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John Barry

Prof. Dr. John Barry

Carson Fellow

John Barry is Professor of Green Political Economy at the School of Politics, International Studies, and Philosophy at Queens University Belfast. He has a BA and MA from University College Dublin and a PhD from the University of Glasgow. He is a former co-leader of the Green Party in Northern Ireland and is a Green Party councillor on Ards and North Down Borough Council in Northern Ireland.

RCC Research Project: Beyond Economic Growth: The Political, Ethical, and Cultural Dimensions of a Post-Growth Green Economy

Lunchtime Colloquium Video - Degrowth, Green Growth, or Greening Growth: Discourses of Green Political Economy

Selected Publications:

  • "Green Political Economy: Beyond Orthodox Undifferentiated Economic Growth as a Permanent Feature of the Economy." In Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory, edited by Teena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John Meyer, and David Schlosberg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • "Green Political Theory." In Political Ideologies: An Introduction, 4th ed., edited by Vincent Geoghegan and Rick Wilford, 153–178. London: Routledge, 2014.
  • "Climate Change Ethics, Rights, and Policies." Special Issue, Environmental Politics 22, no. 3 (2013). (co-edited with Arthur Mol and Anothony Zito)
  • Environmental Philosophy: The Art of Life in a World of Limits. Bingley: Emerald Publishing, 2013. (co-edited with Liam Leonard, Marius de Geus, Peter Doran, and Graham Parkes)
  • The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate-Changed, Carbon-Constrained World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.