Values Underpinning a Degrowth Transformation of the Socio-Political System


  • Marija Brajdić Vuković Centre for Research in Social Inequalities and Sustainability (CIDNO), Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, Frankopanska 22, 10000 Zagreb
  • Branko Ančić Centre for Research in Social Inequalities and Sustainability (CIDNO), Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, Frankopanska 22, 10000 Zagreb
  • Mladen Domazet Institute for Political Ecology, Preobraženska ulica 2, 10000 Zagreb



degrowth paradigm, cultural change, sustainable socio-political system, value systems, ideology, ISSP


This paper deals with attitudes, values and ideologies as potentials in influencing cultural change toward more environmentally and socially sustainable socio-political system. The main framework of the discussion is the degrowth paradigm and the results of analyses are based on the two modules of the International Social Survey Program (2017). The main indicator of the (social) degrowth potentiality is the ‘degrowth scale’, consisting of dimensions related the end of economic growth and the need for social change. Those dimensions are (statistically) contextualised within respondents’ socio-demographic characteristics, and their other values and attitudes, and discussed within the degrowth paradigm.


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Brajdić Vuković, M., Ančić, B., & Domazet, M. (2020). Values Underpinning a Degrowth Transformation of the Socio-Political System. Traditiones, 49(1), 141–158.



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