Movement for Alternative Living Styles: Everyday Practices of Ecovillage Inhabitants

Joint project with “Ecovillage Grishino”, Russian Ecovillage Network.

The project dealt with the study of ecological discourse and practices in a global and local context, using the case of ecovillages in Russia. Methods employed were: the analysis of documents and websites, participant observation, and case-study. Researchers comparatively examined ecocolonists’ alternative life strategies and analyzed the construction of ecological compatibility and resources consumption as concerns townspeople, peasants and ecovillage inhabitants. The study was finalized in an article and a tutorial.