Biography:

In the past Jean-David GERBER has collaborated on articles with Jean-David Gerber and Timothy Adams. One of their most recent publications is The role of Alpine development regimes in the development of second homes: Preliminary lessons from Switzerland. Which was published in journal Land Use Policy.

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Jean-David GERBER's Articles: (3)

The role of Alpine development regimes in the development of second homes: Preliminary lessons from Switzerland

Highlights•Land policies of alpine municipalities strongly supports second-homes development.•The governance of alpine municipalities is characterized by strong growth coalitions.•Measures implemented to regulate the growth of second homes are analyzed.•Growth coalitions are only marginally targeted by regulation efforts.

Constraints and opportunities in gender relations: Sugarcane outgrower schemes in Malawi

Highlights•Women participation in cane farming leads to increased financial independence and bargaining power within households.•Weaving through male-dominated access routes to owning plots for sugarcane in outgrower schemes is problematic for women.•Contract farming in cane growing leads to masculinization of ownership together with progressive feminization of labour.•Combining active women participation in contract farming with authority enhancing programs improves gender relations.

CommentaryDecommodification as a foundation for ecological economics

Highlights•Decommodification should be a foundation for ecological economics.•Ecological economists have focused on commodification rather than decommodification.•The distinction possession/property is useful to conceptualize decommodification.•Decommodification may be our best option for a post-growth transition.

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