The Voluntary Simplicity Movement: A Multi-National Survey Analysis in Theoretical Context

21 Pages Posted: 9 Oct 2011  

Samuel Alexander

University of Melbourne - Office for Environmental Programs; Simplicity Institute

Simon Ussher

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: October 8, 2011

Abstract

This paper presents the largest multi-national survey analysis of the Voluntary Simplicity Movement and discusses the importance of voluntary simplicity by providing some theoretical context to the movement.

Keywords: voluntary simplicity, simple living, downshifting, the simple life

Suggested Citation

Alexander, Samuel and Ussher, Simon, The Voluntary Simplicity Movement: A Multi-National Survey Analysis in Theoretical Context (October 8, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1941088 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1941088

Samuel Alexander (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne - Office for Environmental Programs ( email )

185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
Melbourne, Victoria 3010
Australia

Simplicity Institute

Australia

Simon Ussher

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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