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• 2020

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The case for degrowth in a time of pandemic

By: Susan Paulson, Giorgos Kallis, Federico Demaria, Giacomo D'Alisa

The time is ripe for us to refocus on what really matters: not GDP, but the health and wellbeing of our people and our planet.

Scientific paper • 2020

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Jevons' paradox and a tax on aviation to prevent the next pandemic

By: Salvador Pueyo

How is it possible that, in an era of unprecedented medical progress, humanity is once again caught in a major pandemic? Several lines of evidence suggest that advances in infectious diseases control facilitate the development of major urban centers, global high-speed transportation, industrial animal farming and ecosystem destruction. In turn, all of these are well known to favor such diseases...

• 2018

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movum - Heft 19: Gesundheit

By: Michael Müller, Jörg Sommer, Angelika Claußen, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, Franz Daschner, Pamela Dörhöfer, Maria Finckh, Susanne Götze, Verena Kern, Jörg Staude, Alexandra Schneider, Susanne Schwarz

Heft 19 des Magazins movum zum Thema Gesundheit. Kurzbeschreibung: Die Umweltschäden holen die Menschen ein. Ohne Umweltpolitik kommt Gesundheitspolitik nicht mehr aus. Deshalb braucht es jetzt ein Bündnis. Das Heft als PDF. Die Infografik als PDF.

Interview • 2017

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Popular Epidemiology / EnvJustice Vocabulary - Grettel Navas

By: Grettel Navas

Grettel Navas, ICTA-UAB, explains the term "Popular Epidemiology" and exemplifies it with a particular case from Argentina: Mothers of Ituzaingó. Youtube-channel EnvJustice Vocabulary

Scientific paper • 2017

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Sustainable health and degrowth: Health, health care and society beyond the growth paradigm

By: Iris Borowy, Jean-Louis Aillon

Keywords: public health degrowth drug production social determinants of health equity

Scientific paper • 2016

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The experience of the Italian Network for Sustainability and Health

By: Jean-Louis Aillon

Ivan Illich argued that a revolution in the health field is crucial and “integral to a society-wide criticism and restraint of the industrial mode of production”. Recently, in order to develop this stream of thought, several authors have tried to re-think health in the conceptual frame of degrowth and, in parallel, practical initiatives and networks have been developed. In this presentation, ...

Scientific paper • 2016

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De-growth and critical community psychology: Contributions towards individual and social well-being

By: Alfredo Natale, Salvatore Di Martino, Fortuna Procentese, Caterina Arcidiacono

Keywords: Degrowth; Critical community psychology; Well-being; Decolonisation of the imaginary; Reciprocity; Social justice

Scientific paper • 2015

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Degrowth and health: local action should be linked to global policies and governance for health

By: Eduardo Missoni

Degrowth, Health, Globalization, Global governance, Civic action, World Health Organization

Report • 2014

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Fleischatlas 2014

By: Reinhild Benning, Christine Chemnitz

Unser Essen hat eine politische und ethische Dimension und stellt immer wieder aufs Neue Fragen an unsere Verantwortung. Nachdem der Fleischatlas 2013 gezeigt hat, welche Auswirkungen Europas Fleischkonsum auf die Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländer und auf das Klima hat, bringt der Fleischatlas 2014 Licht ins Dunkel des „Big Business“ Fleisch – von Europa, über die USA bis hin zu den aufstrebend...

• 2014

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Ackergifte? Nein danke! - Für eine enkeltaugliche Landwirtschaft

By: Ute Scheub

Der Verlag: In Deutschland werden jährlich 40 000 Tonnen Pestizide ausgebracht. Die schönfärberische Bezeichnung »Pflanzenschutzmittel« verschleiert, worum es sich tatsächlich handelt: Ackergifte. Aktuelle Untersuchungen belegen, dass diese – entgegen den Behauptungen der Industrie – von Menschen, Tieren und grundwasserführenden Schichten aufgenommen werden. Das geht uns alle an, denn die hocht...

Scientific paper • 2014

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Learning for and in a Degrowing Society

By: Christiane Richard-Elsner

Learning, own experiences, neurobiology, neighbourhood

Scientific paper • 2014

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De-growth approach to the European chemicals management.

By: Oksana Udovyk, Erika Öhlund

Abstract: The number of newly synthesized chemicals is continuously increasing, and many of these are now affecting ecosystems as well as human health. The overall objective of chemical risk assessments and management is to assess and contain the risks associated with the introduction of these chemicals. Evidence shows, however, that chemical assessments fail to live up to this objective. Asses...

Scientific paper • 2014

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The garbage crisis , environmental migrants and ecological justice in Campania (Southern Italy)

By: Romina Amicolo

Abstract: The garbage crisis in Campania, a region of the Southern Italy, is an example of human – made enviromental degradation, which determined a sudden drop in the health condition of local inhabitants, with a considerable increase in the number of deaths caused by cancer, respiratory illnesses, and also genetic malformations. Since the mid-1990s the Italian government declared the state of...

Scientific paper • 2014

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Body-Scale: Somaticity, Degrowth, and the Revival of Place

By: Kris Forkasiewicz

Abstract: The paper deals with the following questions: —How the "full-bodied" quality of lived meaning diminishes for the anthropoi with the growth of institutions and infrastructures beyond its somatic grasp —How, accordingly, lived experience is impoverished and flattened —How with growth, what is commonly imagination, rather than being the celebrated paragon of human nature, constitutes a r...

Scientific paper • 2014

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The Great Recession and Health: From Neoliberal Austerity to “Healthy De-Growth”

By: Roberto De Vogli

Abstract: Since the eve of the meltdown, global unemployment has increased by more than 30 million people, but has the financial crisis also affected our health? Evidence indicates that the Great Recession led to increases in unemployment and suicides rates both in Europe and in the United States. While financial crises are associated with rising unemployment, social instability and the rise of...

Scientific paper • 2014

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The garbage crisis, the ecological justice and enviromental migrants in Campania (Southern Italy)

By: Romina Amicolo

Abstract: The garbage crisis in Campania, a region of the Southern Italy, is an example of enviromental transformation. It's a human – made enviromental degradation, which determined a sudden drop in the health condition of local inhabitants, with a considerable increase in the number of deaths caused by cancer, respiratory illnesses, and also genetic malformations. Since the mid-1990s the Ital...

Scientific paper • 2014

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“Health and Degrowth”, a new paradigm in the field of sustainability

By: Jean-Louis Aillon, Elena Dal Santo

health, degrowth, sustainability, medicine, determinants of health

Scientific paper • 2012

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Rethinking development under conditions of uncertainty: The case of EU chemicals management

By: Oksana Udovyk, Johan Hedren

Key words: uncertainty, REACH, environment, de-growth, utopian thought

Scientific paper • 2012

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Slow medicine: a new health care model

By: Jean-Louis Aillon, Andrea Gardini

Keywords: slow, medicine, health, degrowth

Scientific paper • 2012

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Medical students for Degrowth

By: Cecilia Ferrari

Introduction: Unlike other sciences, e.g. IT or Physics, whose experts’ high level of specialization is regarded as the major key to success, Medicine actually maintains the prerogative of a traditional knowledge, in which a deep understanding is reachable only with practice in at least several of its branches. Besides, since it affects the whole of life of people devoting to it, Medicine is al...