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Thinking Habits into Action: the role of knowledge and process in questioning household consumption practices

Hobson, Kersty

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Despite occupying a central place in the sustainable development paradigm, calls for individuals in high-income countries to adopt patterns of sustainable consumption have failed to gain ground in the past decade. The low uptake of public messages that emphasise links between the environment and the home are caused by a plethora of 'barriers to action', which range from individual circumstances to public norms and structures. This article argues that in addition to these barriers, consideration...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75611
Source: Local Environment: the international journal of justice and sustainability
DOI: 10.1080/13549830306673

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