Responsibility of governance and media-businesses for persuasion of consumption
Who might have the power to reach a global change of view on sustainable globalisation?
- Influence of global institutions and global actors
- The Responsibility of consumption - a problem of ethics?
List Of References
- Goodwin, N. R., Nelson, J. A., Ackerman, J. A. & Weisskopf, T. (2007, August 21).
- Consumption and well-being. In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Retrieved November 26, 2008 from http://www.eoearth.org/article/Consumption_and_well-being.
- In “Consumption and well-being” the consequences of inadequate consumption, especially for the ecological system, are explained by referring to the old and the new utility theory. Goodwin et al. provide many facts to underline their arguments.
- Soper, K. & T, Lyn (forthcoming, 2008).
- Alternative Hedonism and the Theory and Politics of Consumption. Retrieved December 1, 2008 from http://www.consume.bbk.ac.uk/research/soper.html#outline.
- Kate Soper and Thomas Lyn from London Metropolitan University explored some media indices and theoretical implications of an emerging disaffection with “consumerist” consumption. They search for an “alternative hedonism” concept of thinking about human fulfilment and its possibility for promoting sustainable consumption. But the release of their study is outstanding yet.
- Barnett, C., Cloke, P., Clarke, N., & Malpass, A. (2007).
- Governing the subjects and spaces of ethical consumption. Retrieved December 1, 2008 from http://www.open.ac.uk/socialsciences/research/spaces-of-ethical-consumption.php.
This research develops a theoretically informed understanding of the pragmatics of ethical action in consumption processes. Furthermore there is a research for practical strategies used by campaigning organizations and policy makers to encourage the adoption of ethical consumption behavior.