Books  Sustainable Development  Sustainable Development: General 

Work, Leisure and the Environment: The Vicious Circle of Overwork and Over Consumption

By: Tim Robinson

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Nov 2006 | #162490 | ISBN: 1847201032
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £72.00 $88/€81 approx

About this book

This significant new book explains how work-life balance is being destroyed because individuals fail to link their work effort with its adverse environmental effects and the personal costs they impose.


Preface; 1. Economic Approaches to the Environment; 2. The Fundamental Flaw; 3. How Workers are Short Changed by Externalities; 4. Critiques of Consumerism and the Consumption Treadmill; 5. Measuring the Cost of the Fundamental Flaw; 6. The Cumulative Effect and International Differences; 7. Policies to Tackle the Fundamental Flaw; 8. Intuitive Reasoning versus Deliberative Thought References Index.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

The World We Made

Clearance price: £6.24 £24.95 (Save £18.71) $8/€7 approx

Footpaths: A Practical Handbook

NHBS Price: £17.99 $22/€20 approx

Training for Transformation, Books 1-3 (3-Volume Set)

NHBS Price: £29.95 $37/€34 approx

The Big Earth Book

NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

Carbon Detox

NHBS Price: £7.99 $10/€9 approx