Green consumerism [electronic resource] : an A-to-Z guide
- Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, c2010.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource.
- Sage reference series on green society ; v. 6.
- Mansvelt, Juliana.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- Via 150 signed entries, "Green Consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide" offers a wide-ranging examination of green consumerism, one reflecting the diversity of views and debates surrounding the concept. The multiplicity of topics and disciplinary perspectives provides a useful survey of the nature of green consumerism, the forms it takes, the issues impacting it, and the practices it involves. Contributing authors also provide insights into the social and spacial constitution of green consumerism, its multifaceted and sometimes contested contours, and the ways it is embedded and shaped in relation to wider cultural, economic, political and environmental processes. Readers will derive a sense not only of what green consumerism has become, but more critically, how it might evolve, addressing both limitations and possibilities for real and meaningful change. Along with the articles, which include cross-references and further reading suggestions, pedagogical elements of this electronic-only product include a Reader's Guide, Chronology, Resource Guide, Glossary, Appendix, and thorough Index.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Juliana Mansvelt, general editor.
- The Sage reference series on green society ; v. 6
- Title from title screen (Sage, viewed on Apr. 2, 2010).