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Socially sustainable degrowth as a social–ecological transformation: repoliticizing sustainability

Socially sustainable degrowth as a social–ecological transformation: repoliticizing sustainability Sustain Sci (2015) 10:375–384 DOI 10.1007/s11625-015-0321-9 SPECIAL FEATURE: EDITORIAL Socially Sustainable Degrowth as a Social-Ecological Transformation Socially sustainable degrowth as a social–ecological transformation: repoliticizing sustainability 1,2 2,3 1,2 1,4 • • • Viviana Asara Iago Otero Federico Demaria Esteve Corbera Published online: 5 July 2015 Springer Japan 2015 Introduction In an attempt to problematize the sustainable develop- ment paradigm, and its recent reincarnation in the concept In the late 1980s, the sustainable development paradigm of a ‘‘green economy’’, degrowth emerged as a paradigm emerged to provide a framework through which economic that emphasizes that there is a contradiction between sus- growth, social welfare and environmental protection could tainability and economic growth (Kothari et al. 2015; Dale be harmonized. However, more than 30 years later, we can et al. 2015). It argues that the pathway towards a sustain- assert that such harmonization has proved elusive. Steffen able future is to be found in a democratic and redistributive et al. (2015) have shown that four out of nine planetary downscaling of the biophysical size of the global economy boundaries have been crossed: climate change, impacts in (Schneider et al. 2010; D’Alisa et al. 2014). In the context biosphere integrity, land-system change http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sustainability Science Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2015 by Springer Japan
Subject
Environment; Environmental Management; Climate Change Management and Policy; Environmental Economics; Landscape Ecology; Sustainable Development; Public Health
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1862-4065
eISSN
1862-4057
DOI
10.1007/s11625-015-0321-9
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Sustain Sci (2015) 10:375–384 DOI 10.1007/s11625-015-0321-9 SPECIAL FEATURE: EDITORIAL Socially Sustainable Degrowth as a Social-Ecological Transformation Socially sustainable degrowth as a social–ecological transformation: repoliticizing sustainability 1,2 2,3 1,2 1,4 • • • Viviana Asara Iago Otero Federico Demaria Esteve Corbera Published online: 5 July 2015 Springer Japan 2015 Introduction In an attempt to problematize the sustainable develop- ment paradigm, and its recent reincarnation in the concept In the late 1980s, the sustainable development paradigm of a ‘‘green economy’’, degrowth emerged as a paradigm emerged to provide a framework through which economic that emphasizes that there is a contradiction between sus- growth, social welfare and environmental protection could tainability and economic growth (Kothari et al. 2015; Dale be harmonized. However, more than 30 years later, we can et al. 2015). It argues that the pathway towards a sustain- assert that such harmonization has proved elusive. Steffen able future is to be found in a democratic and redistributive et al. (2015) have shown that four out of nine planetary downscaling of the biophysical size of the global economy boundaries have been crossed: climate change, impacts in (Schneider et al. 2010; D’Alisa et al. 2014). In the context biosphere integrity, land-system change

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Published: Jul 5, 2015

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