fletcher -- 7.Consuming at the Wrong Rate: Lessons from the Harvard Game / Drazen Prelec -- 8.The Psychology of Sustainable Consumption / Laura McGuire -- 9.Behavioural Economics in Water Management: An Overview of Behavioural Economics Applications to Residential Water Demand / Catarina Roseta-Palma -- 10.The Politics of Nudge: Dilemmas in Implementing Policies for Sustainable Consumption / Gerry Stoker -- pt. III Looking Beyond the Individual Consumer: Socio-Cultural Explanations of Consumption -- 11.Past and Present: Historical Perspectives on Inequality and Collective Provision in Modern Consumption / Frank Trentmann -- 12.Sociology, Consumption, and Habit / Alan Warde -- 13.The Body in Consumption: Perspectives from India / Harold Wilhite -- 14.Consumer Cultures Past, Present, and Future / Richard R. Wilk.
- This edited volume draws upon Sir Partha Dasgupta's recent work on consumption, with contributions from leading international experts from a range of disciplines. It explores the changes we need to make to consumption, production, and distribution patterns in order to address environmental and sustainability challenges.
- 9780191758423 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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