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Presentation • 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - A sufficiency assessment: do people think they have enough?

By: Damaris Castro

Presentation [Part of the standard session "Practicing Degrowth"] We investigate how individuals think about ‘having enough’ and ‘wanting more’ in the contemporary society on a financial, material and leisure level. Furthermore, we analyze how this relates to people’s relative preference for income versus leisure. Results are based on a Flemish survey (N=1118). Presenters: Damaris Castro ...

• 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Practicing Degrowth

By: Damaris Castro, Johannes Brossmann, Tobias Froese, Gibran Vita

Standard session (discussion following 4 presentations)  A sufficiency assessment: do people think they have enough? Video We investigate how individuals think about ‘having enough’ and ‘wanting more’ in the contemporary society on a financial, material and leisure level. Furthermore, we analyze how this relates to people’s relative preference for income versus leisure. Result...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Cars for Future? Future images of (car)mobility by technical-scientific actors

By: Nora Krenmayr, Esther Wawerda

Presentation [part of the standard session "Mobilität, Transformationsdesign und imperiale Lebensweise"] The climate-damaging emissions of road traffic and other social and environmental problems associated with transport point to the need to move away from individual car-mobility and towards a social-ecological transformation of mobility systems. This includes political, socio-economic and ...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Self-experiments – personal transformation with leverage?

By: Oliver Parodi, Andreas Seebacher, Helena Trenks, Sarah Meyer-Soylu, Richard Beecroft, Annika Fricke

Presentation [part of the standard session "Mobilität, Transformationsdesign und imperiale Lebensweise"] Self-experiments offer an opportunity for testing sustainable practices in a limited period of time concerning their effects and their fit with the rest of life. So they are an easy entry into the urgently needed social transformation towards sustainability. Based on our experience in the...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Framing strategies for sustainability policy in the Corona crisis

By: Valentin Sagvosdkin

Presentation [part of the standard session "Mobilität, Transformationsdesign und imperiale Lebensweise"] Whether the Corona crisis will promote or slow down the socio-ecological transformation is open – and thus shapeable. How can social-ecological topics be communicated in a reasonable way – and how rather not? This short impulse reflects on these questions referring to framing theories. ...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Degrowth and the overcoming of the imperial way of life

By: Andrea Marjanovic, Jana Hafner, Walentina Pfug-Hofmayr, Josef Mühlbauer

Presentation [part of the standard session "Mobilität, Transformationsdesign und imperiale Lebensweise"] The basis of the presentation is the empirical work that is currently being developed in the context of the research internship at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Vienna, led by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brand. It examines concrete dimensions of life, namely nutrition (...

Presentation • 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Mobilität, Transformationsdesign und imperiale Lebensweise

By: Oliver Parodi, Andreas Seebacher, Andrea Marjanovic, Jana Hafner, Walentina Pfug-Hofmayr, Josef Mühlbauer, Nora Krenmayr, Esther Wawerda, Valentin Sagvosdkin, Helena Trenks, Sarah Meyer-Soylu, Richard Beecroft, Annika Fricke

Standard session (discussion following 4 presentations) Degrowth and the overcoming of the imperial way of life - video The basis of the presentation is the empirical work that is currently being developed in the context of the research internship at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Vienna, led by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brand. It examines concrete dimensions of life, ...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Collaborative housing in Catalonia: obstacles and strategies

By: Mateus Lira M Machado

Presentation [part of the standard session "Community, Housing, Care"] Collaborative housing (cooperative and co housing) allows for efficient use of resources, solidarity and non-speculative urbanism. This degrowth model is expanding in Catalonia, through partnerships between government and civil society, but concrete implementation faces a series of obstacles. Presenters: Mateus Lira M ...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Exploring Equitable Degrowth in Circular Community Development in Health and Care

By: Larissa Lai

Presentation [part of the standard session "Community, Housing, Care"] Underserved and historically marginalized populations have been disproportionately afflicted by financial and climate related disasters. In face of the immediate climate crisis, many existing systems are being disrupted, thus adversely impacting the livelihood, health and wellbeing of underserved populations. In planning ...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Materialising degrowth in local urban planning policies

By: Carlos Ruiz-Alejos, Vincent Prats

Presentation [part of the standard session "Community, Housing, Care"] This paper focuses on the intersection between degrowth and urban planning, and contributes to a deeper understanding and a sharper concretisation of how a strong sustainability concept such as degrowth can be taken into planning practice for long term sustainability. Presenters: Carlos Ruiz-Alejos, Vincent Prats La...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Community, Housing, Care

By: Carlos Ruiz-Alejos, Vincent Prats, Larissa Lai, Saskia Hebert, Mateus Lira M Machado

Standard session (discussion following 4 presentations) Materialising degrowth in local urban planning policies - video This paper focuses on the intersection between degrowth and urban planning, and contributes to a deeper understanding and a sharper concretisation of how a strong sustainability concept such as degrowth can be taken into planning practice for long term sustainability. P...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Relations of Care: ethics and food production in Europe

By: Wendy Harcourt, Anna Katharina Voss, Rosa de Nooijer

Presentation [part of the standard session "Territories, Resources and Care Work Feminist Perspectives on Transformation"] The Corona crisis has unprecedentedly highlighted the topic of this session: care work got visibility, its systemic relevance gained public recognition as never before. The appalling shortage of health care workers and the deficiencies in public health systems due to res...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 – WoMin - African women unite against destructive resource extraction

By: Samantha Hargreaves

Presentation [part of the standard session "Territories, Resources and Care Work Feminist Perspectives on Transformation"] The Corona crisis has unprecedentedly highlighted the topic of this session: care work got visibility, its systemic relevance gained public recognition as never before. The appalling shortage of health care workers and the deficiencies in public health systems due to res...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Beyond the Dam - Feminist perspectives on the social-environmental conflicts around the hydropower plant São Luis do Tapajós: shifting narratives

By: Camila Nobrega

Presentation [part of the standard session "Territories, Resources and Care Work Feminist Perspectives on Transformation"] The Corona crisis has unprecedentedly highlighted the topic of this session: care work got visibility, its systemic relevance gained public recognition as never before. The appalling shortage of health care workers and the deficiencies in public health systems due to res...

• 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Territories, Resources and Care Work Feminist Perspectives on Transformation

By: Wendy Harcourt, Christa Wichterich, Camila Nobrega, Anna Katharina Voss, Rosa de Nooijer, Samantha Hargreaves

Special session (discussion following 3 presentations) The Corona crisis has unprecedentedly highlighted the topic of this session: care work got visibility, its systemic relevance gained public recognition as never before. The appalling shortage of health care workers and the deficiencies in public health systems due to restructuring towards profit orientation and cost saving measures in th...

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 – Work

By: Gabriel Trettel Silva, Andre Cieplinski, Tim Parrique

Standard session (discussion following three presentations) Work time reduction in a degrowth context: for the North or for all? Currently, most of the calls for work time reduction in a degrowth context focus on the global North and disregard the global South. I argue that advocating for work time reduction as a shared interest between North and South socio-environmental movements could ...

• 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Degrowing the food sector: how to build democratic food policies

By: Julianna Fehlinger, Olivier De Schutter, Genevieve Savigny, Armin Bernhard, Line Rise Nielsen

Panel debate The aim of the panel is to develop a common understanding of how a socially and ecologically sustainable food systems can look like. To achieve this, we draw on existing practices and strategies of local and regional initiatives which promote sustainable food systems. There exists already a variety of collectives, networks, and food system approaches, which create opportunities ...

Scientific paper • 2021

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What structural change is needed for a post-growth economy: A framework of analysis and empirical evidence

By: Lukas Hardt, Peter G. Taylor, Timothy J. Foxon, John Barret

In order to avoid environmental catastrophe we need to move to a post-growth economy that can deliver rapid reductions in environmental impacts and improve well-being, independent of GDP growth. Such a move will entail considerable structural change in the economy, implying different goals and strategies for different economic sectors. So far there are no systematic approaches for identif...

Scientific paper • 2020

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A degrowth perspective on the coronavirus crisis

By: Constanza Hepp, Joëlle Saey-Volckrick, Joe Herbert, Nathan Barlow, Nick von Andrian, Andro Rilović, Jacob Smessaert

This letter will consider three points in detail: first, how the COVID-19 crisis is by no means degrowth; second, how COVID-19 shows that degrowth is needed; and finally, why COVID-19 indicates the potential for a degrowth transformation. Visions for Sustainability, vol. 14, december 2020