UNMAKING: a research programme on the disruption of capitalism in societal transformation to sustainability


Scientific peer-reviewed publications


Raj, G., Feola, G., Runhaar, H., (in press). Work in progress: power in transformation to postcapitalist work relations in community–supported agriculture. Agriculture and Human Values, DOI: 10.1007/s10460-023-10486-8.

Spanier, J., Guerrero Lara, L., Feola, G., (in press). A one-sided love affair? On the potential for a coalition between degrowth and community-supported agriculture in Germany. Agriculture and Human Values, DOI: 10.1007/s10460-023-10462-2.


Smessaert, J., Feola, G., (2023). Beyond statism and deliberation: questioning ecological democracy through eco-anarchism and cosmopolitics. Environmental Values 32(6), 765-793

Guerrero Lara, L., van Oers, L., Smessaert, J., Spanier, J., Raj, G., Feola, G., (2023). Degrowth and Agri-Food Systems: A Research Agenda for the Critical Social Sciences. Sustainability Science 18, 1579–1594.

van Oers, L., Feola, G., Runhaar, H., Moors, E., 2023. Unlearning in sustainability transitions: Insight from two Dutch community-supported agriculture farms. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 46, 100693.


Raj, G., Feola, G., Hajer, M., Runhaar, H., 2022. Power and empowerment of grassroots innovations for sustainability transitions: A review. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 43, 375-392.

Spanier, J., Feola, G. 2022. Nurturing the post-growth city: bringing the rural back in. In: Savini, F., Ferreria, A., von Schönfeld, K. C. (Eds.)  Post-Growth Planning: cities beyond the market economy. Routledge, 159-172. 


Van Oers, L., Feola, G., Moors, E., Runhaar, H., 2021. The Politics of Deliberate Destabilisation for Sustainability Transitions. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 40, 159-171.

Feola, G., Koretskaya, O., Moore, D., 2021. (Un)making in sustainability transformation beyond capitalism. Global Environmental Change 69, 102290.


Koretskaya, O., Feola, G., 2020. A framework for recognizing diversity beyond capitalism in agri-food systems. Journal of Rural Studies 20, 302-313.

Feola, G., 2020. Capitalism in sustainability transitions research: Time for a critical turn? Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 35, 241-250.


Feola., G., 2019. Degrowth and the unmaking of capitalism: beyond ‘decolonization of the imaginary’ ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 18(4), 977-997.

Other scientific publications

van Oers, L., 2022. Unlearning in Grassroots Innovations for Sustainability: Rethinking Payment in Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA). In: Deutzkens, N., et al (Eds.) Challenges for Environmental and Sustainability Education in Times of Climate Crisis. Ghent University.

Feola, G., Guerrero Lara, L., Smessaert, J. Spanier, J., 2020. Book Review: The Case for Degrowth. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 37: 381-382.

Feola, G., 2020. Open Societies and Ecological Challenges: Transformation to Sustainability? In: Bovens, M., and Duvell, M. (Eds.) 2020. The Open Society and its Future. Institutions for Open Societies Think Paper Series #1, Utrecht University, pp. 27-39.