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By Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis (eds.)

Degrowth is a rejection of the appearance of development and a decision to repoliticize the general public debate colonized by way of the idiom of economism. it's a undertaking advocating the democratically-led shrinking of construction and intake with the purpose of attaining social justice and ecological sustainability.

This evaluation of degrowth deals a complete assurance of the most issues and significant demanding situations of degrowth in a succinct, uncomplicated and available demeanour. furthermore, it deals a collection of key words worthwhile forintervening in present political debates and for bringing approximately concrete degrowth-inspired proposals at various degrees - neighborhood, nationwide and global.

The result's the main complete insurance of the subject of degrowth in English and serves because the definitive overseas reference.

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He is the author of Ecological Economics: Energy, Environment and Society (1987) and The Environmentalism of the Poor: A Study of Ecological Conflicts and Valuation (2002). com Terrence McDonough is Professor of Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His primary interest is in Marxist approaches to stages in capitalist history. He is the co-editor of Contemporary Capitalism and its Crises: Social Structure of Accumulation Theory for the 21st Century (2010). ie Mary Mellor is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Social Science at Northumbria University, UK.

Kallis, Giorgos. 9—dc23 2014017043 ISBN: 978-1-138-00076-6 (hbk) ISBN: 978-1-138-00077-3 (pbk) ISBN: 978-0-203-79614-6 (ebk) Typeset in Bembo by Swales & Willis Ltd, Exeter, Devon, UK The cover image and the illustration on page xxiv were created by Bàrbara Castro Urío, and appear with her permission. net 2014 CONTENTS Notes on contributors Preface by Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis Foreword by Fabrice Flipo and François Schneider Introduction: degrowth Giorgos Kallis, Federico Demaria and Giacomo D’Alisa PART 1 Lines of thought 1 Anti-utilitarianism Onofrio Romano 2Bioeconomics Mauro Bonaiuti 3Development, critiques of Arturo Escobar 4Environmental justice Isabelle Anguelovski 5Environmentalism, currents of Joan Martinez-Alier 6Metabolism, societal Alevgül H.

It B. J. Unti is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and currently teaches at Bellevue College in Washington state. edu Peter A. Victor is Professor in Environmental Studies at York University, Canada. His teaching and research focus on ecological economics. He is now involved in an ongoing collaboration with Professor Tim Jackson (UK) to develop ecological macroeconomics, in particular the construction of a simulation model of national economies designed to explore alternatives to economic growth.

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