Material Geographies of Household Sustainability

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Ruth Lane, Andrew Gorman-Murray
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2011 - Science - 239 pages
Constructing a series of imperatives for linking culturally informed research around household sustainability with policy and planning, this book begins to chart some new directions. The focus on the household in this collection provides a window into the diversity of homemaking that entail resource use.
 

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Contents

CONTRIBUTIONS OF A CULTURAL APPROACH
17
Environmentalism
35
Sustainability Consumption and the Household
51
Interrogating the Household as a Field of Sustainability
69
Thinking Household
75
The Reuse of Goods and Materials
89
Reconfiguring Drinking
113
Watch Where That Went We May Need It Later
125
Mapping Geographies of Reuse in Sheffield and Melboume
133
Replicating Ethical Innovation
157
Rethinking Responsibility? Household Sustainability in
175
Environmental Politics Green Govemmentality and
193
Govemance and Citizenship at Home
211
Tackling the Missing Scale
217
Index
225
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Dr Ruth Lane, Senior Lecturer, Human Dimensions of Envt and Sustainability, School of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University, Australia

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