Associate Professor Ariel Salleh
BA (Hons 1) Psychology, University of Tasmania;
MA Sociology, Australian National University;
PhD Law, Ethics and Public Affairs, Griffith
+61 2 9351 5117
Ariel Salleh is an Honorary Associate Professor in Political Economy, University of Sydney; Visiting Professor in Culture, Philosophy & Environment, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa; and Senior Fellow in Post-Growth Societies, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany: www.kolleg-postwachstum.de. She taught in Social Ecology at the University of Western Sydney for a number of years; and has lectured at NYU; ICS, Manila; York University, Toronto; Lund, and Roskilde. A longtime activist, she co-founded the Movement Against Uranium Mining; The Greens (reg. party); served on the Federal Government's Gene Technology Ethics Committee; and was a governor of the International Sociological Association Research Committee for Environment & Society. Salleh writes in the field of political ecology, extending the remit of political economy by focusing on the role of reproductive or meta-industrial labour in sustaining relations between humans and nature. She has two books - Ecofeminism as Politics; the anthology Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice; and some 200 chapters and articles. This work is widely reprinted, translated, and debated internationally.
For a full list of published work see – www.arielsalleh.info.
- Senior Editor: Capitalism Nature Socialism (Routledge/T&F, US/UK), 2003-2010
Editorial Board Member: Capitalism Nature Socialism, (US) 1989-ongoing
Editorial Board Member: Environmental Values, (UK), 2015-ongoing
Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Water, (UK), 2001-ongoing
Editorial Board Member: Organization & Environment, (US), 1996-2013
Founding Member: Global University for Sustainability, Hong Kong, 2015-ongoing
Life Member of the International Sociological Association, 2000-ongoing
Member: American Sociological Association, 2008-2011
Member: Global Studies Association (GSA), 2004-ongoing
International Society for Environmental Ethics, 2004-2011
2013 German Federal Government Research Fellowship, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2011 South-South Forum, Renmin and Lingnan Universities, Peking and Hong Kong
2010 Asia Pacific Research Network, Baguio City, Philippines
2009 Institute for Social Analysis, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Berlin
2008 Institute for Environmental Politics, Shandong University, Jinan
Salleh, A. (ed.) (2009) Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice: Women write political ecology. London and New York: Pluto Press / Melbourne: Spinifex.
Sole Authored Book
1997 Ecofeminism as Politics: nature, Marx and the postmodern. London: Zed Books and New York: St Martins Press. Reprint 1998.
Sole edited journal Special Issues
2010 'Water and the Complexities of Climate', International Journal of Water, Vol. 5, No. 4, 285-451.
2006 ‘Ecosocialist-Ecofeminist Dialogues', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 17, No. 4, 32-124.
2015 with James Goodman and Hamed Hosseini, 'From Sociological to Ecological Imagination: Another Future is Possible' in Jonathan Marshall and Linda Connor (eds.), Environmental Change and the World's Futures. London: Routledge.
2015 'Ecofeminism and the Politics of Reproduction' in Brigitte Aulenbacher, Birgit Riegraf, Susanne Völker (eds.), Feministische Kapitalismuskritik, Einstiege in bedeutende Forschungsfelder mit einem Interview mit Ariel Salleh, Munster, Westfälisches: Dampfboot.
2015 in press: 'Neoliberalism, Scientism, and Earth System Governance' in Raymond Bryant (ed.), International Handbook of Political Ecology, Elgar, Cheltenham.
2012 with Mary Mellor, Katharine Farrell, and Vandana Shiva, 'How Ecofeminists Use Complexity in Ecological Economics' in Katharine Farrell, Sybille van den Hove, and Tommaso Luzzati (eds.), Beyond Reductionism. London: Routledge, 154-178.
2011 'The Value of a Synergistic Economy' in Anitra Nelson and Frans Timmerman (eds.), Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies. London. Pluto Press.
2010 'How the Ecological Footprint is Sex-Gendered: Implications for an eco-socialist theory and praxis' in Qingzhi Huan (ed.), Eco-Socialism as Politics. Dordrecht: Springer.
2016 'The Anthropocene: Thinking in "deep geological time" or deep libidinal time?', International Critical Thought, Vol. 6, No. 3.
2016 'Climate, Water, and Livelihood Skills: A post-development reading of the SDGs', Globalizations, Vol. 13, No. 6. (EU)
2015 ‘Listening to Ecological Voices from the Global South’, Journal of Environmental Thought and Education, Vol.8, 64-71.
2014 'Ecosocialism, Gendered Imaginaries, and the Informatic-Securitization Complex', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 25, No. 1, 24-39.
2013 with James Goodman, ‘The Green Economy: Class Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony’, Globalizations, Vol. 10, No. 3, 343-356.
2012 'Green Economy or Green Utopia? Rio+20 and the Reproductive Labor Class', Journal of World Systems Research, Vol. 18, No. 2, 141-145.
2011 'Fukushima: A Call for Women's Leadership', Journal of Environmental Thought and Education, Vol. 5, No. 4, 45-52.
2011 'Climate Strategy: Making the Choice between Ecological Modernisation or Living Well', Journal of Australian Political Economy, No. 66, 124-149.
2010 'A sociological reflection on the complexities of climate change research', International Journal of Water, Vol. 5, No. 4, 285-297.
2010 'El Movimiento Ecofeminista y la Economia Solidaria', Veredas: Revista del Pensamiento Sociologico, No. 21, Vol. 11, 71-79.
2010 'Embodied Materialism in Action', Polygraph: special issue on Ecology and Ideology, No. 22, 183-199: www.duke.edu/web/polygraph/cfp.html
2010 'From Metabolic Rift to Metabolic Value: Reflections on Environmental Sociology and the Alternative Globalization Movement', Organization & Environment, Vol. 23, No. 2, 205-219.
2009 'The Dystopia of Technoscience: An Ecofeminist Critique of Postmodern Reason', Futures, Vol. 41, No 4, 201-209.
2008 'Climate Change and the "Other" Footprint': The Commoner, No. 13: www.thecommoner.org.uk
2008 'Eco-socialism and "Ecological Civilization" in China', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 19, No. 3, 122-128.
Reprints and Translations
[Listening to Ecological Voices from the global South], Journal of Synthetic Anthropology, No. 10, 77-95. (Japanese)
2016 'Triangulating Political Ecology' in Susan Buckingham (ed.), Gender and Environment. London: Routledge.
2015 'Another Climate Strategy is Possible', www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features. (ZA)
2014 'The Value of a Synergistic Economy' in Anitra Nelson and Frans Timmerman (eds.), Life Without Money: Building Fair and Sustainable Economies. Paju: Booksea Publishing. (Korean)
2014 'Deeper than Deep Ecology' in Robert Scharff and Val Dusek (eds.), The Philosophy of Technology: The Technical Condition. Chichester: Wiley.
2014 'Fukushima: A Call for Women's Leadership': http://systemicalternatives.org
2012 'Rio+20 et L'economie verte: les technocrates, les meta-industriels, le Forum Social Mondial et Occupy', La Découverte Mouvements, No. 70, 83-98 (French).
2012 'Rio+20 and the Green Economy: Technocrats, Meta-industrials, WSF and Occupy': http://rio20.net/en/documentos
2012 'Rio+20: Technocrats, meta-industrials, and real green jobs', No. 581: www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/81459
2012 'Fukushima: A Call for Women's Leadership', The Commoner, No. 15, 314-337: www.thecommoner.org
2011 'Climate Change and the Other Footprint', The Anarchist Review, No. 12: http://www.przeglad-anarchistyczny.org/english/13-the-anarchist-review/243-the-anarchist-review-no-12-2011 (Polish).
2011 'Fukushima: A Call for Women's Leadership', The New Significance, 1 Nov.: www.thenewsignificance.com/2011/11/01/ariel-salleh-fukushima-a-call-for-women’s-leadership/
2011 'Fukushima: A Call for Women's Leadership', Japan Fissures, 21 April 2012: www.jfissures.org/author/ariel-salleh/ (Japanese).
2011 ''From Metabolic Rift to Metabolic Value', Journal of Environmental Thought and Education, Vol. 5, No. 4, 198-211. (Japanese).
2011 'Ecofeminist Economics: From Eco-Sufficiency to Global Justice' in Qinzhi Huan (ed.), Contemporary Western Green-Left Political Theories. Peking: Peking University Press (Chinese).
2011 'Cancun and After: A Sociology of Climate Change', Political Economy of the World-System News, American Sociological Association, Vol. 11, No. 1, 4-5.
2010 'Climate Change - and the Other Footprint', Journal of Environmental Thought and Education, Vol. 4, 218-224 (Japanese).
2010 'From Eco-Sufficiency to Global Justice', Marxism and Reality, No. 5, 174-180. (Chinese).
2010 ‘Is Our Sustainability Science Racist?’, Environment, Technology and Society, American Sociological Association, winter issue: http://.www.envirosoc.org
2010 'Climate Change and the Other footprint', The Scavenger, April: www.scavenger.au
2010 'From Eco-Sufficiency to Global Justice', Think Tank Feministyczny: www.ekologiasztuka.pl/think.tank.feministyczny/readarticle.php?article_id=386 (Polish).
2009 'Dlug Ekologiczny: Dlug Ucielesniony' [Ecological Debt: Embodied Debt], Biblioteka Online Think Tank Feministycznego:
2009 'Glebiejnizgleboka ecologia - sprzezenie ekofeministyczne' (Deeper than Deep Ecology], Biblioteka Online Think Tank Feministycznego:http://www.ekologiasztuka.pl/pdf/f0081salleh_ekofeminizm.pdf (Polish).
2008 'How the Ecological Footprint is Gendered: Implications for eco-socialist theory and praxis', Green Leaf, Ministry for Environmental Protection, Beijing, No. 126, 68-73 (Chinese).
2008 'The Ecofeminism/Deep Ecology Debate (1992)': www.umweltethik.at.
2016 'Odih's Watersheds in Marxist Ecofeminism', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 27, No. 1, 132-140.
2014 'Steger, Goodman, and Wilson, Justice Globalism', Interface, No. 6, 397-400.
2014 'Bell's Our Roots Run Deep as Iron Weed: Appalachian Women and the Fight for Environmental Justice', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 25, No. 3, 121-124.
2014 'A Vernacular Reply to Barkin's review of Life Without Money', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 25, No. 2, 128-131.
2013 Review: Biro’s Critical Ecologies’, Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 24, No. 2, 129-131.
2011 'Gautney's Protest and Organization in the Alternative Globalization Era', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 22, No. 3, 123-125.
2009 'Kheel's Nature Ethics', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 20, No. 1, 130-134.
2014 Keynote: 'The Vicissitudes of an Earth Democracy', for Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories, 5th ASLEC-ANZ Biennial Conference, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, June: http://vimeo.com/112245598
2012 'Climate Change and the "Other"', Women Resisting Crisis and War, Asia Pacific Research Network Conference Proceedings, Manila: IBON.
2011 'Protecting the Body of Mother Earth: Global Climate Justice post-Cochabamba', South-South Forum for Sustainability, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December: www.southsouthforum.org/conference papers.
2010 'Eco-Sufficiency and Peace', Proceedings of the International Peace Research Association Conference, University of Sydney, July.
2010 'Living Well (buen vivir)', From Global Crisis to Green Future, Left Renewal Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, May.
2009 'A Critical Feminist Reading of the Green New Deal', Institute for Social Analysis, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Berlin: ifg.rosalux.de/files/2010/04/Salleh-RLS-GND.pdf
2016 'Foreword' to John Clark, The Tragedy of Common Sense, Regina: Changing Suns Press.
2015 'Another Climate Strategy is Possible', Progress in Political Economy: www.ppesydney.net: http://ppesydney.net/democratising-class-theory/
2015 'Democratising Class Theory', Progress in Political Economy: www.ppesydney.net: http://ppesydney.net/democratising-class-theory/
2014 'Foreword' to Michal Kravcik et al, After Us, the Desert and the Deluge?, Seoul: CIR CO. (Korean)
2014 'Foreword' to Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, Ecofeminism, London: Zed Books.
2012 ‘Rio+20’ and the Extractivist Green Economy', Arena, No. 119, 28-30.
2012 'Women, food sovereignty and 'green jobs' in China', Chain Reaction, No. 115, 46-47.
2012 ‘Rio+20 and the Neoliberal's "Green Economy": Seeking a Socially Inclusive Strategy for Climate Negotiations’, US Social Forum Newsletter, 23 April.
2012 'Rio+20 and the Green Economy: Technocrats, Meta-industrials, WSF, and Occupy, ZNet, 31 March: www.zcommunications.org/rio-20-and-the-green-economy-technocrats-meta-industrials-wsf-and-occupy-by-ariel-sal
2011 'Ecofeminism and Fukushima: Life Before Profit', Chain Reaction, No. 113, 32-36.
2011 'What Does It Mean to Speak of Direct Action?, Chain Reaction, No. 111, 40-42.
2011 'Cancun and After: A Sociology of Climate Change', Arena Magazine, No. 110, 24-31.
2011 'Will There Be Life After Ecological Modernisation?', Australian Options, No. 66, 11-13.
2011 'Bookchin and Biehl Revisited', Capitalism Nature Socialism, Vol. 22, No. 3, 126-127.
2010 'Resource Tax? Green New Deal? Or New Social Contract?', On Line Opinion, 1 June.
2010 'Green New Deal - or Globalisation Lite?', Arena Magazine, No. 105. 15-19.
2009 with Susan Hawthorne, Conversation: 'Thinking Beyond, Thinking Deep', Island Magazine, No 116, 8-17.
2008 'Is Australia's Climate Policy Gender Literate?', Insight Magazine, Centre for Policy Development, 13 June: www.cpd.org
Keynotes, Lectures, and Broadcasts
2016 Public lecture: 'Ecofeminism in the Contemporary World', Alternatives Forum, Joshi Socialist Foundation Conference Hall, Pune, April.
2016 Yugaantar workshop with Aseem Shrivastava and Satish Kumar: 'Philosophy for an Ecological Age', Bhoomi College, Bangalore, April.
2016 Roundtable on Undisciplined Environments with Alf Hornborg and David Barkin, Conference of the European Network of Political Ecology, Konigs Technical Institute, Stockholm, March.
2016 Workshop: 'Eco-socialist and Eco-feminist Perspectives', Red/Green Alternatives, Breaking with Neoliberalism, International Transform Conference, Copenhagen, March.
2016 Lecture: 'A Post-Development Reading of the Sustainable Development Goals', Global Dynamics Research Initiative (ISG), Roskilde University, March.
2016 Workshop: 'On Ecofeminism', Institute for Critical Theory, Humboldt University, Berlin, March.
2015 Panel: 'The Rise and Rise of Neoliberal Scientism', NTEU/FOE Conference on Exposing the Privatised University, University of Queensland, November.
2015 Panel: 'Psychoanalysing the Androscene', Social Agency in a Globalising World: Where Now?, Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre UTS and Institute for Cultural Research UWS, University of Technology Sydney, July.
2015 Panel: 'Class Theory for an Earth Democracy', Reading Capital, Class and Gender Today, Historical Materialism Australasia Conference, University of Sydney, July.
2014 Broadcast, Beth Mathews interviewer: "Ecofeminism', Philosophy Program, Radio 3CR, Melbourne, October
2014 with James Goodman: 'The ''Green Economy'' and its ''Other'': Class War Takes a New Turn?', Crisis, Resistance, and Rights: Critical Political Economy Perspectives, CPERN Midterm Conference, University of Vienna, September.
2014 Panel: 'Elite Ecology', States, Social Reproduction, Capital: Historical Materialism Conference, Sydney Mechanics School of the Arts, September.
2014 Staff seminar: 'Earth System Governance for a Green Economy', Society, Work, and Development Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, August.
2014 Public lecture: 'We are Cooling Down the Earth! Ecological Voices from the global South', Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, August.
2014 with James Goodman, 'Beyond Environmentalism: "Living Well" and "Bio-Civilisation"', RC24/RC47 Session on Alternative Lifestyles and Political Activism, XVIII International Sociological Association World Conference, Yokohama, July.
2014 Keynote: 'On the Vicissitudes of an Earth Democracy', Affective Habitus: New Environmental Histories, 5th ASLEC-ANZ Biennial Conference, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, June.
2014 Staff seminar: 'Can Earth Systems be Governed?', Political Economy Department, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney, May.
2013 Plenary: 'Women, Globalisation, and Ecological Feminism', World March of Women 9th International Conference, Sao Paulo, August.
2013 Interview with Christine Schickert: 'Doing Ecological Feminist Research', DFG Research Group in Post-Growth Societies, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, August: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmUeNe6IstM>
2013 ‘The Idea of Earth System Governance’, Working Paper, DFG Research Group in Post-Growth Societies, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, July.
2013 Forum: An Exchange with Ulrich Brand: ‘A green system of accumulation: Regulation or Landnahme?’, DFG Research Group in Post-Growth Societies, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, May.
2013 Workshop: ‘The Meta-Industrial Thesis’, DFG Research Group in Post-Growth Societies, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Volterra Summer School, April.
2012 Lecture by Skype: ‘Reading Ecofeminism’, Culture, Philosophy and Environment (LMC424), Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, October.
2012 Plenary: 'Beyond the Green Economy: Contradictions of ecosystem pricing', Life and Debt Conference, University of Technology Sydney, July.
2012 CNS panel: 'Prefiguring A Synergistic Economy', Left Forum, Pace University, New York, March.
2012 CNS panel: 'Women and Eco-Sufficiency in China', Left Forum, Pace University, New York, March.
2012 Sociologists Without Borders panel: 'Will the WSF Occupy Rio+20?', Left Forum, Pace University, New York, March.
2012 Panel: 'How Do We Determine What Really Matters? Monetary and Non-Monetary Value', SEARCH Foundation Roundtable, NCOSS, Sydney, January.
2011 Plenary: 'A Synergistic Economy: Learning from the global South', The Australian Sociological Association Conference, University of Newcastle, December.
2011 Invited panel: 'Environmental Movements and Development Ideology: A meta-industrial perspective', Australian Academy of Social Sciences Colloquium, University of Technology Sydney, December.
2011 Keynote: '"Protecting the Body of Mother Earth": Global Climate Justice post-Cochabamba', South-South Forum for Sustainability, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s76XIp0IWTc
2011 Public lecture: 'Questioning Sustainability: A Methodological Note on "Economic Rationality" and Ecological Crisis', South-South Forum for Sustainability, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka8XJFEdav8&t=2m
2011 Lecture: Gender and Ecology, Gender Studies Program, University of Technology Sydney, October.
2011 Radio interview: 'The New Water Paradigm', 3CR, Melbourne, May.
2011 Staff seminar: 'Water and the Complexities of Climate: Some Deep Questions', Political Economy Department, University of Sydney, May.
2011 Public lecture: 'Global Justice and the New Water Paradigm', Citizen Advocacy, Jozef Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia, April
2011 Public lecture: 'Climate Strategy', Capitalism, Socialism, Ecology Lecture Series, Human Ecology Program, Lund University, March
2011 Staff seminar: 'Eco-Socalism or Ecofeminism?', Human Ecology Program, Lund University, March
2010 'UN Climate Politics and Global Justice, Climate Justice Conversations', FOE, Mechanics School of the Arts, Sydney, November.
2010 Lecture: Gender and Ecology, Gender Studies Program, University of Technology Sydney, October.
2010 Panel: 'Climate Change and Cultural Autonomy', Asia Pacific Research Network Conference, Baguio City, July.
2010 Plenary: 'Eco-Sufficiency and Peace', International Peace Research Association Conference, University of Sydney, July: http://library.fora.tv/2010/07/07/Power_Poverty_and_Peace-Building
2010 'Living Well', Left Renewal Conference, University of Technology, May.
2010 'A Strategy for the Commons', Key Forces in Climate Change Conference, University of Sydney, March.
2010 International Women's Day Workshop: Addison Road Community Centre, Sydney, March.
2010 International Women's Day Address: 'The Value of Tears', Belconnen Community Centre, Canberra, March.
2010 Broadcast: 'Women and Climate Action', Radio 2SER Sydney, March.
2009 Invited panel: 'Eco-Sufficiency and Vernacular Science', Asia-Pacific Science, Technology, and Society Network Conference, Convention Centre, Brisbane, November.
2009 Public lecture: ‘Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice', hosted by the Transdisciplinary Studies program, University of Poznan, November.
2009 Paper: 'Climate Change: Common but Differentiated Responsibilities', Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November.
2009 In conversation with Silvia Federici: 'Embodied Debt: Ecological Debt', Bluestockings Centre, New York, November.
2009 Paper: 'From Metabolic Rift to Metabolic Value', Rethinking Marxism Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November.
2009 Workshop with Jo Tenner, Women's Environment Network, Green New Deal Conference, University of Melbourne, November.
2009 Broadcast opinion piece: 'Is Our Sustainability Science Racist?', Ockham's Razor, ABC Radio National, 4 October: <www.abc.net.au/rn/ockhamsrazor/stories/2009/2702106.htm>
2009 Invited panel: 'Gender and Climate Change', Powershift Conference, UWS Parramatta, July.
2009 Workshop: 'Eco-Sufficiency', SEARCH Foundation, Sydney, June.
2009 Sociologists Without Borders panel: 'Pursuing Environmental Justice', Activist-Academic Dialogues: World Social Forum, Belem, January.
2008 Staff Seminar: 'Capacity Building for the Global North? Critical reflections on ecological economics', Political Economy, SSPS, University of Sydney, October.
2008 Keynote: 'How the Ecological Footprint is Gendered: Implications for eco-socialist theory and praxis', International Environmental Politics Conference, Shandong University, Jinan, May.