The political ethics of consumerism
Barnett, Clive, Clarke, Nick, Cloke, Paul and Malpass, Alice (2005) The political ethics of consumerism. Consumer Policy Review, 15, (2), 45-51.
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This article draws on research into the development and growth of ethical consumption in the UK to suggest why consumerism and citizenship are not necessarily opposed practices. Consumer-oriented activism offers important pathways to political participation for ordinary people. The organisations involved in this field embed consumer-oriented activism in wider programs of mobilisation, activism, lobbying and campaigning, enrolling ordinary people in active political engagement.
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography
|Date Deposited:||02 Jun 2005|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 12:25|
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