This month’s Recommended Reading selections describe and analyze various social problems connected with the environment. Most of these involve the concept of “Environmental Justice” but many other topics arise as well. Please take special note of the web links at the end.
The environment: a human crisis / [by] Michael D. Piburn.
Only one world : our own to make and to keep / Gerard Piel.
The Gaia atlas of first peoples : a future for the indigenous world / Julian Burger with campaigning groups and native peoples worldwide ; foreword by Maurice F. Strong.
305.8 B954g 1990
Ark II; social response to environmental imperatives / [by] Dennis C. Pirages [and] Paul R. Ehrlich.
The new atlas of planet management / general editors, Norman Myers & Jennifer Kent ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson.
333.7 N532 2005
Two cheers for the Affluent Society : a spirited defense of economic growth / Wilfred Beckerman.
Global spin : the corporate assault on environmentalism / Sharon Beder.
363.7 B411g 1998
It’s a matter of survival / Anita Gordon, David Suzuki.
Green rage : radical environmentalism and the unmaking of civilization / Christopher Manes.
Our common future / World Commission on Environment and Development.
The green alternative : creating an ecological future / Brian Tokar.
Pollution / James Haley, book editor.
363.73 P777 2003
Environmental overkill : whatever happened to common sense? / Dixy Lee Ray with Lou Guzzo.
Climate affairs : a primer / Michael H. Glantz.
551.6 G545c 2003
Opportunities in environmental careers / Odom Fanning
Career Collection 363.70023 F213o 2002
Conservative environmentalism [electronic resource] : reassessing the means, redefining the ends / James R. Dunn and John E. Kinney.
Controversies in environmental sociology [electronic resource] / edited by Rob White.
The Earthscan reader in environmental values [electronic resource] / Linda Kalof, Terre Satterfield.
Ecological feminism [electronic resource] / edited by Karen J. Warren ; with the assistance of Barbara Wells-Howe.
Environment and human well-being [electronic resource] : a practical strategy / Lead authors: Don Melnick (Coordinator) … [et al.].
A fierce green fire [electronic resource] : the American environmental movement / Philip Shabecoff.
From the ground up [electronic resource] : environmental racism and the rise of the environmental justice movement / Luke W. Cole and Sheila R. Foster.
The global commons [electronic resource] : an introduction / Susan J. Buck
Just sustainabilities [electronic resource] : development in an unequal world / edited by Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard, and Bob Evans.
Reducing poverty and sustaining the environment [electronic resource] : the politics of local engagement / edited by Stephen Bass … [et al.].
The Silicon Valley of dreams [electronic resource] : environmental injustice, immigrant workers, and the high-tech global economy / David Naguib Pellow and Lisa Sun-Hee Park.
The tangled roots of feminism, environmentalism, and Appalachian literature [electronic resource] / Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt.
Ecopsychology [videorecording] : restoring the earth, healing the self / a Baylands Productions release.
155.9 E19 1995
Is God green? [videorecording] / a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET ; producer, director, Tom Casciato ; writers, Bill Moyers, Tom Casciato.
241.691 I73 2006
Network Earth [videorecording] : Personal effects / CNN News Network ; Turner Multimedia ; produced by Phil Frank.
Race to save the planet. Now or never [videorecording] / produced by the WGBH Science Unit in association with Chedd-Angier … [et al.] ; written, produced and directed by Linda Harrar.
Future conditional [videorecording] / NIEHS, NSF ; producer, Marilyn Weiner ; director-writer, Hal Weiner ; a Screenscope production in association with South Carolina ETV.
363.70526 F996 2005
Journey to planet Earth. Season one [videorecording] / produced by Marilyn Weiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner ; a production of Screenscope Inc. in association with South Carolina Educational Television.
On the brink [videorecording] / a Screenscope production in association with South Carolina Educational Television ; producer, Marilyn Weiner ; director/writer, Hal Weiner.
363.70526 O58 2003
The State of the planet [videorecording] / Producer, Marilyn Weiner ; director-writer, Hal Weiner ; a Screenscope production in association with South Carolina ETV.
363.70526 S797 2005
Appropedia. A Wikipedia-style presentation of information on sustainability and related issues. “Appropedia is the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development. Appropedia helps us sustain our world.”
Ecofeminism, the Environment, and Social Movements A dated but still relevant paper on ecofeminism.
Environmental Justice The Environmental Protection Agency’s page for environmental justice, “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.”
Environmental Justice/Environmental Racism A set of links for more information on environmental justice (as defined above) and its flip-side, environmental racism.
Environmental Movement. An excellent outline history by David Walls, a professor at Sonoma State University.
Movement as Network An analysis from ONE Northwest, a major player in the environmental movement in the Pacific Northwest, analyzing how environmentalists could collaborate more effectively.