Preprint Commentary Version 1 Preserved in Portico This version is not peer-reviewed

De-[Constructing] Growth

Version 1 : Received: 24 October 2016 / Approved: 25 October 2016 / Online: 25 October 2016 (09:50:29 CEST)

A peer-reviewed article of this Preprint also exists.

Ashford, N.A. De-[Constructing] Growth. Sustainability 2016, 8, 1140. Ashford, N.A. De-[Constructing] Growth. Sustainability 2016, 8, 1140.


“De-[Constructing] Growth” is offered as a deeper and more useful conceptualization that avoids the negative connotations of, and resistance to, “degrowth” by decoupling profit from unsustainable consumption, production, and inequality.


degrowth; sustainable consumption; sustainable production; inequality; sustainability; employment


Social Sciences, Law

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