Social Ecology and Social Change

A new anthology forthcoming from New Compass Press, scheduled for publication in April 2015:

"Today, there is an urgent need for a new politics. We must change our society to reverse the damage human societies make on the environment. To do so, we need a practical and realistic approach that can transform our cities into being ecological and democratic cities."

—Dimitri I. Roussopoulos

How can we create a society that is ecological as well as egalitarian? How can we develop new forms of activism that are constructive as well as confrontational? How can we work for genuine social change?

Social Ecology and Social Change brings together a broad range of scholars and activists to address conflict and change, citizenship and community, activism and alternatives. Taken together, they point toward a new ecological politics.

Contributors include Janet Biehl, Toon Bijnens, Monica Caggiano, Dan Chodorkoff, Cagri Erylimaz, Metin Güven, Camilla Hansen, Jonathan Korsár, Adam Krause, Sveinung Legard, Mat Little, John Nightingale, Arnošt Novák, Johanna L. Rivera, Salvatore De Rosa, Marco Rosaire Rossi, Dimitri I. Roussopoulos, Brian Tokar, Federico Venturini, and Ersilia Verlinghieri.

The book is edited and introduced by Eirik Eiglad. He has been involved in a range of social ecology projects in Scandinavia: for more than two decades he has been a movement activist, writer, translator, and editor.

Social Ecology and Social Change