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Author Meyer-Ohlendorf, Lutz, author.

Title Drivers of climate change in urban India : social values, lifestyles, and consumer dynamics in an emerging megacity / Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf.

Published Cham : Springer, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer climate
Springer climate.
Springer Earth and Environmental Science eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Abstract; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction: Climate Change and Lifestyle - The Relevance of New Concepts for Social-Ecological Research; Chapter 2: Approaches of Measuring Human Impacts on Climate Change; 2.1 Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Human Activity; 2.1.1 GHG Emission Accounting; 2.1.2 Carbon Footprinting; The Product Carbon Footprint (PCF); The Territorial Approach to Carbon Footprinting; Individual- and Household-Based Carbon Footprinting Household Expenditure, Income, and Other Determinants and Their Relevance in Explaining Differentials in Individual-Level GHG Emissions2.2 Social Structure, Lifestyle, and Consumption: Understanding Social-Cultural Inequality and Related Differences in Human Impacts on Climate Change; 2.2.1 Classical Approaches to Analysing Social Inequality: The Foundations of Advanced Social Structure Analysis; 2.2.2 The Lifestyle Concept; The Emergence and Further Development of the Lifestyle Concept; Lifestyle in Market Research Relevant Dimensions and Components, Theoretical Implications for Operationalisation, and Definition of the ConceptLifestyle Operating on Three Interrelated Reference Levels; Dimensions and Components of the Concept and Why They Require an Analytical Treatment of Independence; Definition of Lifestyle in This Study; Critical Review of the Lifestyle Concept; Critique from (German) Lifestyle Research; 2.3 Relevance, Objectives, and Challenges in Linking Personal Greenhouse Gas Emission Accounting with the Concept of Lifestyle
2.3.1 Lifestyle as Conceptual Approach for an Improved Understanding of Differences in Human Impacts on Climate Change2.3.2 Culture, Poverty, and Stylisation: Potential and Challenges in Applying the Concept of Lifestyle to the Indian Context; 2.4 Definition and Specification of Research Questions; Chapter 3: The Research Context: India and the Megacity of Hyderabad; 3.1 Economic Development and Dynamics of Urbanisation in India; 3.1.1 Liberalisation Politics, Trends of Economic Development, and Future Visions of (Urban) Development
3.1.2 Urbanisation in India: Cities as Foci of Diversity and Lifestyle3.1.2.1 Urbanisation as Central Aspect of Global Change; Urbanisation Dynamics in India; General Implications, Opportunities, and Challenges of Rapid Urbanisation Processes; 3.2 Poverty and Projected Dynamics of Social Mobility; 3.2.1 Poverty and the Policy-Statistics Interface; 3.2.2 Social Mobility and the Emergence of the New Indian Middle Class(es); 3.3 Climate Change in India; 3.3.1 Impacts of Climate Change in India; 3.3.2 India's Role in (International) Climate Policy
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- India.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects -- India.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319966700 (electronic bk.)
3319966707 (electronic bk.)