Asara Viviana, Dr.
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development
1020 Vienna, Austria
Access to the institute ONLY via the third floor - main entrance (Entrance A - wheel chair accessible).
Viviana Asara is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development. Her research focuses on environmental politics and sociology, social movements and movement-parties, degrowth, political ecology, and democracy. In July 2015 she obtained her PhD summa cum laude in Environmental Science from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, with a thesis entitled “Democracy without growth: The political ecology of the Indignados movement”. She has a master's degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge and a master’s degree (summa cum laude) in Political Science from the University of Bologna (“Laurea Specialistica”).
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You can find the full publication list here...
|2016||Asara, Viviana. 2016. The Indignados as a socio-environmental movement. Framing the crisis and democracy. Environmental Policy and Governance 26 (6), 527-542. Read more|
|2015||Asara, Viviana, Otero, Iago , Demaria, Federico , Corbera, Esteve. 2015. Socially sustainable degrowth as a social-ecological transformation: repoliticizing sustainability. Sustainability Science 10 (3): S. 375-384. Read more|
|2013||Asara, Viviana, Profumi, Emanuele, Kallis, Giorgos. 2013. Degrowth, Democracy and Autonomy. Environmental Values 22 (2): S. 217-239. Read more|
Chapter in edited volume
|2017||Spash, Clive L., Asara, Viviana. 2017. Rethinking Economics. In: An Introduction to Pluralist Economics, Hrsg. Liliann Fischer, Joe Hasell, J. Christopher Proctor, David Uwakwe, Zach Ward Perkins, Catriona Watson, 120-132. London: Routledge. Read more|
|2017||Asara, Viviana. 2017. Social movements and resistance. In: The Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society, Hrsg. Clive Spash, 173-182. Abingdon: Routledge. Read more|
|2014||Asara, Viviana, Muraca, Barbara. 2014. Indignados (Occupy). In: Degrowth: a vocabulary for a new era, Hrsg. Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis, S. 169-172. New York and London: Routledge. Read more|
Research report, expert opinion
|2017||Exner, Andreas, Cepoiu, Livia, Weinzierl, Carla, Asara, Viviana. 2017. Performing Smartness Differently. Strategic Enactments of a Global Imaginary in Three European Cities . Vienna:Vienna University of Economics and Business. Read more|
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Fields of research
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democracy and governance
political thought and philosophy