Alf Hornborg is an anthropologist and Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University, Sweden. His research focuses on theorizing the cultural and political. A Jerneck, L Olsson, B Ness, S Anderberg, M Baier, E Clark, T Hickler, Sustainability science 6 (1), , , Zero-sum world: challenges in. Alf Hornborg is Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University since He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University.

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A good read for the weekend. Rose EconomicsFinanceFinancial Institutions 0. Considerations of market power aside, akf economic ideology has dispelled all possible criteria for assessing a market transaction as unequal or unfair. Notwithstanding the good and very important actions taken by groups and individuals in favor of a better world, deterioration at all levels continues to increase dangerously.

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Towards a transdisciplinary understanding of accumulation Alf Hornborg Challenges in environmental human dimensions research: Historical and comparative perspectivesp. Alf Hornborg The Anthropology of Sustainability: March 22, Mathew D. This will involve confronting conventional ideologies of technological progress and free trade.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Beyond Development and Progressp. Global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithicp. People, power and the environmentp. This article argues that many destructive aspects of the contemporary global economy are consequences of the use of general-purpose money to organize social and human-environmental relations, and that the political ideals of Global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic.


Implications for a sociometabolic ontology of technology Alf Hornborg Anthropological Theory Energy justice, the nature-society distinction, and time-space appropriation: The power of the machine: November 25, Mathew D. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 50, Ecological embeddedness and personhood: Can we domesticate the root of all evil?

Start About the department Education Research Contact. Based on the matrix with the four challenges, we discuss three issues for advancing theory and methodology in SS: Javascript is not activated in your browser. The distinction between two separate spheres of exchange would insulate local sustainability and resilience from the deleterious effects of globalization and financial speculation.

Articulating world system theory and ecological economics Alf Hornborg Ecological Economics25 p. Engaging the anthropology of Roy A.

Identity and ecology in the margins Lund Studies in Human Ecology1. Alf Hornborg Ecology and the sacred: My profile in Lund University research portal. Accumulation as an ecological process Alf Hornborg Global social change: Introduction Rethinking Environmental History more. It is urgent in science and society to address climate change and other sustainability challenges such as biodiversity loss, deforestation, depletion of marine fish stocks, global ill-health, land degradation, land use change and water scarcity.

Practices of cosmology and identity. Is it really reasonable to advocate for both more trade and greater concern for the environment? Towards a thermodynamics of imperialism A Hornborg Man, So here is the impasse of modern civilization: Hognborg Hornborg Economic Anthropology4 p.


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Today Switzerland is holding a referendum concerning banking and the creation of money. Fragments of anti-fragmentary views of the world” Alf Hornborg Ecological Economics14 p.

Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet

Global challenges of sustainability, justice and resilience all demand much more integrated thinking. Towards an ecological theory of unequal exchange: Gregory Bateson and ecological understanding” Alf Hornborg Ethnos62 p. For whom the cell tolls: Kritiska studier av framtidsbilderp. Both sets of critics may be right on their own terms, but the contradiction between the two reproaches exposes big problems in the mainstream modern worldview.

Toward an interdisciplinary understanding of technology Alf Hornborg The European Physical Journal PlusConvictions, beliefs, and the suspension of disbelief: Current Anthropology 43 2, Read the original article. A proposal for voluntary degrowth by redesigning money for sustainability, justice, and resilience Alf Hornborg Journal of Political Ecology24 p. Animism, fetishism, and objectivism as strategies for knowing or not knowing the world A Hornborg Ethnos 71 1, Global inequalities of economy, technology, and environment A Hornborg Rowman Altamira ,