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The Resource Curing affluenza : how to buy less stuff and save the world, Richard Denniss

Curing affluenza : how to buy less stuff and save the world, Richard Denniss

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Curing affluenza : how to buy less stuff and save the world
Title
Curing affluenza
Title remainder
how to buy less stuff and save the world
Statement of responsibility
Richard Denniss
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Language
eng
Summary
A truly modern affliction, affluenza is endemic in Western societies, encouraged by those who profit from a culture of exploitation and waste. So how do we cure ourselves? In this sparkling book of ideas, Richard Denniss shows we must distinguish between consumerism, the love of buying things, which is undeniably harmful to us and the planet, and materialism, the love of things, which can in fact be beneficial. We should cherish the things we own ? preserve them, repair them, and then gift or sell them when we no longer need them. We must foster new ways of thinking and acting that do not squander limited resources, and which support the things we value most: vibrant communities and rich experiences. At once a lucid explanation of a critical global issue and a stirring call to action, Curing Affluenza will change the way you think about your place in the world
Summary
A look at ways people can stop buying things they don't need and value the things they already own in order to reduce waste and the squandering of limited resources.
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10666164
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ANL
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Denniss, Richard
Dewey number
306.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Sustainability
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Quality of life
  • Materialism
  • Consumer behaviour
Target audience
adult
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how to buy less stuff and save the world
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Curing affluenza : how to buy less stuff and save the world, Richard Denniss
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Copyright
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Includes endnotes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-275)
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
000059996425
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9781863959414
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988902165
Label
Curing affluenza : how to buy less stuff and save the world, Richard Denniss
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes endnotes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-275)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059996425
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9781863959414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988902165

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