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Sustainability by design : a subversive strategy for transforming our consumer culture / John R. Ehrenfeld

By: Ehrenfeld, John
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven Yale University Press c2008Description: xxii, 246 s. ill. 25 cmISBN: 9780300158434; 9780300137491 (inb.); 0300158432; 0300137494 (inb.)Subject(s): Consumption (Economics) | Sustainable development | Sustainable development | Consumptiemaatschappij | Cultuurverandering | Duurzame ontwikkeling | Hållbar utveckling | KonsumtionDDC classification: 338.927 Other classification: Qadcb | 338 | 43.02 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Is the sky falling, and, if so, does anyone care? -- Solving the wrong problem: how good habits turn bad -- Uncovering the roots of unsustainability -- Consumption: a symptom of addiction -- A radical notion of sustainability -- The Tao of sustainability -- Change, transformation, and design -- Culture change: locating the levers of transformation -- A new story for nature -- The importance of being -- Consumption and need -- To care is human -- Creating possibility with products -- Presencing by design -- Creating possibility through institutional design -- Implementing adaptive governance -- The special role of business -- Epilogue
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231) and index

Is the sky falling, and, if so, does anyone care? -- Solving the wrong problem: how good habits turn bad -- Uncovering the roots of unsustainability -- Consumption: a symptom of addiction -- A radical notion of sustainability -- The Tao of sustainability -- Change, transformation, and design -- Culture change: locating the levers of transformation -- A new story for nature -- The importance of being -- Consumption and need -- To care is human -- Creating possibility with products -- Presencing by design -- Creating possibility through institutional design -- Implementing adaptive governance -- The special role of business -- Epilogue

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