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Beyond Growth and Development: Buen Vivir as an Alternative to Current Paradigms
Scientific Paper

2013 - English - Moderate

Beyond Growth and Development: Buen Vivir as...

Monni Salvatore, Pallotino Massimo


The aim of this paper is to investigate to what extent buen vivir ("good life"), Latin America’s new concept for collective well being, can be considered a way forward beyond current paradigms related to economic growth, development, ideology and state building.

Living the Good Life? : An Analysis of Ecuador's Plan Nacional Para el Buen Vivir Development Model as an Alternative to a Neoliberal Global Framework
Essay

2012 - English - Moderate

Living the Good Life? : An Analysis of Ecuad...

Cobey Ryan


This thesis draws upon data collected from government documents and public interviews to examine how Ecuador’s new model challenges neoliberalism in three specific areas: development, environment and culture.

Scaling up Buen Vivir: Globalizing Local Environmental Governance from Ecuador
Scientific Paper

2014 - English - Moderate

Scaling up Buen Vivir: Globalizing Local Env...

Kauffman Craig M., Martin Pamela L.


This article takes a closer look at Buen Vivir in Ecuador in regards to environmental governance.

Social Enterprises for Development as Buen Vivir
Scientific Paper

2012 - English - Moderate

Social Enterprises for Development as Buen V...

Giovannini Michela


The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual overview of linkages between buen vivir and social enterprise as emerging from a review of the literature regarding indigenous development approaches in Latin America.

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Impulse, the Resistance, and the Restoration
Scientific Paper

2016 - English - Moderate

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Imp...

Gudynas Eduardo


This article looks at Buen Vivir in Bolivia in its recent political context.

Development for a postneoliberal era? Sumak kawsay, living well and the limits to decolonisation in Ecuador
Scientific Paper

2012 - English - Advanced

Development for a postneoliberal era? Sumak ...

Radcliffe Sarah


Through a detailed examination of the origins and application of one development model, this article examines the constraints on and limits to postneoliberal development in terms of state-civil society relations and as a form of postcolonial governmentality.

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