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The Working Paper Series documents the results of the fellows' work in Jena as well as current research projects by members of the Research Group.

The quarterly newsletter provides information on conferences and workshops, new publications and upcoming events. It can be viewed online or sent to subscribers by email.

The 'Contributions to Current Debates' section contains conference papers, lectures, reports from workshops or conferences as well as journal and newspaper articles by fellows and permanent academic staff.
In addition, various papers given at conferences hosted by the Research Group can be downloaded in this section.

The grant application to the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) can also be found here (in a variety of languages).

 

Working Papers



Working Paper 1-17
Why two Karls are better than one: Integrating Polanyi and Marx in a critical Theory of the current crisis

Nancy Fraser

Working Paper 5-16
Growth and Over-accumulation in Advanced Capitalism: Some Critical Reflections in the Political Economy and Ecological Economics Growth

Eric Pineault

Working Paper 4-16
Capitalist Landnahme - Consequences in Germany and Europe
and Possible Alternatives

Klaus Dörre

Working Paper 3-16
Transformation zur Postwachstumsgesellschaft - ja, aber wie und wer? kommentiert von Stefanie Graefe

Frank Adler, Stefanie Graefe

Working Paper 2-16
Industrie 4.0 - Neue Prosperität oder Ver-tiefung gesellschaftlicher Spaltungen? Sechs Thesen zur Diskussion

Klaus Dörre

Working Paper 1-16
Economic Growth and Social Justice: Testing a Third Way Assumption on the German Case

Douglas Voigt

Working Paper 7-15 Umweltsoziologie der Wachstumskritik und wachstumskritische Umweltsoziologie Stephan LorenzWorking Paper 6-15 Postwachstum und Arbeit - Diagnosen und Gegenentwürfe. Eine kommentierte Literaturübersicht Robert Koepp, Franziska Schunke, Christoph Köhler, Steffen Liebig, Stefan SchröderWorking Paper 5-15 Degrowth und Post-Extraktivismus: Zwei Seiten einer Medaille? Ulrich Brand

Working Paper 4-15 Between Alienation and Resonance: Atomization and Embedment from Schopenhauer to Camus, from Hegel to Honneth, and from Thoreau to Houellebecq Mathijs Peters

Working Paper 3-15 Lernen vom Rande der Gesellschaft? Zum Sozialtypus einer Postwachstumsgesellschaft Gunter Weidenhaus

Working Paper 2-15 Das Konzept der strukturellen Heterogenität und die Analyse fragmentierter Wachstumsgesellschaften in Europa Stefanie Hürtgen

Working Paper 1-15
Erste Ergebnisse der Teilnehmendenbefragung zur Degrowth-Konferenz 2014 in Leipzig - Ein Überblick über Zusammensetzung, Engagement und Alltagspraktiken der Befragten

Dennis Eversberg

Working Paper 10-14 Institutionelle Logiken - Anregungen für die kritische Arbeitsforschung und Gesellschaftsanalyse? Brigitte Aulenbacher Working Paper 9-14 Public Sociology - a Concept for Labor Research Klaus Dörre

Working Paper 8-14 Polyamouröse Beziehungen als gelingende Lebensform? Resonanz- und anerkennungsanalytische Reflexionen Dietmar Wetzel

Working Paper 7-14 The Renewal of a Critical Theory of Capitalism and Crisis - A Comment on Nancy Fraser's Interpretation of Polanyi's works Jan Sparsam, Dennis Eversberg, Tine Haubner, Dimitri Mader, Barbara Muraca, Hanno Pahl

Working Paper 6-14 Auf der Suche nach Resonanz und Anerkennung - eine ethnographische Analyse moderner Subjektivierungsverhältnisse im Fitness-Studio Dietmar Wetzel

Working paper 5-14  Kapitalistische Dynamik und die gesellschaftliche Organisation von Pflege- und Sorgearbeit Manfred Krenn

Working Paper 4-14 Transnationale Protestbewegung in der Abstiegsgesellschaft - die Occupy-Proteste in Deutschland Oliver Nachtwey

Working Paper 3-14 Akteurszwang und Systemwissen. Das Elend der Wachstumsgesellschaft Stephan Lessenich

Working Paper 2-14 Extern? - Weshalb und inwiefern moderne Gesellschaften Externalisierung brauchen und erzeugen Adelheid Biesecker/Uta von Winterfeld

Working Paper 1-14 Participatory inequality in the austerity state: a supply side approach Claus Offe Working Paper 10-13 The Idea of Earth System Governance - Unifying tool? Or hegemony for a new capitalist Landnahme? Ariel Salleh Working Paper 9-13 Alternative Ways of Organising Public Services and Work in the Public Sector: What Role for Public-Public Partnerships? Edlira Xhafa Working Paper 8-13 Was wird aus dem ,Fahrstuhleffekt´? Postwachstum und Sozialer Aufstieg Stephan Voswinkel Working Paper 7-13 Theses on Financialisation and the Ambivalence of Capitalist Growth Julian Müller

Working Paper 6-13 Wirtschaft im Dienst des (guten) Lebens: Von Georgescu-Roegens Bioökonomik zur Décroissance Barbara Muraca Working Paper 5-13 From The Limits to Growth to "Degrowth": Discourses of Critique of Growth in the Crisis of the 1970s and 2008. Maria Markantonatou Working Paper 4-13 Überleben als heterodoxer Ökonom. Wissenschaftssoziologische Befunde und Handreichungen, insbesondere Modellierungen betreffend (ohne Gewähr). Hanno Pahl

Working Paper 3-13 Entfremdung lebt: Zur Rettung der Künstlerkritik. Christoph Henning Working Paper 2-13 Peak Everything - Peak Capitalism?  Birgit Mahnkopf Working Paper 1-13 Was (wenn überhaupt etwas) ist falsch am Kapitalismus? Drei Wege der Kapitalismuskritik. Rahel Jaeggi

Working Paper 6-12 Eurokrise - Fiskalpakt - sozialökologisches Umsteuern. Die Überlegungen der ver.di. Frank Bsirske

Working Paper 5-12 Privatized Pensions and Economic Crises. The German Case. Heiner GanßmannWorking Paper 4-12 Arbeits- und Gesellschaftsbewusstsein von Lohnabhängigen. Ergebnisse empirischer Belegschaftsbefragungen in Ost- und Westdeutschland. Klaus Dörre | Anja Hänel | Ingo Matuschek (Hg.)Working Paper 3-12 Zentrum-Peripherie-Differenzierungen innerhalb der Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Hanno Pahl

Working Paper 2-12 Capitalism, Religion and the Idea of the Demonic. Christoph DeutschmanWorking Paper 1-12 Capitalist Dynamics - A Sociological Analysis. Christoph Deutschmann


Newsletter

Our quarterly newsletter keeps readers informed about ongoing projects at the Research Group. It contains reports from workshops or conferences, news about upcoming events and publications as well as information about our senior and junior fellows.

The newsletter can be viewed online or is sent to subscribers by email.

current newsletter (in German):

Newsletters 2015 (in German):

Newsletters 2014 (in German):


Newsletters 2013 (in German):


Newsletters 2012 (in German)

Interviews

In the interviews our fellows and guests talk about their current research interests as well as research questions they explored while in Jena. The interviews can be watched here:

Interview with Eli Zaretsky

Interview with Nancy Fraser

Interview with Joan Martinez-Alier

Interview with Brigitte Aulenbacher (in German)

Interview with Ariel Salleh 

Interview with Stephan Voswinkel (in German)

Interview with Dietmar Wetzel (in German)

Interview with Manfred Krenn (in German)

Interview with Nivedita Menon

Interview with Aditya Nigam

Interview with Elisabeth v. Thadden (in German)

Interview with Johann Arnason (in German)

Interview with Jens Borchert (in German)

Interview with Ulrich Brand (in German)

Essays