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Alison Hulme

, and indeed capitalism more generally. As Wilk argues, moral debate about consumption is an essential and ancient part of human politics, and an inevitable consequence of the unique way human relationships with the material world have developed. Therefore, ‘there is no question that moralizing about consumption can be strategically deployed during class conflict, inter-​ethnic strife, nationalist or fundamentalist agitation, religious anti-​secularism, and even trade negotiations’ (2001:246). As McKendrick et al. point out, academics are all too easily unwitting

in A brief history of thrift
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Frugality, de-growth and Voluntary Simplicity
Alison Hulme

notion that the contemporary ecological and social crises are inseparable from the model of social life that has become dominant over the past few centuries’ whether they see this as defined by industrialism, capitalism, modernity, (neo)liberalism, anthropocentrism, rationalism, patriarchalism, secularism or even Judeo-​Christian civilisation. A radical transformation of this mode of social life is the united aim (2015:452). Frequently, this is envisaged as an ‘ecology of transformation’ (Hathaway and Boff, 2009) made up of concerns about ecological justice, biological

in A brief history of thrift