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Contents List of Boxes, Figures and Tables vii List of Acronyms and Abbreviations ix List of Sources x Acknowledgements xi 1 Readings in Sustainable Consumption 1 Tim Jackson Part 1 Framing Sustainable Consumption 2 Consumption from a Human Development Perspective 25 United Nations Development Programme 3 Making Sense of Sustainable Consumption 37 Nick Robins and Sarah Roberts 4 Consumption and Its Externalities: Where Economy Meets Ecology 48 Thomas Princen 5 Pursuing More Sustainable Consumption by Analyzing Household Metabolism in European Countries and Cities 65 Henri C. Moll, Klaasjan Noorman, Rixt Kok, Rebecka Engström, Harold Throne-Hoist, and Charlotte Clark 6 Accounting for Sustainable Consumption A review of studies of the environmental impacts of households 86 Edgar G. Hertwich 7 Challenges for Sustainable Consumption Policy 107 Tim Jackson Part 2 Resisting Consumerism 8 The Dubious Rewards of Consumption 127 Alan Durning 9 The New Commodity Fetishism 134 Fred Hirsch 10 False Connections 144 Alex Kotlowitz vi The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Consumption 11 Living More Simply 149 Djane Elain 12 Voluntary simplicity: Characterization, select psychological implications, and societal consequences 157 Amitai Etzioni 13 Learning Diderot¿s Lesson: Stopping the Upward Creep of Desire 176 Juliet Schor Part 3 Resisting Simplicity 14 The politics of sustainable consumption: the case of the Netherlands 195 Susan Martens & Gert Spaargaren 15 The Poverty of Morality 220 Daniel Miller 16 Relative Poverty-Relative Communication 234 Mary Douglas 17 Two Alternative Economic Models of Why Enough Will Never Be Enough 247 Kjell Arne Brekke and Richard B. Howarth 18 The Evocative Power of Things Consumer Goods and the Preservation of Hopes and Ideals 261 Grant McCracken 19 Consuming Goods and the Good of Consuming 276 Colin Campbell Part 4 Reframing Sustainable Consumption 20 Efficiency and Consumption: Technology and Practice 291 Elizabeth Shove 21 Competing Discourses of Sustainable Consumption: Does the ¿Rationalization of Lifestyles¿ Make Sense? 303 Kersty Hobson 22 Ethics of Consumption 327 Laurie Michaelis 23 Making Ends Meet, in the Household and on the Planet 346 Karl Dake and Michael Thompson 24 The Costs and Benefits of Consuming 357 Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 25 Consuming Paradise? ¿ Towards a Social and Cultural Psychology of Sustainable Consumption 367 Tim Jackson
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects.
Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Voluntary simplicity movement.