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Guest editorial: perspectives on sustainable consumption

Peattie, Kenneth John and Collins, Andrea Jayne 2009. Guest editorial: perspectives on sustainable consumption. International Journal of Consumer Studies 33 (2) , pp. 107-112. 10.1111/j.1470-6431.2009.00758.x

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Abstract

The typical guest editorial within a special issue of a journal will explain the theme of the special issue, introduce the different contributions that follow, outline the contributions that each makes and identify the common threads that connect them. By contrast, this editorial article seeks to provide an overview which explores the broader context for the challenges that are presented by the pursuit of ‘sustainable consumption’ as a field of scholarship, a form of behaviour and a public policy goal. It explores some of the complexities involved in understanding sustainable consumption, and the ways in which conventional approaches to understanding consumption and consumer behaviour may be insufficient to understand and promote sustainable consumption.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACES)
Geography and Planning (GEOPL)
Publisher: Wiley
ISSN: 1470-6423
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2019 09:07
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/10545

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