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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.

Good Life as a Social Movement Proposal for Natural Resource Use: The Indigenous Movement in Ecuador
Scientific Paper

2013 - English - Moderate

Good Life as a Social Movement Proposal for ...

Altmann Philipp

The Ecuadorian indigenous movement has developed the concept of Good Life (Sumak Kawsay or Buen Vivir) as a conceptual weapon in order to defend the territories of indigenous nationalities as the movement itself defines them.

Ecuador’s “Buen Vivir” Revolution
News Article

2011 - English - Moderate

Ecuador’s “Buen Vivir” Revolution

Correa Rafael

This article is an interview with Rafael Correa, ex-president of Ecuador, where he comments on the goals of Buen Vivir across the country.

Pachakuti: Indigenous Perspectives, Buen Vivir, Sumaq Kawsay and Degrowth
Scientific Paper

2011 - English - Technical

Pachakuti: Indigenous Perspectives, Buen Viv...

Thomson Bob

Bob Thomson argues that understanding the limits to growth for our finite planet is slowly gaining currency due to the (mostly) European sustainable degrowth ‘movement’ and a plurinational Latin American cosmovision which is largely indigenous but also criollo.

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