Post-Development Discourse: Lessons for the Degrowth Movement (Part 1) | degrowth.de

By Lasse Thiele

Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains dependent on growth? In two installments, this article questions such assumptions. In this first part it introduces positions critical of development which refuse to adopt the Western model of prosperity,; the second part will focus on the analysis of these positions with a view to their relevance for the European degrowth movement and the growth debate here.

http://www.degrowth.de/en/2015/07/post-development-discourse-lessons-for-the-degrowth-movement-part-1/

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