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Exploring the (re-)configuration of environmentally unsustainable practices


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Title: Exploring the (re-)configuration of environmentally unsustainable practices
Other Titles: Antifouling in the Baltic Sea
Authors: Koroschetz, Bianca
E-mail: bianca.koroschetz@gu.se
Issue Date: 15-May-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Martin, D. M., Harju, A. A., Salminen, E., & Koroschetz, B. (2019). More than one way to float your boat: Product use and sustainability impacts. Published in Journal of Macromarketing, Vol. 39 (1), page 71-87. DOI: 10.1177/0276146718817600 .

2. Koroschetz, B., Hartmann, BJ. & Solér C. (2018). Towards a practice theory of convenience. Revised and resubmitted to Marketing Theory.

3. Solér C., Koroschetz, B. & Salminen, E. (2019). An infrastructural perspective on sustainable consumption - How can infrastructures support the purchase and use of sustainable products? Submitted to the Journal of Cleaner Production.

4. Koroschetz, B. & Hagberg, J. (2019). Exploring market boundaries: The case of barnacle detachment. Submitted to Consumption Markets & Culture (CMC).

5. Koroschetz, B. (2019). Creating the (Un) sustainable consumer: How advertising meanings shape different types of consumers. Submitted to Consumption Markets & Culture (CMC).
Date of Defence: 2019-06-05
Disputation: Onsdagen den 5 juni 2019, klockan 13.00 i CG-salen,Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Sustainable consumption
Reconfiguration of practices
Linkages
Configurators
Re-configurators
Abstract: This thesis explores how to (re-)configure environmentally unsustainable practices into more sustainable forms in the empirical context of leisure boat antifouling. Current antifouling practices predominantly involve the use of biocide-based paint to avoid the adherence of marine organisms to boats. However, antifouling paints are harmful to marine life, and therefore policy makers and businesses seek options to replace the toxic paint through more environmental alternatives. This thesis uses a... more
ISBN: 978-91-88623-11-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60136
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