Publications and downloads

The following publications and downloads are available:


OHA-Texte 2018/1: All the rage or take it easy? Expectations and experiences in the context of product lifetimes Descriptive analysis of a representative online survey in Germany in 2017


Journal Papers

Proske/ Jaeger-Erben (2019). Decreasing obsolescence with modular smartphones? – An interdisciplinary perspective on lifecycles, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 223, Pages 57-66,

Hofmann, Florian (2019): Circular business models: Business approach as driver or obstructer of sustainability transitions? Journal of Cleaner Production 224 (2019), 361 – 374.


Florian Hofmann, Max Marwede, Nils Nissen und Klaus-Dieter Lang: Circular added value: business model design in the circular economy.  Beitrag zur PLATE – Product Lifetimes And The Environment, 2017

Melanie Jaeger-Erben und Marina Proske: What’s hot what’s not: the social construction of product obsolescence and its relevance for strategies to increase functionality Beitrag zur PLATE – Product Lifetimes And The Environment, 2017

Melanie Jaeger-Erben: Geplanter oder hervorgebrachter Verschleiß? Das Potential (umwelt)soziologischer Praxistheorien zum Verstehen von Obsoleszenz bei Konsumgütern. Verhandlungen des 38. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Band 38 (2017)

Proske, Marina; Winzer, Janis; Marwede, Max; Nissen, Nils F.; Lang, Klaus-Dieter: Obsolescence of Electronics – the Example of Smartphones, Proceedings of international Congress Electronic Goes Green 2016+, ISBN 9783000537639, Electronic Goes Green 2016+, Berlin, Germany, 09-2016 , 2016