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Offshore oil rig – Long Beach, California, USA (Jan 2010) [Photo credit: Amy Forrester]

Reorienting cultures away from consumerism will demand the weakening of this dominant paradigm, instead strengthening an alternative sustainability paradigm where people find meaning and contentment not through their consumption patterns, but in living simply, restoratively, and justly. --- Erik Assadourian

Special Issue: Individual Consumption and Systemic Societal Transformation
Guest Editors:
Philip J. Vergragt, Tellus Institute and Clark University, USA
Halina Szejnwald Brown, Clark University, USA

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Book Review Perspectives

  • Farewell to Growth
  • by Serge Latouche
    François Diaz Maurin, DegrowthPedia, USA
    Philip J. Vergragt, Tellus Institute, USA

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  • A Typology for Complex Social-Ecological Systems in Mountain Communities
  • Mark Altaweel, Arika Virapongse, David Griffith, Lillian Alessa, & Andrew Kliskey, University College London, United Kingdom

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