Governing Ethical Consumption
New Spaces of Consumer Politics
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Governing Ethical Consumption by Clive Barnett
Book DescriptionThis book challenges existing conceptual accounts of ethical consumption, by emphasising both how consumption is governed within neoliberal rationalities and how consumption is self-governed by individuals in their different social networks. Governing Ethical Consumption highlights how ethical campaigns provide devices for the expression of ethical subjectivities through consumption, and how these practices of consumption can become part of wider registers of political mobilisation. These conceptual accounts are given life and made more complex through a series of case studies dealing with particular campaigns on issues such as fair trade, organic food, ethical clothing and poverty in the Global South.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845204457
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 8-May-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Clive Barnett
Geography, Education and the Future, Paperback (January 2011)
Focuses on the future of geography and geography education by exploring questions such as: How can geography education prepare young people for the places, environments and societies they will inhabit in the future? How can geography and geography education present an agenda that can be taken seriously and implemented in the twenty first century?
Globalizing Responsibility, Hardback (November 2010)
Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption presents an innovative reinterpretation of the forces that have shaped the remarkable growth of ethical consumption.
Extending Hospitality, Paperback (March 2009)
An interdisciplinary study of the interface between ethical ideals and worldly demands.
Geographies of Globalisation, Paperback (April 2008)» View all books by Clive Barnett
Vivid and accesible introduction to the geographical exploration of globalisation.
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Author Biography - Clive Barnett
Paul Cloke is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Exeter. Clive Barnett is Reader in Human Geography at the Open University. Nick Clarke is Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Southampton. Alice Malpass is Research Fellow at the University of Bristol.
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