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Consumption. Demand

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  • Angebots- und Projektkalkulationby Albert Bronner

    Springer 2007; US$ 49.99

    Der Autor erläutert Methoden, die zur Risikominimierung beitragen. Insbesondere das Risiko durch zu hoch angesetzte Kalkulationen Aufträge oder durch zu niedrige Geld, zu verlieren. Detailliert beschreibt er in der 3., aktualisierten Auflage verfügbare Varianten der Angebots- und Projektkalkulation und deren Grenzen und zeigt, wie exakt diese Verfahren... more...

  • Forward-Looking Decision Makingby Robert E. Hall

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 57.50

    Individuals and families make key decisions that impact many aspects of financial stability and determine the future of the economy. These decisions involve balancing current sacrifice against future benefits. People have to decide how much to invest in health care, exercise, their diet, and insurance. They must decide how much debt to take on, and... more...

  • Exploring Sustainable Consumptionby Joseph Murphy; Maurie J. Cohen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 92.95

    Consumption and lifestyles in the world's richest countries are a significant cause of global environmental problems. Consumerism is increasingly recognized as a major drain on global resources and the search for sustainable consumption is emerging as a key policy issue. In this text, Joseph Murphy and Maurie Cohen have brought together an internationally... more...

  • Awakeningby Elizabeth Vallani

    John Hunt Publishing 2010; US$ 9.99

    This is a book of our time. We have spent the last decades collecting the cars, the house, the image, and now we are reaching for whats next. We numb our worlds with wall to wall TV and an endless busyness that exhausts and shadows who we really are. When we stop, we long to maintain the stillness and enjoyment that we find. We are asleep. The world... more...

  • Ethical Consumptionby James G. Carrier; Peter G. Luetchford

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Increasingly, consumers in North America and Europe see their purchasing as a way to express to the commercial world their concerns about trade justice, the environment and similar issues. This ethical consumption has attracted growing attention in the press and among academics. Extending beyond the growing body of scholarly work on the topic in... more...

  • Buying into Fair Tradeby Keith R. Brown

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    Stamped on products from coffee to handicrafts, the term “fair trade” has quickly become one of today’s most seductive consumer buzzwords. Purportedly created through fair labor practices, or in ways that are environmentally sustainable, fair-trade products give buyers peace of mind in knowing that, in theory, how they shop can help... more...

  • Der Konsum der Gesellschaftby Kai-Uwe Hellmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Konsum scheint heutzutage allgegenwartig zu sein. Nicht nur ist kaum vorstellbar, dass jemand uberhaupt nie konsumiert. Auch kann nahezu alles, was man tut, als Konsum beobachtet werden. Zudem wird Konsum immer haufiger gesellschaftsweite Verbreitung und Geltung bescheinigt. Dieser Befund mag den Eindruck erwecken, Konsum sei zu einer eigenstandigen... more...

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Futureby Anna R. Davies; Frances Fahy; Henrike Rau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and Futures. The collection successfully balances theoretical... more...

  • Materiality and Societyby Tim Dant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book examines the relationships between society and material culture: the interaction between people and things. Tim Dant argues that the traditional approach to material culture has focused on the symbolic meanings of objects, largely overlooking the material impact that objects have on everyday life in late modernity. Dant resists the now well-established... more...

  • The Economics of Abundanceby Wolfgang Hoeschele

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    The author argues that, by analyzing how scarcity-generating institutions work and then reforming or dismantling them, we can enhance individual freedom and support entrepreneurial initiative, and at the same time make progress toward social justice and environmental sustainability by reducing demands on vital resources. This vision would enable activists... more...