Pluriverse is a reference work that will prove useful both to scholars and concerned citizens with an interest in debates on development and the multidimensional economic, social, cultural and ecological crisis. -- Costas Panayotakis, City University of New York * Environmental Values * Every essay in this book is magical, thought provoking, captivating and riveting. -- Dr Asad R. Rahmani * Saevus * Pluriverse is a treasure for finding entry points on existing practices, concepts, and imaginations of a multiplicity of worlds beyond universalist modernization agendas - be it capitalist or socialist. -- Lela R. * Eurasian Geography and Economics *
Ashish Kothari is with Kalpavriksh and Vikalp Sangam in India and is coeditor of Alternative Futures: India Unshackled. Ariel Salleh is an Australian scholar-activist and is author of Ecofeminism as Politics and editor of Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice. Arturo Escobar teaches at the University of North Carolina and is author of Encountering Development. Federico Demaria is with Autonomous University of Barcelona and is coeditor of Degrowth: A Vocubalary for a New Era. Alberto Acosta is an Ecuadorian economist and activist and former president of the Constituent Assembly of Ecuador.