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Ulrich Brand

Ulrich Brand
Prof. Ulrich Brand
Areas of Interest: Ressource and environmental policy, crisis of globalisation, imperial lifestyle, social-ecological transformation, Latin America.

Stay(s) with the Research Group

Since 2016 Permanent Fellow of the Research Group.
October 2018 -  February 2019
July 2015
September 2014 - November 2014


Selected Publications

Monographs and edited books

Brand, Ulrich/Wissen, Markus (2018): The Limits to Capitalist Nature: Theorizing and Overcoming the Imperial Mode of Living. London und New York: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Brand, Ulrich/Wissen, Markus (2016): The Imperial Mode of Living. In: Spash, Clive (Hrsg.): Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society. London: Roudledge (i.E.)

Brand, Ulrich/Lang, Miriam (2015): Entry "Green Economy". In: Pattberg, Philipp/Zelli, Fariborz (Hrsg.): Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Politics and Governance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (forthcoming)

Brand, Ulrich/Wissen, Markus (2015): Social-Ecologial Transformation. In: Noel Castree, Michael Goodchild, Weidong Liu, Audrey Kobayashi, Richard Marston, Douglas Richardson Hrsgs.): International Encyclopedia of Geography. People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell/Association of American Geographers (i.E.)

Brand, Ulrich/Wissen, Markus (2015): Strategies of a Green Economy, contours of a Green Capitalism. In: van der Pijl, Kees (ed.): The International Political Economy of Production. Handbooks of Research on International Political Economy series. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 508-523.

Atzmüller, Roland/Becker, Joachim/Brand, Ulrich/Oberndorfer, Lukas/Redak, Vanessa/Sablowski, Thomas (eds., 2013): Fit für die Krise? Perspektiven der Regulationstheorie: Westfälisches Dampfboot

Brand, Ulrich / Löwy, Michael (eds., 2012): Globalisation et Crise Écologique. Une critique de l´économie politique par des écologistes allemands. Paris: Harmattan.

Brand, Ulrich/Radhuber, Isabella/Schilling-Vacaflor, Isabella (eds., 2012): Plurinationale Demokratie. Gesellschaftliche und staatliche Transformationen in Bolivien. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot.

Brand, Ulrich/Lösch, Bettina/Opratko, Benjamin/Thimmel, Stefan (eds., 2012): ABC der Alternativen 2.0. Hamburg: VSA (2nd edition, updated and 40 new entries).

Brand, Ulrich (2011): Post-Neoliberalismus? Aktuelle Konflikte | Gegen-hegemoniale Strategien. Hamburg: VSA.

Brand, Ulrich (ed., 2010): Globale Umweltpolitik und Internationalisierung des Staates: Biodiversitätspolitik aus strategisch-relationaler Perspektive. Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot


Selected Articles:

Brand, Ulrich/Wissen, Markus (2018): What Kind of a Great Transformation? The Imperial Mode of Living as a Major Obstacle to Sustainability Politics. In: GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 27(3), 287-292.

Brand, Ulrich (2018): Growth and Domination. Shortcomings of the (De-)Growth Debate In: Jacobsen, Stefan Gaarsmand (ed.): Climate Justice and the Economy: social mobilization, knowledge and the political. London: Routledge, 148-167.

Görg, Christoph/Brand, Ulrich (lead authors)/Haberl, Helmut/Hummel, Diana/Jahn, Thomas/Liehr, Stefan (2017): Challenges for Social-Ecological Transformations: Contributions from Social and Political Ecology. In: Sustainability 9(7), 1045

Brand, Ulrich/Boos, Tobias/Brad, Alina (2017): Degrowth and Post-Extractivism: Two Debates with Suggestions for the Inclusive Development Framework. In: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 24, February, 36-41.

Brand, Ulrich (2016): How to get out of the multiple crisis? Towards a critical theory of social-ecological transformation. In: Environmental Values

Brand, Ulrich (2015): Green Economy, Green Capitalism and the Imperial Mode of Living. Limits to a prominent strategy, contours of a possible new capitalist formation. In: Fudan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brand, Ulrich (2015): Beyond Green Capitalism. Social-Ecological Transformation and perspectives of a global green-left. In: Fudan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brand, Ulrich / Wissen, Markus (2013): Crisis and continuity of capitalist society-nature relationships. The imperial mode of living and the limits to environmental governance. In: Review of International Political Economy (published online, in print) - DOI: 10.1080/09692290.2012.691077

Brand, Ulrich/Görg, Christoph (2013): Regimes in Global Environmental Governance and the Internationalization of the State: The Case of Biodiversity Politics. In: International Journal of Social Science Studies 1(1)

Brand, Ulrich (2012): Green Economy - the Next Oxymoron? No Lessons Learned from Failures of Implementing Sustainable Development. In: GAIA 21 (1), pp. 28-32

Brand, Ulrich (2012): El papel del Estado y de las políticas públicas en los procesos de transformación. In: Lang, Miriam/Mokrani, Dunia (eds.): Más Allá del Desarrollo. Ecuador: Abya Yala, 145-158

Brand, Ulrich / Wissen, Markus (2012): Global Environmental Politics and the Imperial Mode of Living. Articulations of State-Capital Relations in the Multiple Crisis. In: Globalizations 9(4), 547-560

Brand, Ulrich (2012): Green Economy and Green Capitalism: Some Theoretical Considerations In: Journal für Entwicklungspolitik 28(3), 118 - 137