Draft Bibliography on Convivial Degrowth

Bob Thomson, Ottawa, 24 August 2018

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Juan Martinez-Allier et al, "Sustainable de-growth: Mapping the context, criticisms and future prospects of an emergent paradigm", Ecological Economics, Volume 69, Issue 9, 15 July 2010

Giorgos Kallis et al, "An overview of degrowth research", Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Vol. 43: October 2018

Frank Ackerman et al, "The Flawed Foundations of General Equilibrium: Critical essays on economic theory", Routledge, London, 2004

Frank Ackerman, "Can We Afford the Future: The Economics of a Warming World", Zed Books, London 2009

ALAI, “IV Foro Social Americas: Desafios para profundizar los procesos de cambio”, America Latina en Movimiento #457, Julio 2010

ALAI, "Sumak Kawsay: Recuperar el sentido de vida (Recovering a sense of life)", America Latina en Movimiento #452, Febrero 2010

ALAI: "Interview with François Houtart: For a general well being of humanity", Sally Burch, America Latina en Movimiento, February 2010

Xavier Albó: "
To Live Well = To Coexist Well", CIPCA Notas 217, 10 February 2008

Samir Amin, “
Emerging from the crisis of capitalism or emerging from capitalism in crisis, Pambazuka New, Issue 448, 17 September 2009,

Don Aucoin, “
Not so fast: The argument for slowing down virtually every aspect of life, Boston Globe, 21 July 2009

Walden Bello, “
The Virtues of Deglobalization, Foreign Policy in Focus, 3 September 2009

Leonardo Boff: "The Rights of Mother Earth", Inter Press Services, Rio de Janeiro, 1 March 2010

Douglas Booth, “The Environmental Consequences of Growth: Steady State Economics as an Alternative to Ecological Decline, Routledge, 1998

Ester Boserup: “
The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure1965

Peter Brown & Geoffrey Garver, "Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy", Berrett-Koehler Publishers, San Francisco, 2009

Lester Brown: “
Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress & a Civilization in Trouble2003

CAOI (Coordinadora Andina de Organizaciones Indigenas): “Buen Vivir, Vivir Bien: Filosofia, Politicas, Estrategias y Experiencias Regionales Andinas”,
            Lima, Fevrero 2010

Sing Chew, “For Nature: Deep Greening World Systems Analysis for the 21st Century!, Journal of World Systems Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 1997

Sing C. Chew, “
World Ecological Degradation: Accumulation, Urbanization and Deforestation, 3000 BC to AD 2000, Altamira, 2001

Monica Chuji G., “Modernidad, desarrollo, interculturalidad y Sumak Kawsay o Buen Vivir”, Ponencia presentada en el Foro Internacional sobre Interculturalidad y
                          Desarrollo, Uribia, Colombia, 23 de mayo de 2009
Modernity, development, interculturality and Sumak Kawsay or Living Well but not Better, Presentation to the International forum on
                          Interculturality and Development, Uribia, Colombia, 23 of May 2009, translated from Spanish by Bob Thomson, Ottawa, 21 July 2009

Borisas Cimbleris, “
Economy and Thermodynamics, Economy and Energy Year II No. 9, July-August 1998,

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, “
Pachacuti: The Historical Horizons of Internal Colonialism, NACLA Vol.XXV No.3, December 1991

Miguel D'Escoto and Leonardo Boff: "A Universal Declaration on the Common Good of the Earth and Humanity", undated (around February 2010)

Herman Daly, “Steady-State Economics” 1977

Herman Daly, "The Economic Thought of Frederick Soddy", History of Political Economy, Winter 1980; 12 pp.469-488

Herman Daly, "
How long can neoclassical economists ignore the contributions of Georgescu-Roegen?", Issues in ecological economics and sustainable
                     development, pp.125-133

Herman Daly,
A Steady-State Economy, Presentation made to the UK Sustainable Development Commission, April 24, 2008
See also http://www.theoildrum.com/node/3941

Pablo Davalos, “
Reflexiones sobre el sumak kawsay (el buen vivir) y las teorías del desarrollo, ALAI America Latina en Movimiento, 5 August 2008
English Translation Reflections on Sumak Kawsay (good living) and theories of development

A collaborative platform for information and education about degrowth.

Jared Diamond: “
Guns, Germs & Steel: The Fates of Human Societies” 1997

Murray Dobbin, “
To make people care, craft a 'politics of meaning'”, TheTyee.ca, 9 July 2009

Alan Drengson & Yuicki Inoue, Editors, “
The Deep Ecology Movement: An Introductory Anthology, North Atlantic Books, 1995

Duane Elgin, "Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a way of life that is outwardly simple, inwardly rich", Quill, New York 1981

John Bellamy Foster et al, "The Ecological Rift - Chapter 16: The Ecology of Consumption", Monthly Review Press, October 2010

Valerie Fournier, “
Escaping from the economy: the politics of degrowth, International Jounal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 28 No. 11/12, 2008, pp.528-545

Eduardo Galeano, "Uselo y Tirelo", Grupo Planeta, Barcelona, 1994

Nicolas Georgescu-Roegen: “The Entropy Law and the Economic Process” 1971

Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, "
Technology Assessment: The case of the direct use of solar energy", Atlantic Economic Journal Vol.6 No.4, December 1978

Julio Godoy, “
G20: Stiglitz and Sen come in too late, Terraviva/IPS, 24 September 2009,

John Gowdy and Susan Mesner, “
The Evolution of Georgescu-Roegen's Bioeconomics, Review of Social Economy, Vol. LVI, No. 2, Summer 1998

Eduardo Gudynas, Buen Vivir: un necesario relanzamiento, AlaiNet, 14/12/10

Eduardo Gudynas / Alai, Buen vivir: Germinando alternativas al desarrollo,
America Latina en Movimiento #462, Febrero 2011

Jonathan M. Harris,
Ecological macroeconomics: Consumption, investment and climate change”, Real-World Economics Review, Issue No. 50, July 2008

Betsy Hartmann, “
From climate refugees to climate conflict: Who is taking the heat for global warming?, in “Climate Change and Sustainable Development:
                          New Challenges for Poverty Reduction”, ed. M.A.Mohamed Salih, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK, ISBN 978 1 84844 409 6

Betsy Hartmann, “
Lines in the Shifting Sand: The Strategic Politics of Climate Change, Human Security and National Defense, Rethinking Security in a
                          Changing Climate, GECHS Conference, University of Oslo, Norway, 22-24 June 2009

Paul Hawken, “Blessed Unrest: How the largest movement in the world came into being and why no one saw it coming”, Viking, 2007

Hazel Henderson, "The Politics of Economics", April 2009, E.F. Schumacher Society

Hazel Henderson, "The Politics of the Solar Age: Alternatives to Economics", 1988, Knowledge Systems Inc. ,

Alf Hornborg, “Ecosystems and World Systems: Accumulation as an Ecological Process”, Journal of World Systems, Vol. 4 No. 2, Fall 1998

François Houtart: “Interview with François Houtart: For a general well being of humanity”,  Sally Burch, ALAI, February 2010.

Thomas Homer-Dixon: “The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity & the Renewal of Civilization” 2007

Tim Jackson, "Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet", Earthscan, 2009

Giorgos Kallis, "In defence of degrowth", Ecological Economics, forthcoming 2011

Serge Latouche, "We Must Abandon the Religion of Growth", Degrowthpedia translation of interview in Entropia, 4 August 2010

Irene Leon (Editor), “Buen Vivir y cambios civilizatorios”, Fedaeps, Quito, 2010, ISBN: 978-9942-9967-3-2

James Lovelock: “
The Revenge of Gaia2006

Joan Martinez Alier et al, "Sustainable de-growth: Mapping the context, criticisms and future prospects of an emergent paradigm", Ecological Economics 69 (2010), pp. 1441-1747

Guiseppe De Marzo, “Buen Vivir: Para una democracia de la Tierra”, Editores Plural, La Paz, March 2010, ISBN: 978-99954-1-268-5

Meadows, Randers and Behren: “
The Limits to Growth1972

Mignolo, Walter: “The Communal and the Decolonial”, Turbulence, No. 5, December 2009

George Monbiot, "Heat: How we can stop the planet burning", 2007

Serge Mongeau, "Objecteurs de Croissance: Pour sortir de l'impasse: la décroissance"
, Éditions Écosociété, Montréal, 2007

David Parker, "Degrowth: Putting the economy back in its place", well sharp blog, 9 June 2009

Jonathan Porritt, “When real progress means standing still”, Ethical Corporation, 21 September 2009

Research and Degrowth, Web site of the organizers of the 2010 and 2008 degrowth conferences in Paris (2008) and Barcelona (2010)

John Riddell, "
From Marx to Morales: Indigenous Socialism and the Latin Americanization of Marxism", Monthly Review, 17/6/08

Jeremy Rifkin: “
Entropy: A New World View1980

Jeremy Rifkin, "The Empathic Civilisation" [Relating to Mother Earth], RSA Animate video, 6 May 2010

Conrad Schmidt, "Alternatives to Growth: Efficiency Shifting", Vancouver, Conrad Schmidt 2009

Frederick Soddy, "Cartesian Economics: The Bearing of Physical Science upon State Stewardship", London 1922

Frederick Soddy, “
Wealth, Virtual Wealth and Debt”, 1926

James Gustave Speth, "The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the environment and crossing from crisis to sustainability", Yale University Press, 2008

Bob Thomson, "Pachakuti: Indigenous perspectives, buen vivir, sumaq kawsay and degrowth", Development, December 2011 Vol.54.4

Jeroen C.J.M van den Bergh, "Environment versus growth - A criticism of 'degrowth' and a plea for 'a-growth'", Ecological Economics, in press 2010

Peter Victor, “"Managing without Growth: Slower by Design, Not Disaster" 2008

Peter Victor, Questioning economic growth"
Nature, Vol. 468 #18 pp. 370-371

Immanuel Wallerstein, "Structural Crisis in the World System: Where do we go from here?", Monthly Review, Vol.62 No.10, March 2011

Alan Weisman: “
The World Without Us2007

Eric Zencey, “Mr. Soddy’s Ecological Economy”, New York Times, 11 April 2009

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