New Publication by Dennis Eversberg (2023): Anpassung, Verteilung, Externalisierung: Drei Dimensionen des sozial-ökologischen Transformationskonflikts in PROKLA


The article argues for a notion of the socio-ecological transformation conflict in the singular, as a complex of diverse disputes about whether and how capitalist societies need to transform in response to current crises. For an empirical interpretation it analyses representative survey data, distinguishing three “camps” of socio-ecological mentalities in the German population and locating them in a socio-ecologically extended Bourdieuian social space to identify three conflict dimensions – adaptation, distribution, and externalization –, each with its own class-structural dynamics. It concludes that renewed left strategies should aim for a stronger politicization of the externalization dimension.

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