Sustaining the ‘Good Life’: Buen Vivir as an alternative to sustainable development

Volume: 54, Issue: 3, Pages: 482 - 500
Published: Jan 4, 2018
Abstract
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...
Paper Details
Title
Sustaining the ‘Good Life’: Buen Vivir as an alternative to sustainable development
DOI
Published Date
Jan 4, 2018
Journal
Volume
54
Issue
3
Pages
482 - 500
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