By Prof. Miriam Tatzel (auth.), Miriam Tatzel (eds.)
This quantity addresses how we will locate happiness and wellbeing and fitness within the fabric global. It builds on earlier works that locate that materialism is linked to reduced healthiness (materialists are much less satisfied) and that consumerism, in all its large quantity, is damaging to environmental healthiness. How will we use the cash and possessions in our lives within the provider of health? it seems that now not by way of being materialistic. do we enjoy the many wonders of -- in expertise, comfort and aesthetics -- with out falling prey to the lures and risks of over the top fabric preoccupation? do we meet our fabric wishes in ways in which nourish development and wellbeing and fitness? The authors of the chapters during this quantity are on-going researchers into such questions. Herein you could know about the hedonic advantages of thrift and of spending on stories; how possessions may be worthy; how types of shoppers spend funds; cultural adaptations in conceptions of the "good life;" how we'd reconcile environmental and purchaser overall healthiness; and the way to degree the entire of human, fiscal, and environmental health. Taken all jointly, this assortment unearths grounds for compatibility among what is reliable for the shopper and what is stable for the environment.
This quantity appeals to lecturers, pros, scholars and others attracted to materialism and customer well-being.
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Consumption and Well-Being in the Material World by Prof. Miriam Tatzel (auth.), Miriam Tatzel (eds.)