Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era
EDITED BY: GIACOMO D'ALISA, FEDERICO DEMARIA AND GIORGOS KALLIS | TEXT: EDITION BLURB
Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticise the public debate colonised 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 for intervening in current political debates and for bringing about concrete degrowthinspired 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.