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Margarete Haderer

Mag.Dr. Margarete Haderer MA
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Interim deputy chair
since 2018
Marie Jahoda-Fellow, University of Vienna
since 2016
Lecturer, University of Vienna
Research Assistant, University of Toronto
Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto
Research Assistant, Central European University

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

Maria Jahoda-Grantee, University of Vienna
Doctoral Completion Grant, University of Toronto
Joint Initiative in German and European Studies (JIGES)-Dissertation Completion Grant, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Toronto


  • 5108 Political theory (Details)
  • 5118 Political science (Details)
  • 5411 Social philosophy (Details)
  • 5425 Environmental sociology (Details)
  • 5611 Urban and regional analysis (Details)
  • 6518 Social history (Details)


  • Sustainability, Urban and Environmental Politics, Social Change, Social History, History of Ideas, Political Theory, Changing ideologies


Membership in scientific association
  since 2021 International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA) - Member
  since 2019 International Sociological Association - Member
  since 2018 European Consortium of Political Research - Member
  2005-2012 Canadian Political Science Association - Member
  2005-2012 American Association of Geography - Member
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2021 European Urban and Regional Studies - Reviewer
  since 2018 Environmental Politics - Review
  since 2010 Urban Affairs Review - Reviewer


Journal article

2021 Haderer, Margarete. 2021. Does emancipation devour its children? Beyond a stalled dialectic of emancipation. European Journal of Social Theory. open access (Details)
2020 Haderer, Margarete. 2020. Das westdeutsche Wohnungswunder. Ordoliberaler Sonderweg und sozial-räumliche Differenz. Indes. Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft. 2 39-44. (Details)
  Haderer, Margarete. 2020. Revisiting the right to the city, rethinking urban environmentalism: From lifeworld environmentalism to planetary environmentalism. Social Sciences. 9 (2), 15 open access (Details)
2018 Haderer, Margarete. 2018. 'Economic policies are the best social policies’. West German neoliberalism and the housing question after 1945”. American Journal of Economics and Sociology. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2021 Haderer, Margarete. 2021. Urban environmental politics meets urban theory. Insights from Lefebvre’s Right to the City. In: Interdisziplinäre Stadtforschung. Herausforderungen und Perspektiven, Hrsg. Raphaela Kogler, Alexander Hamedinger, 189-207. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. (Details)
2017 Haderer, Margarete. 2017. Recht auf Stadt! Lefebvre, urbaner Aktivismus und kritische Stadtforschung. Eine Rekonstruktion, Interpretation und Kritik. In: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.14361/9783839435892-003/html, Hrsg. Marit Rosol, Andreas Exner, Sarah Kumni, 25-40. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Haderer, Margarete, Dannemann, Hauke. 2021. Is real-life experimentation tackling unsustainability? The limits of experimental governance, knowledge co-production and prefigurative politics. Dilemmata der Nachhaltigkeit, Digitale Konferenz an der Universität Oldenburg, Deutschland, 09.06.-11.06. (Details)
2020 Dannemann, Hauke, Haderer, Margarete, Kalke, Karoline. 2020. Between Normative Ascription and Self-Conception: On the Transformative Thrust of Bottom-Up, Local Experiments for More Democratic and Sustainable Futures. ECPR General Conference, Online Event, Großbritannien, 24.08.-28.08. (Details)
  Dannemann, Hauke, Haderer, Margarete. 2020. Grassroots Innovations, Concrete Utopias and Resilience Pioneers: Mapping and Taking Issue with the Academic Turn to Local, Bottom-up Experiments in Sustainability Transitions. International Sustainability Transition Conference, Online Event, Österreich, 18.08.-21.08. (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)
  Dannemann, Hauke, Haderer, Margarete, Kalke, Karoline. 2020. Transforming Unsustainable Nature-Society Relations from the Bottom-Up: An Empirical Reconstruction of Scope and Limits of Local Experiments in Socio-Ecological Change. 6th Interim Conference of the Political Sociology Research Network 32 European Sociological Association, Online Event, Irland, 28.10.-30.10. (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)
  Dannemann, Hauke, Haderer, Margarete. 2019. The Turn to Local Experiments: A Critical Take on Academic Perspectives on Pioneers of Change, Concrete Utopias and Grassroots Innovations. ECPR General Conference, Wroclaw, Polen, 04.09.-07.09. (Details)

Media report

2019 Butzlaff, Felix, Haderer, Margarete. 2019. Uhren, Porsche, Nobelrestaurant – rote Luxusprobleme In der frühen Arbeiterbewegung führten die luxuriösen Vorlieben sozialdemokratischer Parteiführer nicht zur Entfremdung von der Basis – im Gegenteil. (Details)


APCC Special Report: Challenges and opportunities in reaching the Paris Agreement “Structural conditions for climate friendly living” (2020-2022) (Details)
Urbane Experimente für eine sozialökologische Transformation (2018-2022) (Details)