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The shadows of consumption

Peter Dauvergne

The shadows of consumption

consequences for the global environment

by Peter Dauvergne

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmentalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Dauvergne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.C6 D38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16798134M
    ISBN 109780262042468
    LC Control Number2008017002

    Peter Dauvergne is Professor of International Relations at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment and Eco-Business: A Big-Brand Takeover of Sustainability (with Jane Lister), both published by the MIT Press.   The book is titled The Shadows of Consumption, but it might be better to think in terms of the shadows of capitalism. Contemporary consumption properly understood stands in the shadows /5.

    The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment: : Peter Dauvergne: Fremdsprachige Bücher. "The Shadows of Consumption" by Peter Dauvergne is a penetrating and far-reaching analysis of consumerism and the environment. Written in a highly accessible manner, the author presents a sobering assessment of our relationship with the planet, supporting his research with an impressive amount of references, data and statistics/5(3).

      It depends on the context. It can mean: 1. The negative effects of consumption in general; the 'dark side' of one's ecological footprint so to speak. 2. The hidden environmental impact of a country from consuming resources that originated in anoth. the shadows of consumption consequences for the global environment Posted By Barbara CartlandLibrary TEXT ID ee2e1 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library The Shadows Of Consumption By Peter Dauvergne the shadows of consumption consequences for the global environment is the latest offering from canadian academic and former chess champion peter dauvergne its perhaps a book .


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