Special Issue “Trends in the landscapes of post-growth societies: The potential of degrowth” of Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture (Vol.83-01) was published in March, 2019. “Degrowth” is a political, economic and social movement based on ecological economics, and an economic strategy responding to the limits-to-growth dilemma, and receives attentions as it has an implication for alternative ways that local communities can take. Christoph Rupprecht, FEAST Senior Project Researcher, is on the editorial committee and FEAST contributed with six papers as follows:
Impressions from the Sweden and Mexico Degrowth Conference: Norie Tamura, Christoph Rupprecht (in Japanese)
Degrowth and Landscape: Christoph Rupprecht (in Japanese)
Beyond Public and Private: a New Commons of Autonomy and Solidarity: Norie Tamura (in Japanese)
The Landscape Politics of Enough <English> <Japanese>: Robin M. LeBlanc
Searching for a Depopulation Dividend in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Japan, Spain and New Zealand<English> <Japanese>: Peter Matanle (University of Sheffield, UK), Luis-Antonio Sáez-Pérez (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)
Agro-Food Movements and Degrowth in Japan: Yoshimitsu Taniguchi (Akita Prefectural University)
You can find the index & editorial and Prof. Masaharu Matsumura (Keisen University＆NPO NORA)’s paper “Creating Work on Suburban Satoyama in the Low Growth Period” (in Japanese) here.