By Folke Ölander (auth.), Klaus G. Grunert, John Thøgersen (eds.)
The position of the shopper has replaced from looking the main pride from items and prone to reconciling intake with energetic citizenship, which hyperlinks intake to trendy social concerns similar to environmental defense, sound enterprise ethics, and reasonable operating stipulations. figuring out shoppers -- the way in which they purchase items, the best way they relate to questions of environmental significance, and how they perform public coverage formula strategies –is of significant value to trendy society. during this e-book, eminent researchers research modern matters with regards to the sphere of customers, coverage, and the surroundings.
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Consumers, Policy and the Environment A Tribute to Folke Ölander by Folke Ölander (auth.), Klaus G. Grunert, John Thøgersen (eds.)