Globalizing responsibility: the political rationalities of ethical consumption
Barnett, Clive, Cloke, Paul, Clarke, Nick and Malpass, Alice (2010) Globalizing responsibility: the political rationalities of ethical consumption, Oxford, GB, Wiley, 248pp. (RGS-IBG Book Series).
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Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption presents an innovative reinterpretation of the forces that have shaped the remarkable growth of ethical consumption.
Develops a theoretically informed new approach to shape our understanding of the pragmatic nature of ethical action in consumption processes.
Provides empirical research on everyday consumers, social networks, and campaigns.
Fills a gap in research on the topic with its distinctive focus on fair trade consumption.
Locates ethical consumption within a range of social theoretical debates –on neoliberalism, governmentality, and globalisation.
Challenges the moralism of much of the analysis of ethical consumption, which sees it as a retreat from proper citizenly politics and an expression of individualised consumerism.
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Geography
|Date Deposited:||10 Dec 2010 09:08|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2011 16:37|
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