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Globalizing responsibility: the political rationalities of ethical consumption

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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.

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Citation

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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Published date: November 2010
Organisations: Geography

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Local EPrints ID: 169121
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/169121
ISBN: 1405145587
PURE UUID: e414d67a-930a-48bb-9cf6-873edaada2a2

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Date deposited: 10 Dec 2010 09:08
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:19

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Contributors

Author: Clive Barnett
Author: Paul Cloke
Author: Nick Clarke
Author: Alice Malpass

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