Shopping for Sustainability: Can Sustainable Consumption Promote Ecological Citizenship?

@article{Seyfang2005ShoppingFS,
  title={Shopping for Sustainability: Can Sustainable Consumption Promote Ecological Citizenship?},
  author={Gill Seyfang},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={290 - 306}
}
  • G. Seyfang
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • Economics
  • Environmental Politics
Ecological citizenship is a justice-based account of how we should live, based upon private and public action to reduce the environmental impacts of our everyday lives on others. This paper examines ecological citizenship at perhaps its most mundane, yet its most ubiquitous and fundamental level: the choices and actions which individuals and households make on a daily basis, in the supermarket and on the high street. ‘Sustainable consumption’ has become a core policy objective of the new… 

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