Care as Commons: Feminist and Postcolonial Economics

McLeod Hall, the Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 3UU

Introduction to Degrowth II

Presented by the Centre for Human Ecology and Enough! Scotland

In this teach-in we examine different lines of critique of our economic system and will focus on criticising our current economic model from a feminist and postcolonial lens. In the second part, we will dive deeper into aspects feminist economics, shifting work patterns and commoning care.


Martin Krobath, Environmentalist, Activist & Trainer for Environmental Justice, Degrowth & Climate Change. he/him @MartinKrobath

Dr Svenja Meyerricks, human ecologist @krautwild

Contributions from CHE and Enough

Part of

The Degrowth Sessions: Planting an Economy for All

November 4, 10am – 12pm Degrowth, not Green Growth: Economics as if Life Matters

November 4, 1pm – 3pm Care as Commons: Feminist and Postcolonial Economics

November 8, 10am – 12pm Energy Transitions, Climate Justice and Human Needs

November 8, 1pm – 3pm Degrowth in Scotland: Real People in a Real Place

The Degrowth Sessions are loosely based on our online Degrowth Course which ran in 2020 and 2021. To access a pdf. version of the Creative Commons licensed handbook accompanying the course, follow this link.