Download PDF by Miriam Tatzel: Consumption and Well-Being in the Material World

By Miriam Tatzel

ISBN-10: 9400773676

ISBN-13: 9789400773677

This quantity addresses how we will be able to locate happiness and future health within the fabric international. It builds on earlier works that locate that materialism is linked to reduced wellbeing and fitness (materialists are much less chuffed) and that consumerism, in all its large quantity, is destructive to environmental healthiness. How will we use the money and possessions in our lives within the provider of well-being?  it sounds as if now not by way of being materialistic. do we enjoy the many wonders of -- in know-how, comfort and aesthetics -- with no falling prey to the lures and risks of over the top fabric preoccupation? will we meet our fabric wishes in ways in which nourish progress and health? The authors of the chapters during this quantity are on-going researchers into such questions. Herein you could know about the hedonic merits of thrift and of spending on stories; how possessions may be invaluable; how kinds of shoppers spend funds; cultural diversifications in conceptions of the "good life;" how we'd reconcile environmental and buyer future health; and the way to degree the full of human, financial, and environmental health. Taken all jointly, this assortment unearths grounds for compatibility among what is sturdy for the patron and what is sturdy for the environment.


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