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Sustainable Consumption

Design, Innovation and Practice

  • Audley Genus

Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Audley Genus, Ann Thorpe
    Pages 1-14
  3. Giuseppe Salvia, Tim Cooper
    Pages 15-34
  4. Laura Piscicelli, Mariale Moreno, Tim Cooper, Tom Fisher
    Pages 35-50
  5. Claudia E. Henninger, Panayiota J. Alevizou, Caroline J. Oates, Ranis Cheng
    Pages 83-99
  6. Audley Genus
    Pages 143-159
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 161-175

About this book


This book originates from the work of contributors to initiatives and global networks promoting and pursuing lines of enquiry that recognise and probe relationships between sustainable consumption, design and production, and the implications of those relationships for new economic activity and the way we live and govern ourselves. It features contributions from social scientists (e.g. from the fields of innovation studies, geography, environmental policy and sociology) and practitioners, serving to generate a short-list of research perspectives and topics around which future research and actions in practice will be orientated. The book consists of ten chapters divided into three parts, focusing on: perspectives/methodological insights; empirical work integrating consumption and production; and site-specific practitioner-oriented case studies. The conclusion examines the key aspects of policy, research and practical implications.


Innovative Practices Methodological Perspectives Sustainable Consumption Sustainable Production Urban Planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Audley Genus
    • 1
  1. 1.Small Business Research Centre,Kingston UniversityKingston upon ThamesUnited Kingdom

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