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dc.contributor.authorFuchs, Doris
dc.contributor.authorSahakian, Marlyne
dc.contributor.authorGumbert, Tobias
dc.contributor.authorDi Giulio, Antonietta
dc.contributor.authorManiates, Michael
dc.contributor.authorLorek, Sylvia
dc.contributor.authorGraf, Antonia
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-23T11:51:55Z
dc.date.available2021-02-23T11:51:55Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifierONIX_20210223_9781000389432_8
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/46919
dc.description.abstractConsumption Corridors: Living a Good Life within Sustainable Limits explores how to enhance peoples’ chances to live a good life in a world of ecological and social limits. Rejecting familiar recitations of problems of ecological decline and planetary boundaries, this compact book instead offers a spirited explication of what everyone desires: a good life. Fundamental concepts of the good life are explained and explored, as are forces that threaten the good life for all. The remedy, says the book’s seven international authors, lies with the concept of consumption corridors, enabled by mechanisms of citizen engagement and deliberative democracy. Across five concise chapters, readers are invited into conversation about how wellbeing can be enriched by social change that joins "needs satisfaction" with consumerist restraint, social justice, and environmental sustainability. In this endeavour, lower limits of consumption that ensure minimal needs satisfaction for all are important, and enjoy ample precedent. But upper limits to consumption, argue the authors, are equally essential, and attainable, especially in those domains where limits enhance rather than undermine essential freedoms. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars in the social sciences and humanities, and environmental and sustainability studies, as well as to community activists and the general public.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoutledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KC Economics::KCN Environmental economics
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HP Philosophy::HPQ Ethics & moral philosophy
dc.subject.otherConsumption Corridors
dc.subject.otherconsumerism
dc.subject.otherplanetary boundaries
dc.subject.otherSustainable consumption
dc.subject.othersocial justice
dc.subject.otherwellbeing
dc.titleConsumption Corridors
dc.title.alternativeLiving a Good Life within Sustainable Limits
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.4324/9780367748746
oapen.relation.isPublishedByd86614f7-ab0b-42bf-a3b7-053fda9617b2
oapen.imprintRoutledge
oapen.pages112


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