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Degrowth : A Vocabulary for a New Era

D'Alisa, Giacomo (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain), Demaria, Federico (Autonomous Universi More by this author...£34.99

Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and consumption with the aim of achieving social justice and ecological sustainability. This overview of degrowth offers a comprehensive coverage of the main topics and major challenges of degrowth in a succinct, simple and accessible manner.

In addition, it offers a set of keywords useful forintervening in current political debates and for bringing about concrete degrowth-inspired proposals at different levels - local, national and global. The result is the most comprehensive coverage of the topic of degrowth in English and serves as the definitive international reference. More information at: vocabulary.degrowth.orgView the author spotlight featuring events and press related to degrowth at http://t.co/k9qbQpyuYp.