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Environment, Food, & Sustainability Bibliography


Alkon, Alison Hope., and Julian Agyeman. Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2011. Print.

Berry, Thomas. The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-first Century. New York: Columbia Press, 2009.

Bloom, Jonathan. American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It). Cambridge, MA: Da Capo, 2010. Print.

Brooks, Jonathan. Global Food Security: Challenges for the Food and Agricultural System. Paris: OECD, 2013. Print.

Bryant, Bunyan. Environmental Justice: Issues, Politics, and Solutions. California: Island Press,1995.

Bullard, Robert, ed.  The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights and the Politics of Pollution. Sierra Club Books, 2005.

Bullard, Robert. “Race, Class, and the Politics of Place.” In Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality. Boulder: Westview Press, 1990.

Bullard, Robert and Beverly Wright. Race, Place, and Environmental Justice Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Westview Press, 2009.

Brenchi, Steven. Contested Nature: Promoting International Biodiversity and Social Justice in the Twenty-First Century. State University of New York Press, 2003.

Brulle, RJ and Pellow DN. “Environmental Justice: Human Health and Environmental Inequalities.” Annual Review of Public Health, 27 (2006): 103-24.

Camacho, David. Environmental Injustices, Political Struggles: Race, Class, and the Environment. North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1998.

Clapp, Jennifer. Toxic Exports: The Transfer of Hazardous Wastes from Rich to Poor Countries. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001.

Cole, Luke W., and Sheila R. Foster. From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement. New York: New York University Press, 2001.

Dyson, Michael Eric.  Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster.  New York: Basic Books, 2006.

Finsterbusch, Kurt. Understanding Social Impacts:  Assessing the Effects of Public Projects. SAGE Publications, Inc., 1980.

Laura, Westra, ed. Faces of Environmental Racism: Confronting Issues of Global.  Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.

Gedicks, Al. Resource Rebels. South End Press, 2001.

Gottlieb, Robert. Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1993.

Harper, A. Breeze. Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society:. New York: Lantern, 2010. Print.

Hauter, Wenonah. Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming. New York: New, 2012. Print.

Hayes-Conroy, Allison, and Jessica Hayes-Conroy. Doing Nutrition Differently: Critical Approaches to Diet and Dietary Intervention. N.p.: Ashgate, 2013. Print.

Hofrichter, Richard. Toxic Struggles. New Society Publishers, 1993.

Holt-Gimenez, Eric. Food Movements Unite!: Strategies to Transform Our Food Systems. Oakland, CA: Food First, 2011. Print.

Jordan, Jeffrey L. Land and Power: Sustainable Agriculture and African Americans: A Collection of Essays from the 2007 Black Environmental Thought Conference. Waldorf, MD: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, 2010. Print.

Kahne, Adam. Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2010.

Kaufman, Frederick. Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food. , 2012. Print.

Khagram, Sanjeev. Dams and Development: Transnational Struggles for Water and Power. Cornell University Press, 2004.

Ladner, Peter. The Urban Food Revolution: Changing the Way We Feed Cities. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society, 2011. Print.

LaDuke, Winona. All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 1999.

Maathai, Wangari. Replenishing the Earth: Spiritual Values for Healing Ourselves and the World. New York: Doubleday, 2010. Print.

Merchant, Carolyn. Major Problems in American Environmental History. Cengage Learning, 2011.

Mohai, Paul and Bunyan Bryant. Race and the Incidence of Environmental Hazards: A Time for Discourse. Westview Press, 1992.

National Academy of Public Administration. Addressing Community Concerns: How Environmental Justice Relates to Land Use Planning and Zoning. 2003 PDF – 3.5MB

Nembhard, Jessica Gordon. Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice. Philidalphia: Penn State UP, 2014. Print.

Pellow, David  Naguib and Robert J. Brulle, eds. Power, Justice and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.

Randall, Donna M.  and James F. Short, Jr., “Women in Toxic Work Environments:  A case Study of Social Problem Development,” Social Problems 30, no.4 (1983):410-424.

Rechtschaffen, Clifford, and Eileen Guana. Environmental Justice: Law, Policy, and Regulation. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2002.

Rosebraugh, Craig. Burning Rage of a Dying Planet: Speaking for the Earth Liberation Front. New York: Lantern Books, 2004.

Smith, David. Geography and Social Justice: Social Justice in a Changing World.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1994.

Sze, Julie.  Toxic soup redux: Why environmental racism and environmental justice matter after Katrina.   The Social Science Research Council, July 2006.

Sze, Julie. Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007.

Shiva, Vandana. Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace. Boston: South End Press, 2005.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Not in My Backyard: Executive Order 12,898 (PDF – 1.9 MB)

Wolff, Daniel. The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back.  New York: Bloomsbury, 2013.

Worster, Donald. The Ends of the Earth: Perspectives on Modern Environmental History. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University, 1989.


Adeola, Francis. “Cross-national Environmental Injustice and Human Rights Issues: A Review of Evidence in the Developing World.” The American Behavioral Scientist 43, no. 4 (2000): 686-706.

Agyeman, J, R., Bullard R., and V. Evans. “Exploring the Nexus: Bringing Together Sustainability, Environmental Justice and Equity.” Space and Polity 6, no. 1 (2002): 70-90.

Anderson, Kay. “The Racialization of Difference: Enlarging the Story Field.” The Professional Geographer 54, no. 1 (2002): 25-30.

Exporting harm: The high-tech trashing of Asia.” Basel Action Network, 2002.

BondGraham, Darwin  “The New Orleans that Race Built: Racism, Disaster, and Urban Spatial Relationships.” Souls 9, no. 1 (2007): 4-8.

Bullard, Robert D. “Solid Waste Sites and the Houston Black Community.” Sociological Inquiry 53 (April 1983): 273-288.

Bullard, Robert and Paul Mahai. “Toxic Wastes and Race at Twenty, 1987-2007

Bullard, Robert D. “Dismantling Toxic Racism.” The Crisis 114, no. 4 (July 2007): 22-26.

Carty, Linda. “The Dirty Saga of Onondaga County.” Ms. Magazine, Spring 2007.

Checker, Melissa. “Like Nixon Coming to China: Finding Common Ground in a Multi-Ethnic Coalition for Environmental Justice.” Anthropological Quarterly 74, no. 3 (2001): 135-146.

Corburn, Jason. “Combining Community-Based Research and Local Knowledge to Confront Asthma and Subsistence-Fishing Hazards in Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.” Environmental Health Perspectives 110, no. 2 (April 2002): 241-248.

Fox, Mary A. “Evaluating Cumulative Risk Assessment for Environmental Justice: A Community Case Study.” Environmental Health Perspectives 110, no. 2 (April 2002): 203-209.

Glassman, Jim.  “Critical geography II: Articulating race and radical politics.”  Progress in Human Geography 34, no.4 (August 2010): 506-512.

Goldman, Benjamin. “What is the Future of Environmental Justice?” Antipode 28, no. 2 (1996): 122-141.

Gottlieb, Robert. “Reconstructing Environmentalism:  Complex Movements, Diverse Roots,” Environmental History Review 17, no. 4 (Winter 1993): 1-19.

Hamilton, Cynthia. “Women, Home, & Community: The Struggle in an Urban Environment.” Race, Poverty, & the Environment 1, no. 1(1990): 10-13.

Hersch, Robert. “Race and Industrial Hazards: An Historical Geography of the Pittsburgh Region, 1900-1990.”  Resources For the Future(March 1995): Discussion Paper 95-18.

Hillman, Mick. “Environmental Justice: A Crucial Link Between Environmentalism and Community Development.” Community Development Journal 37, no. 4 (2002): 349-360.

Hurley, Andrew. “The Social Biases of Environmental Change in Gary, Indiana, 1945-1980.”  Environmental Review: ER 12, no. 4 (Winter 1988): 1-19.

Illsley, Barbara M. “Good Neighbour Agreements: The First Step to Environmental Justice?” Local Environment 7, no. 1 (2002): 69-79.

Institute of Medicine. “Toward Environmental Justice – Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs.” Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1999.

Kellogg, Wendy A. and Anjali Mathur. “Environmental Justice and Information Technologies: Overcoming the Information-Access Paradox in Urban Communities.” Public Administration Review 63, no. 5 (September 2003): 573-585.

Koenig, Kevin. “Chevron-Texaco on Trial.” World Watch 17, no. 1 (January/ February 2004): 10-19.

Krauss, Celene. “Women and Toxic Waste Protests:  Race, Class and Gender as Resources of Resistance,” Qualitative Sociology 16, no. 3(1993): 247-262.

Maantay, Juliana. “Mapping Environmental Injustices: Pitfalls and Potential of Geographic Information Systems in Assessing Environmental Health and Equity.” Environmental Health Perspectives 110, no. 2 (2002): 161-171.

Mohai, Paul and Robin Saha, “Racial Inequality in the Distribution of Hazardous Waste: A National-Level Reassessment.” Social Problems 54 no. 3 (August 2007): 343–370.

Newell, Peter.  “Race, Class and the Global Politics of Environmental Inequality.”  Global Environmental Politics 5, no. 3 (March 13, 2006): 70-94.

Parsons, Sarah. “Sewage on the southside: not in my backyard.”  Plenty Magazine, February 2008.

Pellow, David N. “Environmental Inequality Formation: Toward a Theory of Environmental Injustice.”American Behavioral Scientist 43, no. 4 (2000): 581-601.

Principles of EJ.” The First National People of Color Environmental Summit.

Pulido, Laura. “A Critical Review of the Methodology of Environmental Racism Research.” Antipode 28, no. 2 (May 1996): 142-159.

Pulido, Laura.  Rethinking environmental racism: white privilege and urban development in southern California. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90, no. (March 2000): 12-40.

Szasz, Andrew. “Corporations, Organized Crime and the Disposal of Hazardous Waste: An Examination of the Making of a Criminogenic Regulatory Structure.” Criminology 24, no.1 (1986):1-27.

Szasz, Andrew and Michael Meuser. “Environmental Inequalities:  Literature Review and Proposals for New Directions in Research and Theory.” Current Sociology 45, no.3 (1997) :99-120.

Szasz, Andrew and Michael Meuser. “Unintended; Inexorable: The Production of Environmental Inequalities in Santa Clara County, CA.” American Behavioral Scientist 43, no. 4 (2000):602-632.

Taquino, Michael, Domenico Parisi, and Duane A. Gill. “Units of Analysis and the Environmental Justice Hypothesis: The Case of Industrial Hog Farms.” Social Science Quarterly 83, no. 1 (2002): 298-316.

Warner, Kee. “Linking Local Sustainability Initiatives with Environmental Justice.” Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice 7, no. 1 (2002): 35-47.

Weiskel, Timothy C. “Toward an Archaeology of Colonialism:  Elements in the Ecological Transformation of the Ivory Coast.” In Worster, The Ends of the Earth:  Perspectives on modern environmental history. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Williams, Robert W. “The Contested Terrain of Environmental Justice Research: Community as a Unit of Analysis.” The Social Science Journal 36, no. 2 (1999): 313-328.

Yang, Tseming. “Of Borders, Fences, and Global Environmentalism.” Chicago Journal of International Law 4, no. 1 (2003): 237-244.



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