Sustaining the ‘Good Life’: Buen Vivir as an alternative to sustainable development
Volume: 54, Issue: 3, Pages: 482 - 500
Published: Jan 4, 2018
This article analyses the ways the Latin American concept of Buen Vivir has been discussed by postdevelopment scholars as a possible alternative to development that goes beyond the traditional anthropocentric development model towards sustainability and wellbeing. Instituted as a reaction to the need for development to consider the biophysical limits of the environment, sustainable development (SD) critics argue that it has not achieved its aims...
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