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Material geographies of household sustainability

Author: Ruth Lane; Andrew Gorman-Murray
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Constructing a series of imperatives for linking culturally informed research around household sustainability with policy and planning, this book focuses on the household, or 'home', which provides a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Lane; Andrew Gorman-Murray
ISBN: 9781409408154 1409408159 9781409408161 1409408167
OCLC Number: 690584753
Description: xii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Is it easy being green? : On the dilemmas of material cultures of household sustainability / Chris Gibson [and others] --
A domestic twist on the eco-efficiency turn : environmentalism, technology, home / Aidan Davison --
Sustainability, consumption and the household in developing world contexts / Willem Paling, Tim Winter --
Discussion : interrogating the household as a field of sustainability / Gay Hawkins --
Beyond mcmansions and green homes : thinking household sustainability through materialities of homeyness / Robyn Dowling, Emma Power --
Remaking home : the reuse of goods and materials in Australian households / Ralph Horne, Cecily Maller, Ruth Lane --
Bottled water practice : reconfiguring drinking in Bangkok households / Gay Hawkins, Kane Race --
Discussion : watch where that went --
we may need it later : reflections on material flows in and through home / Louise Crabtree --
Mapping geographies of reuse in Sheffield and Melbourne / Matt Watson, Ruth Lane --
Build it like you mean it : replacing ethical innovation in physical and institutional design / Louise Crabtree --
Rethinking sustainability? : Household sustainability in the stakeholder society / Andy Scerri --
Environmental politics, green governmentality and the possibility of a 'creative grammar' for domestic sustainable consumption / Kersty Hobson --
Discussion : governance and citizenship at home / Aidan Davison --
Conclusion : tackling the 'missing scale' in environmental policy / Ruth Lane, Andrew Gorman-Murray.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Lane and Andrew Gorman-Murray.

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