|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.84(d)|
About the Author
Klaas Jan Noorman is coordinator of the HOMES research programme at the University of Groningen. AJM (Ton) Schoot Uiterkamp has held research positions at Yale and Harvard Universities; he is now professor of environmental sciences at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Studies at the University of Groningen.
Table of Contents
Preface * Acknowledgements * Contributors * Household Metabolism and Sustainability: Some Introductory Remarks * Household Metabolism in the Context of Sustainability and Environmental Quality * Analysis of Household Metabolic Flows * Household Energy Requirements * Developments in Household Composition in Europe * Spatial Aspects of Housing * From Household to Urban Metabolism: Ecological Renewal of Neighbourhoods * Household Consumption, Quality of Life, and Environmental Impacts: a Psychological Perspective and Empirical Study * Economics Aspects of Household Metabolism * The Effects of Public Policies on Household Metabolism * Diagnosing and Evaluating Household Metabolism * Index