Computing our way to paradise? : the role of internet and communication technologies in sustainable consumption and globalization

Rattle, Robert

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  • Creator Robert Rattle
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, a division of Rowman & Littlefield, [2010] ©2010
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  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 231 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780759109483, 0759109486, 9780759119338, 0759119333
  • OCLC ocn427438318


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-223) and index.


  • ICTs and globalization: asking important questions -- The poverty of affluence: sustainable consumption and global environmental change -- Virtual morality: globalization, ICTs, and sustainable consumption -- Lulled to complacency: ICTs and energy and materials consumption -- The efficiency paradox: intensity and consumption -- From social meanings to global conformity: ICTs and global commons -- Pathological tendencies: the health link -- Incantations and ICTs: a global ideological pervasion -- Redefining reality, transforming values -- Global transformations: serious considerations and promising opportunities
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