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Consumption, Environmental Sustainability and Human Geography in Australia: a Missing Research Agenda?

Hobson, Kersty

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'Consumption' is a central concept in the global environmental sustainability agenda. However, one important argument from Agenda 21 - that all social actors must now practise 'sustainable consumption' - has been publicly and politically marginalised in high-income countries such as Australia. Geographers potentially have a role in bringing consumption back onto the agenda by constructing a critical geography of consumption. Such research can help understand how the contextual use of natural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75613
Source: Geographical Research

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