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Daniel Hausknost

Assist.Prof. Daniel Hausknost Ph.D.
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CV

since 2016
Assistant Professor
2012-2016
Senior Researcher

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

No awards found.

Classifications

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Expertise

  • Sustainability science, democratic theory, theories of the state, political theory

Activities

Position in scientific committee
  since 2019 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) - Co-Chair Steering Group on Environmental Politics
Position in committee for appointments
  2015 Institut für Soziale Ökologie - Member of Search Comittee for Chair in Social Ecology
Reviewer for scientific organization
  2015 European Research Council - Reviewer
Membership in scientific association
  since 2017 International Sociological Association - Mitglied
  since 2012 European Consortium for Political Research - Mitglied
Editor of a scientific journal
  since 2019 GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society - Member of editorial board
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2018 Sustainability Science - Reviewer
  since 2017 Sustainability - Peer reviewer
  since 2015 Journal of Cleaner Production - Peer reviewer
  since 2015 Global Environmental Change - Peer reviewer
  since 2014 Environmental Values - Peer reviewer
  since 2014 Ecological Informatics - Peer reviewer
  since 2013 Regional Environmental Change - Peer reviewer
  since 2013 GAIA - Peer reviewer
  since 2013 Environmental Politics - Peer reviewer
  since 2012 Political Studies - Peer reviewer
  since 2012 International Journal of Environmental Science and Development - Peer reviewer
Invitation to Research Seminar
  2019 Universität Graz, Doktoratskolleg Klimawandel - Talk
Reviewer for a series
  2013 Routledge - Peer reviewer
  2011 Policy Press - Peer reviewer
Reviewer for an international conference
  2020 Degrowth Vienna - academic reviewer
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 WU Wien - IGN - Convenor of the international Workshop "Transition Impossible?"
  2017 European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) - Convenor of Joint Sessions Research Workshop
Positions in public advisory boards, Consultant
  since 2012 Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Grünen Bildungswerkstatt - Member of Scientific Advisory Borad
Position in administration
  since 2017 WU Wien - Department Sozioökonomie - Vertreter Mittelbau
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 6th International Degrowth Conference - Presentation: "Capitalist democracy and the glass ceiling of transformation"

Publications

Book (monograph)

2005 Hausknost, Daniel. 2005. Weg ist das Ziel! Zur Dekonstruktion der Ökologiebewegung. . Münster/Wien/London: LIT Verlag. (Details)

Journal article

2020 Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Virág, Doris, Kalt, Gerald, Plank, Barbara, Streeck, Jan, Pichler, Melanie, Mayer, Andreas, Krausmann, Fridolin, Brockway, Paul, Schaffartzik, Anke, Fishman, Tomer, Hausknost, Daniel, Leon-Gruchalski, Bartholomäus, Sousa, Tania, Creutzig, Feli, Haberl, Helmut. 2020. A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part I: bibliometric and conceptual mapping. Environmental Research Letters. open access (Details)
  Haberl, Helmut, Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Virág, Doris, Kalt, Gerald, Plank, Barbara, Brockway, Paul, Fishman, Tomer, Hausknost, Daniel, Krausmann, Fridolin, Leon-Gruchalski, Bartholomäus, Mayer, Andreas, Pichler, Melanie, Schaffartzik, Anke, Sousa, Tania, Streeck, Jan, Creutzig, Felix. 2020. A systematic review of the evidence on decoupling of GDP, resource use and GHG emissions, part II: synthesizing the insights. Environmental Research Letters. open access (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel, Hammond, Marit. 2020. Beyond the environmental state? The political prospects of a sustainability transformation. Environmental Politics. 29 (1), 1-16. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2020. The environmental state and the glass ceiling of transformation. Environmental Politics. 29 (1), 17-37. open access (Details)
2019 Hausknost, Daniel, Haas, Willi. 2019. The Politics of Selection: Towards a Transformative Model of Environmental Innovation. Sustainability. 11 (2), 506 open access (Details)
2018 Schäfer, Martina, Hielscher, Sabine, Haas, Willi, Hausknost, Daniel, Leitner, Michaela, Kunze, Iris, Mandl, Sylvia. 2018. Facilitating Low-Carbon Living? A Comparison of Intervention Measures in Different Community-Based Initiatives. Sustainability. 10 (4), 1047 open access (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel, Haas, Willi, Hielscher, Sabine, Schäfer, Martina, Leitner, Michaela, Kunze, Iris, Mandl, Sylvia. 2018. Investigating patterns of local climate governance: How low ‐ carbon municipalities and intentional communities intervene in social practices. Environmental Policy and Governance. 28 (6), 371-382. open access (Details)
2017 Hausknost, Daniel, Schriefl, Ernst, Lauk, Christian, Kalt, Gerald. 2017. A Transition to Which Bioeconomy? An Exploration of Diverging Techno-Political Choices. Sustainability. 9 669 open access (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel, Grima, Nelson, Singh, Simron Jit. 2017. The political dimensions of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES): Cascade or stairway? Ecological Economics 131, 109-118. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2017. There never was a categorical ecological imperative: a response to Ingolfur Blühdorn. Global Discourse 7 (1), 62-65. (Details)
2014 Hausknost, Daniel. 2014. Decision, choice, solution: ‘agentic deadlock’ in environmental politics. Environmental Politics 23 (3), 357-375. (Details)
2013 Brand, Ulrich, Omann, Ines, Hausknost, Daniel, Schneidewind, Uwe. 2013. Debating transformation in multiple crises. World Social Science Report 2013 , 480-484. (Details)
2011 Hausknost, Daniel. 2011. Die Kunst des Unmöglichen: Zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen und die Grenzen demokratischen Wandels. Wissenschaft & Umwelt Interdisziplinär 14, 124-134. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2011. Fortschritt in Zeiten des Klimawandels. Drei Szenarien. Vorgänge. Zeitschrift für Bürgerrechte und Gesellschaftspolitik 50 (3), 70-78. (Details)
2008 Hausknost, Daniel. 2008. Rasender Stillstand: Die simulierte Nachhaltigkeitsrevolution. Osteuropa 58 (4-5), 9-19. (Details)
2007 Hausknost, Daniel. 2007. All aims achieved? The Austrian Greens and the environment in the 2006 general election. Environmental Politics 16 (3), 499-503. (Details)
2006 Hausknost, Daniel. 2006. Abmelden – Herunterfahren – Neustarten? Zur Zukunft der Ökologiebewegung. Politische Ökologie (100), 70-74. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2020 Hausknost, Daniel. 2020. Die gläserne Decke der Transformation. Strukturelle Blockaden im demokratischen Staat. In: Nachhaltige Nicht-Nachhaltigkeit. Warum die ökologische Transformation der Gesellschaft nicht stattfindet. Hrsg. Ingolfur Blühdorn, 143-171. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. (Details)
2019 Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Hausknost, Daniel, Deflorian, Michael. 2019. Postwachstumsgesellschaft und Transformationsnarrativ. Soziologische Überlegungen zum Nachhaltigkeitswandel. In: Chancen und Grenzen der Nachhaltigkeitstransformation. Ökonomische und soziologische Perspektiven, Hrsg. Fred Luks, 21-41. Wiesbaden: Springer. (Details)
2017 Hausknost, Daniel. 2017. Degrowth and Democracy. In: The Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics, Hrsg. Clive Spash, 457-466. Abingdon: Routledge. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2017. Greening the Juggernaut? The modern state and the ‘glass ceiling’ of environmental transformation. . In: Ecology and Justice: Contributions from the Margins, Hrsg. Mladen Domazet , 49-76. Zagreb: Institute for Political Ecology. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2017. There never was a categorical imperative: reply to Blühdorn. In: Post-Sustainability: Tragedy and Transformation, Hrsg. John Foster, 74-79. London: Routledge. (Details)
2016 Hausknost, Daniel, Gaube, Veronika, Haas, Willi, Smetschka, Barbara, Lutz, Juliana, Singh, Simron Jit, Schmid, Martin. 2016. ‘Society Can’t Move So Much As a Chair!’—Systems, Structures and Actors in Social Ecology. In: Social Ecology: Society-Nature Relations across Time and Space, Hrsg. Haberl, Helmut; Fischer-Kowalski, Marina; Krausmann, Fridolin; Winiwarter, Verena, 125-148. Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland. (Details)
2015 Hausknost, Daniel. 2015. Jugend zwischen Protest, Konsum und Konformität. In: Jugend und Politik. Generationendialog oder Gesellschaftskonflikt? Hrsg. Filzmaier, Peter; Plaikner, Peter; Hainzl, Christina; Ingruber, Daniela; Duffek, Karl A. 21-34. Wien: facultas. (Details)
2013 Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, Mayer, Andreas, Hausknost, Daniel. 2013. Umwelt und Soziale Ökologie. In: Forschungs- und Anwendungsfelder der Soziologie, Hrsg. Flicker, Eva; Forster, Rudolf, 251-267. Wien: facultas. (Details)
2011 Hausknost, Daniel. 2011. The “Epistemic Legitimacy” of Liberal Democracy as a Structural Constraint for Radical Politics. In: Creative crises of democracy, Hrsg. Gijsenbergh, Joris; Hollander, Saskia, Houwen, Tim; De Jong, Wim, 83-110. Bruxelles: Peter Lang. (Details)
2000 Hausknost, Daniel. 2000. Gentechnik - das große Geschäft für multinationale Konzerne? In: Konfliktpotential Gentechnik, Hrsg. Zukunfts- und Kulturwerkstätte, 20-27. Wien: - (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2000. Monsanto - ein "Gen-Konzern" stellt sich vor. In: Konfliktpotential Gentechnik, Hrsg. Verein Zukunfts- und Kulturwerkstätte, 28-36. Wien: - (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2020 Hausknost, Daniel. 2020. Die Zeit der Entscheidung. 11. Jahrestagung der Interessensgemeinschaft Politische Bildung, Wien, Österreich, 27.02. Invited Talk (Details)
  Deflorian, Michael, Haderer, Margarete, Hausknost, Daniel, Kalke, Karoline. 2020. The Awesome Life: Why Degrowthers Need to Talk about the Feeling of Entropy. Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Strategies for Socio-Ecological Transformation, Wien, Österreich, 29.05.-01.06. (Details)
2019 Deflorian, Michael, Haderer, Margarete, Hausknost, Daniel, Kalke, Karoline. 2019. Gutes Leben, geiles Leben. Das Subjekt zwischen dem Wunsch nach Nachhaltigkeit und dem Reiz des Nicht-Nachhaltigen. Great Transformation: Die Zukunft moderner Gesellschaften, Jena, Deutschland, 23.09.-27.09. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2019. Tackling the political economy of transformative change. UN Sustainable Development Transformation Forum, Incheon, Süd-Korea, 22.10.-25.10. Invited Talk (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2019. The environmental state and the glass ceiling of transformation. ECPR General Conference, Wrozlaw, Polen, 04.09.-07.09. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2019. The politics of selection: towards a transformative model of environmental innovation. ECPR General Conference, Wrozlaw, Polen, 04.09.-07.09. (Details)
2018 Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. A transition to which bioeconomy? An exploration of diverging techno-political choices. 6th International Degrowth Conference, Malmö, Schweden, 21.08.-25.08. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Capitalist democracy and the glass ceiling of transformation. 6th International Degrowth Conference, Malmö, Schweden, 21.08.-25.08. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. The environmental state and the ‘glass ceiling’ of transformation. Transition Impossible? Ambiguous Transformations and the Resilience of Unsustainability, Wien, Österreich, 19.09.-21.09. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Transformative Demokratie? Demokratie- und Legitimationserfordernisse bei der Gestaltung von Transformationen. Transformation2Green - Herausforderungen, Erfolgspfade und Gestaltung sozialökologischer Transformationen, Berlin, Deutschland, 19.06. Invited Talk (Details)
2017 Hausknost, Daniel. 2017. The environmental state and the ‘glass ceiling’ of transformation. CUSP Workshop: The Politics of Sustainable Prosperity, Keele University, Großbritannien, 11.07. Invited Talk (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2018 Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael, Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Transformation Research and Academic Responsibility. The Social Theory Gap in Narratives of Radical Change. IGN Interventions March 2018. (Details)
  Blühdorn, Ingolfur, Butzlaff, Felix, Deflorian, Michael, Hausknost, Daniel. 2018. Transformationsnarrativ und Verantwortlichkeit: Die gesellschaftstheoretische Lücke der Transformationsforschung. IGN Position Paper January 2018. (Details)
2014 Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, Hausknost, Daniel. 2014. Large scale societal transitions in the past. The role of social revolutions and the 1970s syndrome. Social Ecology Working Paper 152. (Details)
2013 Fischer-Kowalski, Marina, Wiedenhofer, Dominik, Haas, Willi, Pallua, Irene, Hausknost, Daniel. 2013. Developing Resource Use Scenarios for Europe. WWWforEurope Working Paper 25. (Details)
  Hausknost, Daniel. 2013. The Role of Innovation in a Socio-Ecological Transition of the European Union. NEUJOBS Working Paper D 1.4. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2017 Haas, Willi, Hausknost, Daniel, Hielscher, Sabine, Jakobi, Nikolai, Kunze, Iris, Leitner, Michaela, Mandl, Sylvia, Schäfer, Martina. 2017. Governing Community-Based Social Innovation for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaption. Wien:Austrian Climate Research Programme. (Details)

Book or article review

2009 Hausknost, Daniel. 2009. The changing world of oil: an analysis of corporate change and adaptation. Ed. Jerome Davis, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2006. Besprechung von The changing world of oil: an analysis of corporate change and adaptation. von Jerome Davis. Environmental Politics 18, 159-160. (Details)

Dissertation

2012 Hausknost, Daniel. 2012. The Limits to Change: Liberal Democracy and the Problem of Political Agency. Dissertation, Keele University. (Details)

Magazine/newspaper article

2008 Hausknost, Daniel. 2008. Schaut auf dieses Land! Kulturaustausch. Zeitschrift für Internationale Perspektiven, 01.03. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2019 Hausknost, Daniel. 2019. Systemic change. Summer School on Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS), Wien, 26.07.19 (Details)

Projects

2016
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (2016-2018) (Details)