Eco-Standards, Product Labelling and Green Consumerism

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Palgrave Macmillan, Nov 15, 2008 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Introduction: Green Consumerism, Green Labelling?
The Historical Context Key Trends
Green Labels and other Eco-Standards: A Definition
The Consumers Role: Trusting, Reflecting or Influencing?
Our Cases
Sceptical and Encouraging Arguments
Policy Contexts and Labelling
Three Framing Strategies: From a Complex Reality to a Categorical Label
Organizing the Labelling
Dealing with Mutual Mistrust
Green Labelling and Green Consumerism: Challenges and Horizons




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Contents

The Historical Context Key Trends
17
A Definition
27
Trusting Reflecting or Influencing?
33
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MAGNUS BOSTRM is Associate Professor in Sociology and Environmental Lecturer at Sdertrn University College, Sweden. He studies environmental action, policy making, rule setting, green political consumerism, and sustainability projects in various sectors. He is co-editor of Organizing Transnational Accountability. 
 
MIKAEL KLINTMAN is Associate Professor at the Research Policy Institute, Lund University, Sweden. His research areas include environmental governance, ethical and political consumerism and the sociology of consumption. 

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