Accesible materials:

Wibblesman, Michelle. 2017. ‘Andean and Amazonian Concepts of Livability and Wellbeing’, Humane Technologies, 25 October.

Herold, Kiana. 2017. ‘The Rights of Nature: Indigenous Philosophies Reframing Law’, Intercontinental Cry website, 6 January. (Also available in Spanish)

Salazar, Juan Francisco. 2015. Buen Vivir: South America’s Rethinking of the Future We Want’, The Conversation, 24 July.

Balch, Oliver. 2013. ‘Buen Vivir: The Social Philosophy Inspiring Movements in South America’, interview with Eduardo Gudnyas, The Guardian, 4 February.

Academic works:

Escobar, Arturo. 2018. Designs for the Pluriverse: Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Quick, Joe, and James T. Spartz. 2018. ‘On the Pursuit of Good Living in Highland Ecuador: Critical Indigenous Discourses of Sumak Kawsay’, Latin American Research Review, 53:4, 757-69.

Uzendoski, Michael A. 2018. ‘Amazonia and the Cultural Politis of Extractivism: Sumak Kawsay and Block 20 of Ecuador’, Cultural Studies, 32:3, 364-88.

Chaves, Martha, Thomas Macintyre, Gerard Verschoor, and Arjen E.J. Wals. 2017. ‘Radical Ruralities in Practice: Negotiating buen vivir in a Colombian Network of Sustainability’, Journal of Rural Studies, 30, 1-10.

Altman, Philipp. 2017. Sumak Kawsay as an Element of Local Decolonization in Ecuador’, Latin American Research Review, 52:5, 749-59.

Gerlach, Joe. 2017. ‘Ecuador’s Experiment in Living Well: Sumak Kawsay, Spinoza and the Inadecuacy of Ideas’, Environment and Planning A, 49:10, 2241-60.

Villalba-Eguiluz, C. Unai, and Iker. Etzano. 2017. Buen Vivir vs Development (ii): The Limits of (Neo-)extractivism’, Ecological Economics, 138:8, 1-11.

Kotzé, Louis J., and Paola Villavicencio Calzadilla. 2017. ‘Somewhere between Rhetoric and Reality: Environmental Constitutionalism and the Rights of Nature in Ecuador’, Transnational Environmental Law, 6:3, 401-33.

Morley, Joanna. 2017. ‘…Beggars Sitting on a Sack of Gold’: Oil Exploration in the Ecuadorian Amazon as buen vivir and Sustainable Development’, International Journal of Human Rights, 21:4, 405.41.

Villacís Taco, Mireya Anabell, María Fernanda Mora Garcés and Rodrigo López. 2017. ‘Alternatives for Development or Alternatives to Development?’, in Southern Perspectives on the Post-2015 International Development Agenda, ed. by Debapriya Bhattacharya and Andrea Ordóñez Llanos. London: Routledge, pp. 32-46.

Lalander, R. 2014. ‘The Ecuadorian Resource Dilemma: Sumak Kawsay or Development’, Critical Sociology, 42:4-5, 623-42.

Villalba, Unai. 2013. Buen Vivir vs Development: A Paradigm Shift in the Andes?’, Third World Quarterly, 34:8, 1427-42.

Radcliff, Sarah A. 2012. ‘Development for a Postneoliberal Era? Sumak Kawsay, Living Well and the Limits to Decolonisation in Ecuador’, Geoforum, 43, 240-49.

Gudnyas, Eduardo. 2011. Buen Vivir: Today’s Tomorrow’, Development, 54:4, 441-47.

Walsh, Catherine. 2010. ‘Development as Buen Vivir: Institutional Arrangements and (De)colonial Entanglements’, Development, 53:1, 15–21.

Little, Paul E. 2004. The Challenges of Interculturality: Indigenous Peoples and Sustainable Development Subprojects in Brazilian Amazonia. Brasilia: Série Antropologia.