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Better World Shopping Guide

ISBN-10: 0865717907
ISBN-13: 9780865717909
Edition: 2015
Authors: Ellis Jones
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Description: While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental  More...

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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: New Society Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 6/2/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental change. In fact, it already has. The world that exists today is in large part a result of how our purchasing decisions have already shaped it.The Better World Shopping Guide rates hundreds of products and services from A to F so you can quickly tell the "good guys" from the "bad guys" and ensure your money is not supporting corporations who make their decisions based solely on the bottom line. Drawing on decades of meticulous research, this completely revised and updated fifth edition will help you find out who actually "walks the talk" when it comes to:Environmental sustainabilityHuman rightsCommunity involvementAnimal protectionSocial justiceSmall enough to fit in a back pocket or handbag and organized in a user-friendly format, The Better World Shopping Guide will help you reward the companies who are doing good, penalize those involved in destructive activities, and change the world as you shop!Ellis Jones, PhD, is the award-winning, bestselling author of The Better World Shopping Guide and The Better World Handbook. A scholar of social responsibility, global citizenship, and everyday activism, Dr. Jones has dedicated himself to uncovering practical ways for people to make a difference in the world. He currently teaches at Holy Cross College.

Ellis Jones has been teaching students to make a difference in the world for the past 15 years. A scholar of social responsibility, social change and everyday activism, he founded and directs the Better World Network, giving presentations throughout the US. He currently teaches sociology at University of California, Davis.

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