EJ Course Textbooks

* = most commonly used

  • Adger, W. Neil, ed. Fairness in adaptation to climate change. MIT press, 2006.
  • Agyeman, Julian. Sustainable communities and the challenge of environmental justice. New York: New York University Press, 2005.
  • Alkon, Alison Hope, and Julian Agyeman. Cultivating food justice: race, class, and sustainability. MIT Press, 2011.
  • Barlow, Maude, and Tony Clarke. Blue gold: The fight to stop the corporate theft of the world's water. The New Press, 2005.
  • Bauer, Joanne R., ed. Forging environmentalism: justice, livelihood, and contested environments. ME Sharpe, 2006.
  • Bryant, Bunyan, ed. Environmental justice: Issues, policies, and solutions. Island Press, 1995.
  • Bullard, Robert D., Rueben C. Warren, and Glenn S. Johnson, eds. The quest for environmental justice: Human rights and the politics of pollution. Counterpoint, 2005.
  • Bullard, Robert. Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality. Boulder: Westview, 1990.
  • Bullard, Robert Doyle, ed. Confronting environmental racism: Voices from the grassroots. No. GTZ-956. Boston: South End Press, 1993.
  • Camacho, David Enrique Cuesta, ed. Environmental injustices, political struggles: Race, class, and the environment. Duke University Press, 1998.
  • Carmin, JoAnn, and Julian Agyeman, eds. Environmental inequalities beyond borders: local perspectives on global injustices. MIT Press, 2011.  
  • Carruthers, David V., ed. Environmental justice in Latin America: Problems, promise, and practice. MIT Press, 2008.
  • *Cole, Luke W., and Sheila R. Foster. From the ground up: Environmental racism and the rise of the environmental justice movement. NYU Press, 2001. 
  • Coward, Harold, ed. Traditional and Modern Approaches to the Environment on the Pacific Rim: Tensions and Values. SUNY Press, 1998.  
  • Dodds, Walter K. Humanity's footprint: momentum, impact, and our global environment. Columbia University Press, 2008.
  • Glave, Dianne D., and Mark Stoll, eds. To love the wind and the rain: African Americans and environmental history. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
  • Gore, Al. An inconvenient truth: The planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it. Rodale, 2006. 
  • Gottlieb, Robert, and Anupama Joshi. Food justice. MIT Press, 2010.  
  • Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Imagination. Univ of California Press, 2001.
  • Heise, Ursula K. Sense of place and sense of planet: The environmental imagination of the global. Oxford University Press, 2008.  
  • Gruenewald, David A., and Gregory A. Smith, eds. Place-based education in the global age: Local diversity. Routledge, 2014.
  • Lerner, Steve, and Robert D. Bullard. Diamond: A struggle for environmental justice in Louisiana's chemical corridor. MIT Press, 2006. 
  • Lerner, Steve. Sacrifice zones: the front lines of toxic chemical exposure in the United States. MIT Press, 2010.
  • Liu, Feng. Environmental justice analysis: Theories, methods, and practice. CRC Press, 2000.
  • *McGurty, Eileen. Transforming environmentalism: Warren County, PCBs, and the origins of environmental justice. Rutgers University Press, 2009.
  • Milbrath, Lester W. Envisioning a sustainable society: Learning our way out. Suny Press, 1989.
  • Park, Lisa Sun-Hee, and David N. Pellow. The slums of Aspen: immigrants vs. the environment in America's Eden. NYU Press, 2011.
  • Pellow, David N. Resisting global toxics: Transnational movements for environmental justice. The MIT Press, 2007.
  • *Pellow, David and R. Brulle. Power, Justice and the Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2005.  
  • Pellow, David N., and Lisa Sun-Hee Park. The Silicon Valley of dreams: Environmental injustice, immigrant workers, and the high-tech global economy. NYU Press, 2002.
  • Peña, Devon Gerardo. Mexican Americans and the environment: tierra y vida. University of Arizona Press, 2005.
  • Rischard, Jean-Francois. High noon: Twenty global problems, twenty years to solve them. Basic Books, 2002.
  • Sandler, Todd. Global challenges: an approach to environmental, political, and economic problems. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Sawyer, Suzana. Crude chronicles: indigenous politics, multinational oil, and neoliberalism in Ecuador. Duke University Press, 2004.
  • *Schlosberg, David. Defining environmental justice: theories, movements, and nature. Oxford University Press, 2007.  
  • *Shrader-Frechette, Kristin. Environmental justice: creating equality, reclaiming democracy. Oxford University Press, 2005.  
  • Scully, Matthew. Dominion: The power of man, the suffering of animals, and the call to mercy. Macmillan, 2003.
  • Sen, Amartya Kumar. The idea of justice. Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • Speth, James Gustave, and David Zinn. The bridge at the end of the world: Capitalism, the environment, and crossing from crisis to sustainability. Yale University Press, 2008.
  • Washington, Sylvia Hood, Heather Goodall, and Paul Rosier, eds. Echoes from the poisoned well: Global memories of environmental injustice. Lexington Books, 2006.  
  • Westphal, Jonathan, ed. Justice. Hackett Publishers, 1996.
  • Wilkinson, Charles F. Blood struggle: The rise of modern Indian nations. WW Norton & Company, 2005.
  • Wilson, Edward O. The future of life. Random House LLC, 2002.
  • Young, Iris Marion. Justice and the Politics of Difference. Princeton University Press, 2011.

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