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About Tejendra Pratap Gautam

is a research scholar at Ashank Desai Centre for Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. He has a background in development practice, and public policy, and is currently working on the issue of forest governance, subaltern, and forest rights. 

Justice • 03.02.2022

Capitalism, Degrowth and the Global South

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By: Tejendra Pratap Gautam

In the last decades, scholarship on degrowth, as an antithesis to capitalism, has grown in volume. But critique of capitalism cannot alone solve problems of modern society across the Global North and the Global South. Degrowth needs to be developed at multiple levels through an inclusive policy framework, where citizens' participation is crucial in order to push towards the construction of a degrowth society.