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Featured Books & eBooks - Social & Environmental Justice


Rosa, Eugene. Human Footprints on the Global Environment: Threats to Sustainability. (2010) - eBook

Leach, Melissa; Ian Scoones; & Andy Stirling. Dynamic Sustainabilities: Technology, Environment, Social Justice. (2010) - eBook

Vanderheiden, Steve. Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory fo Climate Change. (2008) - QC981.8.C5 V355

Carruthers, David. Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice. (2008) - eBook

Hossay, Patrick. Unsustainable: A Primer for Global Environmental and Social Justice. (2006) -  GE42 .H67

Hill, Mary (Ed.). The Environment. (2006) - GE195 .E557



Allin, Craig (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. (2000) - Ref GE10 .E52


Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Movement & Field Building - Climate Justice & Adaptation. (2018)


Kohn, Margaret. Political Theories of Decolonization: Postcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations. (2011) - JV152 .K65

Amsden, Alice. Escape form Empire: The Developing World's Journey Through Heaven and Hell. (2007) - HF1413 .A48

Johansen, Bruce. Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Issues: An Encyclopedia. (2003) - GF50 .J65

Bigelow, Bill & Bob Peterson (Eds.). Rethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World. (2002) - HM671 .R478

Hoogvelt, Ankie. Globalization and the Postcolonial World: The New Political Economy of Development. (2001) - HF1413 .H66

Young, Robert. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction. (2001) - JV51 .Y68

Tucker, Richard. Insatiable Appetite: The United States & the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World. (2000) - HD1417 .T83


Watkins, Christine (Ed.). Child Labor & Sweatshops. (2011) - HD6231 .C4546

Bales, Kevin. Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today. (2009) - HQ314 .B34 

Bales, Kevin. Slavery Today. (2008) - HT867 .B375

Zaccar, Edwin (Ed.). Sustainable Consumption, Ecology & Fair Trade. (2007) - eBook

Hapke, Laura. Sweatshop: The History of an American Idea. (2004) - HD2339.U6 H37 

Moran, Theodore. Beyond Sweatshops: Foreign Direct Investment and Globalization in Developing Countries. (2002) - HD5710.75.D44 M67

Featherstone, Liza. Students Against Sweatshops. (2002) - HD2337 .F43

Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon. Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take on the Global Factory. (2001) - HD6057.5.U5 L68   

Schoenberger, Karl. Levi's Children: Coming to Terms with Human Rights in the Global Marketplace. (2000) - HD9940.U6 L457

Williams, Mary (Ed.). Child Labor & Sweatshops. (1999) - HD6231 .C455

Ross, Andrew (Ed.). No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers. (1997) - HD8039.C6 N6


Barry, John. Environment & Social Theory. (2007) - eBook

Gould, Kira. Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design. (2007) - Chapters Available in PDF

Haenn, Nora & Richard Wilk. The Environment in Anthropology: A Reader in Ecology, Culture, and Sustainable Living. (2006) - eBook

Blau, Judith & Keri Iyall Smith (Eds.). Public Sociologies Reader. (2006) -  HM585 .P835

Hannigan, John. Environmental Sociology. (2006) - eBook

Buttel, Frederick; S. P. J. Mol; & Gert Spaargaren. Governing Environmental Flows: Global Challenges to Social Theory. (2006) - eBook


David, Emmanuel & Elaine Enarson (Ed.). Women of Katrina: How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster. (2012) - HV636 2005.G85 W66  

Yu-wen Shen Wu, Jean & Thomas Chen (Eds.). Asian American Studies Now: A Critical Reader. (2010) -  E184.A75 A8419

Abbott, Elizabeth. Sugar: A Bittersweet History. (2008) - TX560.S9 .A23


Miller, Debra (Ed.). Fair Trade. (2010) - HF1379 .F337

Bacon, Christopher. Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America. (2008) - eBook

Stiglitz, Joseph. Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development. (2005) - HF1413 .S85

Wild, Antony. Coffee: A Dark History. (2004) - TX415 .W5

Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Energy Democracy. (2018)

Security & Sustainability Forum. Ending Energy Poverty. (2017)


McGillivray, Mark; Indranil Dutta; & David Lawson (Eds.). Health Inequality & Development. (2011) - RA418.5.P6 H426 

Chivian, Eric & Aaron Bernstein. Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity. (2008) - QH541.15.B56 S96

Link, Kurt. Understanding New, Resurgent, and Resistant Diseases: How Man and Globalization Create and Spread Illness. (2007) - RA643 .L56


Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Climate Justice Changes Health: Local, Tribal, Global, and Generational. (2017)

Security & Sustainability Forum. Integrating Environment and Health. (2016)

Security & Sustainability Forum. Healthy Cities in the Era of Climate Change. (2016)


McCormick, Sabrina . No Family History: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer. (2009) - RC280.B8 M3556

Girdner, Eddie & Jack Smith. Killing Me Softly: Toxic Waste, Corporate Profit, and the Struggle for Environmental Justice. (2002) - GE220 .G57

Rahm, Dianne (Ed.). Toxic Waste and Environmental Policy in the 21st Century United States. (2002) -  TD1040 .T687

Radetsky, Peter. Allergic to the Twentieth Century: The Explosion in Environmental Allergies--From Sick Buildings to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. (1997) - RC585.R275


Verchick, Robert. Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World. (2010) - GE180 .V47

Kronik, Jakob & Dorte Verner. Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean. (2010) - GF514 .K76

Roaf, Sue (Ed.). Transforming Markets in the Built Environment: Adapting to Climate Change. (2010) - eBook


Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Disaster Response Lessons Learned in Texas. (2019)

Security & Sustainability Forum. Rebuilding in Puerto Rico: Universities as Leaders in Community Resilience. (2018)