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Accelerating Degrowth?
A skilled and interdisciplinary use of empowering technologies and proactive...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Accumulation by dispossession, urban and regional social movements and the degrowth prespective: the case of Mediterranean
During the last years the Mediterranean region and cities balance between the...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Alliances between Global North and Global South
Degrowth proposals are largely debated within and for the Global North....
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Alternative pathways for the French region Pays de la Loire (PdL)
The sustainability challenge is far from being addressed in OECD countries....
Environmentally sound economies
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Alternatives to Enculturation of Children into Consumers
In Romania all parents want to offer their children a better life and a...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Alternatives to refrigeration and air conditioning
Artificial cooling such as refrigeration and air conditioning have grown to...
Environmentally sound economies
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A method and a movement: the progress of the Community Supported Agriculture
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is an economic and agricultural model...
Empowering communities
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An understanding of materialistic values in post-socialist Europe
Degrowth is a post-materialist movement, which places value on the biosphere,...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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A proposal of complex index to measure the transition to Solidarity Economy.
Are the territories ready to deal with a transition to an economy, which...
Global village
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Are there limits to growth?
Has the planet reached its carrying and absorbing capacity? And do we face...
Degrowth 2016 conference in context
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Are we there yet?
The SOLIKON 2015 was a Berlin-based international congress on solidarity...
Environmentally sound economies
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Assessment of the potential of Renewable Energy Sources Cooperatives (RESCoops) in Spain towards Sustainable Degrowth
The transition to renewable energies is at the heart of the Sustainable...
Environmentally sound economies
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Back from a Degrowth future? Emergence of the “cuvee organisation” in a backcasting research
This paper presents the concept of “the cuvee organisation” that emerged as a...
Environmentally sound economies
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Back to the future: a debate among socialists at the dawn of industrialism
The beginning of the 19th century is considered as the dawn of industrialism,...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Between revolution and reform
Degrowth is a conglomerate of several streams of thought offering a variety...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Between the enlarged scope of neoliberalism and the socialism that mutates: The sustainability dilemma in China’s overheated market for ‘fictitious commodities’
Although everyone agrees to the idea of sustainability, this unanimous good...
Global village
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Biodiversity conservation and poverty: a study of rural communities in a protected área, Bahia, Brazil
The relationship between biodiversity conservation and poverty are frequent...
The un-common sense
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Can citizen energy become a new paradigm in the context of the ecological transition in Romandy?
Current environmental and socioeconomic challenges request fundamental...
Environmentally sound economies
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Can degrowth and maintaining energy supply security go hand-in-hand in Europe?
Insuring European energy security in a degrowth environment, is essential in...
Degrowth 2016 conference in context
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Can degrowth transition contribute to the wellbeing of rural residents?
Currently, rural areas in Japan face severe threats to its sustainability....
Global village
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Can technologies help to reduce the physical and human degradation in transition towards a degrowth society?
This article outlines the role that technology has to play in order to enable...
Environmentally sound economies
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Capitalism and (de)growth
The panellists of the evening panel will be stimulated by an engaged...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Carework as Commons: Towards A Feminist Degrowth Agenda
While discussions on degrowth transitions have emphasized the centrality of...
The un-common sense
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Caring in urban space
Caring in urban space: Children care-sharing in Barcelona, Spain Sara...
Building on solidarity
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Challenges in the transition towards sustainable development in Bulgaria
Challenges in the transition towards sustainable development in...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Challenging the Status Quo
The importance of economic growth within the current economic and political...
Environmentally sound economies
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Challenging Turkey’s Energetic Metabolism
In the last two decades Turkey has been facing a major expansion and...
New democracy new institutions
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Climate, labour and nationalism – Polish uneasy transition towards a carbon-free and just society
Viewed from the energy production perspective, the transition from...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Closing plenary
A short summary of conference will be provided by a group of people who...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Commoning against the crisis
Plan C&D - Commons & Democracy – has been proposed as an alternative to...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Community as institution in managing Scotland's seas
Scotland’s seas and coasts are busy places. Well established industries such...
New democracy new institutions
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Community based energy use – two examples of individual innovations in the daily energy practice
Energy as the basis for daily activities on an individual level and for...
Empowering communities
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Community Building According to Hannah Arendt
«Are contemporary homo sapiens necessarily a homo faber as well? Can...
This is the 22nd century
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Community Economies and Companion Species in Food Production
Food production is at the core of the current ecological and economic crises....
Environmentally sound economies
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Comparing Modernities
This panel explores ways in which socialist and post-socialist legacies...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Conservation in conflict
Conservation biology is an evolving paradigm that has shifted in recent...
Environmentally sound economies
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Consumerism versus happiness. The case of Alternative Food Networks in Barcelona
Overcoming consumerism is one objective of the degrowth movement, to be...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Contemplative practices to support Degrowth and stem the tide of de-Indigenization:.
My presentation seeks to weave my 20 years of work with Nunavut Inuit with my...
This is the 22nd century
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Critics of dépense
In their degrowth vocabulary publication, Giacomo et al. (2015) propose...
Global village
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Culture of Peace and Degrowth
Peace is a commonly used word. However, defining peace is more complicated,....
Degrowth and other social movements
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Debating work in a degrowth society.
How can work be conceptualised and organised in a Degrowth society? This is a...
This is the 22nd century
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Decolonising participation? Community forestry and the more-than-human commons
The concept of the more-than-human commons attempts to articulate a...
New democracy new institutions
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Deep decarbonisation and social justice – an overview of policy proposals
Transition to a sustainable economy requires a fundamental change in how we...
Environmentally sound economies
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Degrowth alternatives to the retail market monopolization
Through their strong buying power, and dual role as both buyer and provider...
The un-common sense
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Degrowth: A “missile word” that backfires?
Language use and cognition are generally underappreciated topics in...
The un-common sense
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Degrowth and Capitalism
Modern western societies stabilize themselves through economic growth. As...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Degrowth and Fracking
The presentation will be about hydraulic fracturing and unconventional oil...
Degrowth 2016 conference in context
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Degrowth and social security
In the current economic debacle, we inherit a treasure from the past class...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Degrowth and Sustainable, Just Food Supply
The program of degrowth has from the start regarded alternative food...
Empowering communities
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Degrowth – an Indian take from Bengaluru, South India
Chitra K Vishwanath and S.Vishwanath. At the heart of de-growth is the...
This is the 22nd century
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Degrowth, anthropology, and activist research.
Degrowth, anthropology, and activist research. Towards a tool-kit of...
Empowering communities
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Degrowth as a Central Theme for Sustainability Science Education
Sustainability science suffers from being “everything to everyone,” leaving...
The un-common sense
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Degrowth as resistance
Since the early days, resistance to tyranny has been the most basic, but...
New democracy new institutions
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Degrowth in movement(s)
Degrowth is not only a label for an ongoing discussion on alternatives, and...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Degrowth in the 'emerging' economies
Even though there has arguably been an increase in the interest in degrowth...
Degrowth 2016 conference in context
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Degrowth practices under non-binary gender insight in Barcelona
Recently, Degrowth scholars have started to connect with feminist thought and...
Degrowth and other social movements
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De-growth, pro what? – Backcasting a sustainable society without economic growth
The positive vision of green growth and the negative outlook of a recession...
This is the 22nd century
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Delhi : After Twenty Years ? A New Approach Questioning Normal Daily Life :
Showing some excerpts from my video film Delhi : After Twenty Years the...
The wrong way round
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Democracy and institutional change
The path towards a socially and ecologically sustainable, just, and...
New democracy new institutions
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Desirable atmosphere - (sub)urban
The purpose of this study is to lay out the pros and cons of downtown areas...
The un-common sense
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Development, Urban Planning, Degrowth
The idea of the necessity to plan cities begins with the birth of the city...
The un-common sense
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Distributional effects of resource taxes on consumption
Today's material economy is highly globalized and interlinked. Goods are...
Environmentally sound economies
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Dobrze Co-op – facilitating the transition from niche to mainstream.
About the authors Who are we and what position do we take? Combining the...
Environmentally sound economies
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Drivers of Economic Growth
Most of the basic societal institutions which had been established during the...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Ecological macroeconomic models: Assessing current developments
Our society faces a fundamental dilemma. While continued economic growth is...
Environmentally sound economies
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Ecomodernism and degrowth
In 2015, 19 scientists and thought leaders published “An Ecomodernist...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Economic modelling and Degrowth
Degrowth calls for a sustainable downscaling of production and consumption,...
The wrong way round
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Economic values, capital accumulation and degrowth
Historically, value theories used to be at the heart of critiques of...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Economy from a substantive perspective and well-being
Economy, approached by Polanyi from a substantive perspective, understands...
The wrong way round
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Education for socio-ecological transformations
Up to now, the discourse on Degrowth doesn't adequately address the relevance...
This is the 22nd century
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Empowering Radical Development Alternatives
Conventional power equations are being challenged in innovative ways by...
Empowering communities
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Empowering Sustainable Communities through Energy Co-operatives
Energy is a key element in improving the living conditions by contributing to...
Environmentally sound economies
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Energy poverty in a degrowth context: an unavoidable struggle?
Austerity-driven, unsustainable degrowth has resulted in a surge of energy...
The un-common sense
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Engaging with the Plutocene: moving toward degrowth and post-capitalist futures
In our study, we take a closer look at the ‘Anthropos’ (i.e. the humans) who...
New democracy new institutions
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Environmental selves and alternative meanings of work
Our article is based on interviews with 20 self-declared environmentally...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Evaluation of the Slow City Approach as a Degrowth Strategy for Shrinking Communities
As a consequence of global urban competition, shrinkage is becoming the norm...
Empowering communities
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Everyday sustainability: human agency and ethical practice
In the context of a post-humanist turn in social sciences that proposes to...
This is the 22nd century
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Exploring Degrowth pathways through prospective modeling
With the emergence of the Degrowth movement, the call for transitions towards...
This is the 22nd century
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Exploring Degrowth Pathways Using System Dynamics
During the 40 years that have passed since the publication of The Limits to...
The un-common sense
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Exploring the Food Consumption Patterns of the Local Population on the Greek Island of Samothraki
The Greek island of Samothraki was food self-sufficient up until the mid...
Environmentally sound economies
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Flourishing in low-carbon just futures?
This paper describes how daily life could turn out 2050 in normative...
This is the 22nd century
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Food Policies for the Anthropocene
Over the past decades, increasing scientific evidences have proven that the...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Forging new/old sociocultural systems driven by motives other than growth
Degrowth calls for decolonizing human identities and relationships from...
This is the 22nd century
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Forging new/old sociocultural systems driven by motives other than growth
Degrowth calls for decolonizing human identities and relationships from...
This is the 22nd century
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Fostering a cultural response to eco-systemic change
Sustainable development has today become a commonly used term, yet it...
Environmentally sound economies
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Framing socio-ecological conflicts in Russia
Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union Russia´s dependency on natural...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Framing the Privacy Debate and Big Data Governmentality in Degrowth Theory
Data surveillance by private companies and public intelligence agencies is...
This is the 22nd century
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From a cultural narrative of co-territoriality to one of co-temporality
Nationalisms and ‘national interests’ get in the way of solving pressing...
This is the 22nd century
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From Capitalism Towards Degrowth
Several recent contributions have discussed the feasibility of establishing a...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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From capitalist accumulation to a solidarity economy
In her keynote speech, Barbara Muraca will outline the key strategies for...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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From societal stupidity to the future based on wisdom enhancing ties between individuals
The global growth society is rapidly destroying its ecological base and...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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From Star Wars to the Dark Ages
One of the key drivers of the globalised modern economy has been cheap and...
This is the 22nd century
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Geothermal Energy Education in Hungary
ABSTRACT To escape the current global economic crisis, the petroleum-based...
Environmentally sound economies
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Global Environmental Justice in the Transition to Sustainability
The growing metabolism of the world economy implies increasing ecological...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Global village – stories from Ukraine
This research is an exploration of the case studies of social initiatives...
Global village
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Grassroots movements in Hungary.
The emerging environmental problems in the 1960s and 1970s were the basis for...
Global village
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Green Economy and carbon metrics
Reconciling climate protection and resource conservation with economic growth...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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GREEN ECONOMY AS DEGROWTH´S FRIEND OR ADVERSARY
From the beginning of the ´90-ies and first attempts to conceptualize green...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Growth and Accumulation Under Capitalism and the Impossibility of Degrowth
Elements crucial to understanding the drive for growth under capitalism, as...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Has degrowth outgrown its own name? In defence of an ugly frame.
Degrowth was first used and find its roots in the 1970s debate of the limits...
The un-common sense
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Home-front transitions beyond growth: a Swedish case
The environmental impact and distributive implications of the built...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Housing for Degrowth
Communal eco-housing and households offer degrowth strategies and prefigure...
This is the 22nd century
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How can local Network growth economy serve to global degrowth?
An average village in India does not really benefit from the current economic...
Global village
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How Much Degrowth Is Required?
One of the difficult questions facing the degrowth community is how to...
Environmentally sound economies
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How to construct the alternative to capitalism? Discovering the commons in the environmental justice movements
Environmental justice movements are taking place at an ever accelerating rate...
Degrowth and other social movements
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How to Measure the Progress of Degrowth Policies
The concept of degrowth is not about ‘reducing the growth’ or recession but...
Global village
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How to minimise material waste when learning & investigating for more convivial practices?
In convivial communities individuals are looking for being autonomous and...
New democracy new institutions
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How to overcome the loneliness of the long-distance runner?
Karl Polanyi argued that a market economy can only function in a market...
New democracy new institutions
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How to stop monetary growth pressure?
Generally, there is not enough awareness of the central role the monetary...
Environmentally sound economies
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HÁZIKÓ – an agro-social enterprise and a living lab
HÁZIKÓ is an agricultural-social enterprise launched in 2014, and it is one...
Degrowth 2016 conference in context
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Imagining biofuels in the Black Earth: A historical-materialist policy analysis on the influence and limitations of the EU's bio-economy strategy on Ukraine
Ukraine is known for its expanding agricultural production on its fertile...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Impacts of Land Transformation from Crop Farms to Shrimp Ponds in the Southwest Coastal Region of Bangladesh: Application of Chow Test Method
Shrimp farming plays an important but controversial role in the economic...
Environmentally sound economies
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Incarnating degrowth.
I would like to explore the connection between the degrowth perspective and...
The un-common sense
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Industrial Ecology and Degrowth
It is worthwhile to investigate the relation between Degrowth on the one hand...
Environmentally sound economies
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Infrastructure and organisational patterns for socio-technical commons
As commoning practices become part of mainstream conversations on forms of...
Global village
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Innovative business models – true alternatives or business as usual?
Innovative, new ways of doing business (such as the sharing economy,...
Environmentally sound economies
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In search for sustainable local food systems: Sociometabolic perspectives
During the last century, we have witnessed an unprecedented growth in both...
Environmentally sound economies
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Integrating practices along the food chain to cut greenhouse gas emissions and non-renewable energy use in Spanish food production. An agro-ecological approach.
Anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) have to be radically cut if...
Environmentally sound economies
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Intervening at the regional level
I am part of a small collective that is promoting an alternative...
The wrong way round
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Is climate justice possible without degrowth?
The Paris Agreement is a very specific document, that was substantially...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Is High Speed Rail a sustainable mobility option?
This paper aims at assessing the environmental contribution of high speed...
The wrong way round
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Is the new 'Different' really different?
This presentation deals with the question how to distinguish measures and...
This is the 22nd century
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'Laudato si' - Is the Vatican Calling for Degrowth?
Pope Francis’ ‘Laudato si’ is considered one of the three most important...
This is the 22nd century
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Law and institutions as central foci in the degrowth debate
While degrowth debates have been centered (1) on ways to abandon GDP and...
New democracy new institutions
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Learning from degrowth ideas of work and income
Work sharing, work time reduction, basic income and job guarantee are often...
Empowering communities
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Leave it in the ground! Degrowth, resource struggles and direct actions against coal
In this degrowth-in-action special session we will discuss both theoretically...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Liberation from Motorization
The near-global hegemony of motorized transport has dramatically disrupted...
Empowering communities
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linking Europe on two wheels
Linking Europe on two wheels “The bicycle is a chance for a way of life...
This is the 22nd century
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Local and Global food supply chains. Is their comparison meaninful? Lessons learned from an organic tomato case study
Last decades have witnessed a quality turn in food production and...
The un-common sense
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Local struggles for socio-environmental justice and democracy: the role of enlightened resistance
This paper analyses a particularly strong social mobilization against a...
Empowering communities
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Looking for sustainability on local level: Social metabolism of three small-scale organic farms in the Czech Republic
During the last century, we have witnessed unprecedented growth in both...
Environmentally sound economies
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Macro-economic modeling of sustainability transitions
Established macro-economic models used for economic policy analysis, but also...
Environmentally sound economies
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'Made in China'
One can hardly imagine a world without trade or at least certain forms of...
Environmentally sound economies
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Mapping Degrowth
This project will provide an overview of the degrowth movement. I will do...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Mapping sustainable wellbeing viewpoints on two dimensions: technical and socio-cultural decoupling
It seems that discussions between camps such as ”green growth” and ”degrowth”...
The un-common sense
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Modeling degrowth: LOW GROW for Germany.
Abstract: In 2007 Peter Victor and Gideo Rosenbluth published their...
The wrong way round
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Money and subjective well-being
Interest in subjective well-being in public policy has been growing steadily...
This is the 22nd century
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More degrowth, less capitalism – What can critical geography tell us about their relationship?
In the degrowth literature, the question to what extent opposition to the...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Needs or wants? Identifying the foundations of a new narrative for the future
One of the paradigms of consumerism builds on the assumption of humans having...
This is the 22nd century
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New institutions for new technologies
This is the third of a planned ‘trilogy’ of sessions on the contentious...
New democracy new institutions
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Non-Monetary Degrowth is Strategically Significant
Even for many radical adherents of degrowth, money is a common-sense — not...
The un-common sense
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Norwegian second homes: cultural heritage or growth machine?
Second homes and degrowth (P4) This paper uses the Norwegian second home...
The un-common sense
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Nothing is more
Indiscriminate and careless use of the technique leads to exploitation...
This is the 22nd century
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On Degrowth in the South: The Case of India
However much of a growing consensus there may be against continued economic...
Global village
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On the Limit with Ivan Illich
A central aspect of degrowth-narratives is a postulated incommensurability...
This is the 22nd century
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Opening panel: Degrowth in semi-periphery context
Renowned speakers will kick-off the discussions for the conference. The topic...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Opening plenary: Connecting the dots of degrowth
The opening event of the conference will provide a short introduction to the...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Open-localisation for degrowth
Roundtable & Assembly on Open-Localisation Alternative to globalisation or...
Global village
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Organizational practices, social values and economic measures in Community Supported Agriculture: A historical overview
The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) concept was born in the 1980s in...
Environmentally sound economies
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Peasant references for a degrowth society
In this work I seek for peasant common characteristics considered useful for...
Empowering communities
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Permaculture and Degrowth: Paths for an effective collaboration
The main subject of this paper is the path taken by two movements that...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Permaculture as a tool for empowerment under the Degrowth perspective.
Building physical and social spaces through Permaculture under Degrowth...
Empowering communities
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Permaculture-one way to a more sustainable agriculture
In the first half of my paper I summarise the theoretical background, the...
The un-common sense
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Polanyi, historical lessons, future challenges, semiperiphery
Gareth Dale reflects on how the lessons from history of the semi-periphery...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Postcolonising Degrowth: Refugee protests in Germany, global inequality and Post-Development in the North
The slogan “We are here because you destroy our countries” has been voiced by...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Postwachstum im Wandel/Degrowth in transformation
The Master thesis opens perspectives on the status quo and future development...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Potentialities of the Social and Solidarity Economy for Buen Vivir and Degrowth.
Recently many authors have analyzed the links between the Buen Vivir (BV) and...
Environmentally sound economies
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Profiles of happy people under economic stress
Much of the discussion over happiness has focused on the significance of...
This is the 22nd century
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Prospects of an unconditional basic income in a degrowth economy
It is already evident that current present-day industrial nations can offer a...
Environmentally sound economies
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Public spaces in a compact city: planning for social capital
This paper focuses on public spaces within the cities as an arena for a...
The un-common sense
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Queer-feminist reflections on urban ecological initiatives
In the last years we can witness an increasing number of different...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Questioning or reconceptualising North-South cooperation? (Or how to support communities in choosing to avoid dead-end paths, and enter virtuous cycles instead)
Discussing about degrowth in the Global South is often a delicate topic....
Global village
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Radical Alternatives to Unsustainability and Inequality: A Global Perspective
Ashish Kothari will build the basis for discussions of the fourth day of the...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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Real estate speculation and rent-extraction in a degrowth economy:
Constraints on resource use associated with degrowth are likely to reduce the...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Real Food Utopias: solidarity and economic democracy in Greece
Since 2008, European political elites have deepened the democratic deficit in...
New democracy new institutions
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Receding into sustainability?
The long-term stability of current capitalist societies is intrinsically...
The un-common sense
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Reclaiming the commons from theory to practice
The title of this course is: “Reclaiming the commons”, and aims to make a...
New democracy new institutions
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Re-Embedding the Economy: Convivial Degrowth?
In recent years, the term conviviality gained new popularity in and outside...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Re-embedding the food economy in food politics
Food, whether conceptualised as necessity, system or industry, is central to...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Relearning from selected Soviet parallels – „Dacha resilience“ as a degrowth pathway for Eastern Europe in the 21st century?
After the fall of communism, the dominant political elite in Estonia intended...
Historical socialism in Eastern Europe
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Rethinking Degrowth with Diverse Economies (Panel 1)
Rethinking Degrowth with Diverse Economies (Panel 1): Narratives and visions...
This is the 22nd century
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Rethinking Degrowth with Diverse Economies (Panel 2)
As there seems to be no alternative to the capitalist status-quo, the task of...
This is the 22nd century
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Scenarios for sustainable futures beyond GDP growth 2050
The idea of continued economic growth is increasingly questioned and...
Environmentally sound economies
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Scenarios of energetic and societal transitions: potentials and impacts of a sustainable regional economic system
In 2012, the NGO Virage-énergie Nord-Pas de Calais started a research project...
Environmentally sound economies
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Science and degrowth
Political prayers lie on the growth’s comeback to ensure financial incomes to...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Secular stagnation, new normal, and growth criticism
In 2013, L. Summer brought back the discussion of secular stagnation which...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Social enterprises in Hungary
Social enterprises are becoming more and more recognized across the world,...
Empowering communities
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Social organization strategies for a reduction of energy consumption
Energy saving and efficiency strategies are generally focused on optimization...
Environmentally sound economies
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Solidarity as a Form of Life
Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité were the famous keywords of the French...
Building on solidarity
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Solidarity organizations
Within a general orientation towards growth, ecologic (Meadows et al. 2004),...
Building on solidarity
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Spatial mobility and degrowth strategies: A note on the role of shared transportation modes
This paper investigates the mechanisms through which shared modes lead to...
Environmentally sound economies
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Sport and (de)growth: what type of competition makes us happier?
Training, selection, peaking, workloads, etc. are common notions associated...
This is the 22nd century
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Strategies for degrowth in a Nordic context
This session explores strategies for futures beyond growth in the context of...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Strategies for purposive degrowth transformations
In order to advance our understanding on the potential synthesis and...
The wrong way round
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Structural obstacles to degrowth: What can be learned from the history of the critique of growth and contemporary heterodox political economy?
Reflecting and continuing discussions of the interdisciplinary Degrowth...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Subjective Well-being in an Era of Relentless Growth: The Case of Turkey Between 2004-2014
This paper analyses the subjective well-being levels in Turkey between 2004...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Sufficiency Policy for Sustainable Degrowth
Sufficiency is the anti-thesis to the dominant orientation towards getting...
This is the 22nd century
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Sustainable consumption and social justice in a constrained world
Special session proposal submitted by SCORAI Europe, organized by Sylvia...
Building on solidarity
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Sustainable Farm Systems? Applying Energy—Landscape Integrated Analysis in past and present Western agricultures
ELIA (Energy Landscape Integrated Analysis) is a method that combines energy...
Environmentally sound economies
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Sustainable smartphone consumption from a rational and value-based perspective
Knowledge societies that promote equality and innovation over material wealth...
Environmentally sound economies
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Synergies between the degrowth movement and the global ecovillage network
The primary question of this analysis relates to specific key issues...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Technologies for a Degrowth Transition
I'll broach the degrowth transition from the combined perspective of social...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Technology and Innovation for the 22th century
This is the second of a planned ‘trilogy’ of sessions on the contentious...
This is the 22nd century
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The contribution of traditional mountain livestock grazing to a sustainable food system.
Globalization of the food system, changes in rural lifestyles and new...
Environmentally sound economies
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The Co-Production of Energy Sufficiency
Energy consumption is deeply embedded in social practices of everyday life....
The un-common sense
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The Craft Utopia of William Morris
The Craft Utopia of William Morris William Morris (1834-1896) was one of...
This is the 22nd century
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The degrowth side of post-development (and vice versa)
The degrowth side of post-development (and vice versa) Although it's been...
Degrowth and other social movements
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The Digital DIY phenomenon: challenge or opportunity for degrowth?
Digital Do-It-Yourself (DiDIY) is a set of DIY activities and mindsets made...
Degrowth and other social movements
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The Eastern-European gardening tradition through the lens of degrowth
The post-socialist transition led the Central and Eastern European (CEE)...
Global village
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The Economy for the Common Good: an approach to alternative company practices in accordance with degrowth?
The Economy for the Common Good (ECG) is a social movement as well as an...
Environmentally sound economies
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The Emergence of Local Cooperatives and Social Enterprises in Peripheralized Areas in Germany – Motives, Actor Constellations and Institutional Context Conditions
The presentation aims to give insights into the emergence of local...
Environmentally sound economies
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The experience of the Italian Network for Sustainability and Health
Ivan Illich argued that a revolution in the health field is crucial and...
Degrowth and other social movements
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The fanciful capacity of capitalist culture to buffer our existential fears : a review and a plea to release
Despite the repeated questionings of economic growth and the development of...
This is the 22nd century
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The interpretation of degrowth in local policy and planning
A significant share of the literature on degrowth focuses on macro-level...
The un-common sense
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The Luxury of not Having to Grow
The paper addresses opportunities for degrowth concepts in East Asia and for...
Global village
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The “Movimento per la Decrescita Felice” (MDF)
MDF is a federation of 25 associations (“Clubs”) and 29 informal groups,...
Global village
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The need to reframe the notion of success of innovative technologies in capitalist systems
The transition to a degrowth society should consider the notion, type and...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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The Notav Movement : toward a degrowth ecology ?
Since 1989, the Italian Notav movement, located in the Val di Susa (Piemonte)...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Theoretical and historical perspectives on technology
This is the first of a planned ‘trilogy’ of sessions on the contentious...
The un-common sense
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The possibilities of sufficiency
Sufficiency as a mind-set - as in “good enough” rather than voluntary...
This is the 22nd century
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The razor's edge: Realist vs social constructivist conceptions of environmental limits
When doing interdisciplinary science, we need criteria that can help us...
The un-common sense
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The Realities and Contradictions of the Growth Economy and Challenges for a Social Ecological Transformation
Clive will cover growth and its contradictions and challenges for degrowth...
KEYNOTE /PLENARY
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The role of community enterprises in rural development
Neoliberal regional development policies are not just environmentally...
Empowering communities
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The role of institutions in fostering a new economic model
What is the role of institutions in supporting the transition to a...
Environmentally sound economies
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The seeds of transition: cultivating social and environmental values at university
The present paper deals with the analysis of the educational and social...
Empowering communities
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The Social Embeddedness of Healing and its Natural Boundaries
The examination of substantive and formal rationalities in the economic...
Empowering communities
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The third industrial revolution and its effect on working hours in the current economic framework; on visions, possibilities and dreams in the world of profits, costs and growth.
Amongst others, two interesting and influential books have recently been...
This is the 22nd century
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The Work Controversies in the Degrowth Literature
The paper presents a dense overview of suggestions concerning (wage) labor in...
Environmentally sound economies
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Toward New Public Management Arrangements: Some Parameters
The “human brain” sifts more intelligent from less intelligent understandings...
New democracy new institutions
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Towards a micro socio-ecological economics: defining prosperity without growth at the micro level
Tim Jackson and Peter Victor (among others) have made a major breakthrough to...
Environmentally sound economies
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Tracking “degrowth” through the Scandinavian environmental and youth movements from the late 1960’s to the middle 2010’s
Degrowth has emerged as a strong slogan against economic growth which...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Transition movements on the ground: activist’s career and relationship to the political
In different cities around the world, one can find a lot of citizen...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Travel for Transition
This session shares the main results from the Travel for Transition project...
Global village
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Un-common business sense
Empirical studies on firm size and growth show that the larger proportions of...
The un-common sense
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Understanding capitalism. Marx meets degrowth
This paper is a theoretical contribution to the economics of degrowth. It is...
Exit from growth ≠ exit from capitalism?
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Understanding the good life beyond growth: insights from Degrowth, Human Development and Buen Vivir
Since the early 70's three approaches to development thinking have emerged to...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Understand the Chinese New Rural Reconstruction Movement (NRRM) as an example of Degrowth Theory
From my research on Degrowth China is conspicuous in its absence. Degrowth...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Unpackaged: factors that drive consumers to package-free retail
Sustainable food systems signal a need to return to local, organic and low...
Environmentally sound economies
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Vulnerability and Energy Economy Nexus at the Sector Level: Analysis of Czech Republic
Today's fossil fuel dependent economies face two main problems. Firstly they...
Environmentally sound economies
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Water, Traditional Cultures and a Degrowth Future
Water, Traditional Cultures and a Degrowth Future: the quest for a...
Global village
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Weal
György Folk: Weal – the reorientation of well-being Degrowth may appear for...
The un-common sense
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Wellbeing-restoring strategies in situations of coercive consumption reduction:
The concept of degrowth has serious implications on consumption. The...
Degrowth and other social movements
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What are the degrowth implications for long-distance trade?
Degrowth has enjoyed an increasing attention in academia with more than 150...
This is the 22nd century
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Who are we, anyway? Research on the degrowth movements in Europe
The degrowth movement, uniting grassroots initiatives of various kinds and...
Degrowth and other social movements
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Why won't they see the need for a change?
Social attitudes and behaviours research on nationally representative samples...
The wrong way round
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Wind energy conflicts and the politization of energy transitions. A study on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Region (Oaxaca, Mexico)
In the context of climate change and energy concerns, wind energy production...
New democracy new institutions