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Ariel Salleh

Ariel Salleh
Prof. Ariel Salleh
Areas of Interest: Class agency and the alternative globalisation movement; struggles for resource sovereignty, power/ knowledge in genetic engineering and climate change politics; Contemporary theory in political ecology: ecological modernisation, postmodernism, eco-socialism, ecological feminism, social and deep ecology.

Stay(s) with the Research Group

23.03. - 31.08. 2013


Reserach focus, presentations and publications during stay

During her stay, Ariel Salleh will be working on a critique of the concept of Earth System Governance. Aside from giving a workshop during the Research Group's stay at the Villa Palagione, Salleh took part in the workshop 'Wachstumszwänge im Kapitalismus' where she discussed her paper on 'The 'Green Economy': Class Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony'. Furthermore, she gave a talk on 'The Idea of Earth System Governance' as part of the Research Group's Colloquium Series. First results of her research on the concept of Earth System Governance are summarized in her working paper 'The Idea of Earth System Governance - unifying tool? Or hegemony for a new capitalist Landnahme?'.

In an interview she speaks about her current projects as well as her work on ecofeminism.


Selected Publications

Salleh, Ariel (2012): 'How Ecofeminists Use Complexity in Ecological Economics' in K. Farrell, S. van den Hove, and T. Luzzati eds., Beyond Reductionism. London: Routledge

Salleh, Ariel (2011): 'The Value of a Synergistic Economy' in A. Nelson and F. Timmerman (eds.), Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies. London. Pluto Press.

Salleh, Ariel (2010): 'How the Ecological Footprint is Sex-Gendered: Implications for an eco-socialist theory and praxis' in Qingzhi Huan ed., Eco-Socialism as Politics. Dordrecht: Springer.

Salleh, Ariel (2009): Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice: women write political ecology. London and New York: Pluto Press / Melbourne: Spinifex, pp. 324.

Salleh, Ariel (2006): 'We in the North are the Biggest Problem for the South: A Conversation with Hilkka Pietila', Capitalism Nature Socialism, 17 (1): 44-61.

Salleh, Ariel (2006): 'Social Ecology and the Man Question' in Piers Stephens, John Barry, and Andrew Dobson (eds.), Contemporary Environmental Politics. London: Routledge.

Salleh, Ariel (2005): 'Class, Race, and Gender Discourse in the Ecofeminism/Deep Ecology Debate' in Linda Kalof and Terre Satterfield (eds.), Environmental Values. London: Earthscan.

Salleh, Ariel (2004): 'Global Alternatives and the Meta-Industrial Class' in Robert Albritton et al. (eds.), New Socialisms: Futures Beyond Globalization. New York: Routledge.

Salleh, Ariel (2001): 'Ecofeminism' in Victor Taylor and Charles Winquist (eds.), The Postmodern Encyclopaedia. London: Routledge.

Salleh, Ariel (2001): 'Sustaining Nature or Sustaining Marx? Reply to John Foster and Paul Burkett', Organization & Environment, 1: 43-450.

Salleh, Ariel (1997): Ecofeminism as Politics: nature, Marx and the postmodern. London: Zed Books and New York: St Martins Press.

Salleh, Ariel (1994): 'Nature, Woman, Labor, Capital' in Martin O'Connor (ed.), Is Capitalism Sustainable? New York: Guilford.