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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic... by Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon
    Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic... - by Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781624144257 | ISBN 10: 162414425x

    After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government moved to ban BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking Behind the Label: Global Industries and the Conscientious Consumer by Tim Bartley, Sebastian Koos, Hiram Samel, Gustavo Setrini, and Nik Summers
    Looking Behind the Label: Global Industries and the Conscientious Consumer - by Tim Bartley, Sebastian Koos, Hiram Samel, Gustavo Setrini, and Nik Summers

    £18.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780253016560 | ISBN 10: 0253016568

    What does it mean when consumers “shop with a conscience” and choose products labeled as fair or sustainable? Does this translate into meaningful changes in global production processes? To what extent are voluntary standards implemented and enforced, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reverend Billy Project from Rehearsal Hall to Super Mall with the Church of Life After Shopping by Savitri D & Bill Talen
    The Reverend Billy Project from Rehearsal Hall to Super Mall with the Church of Life After Shopping - by Savitri D & Bill Talen

    £19.50   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780472051564 | ISBN 10: 0472051563

    Reverend Billy, the revivalist preacher created by performance artist Bill Talen, has attracted an international following as he has railed in white suit and clerical collar against the evils of excessive consumerism and corporate irresponsibility. I ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live - by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007395910 | ISBN 10: 0007395914

    In the 20th century humanity consumed products faster than ever, but this way of living is no longer sustainable. This new and important book shows how technological advances are driving forms of ‘collaborative consumption’ which will change forever ... more

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  • Cover image of book Free: Adventures on the Margins of a Wasteful Society by Katharine Hibbert
    Free: Adventures on the Margins of a Wasteful Society - by Katharine Hibbert

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780091932732 | ISBN 10: 0091932734

    For many the daily grind can feel like a trap – work, gym, drinks, shops, home, bed, work. But what would happen if one day you just jacked it all in, to survive on next to nothing? Katharine Hibbert decided to find out.   No job, no rented f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bonfire of the Brands by Neil Boorman
    Bonfire of the Brands - by Neil Boorman

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847670878 | ISBN 10: 1847670873

    In our consumer world, saturated by branded goods, is there any escape from the vice-grip of advertising on all our lives?  Neil Boorman, journalist, brand consultant (and recovering brand addict) draws on his vast profession and personal experien ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Lustre by Dana Thomas
    Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Lustre - by Dana Thomas

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141019673 | ISBN 10: 0141019670

    Fashion may be fabulous, but what price true luxury? With incredible access to the glamourous world of the luxury brand, Deluxe goes deep inside the workings of profit margins and market share to discover the fate of real luxury. From the importance ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blubberland: The Dangers of Happiness by Elizabeth Farrelly
    Blubberland: The Dangers of Happiness - by Elizabeth Farrelly

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780262562362 | ISBN 10: 0262562367

    Welcome to Blubberland--a world of quadruple-garaged mansions, vast malls, gated communities, stretch limos, and posh resorts. Blubberland is a place, but it is also a state of mind: we expect to be happy (trophy house, SUV in the driveway, home ente ... more

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  • Cover image of book Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults and Swallow Citizens Whole by Benjamin Barber
    Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults and Swallow Citizens Whole - by Benjamin Barber

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780393330892 | ISBN 10: 0393330893

    A piercing and vital look at how capitalism is consuming U.S. society.   A powerful sequel to Benjamin R. Barber's best-selling Jihad vs. McWorld, Consumed offers a vivid portrait of a global economy that overproduces goods and targets children as ... more

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  • Cover image of book NOT Buying It: My Year Without Shopping by Judith Levine
    NOT Buying It: My Year Without Shopping - by Judith Levine

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781416526834 | ISBN 10: 1416526838

    "Judith Levine was filled with the spirit of rebellion during a particularly gruesome bout of Christmas shopping. Having maxed out her credit cards and been barged, trodden in and glowered at by her fellow panic-buyers, she experienced a sudden visio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conspicuous Consumption by Thorstein Veblen
    Conspicuous Consumption - by Thorstein Veblen

    £4.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141023984 | ISBN 10: 0141023988

    With its wry portrayal of a shallow, materialistic 'leisure class' obsessed by clothes, cars, consumer goods and climbing the social ladder, this withering satire on modern capitalism is as pertinent today as when it was written over a century ago. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shopped: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets by Joanna Blythman
    Shopped: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets - by Joanna Blythman

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007158041 | ISBN 10: 0007158041

    Supermarkets - not so super after all? They currently have 80 percent of the UK grocery market. Have you ever wondered, pushing your trolley around the ever-wider aisles of these ever-expanding stores, if there's a price to pay for our enduring love ... more

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  • Cover image of book Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life by David Boyle
    Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life - by David Boyle

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007179640 | ISBN 10: 0007179642

    From surreal Japanese theme parks to contrived 'reality' TV programming, from chemically-enhanced fast food to artificially planned corporate communities, we live in a world increasingly distanced from and devoid of spontaneous human contact and act ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling (Twentieth Anniversary Edition) by Arlie Hochschild
    The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling (Twentieth Anniversary Edition) - by Arlie Hochschild

    £24.00   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780520239333 | ISBN 10: 0520239334

    In private life we try to induce or suppress love, envy, and anger through deep acting or "emotional work," just as we manage our outer expressions through surface acting. But what happens when this system of adjusting emotions is adapted to commerci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Consumerism in Twentieth-Century Britain: The Search for a Historical Movement by Matthew Hilton
    Consumerism in Twentieth-Century Britain: The Search for a Historical Movement - by Matthew Hilton

    £36.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780521538534 | ISBN 10: 052153853x

    This book is the first comprehensive history of consumerism as an organised social and political movement.  Matthew Hilton offers a groundbreaking account of consumer movements, ideologies and organisations in twentieth-century Britain. He argue ... more

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