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Author Bartley, Tim.
Title Looking behind the label : global industries and the conscientious consumer / Tim Bartley, Sebastian Koos, Hiram Samel, Gustavo Setrini, Nik Summers.
Publisher Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2015]
Copyright date ©2015



Descript 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations.
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Contents Introduction: Rules, responsibilities, and rights in the global economy -- Making sense of conscientious consumerism. The making of conscientious consumers: Individual and national patterns ; The dilemmas of conscientious consumerism -- Behind the label: Global production and the meaning of standards. Wood and paper products: Searching for sustainability ; Food: Global agriculture and local institutions ; Apparel and footwear: Standards for sweatshops ; Electronics: The hidden costs of computing -- Conclusion: Beyond conscientious consumerism.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780253016621 (e-book)
0253016622 (e-book)
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Author Bartley, Tim.
Series Global research studies
Global research studies.
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Consumers.
Green products.
Sustainable development.
Social responsibility of business.
Consumer behaviour.
Consumers' preferences.
Globalization.
Alt author Koos, Sebastian.
Samel, Hiram.
Setrini, Gustavo.
Summers, Nik.
Descript 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction: Rules, responsibilities, and rights in the global economy -- Making sense of conscientious consumerism. The making of conscientious consumers: Individual and national patterns ; The dilemmas of conscientious consumerism -- Behind the label: Global production and the meaning of standards. Wood and paper products: Searching for sustainability ; Food: Global agriculture and local institutions ; Apparel and footwear: Standards for sweatshops ; Electronics: The hidden costs of computing -- Conclusion: Beyond conscientious consumerism.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780253016621 (e-book)
0253016622 (e-book)
Author Bartley, Tim.
Series Global research studies
Global research studies.
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Consumers.
Green products.
Sustainable development.
Social responsibility of business.
Consumer behaviour.
Consumers' preferences.
Globalization.
Alt author Koos, Sebastian.
Samel, Hiram.
Setrini, Gustavo.
Summers, Nik.

Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Consumers.
Green products.
Sustainable development.
Social responsibility of business.
Consumer behaviour.
Consumers' preferences.
Globalization.
Descript 1 online resource (x, 286 pages) : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction: Rules, responsibilities, and rights in the global economy -- Making sense of conscientious consumerism. The making of conscientious consumers: Individual and national patterns ; The dilemmas of conscientious consumerism -- Behind the label: Global production and the meaning of standards. Wood and paper products: Searching for sustainability ; Food: Global agriculture and local institutions ; Apparel and footwear: Standards for sweatshops ; Electronics: The hidden costs of computing -- Conclusion: Beyond conscientious consumerism.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Koos, Sebastian.
Samel, Hiram.
Setrini, Gustavo.
Summers, Nik.
ISBN 9780253016621 (e-book)
0253016622 (e-book)

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