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Special Section edited by Lisa L. Gezon and Susan Paulson (eds.) 2017. "Degrowth, culture and power", Special Section of the Journal of Political Ecology, 24: 425-666.


·         Susan Paulson. 2017. Degrowth: culture, power and change. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 425-448. PDF

·         Robin M. LeBlanc. 2017. Designing a beautifully poor public: postgrowth community in Italy and Japan. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 449-461. PDF

·         Eric Hirsch. 2017. The unit of resilience: unbeckoned degrowth and the politics of (post)development in Peru and the Maldives. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 462-475. PDF

·         Ritu Verma. 2017. Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: meaning, measure and degrowth in a living development alternative. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 476-490.PDF

·         Jonathan Otto. 2017. Finding common ground: exploring synergies between degrowth and environmental justice in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 491-503. PDF

·         Ragnheišur Bogadóttir and Elisabeth Skaršhamar Olsen. 2017. Making degrowth locally meaningful: the case of the Faroese grindadrįp. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 504-518. PDF

·         Joshua Lockyer. 2017. Community, commons, and degrowth at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 519-542. PDF

·         Amy Cox Hall. 2017. Neo-monastics in North Carolina, de-growth and a theology of enough. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 543-565. PDF

·         Eeva Berglund. 2017. Steering clear of politics: local virtues in Helsinki's design activism. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 566-581. PDF

·         Lisa L. Gezon. 2017. Beyond (anti)utilitarianism: khat and alternatives to growth in northern Madagascar. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 582-594. PDF

·         Emma McGuirk. 2017. Timebanking in New Zealand as a prefigurative strategy within a wider degrowth movement. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 595-609. PDF

·         Ulrich Demmer and Agata Hummel. 2017. Degrowth, anthropology, and activist research: the ontological politics of science. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 610-622. PDF

·         Alf Hornborg. 2017. How to turn an ocean liner: a proposal for voluntary degrowth by redesigning money for sustainability, justice, and resilience. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 623-632. PDF

·         Karen Foster. 2017. Work ethic and degrowth in a changing Atlantic Canada. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 633-643. PDF

·         Jonathan DeVore. 2017. Trees and springs as social property: a perspective on degrowth and redistributive democracy from a Brazilian squatter community. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 644-666. PDF


Dr. Simon Batterbury

Jan 2017> Professor of Political Ecology, LEC, Lancaster University, UK, Europe.

Principal Fellow | School of Geography | 221 Bouverie St  (rm L2.33) | University of Melbourne, 3010 VIC, Australia. |  simonpjb @

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