The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption

Barnett, Clive; Cloke, Paul; Clarke, Nick and Malpass, Alice (2011). Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption. RGS-IBG Book Series. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Warning

This is the latest version of this eprint.

Full text available as:
[img]
Preview
PDF (Proof) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (860Kb)
URL: http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-...
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption presents an innovative reinterpretation of the forces that have shaped the remarkable growth of ethical consumption. *Develops a theoretically informed new approach to shape our understanding of the pragmatic nature of ethical action in consumption processes. *Provides empirical research on everyday consumers, social networks, and campaigns. *Fills a gap in research on the topic with its distinctive focus on fair trade consumption. *Locates ethical consumption within a range of social theoretical debates -on neoliberalism, governmentality, and globalisation. *Challenges the moralism of much of the analysis of ethical consumption, which sees it as a retreat from proper citizenly politics and an expression of individualised consumerism.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISBN: 1-4051-4558-7, 978-1-4051-4558-9
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetRES-143-25-0022ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Not SetNot SetAHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council)
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Geography
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 26331
Depositing User: Clive Barnett
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2011 14:35
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 14:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26331
Share this page:

Available Versions of this Item

Download history for this item

These details should be considered as only a guide to the number of downloads performed manually. Algorithmic methods have been applied in an attempt to remove automated downloads from the displayed statistics but no guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of the figures.

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk