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Alkire, Sabina. 2002. "Dimensions of Human Development." World Development 30(2):181-205. [PDF]

Azkarraga, Joseba, Manfred Max-Neef, Félix Fuders, amd Larraitz Altuna. 2011. La Evolución Sostenible (II): Apuntes para una Salida Razonable. Instituto de Estudios Cooperativos, Eskoriatza, España. [PDF]

Bergkamp, Ger and Claudia W. Sadoff. 2008. "Water in a Sustainable Economy." Chapter 8, pages 107-238 in Worldwatch Institute (ed.), State of the World 2008: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy. Worldwatch Institute, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Boström, Magnus. 2012. "A missing pillar? Challenges in theorizing and practicing social sustainability: introduction to the special issue." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 8(1):3-14.

Cernea, Michael M. (ed.). 1985. Putting People First: Sociological Variables in Rural Development, Second Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [PDF]

Dempsey, Nicola, Glen Bramley, Sinéad Power, and Caroline Brown. 2011. "The social dimension of sustainable development: defining urban social sustainability." Sustainable Development 19(5):289-300.

Doyal, Len and Ian Gough. 1991. A Theory of Human Need. Guilford, New York. 

Ekins, Paul and Manfred A. Max-Neef (eds.). 1992. Real Life Economics: Understanding Wealth Creation. Routledge, New York. [brief summary] ["Development and Human Needs" by Max-Neef (PDF)]

Garnett, Tara. 2013. "Food sustainability: problems, perspectives and solutions." Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 72(1):29-39. [PDF] [related article] [related video]

Gasper, Des. 2011. "Pioneering the Human Development Revolution: Analysing the Trajectory of Mahbub ul Haq (Review Essay)." Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal for People-Centered Development 12(3):433-456. [PDF]

Ghosh, P.K. (ed.). 1984. Third World Development: A Basic Needs Approach. Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut.

Gleick, Peter H. 1996. "Basic water requirements for human activities: Meeting basic needs." Water International 21(2):83-92. [PDF] [related video]

Glover, Jerry, Cindy Cox, and John Reganold. 2007. "Future farming: a return to roots?." Scientific American 297(2):82-89. [PDF] [related article (PDF)] [related video]

Graciarena, Jorge. 1979. "The Basic Needs Strategy as an Option: Its Possibilities in the Latin American Context." CEPAL Review 8(August):39-53. [PDF]

Griggs, David, Mark Stafford-Smith, Owen Gaffney, Johan Rockström, Marcus C. Öhman, Priya Shyamsundar, Will Steffen, Gisbert Glaser, Norichika Kanie, and Ian Noble. 2013. "Sustainable development goals for people and planet. Planetary stability must be integrated with United Nations targets to fight poverty and secure human well-being." Nature 495:305-307. [PDF] [supplementary materials (PDF)] [news story by Andrew Revkin] [related blog post]

Haq, Mahbub ul. 1976. The Poverty Curtain: Choices for the Third World. Columbia University Press, New York. [related review essay by Des Gasper (PDF)

Hediger, Werner. 2000. "Sustainable Development and Social Welfare." Ecological Economics 32(3):481-492.

Heylighen, Francis. 1992. "A Cognitive-systemic reconstruction of Maslow's theory of self-actualization." Behavioral Science 37:39-57. [PDF]  

ILO. 1977. Meeting Basic Needs: Strategies for Eradicating Mass Poverty and Unemployment. ILO, Geneva. [abstract]

Kenrick, Douglas. 2010. "Rebuilding Maslow’s Pyramid on an Evolutionary Foundation: Modernizing Maslow with a multi-level evolutionary structure." Psychology Today 19 May.

Lavers, Tom. 2007. "Asking people what they want or telling them what they 'need'? Contrasting a theory of human need with local expressions of goals." Working Paper 28, Wellbeing in Developing Countries (WeD), Bath, UK. [PDF]

Maslow, Abraham H. 1943. "A Theory of Human Motivation." Psychological Review 50:370-396. [related contemporary paper by Douglas Kenrick]

Max-Neef, Manfred A. 1982 (1992). From the Outside Looking In: Experiences in Barefoot Economics. Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Uppsala, Sweden. [PDF] [author interview]

Max-Neef, Manfred A. 1991. Human Scale Development: Conception, Application and Further Reflections. Apex Press, New York. [PDF] [Spanish version (PDF)]

Max-Neef, Manfred. 2010. "The World on a Collision Course and the Need for a New Economy." Ambio 39(3):200-210. [PDF]

Missimer, M., K.-H. Robèrt, and G. Broman. 2016a. "A strategic approach to social sustainability–part 1: exploring the social system." Journal of Cleaner Production 140(1):32-41. [part 2]

Missimer, M., K.-H. Robèrt, and G. Broman. 2016b. "A strategic approach to social sustainability‚Äípart 2: a principle-based definition." Journal of Cleaner Production 140(1)42-52. [part 1]

Murphy, Kevin. 2012. "The Social Pillar of Sustainable Development: A Literature Review and Framework for Policy Analysis." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 8(1):15-29. [PDF]

Nederveen Pieterse, Jan. 1998. "My Paradigm or Yours? Alternative Development, Post-Development, Reflexive Development." Development and Change 29:343-373. [PDF]

Nederveen Pieterse, Jan. 2000. "After Post-Development." Third World Quarterly 21(2):175-191. [PDF]

O'Riordan, Timothy J. 2012. "On Social Sustainability in a World of Limits Facing Prolonged Austerity." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 8(1). [PDF

  • "It is likely that prolonged suffering from human-induced hazards and dangerously increased inequality will lead to social strife, to profound physical and mental-health crises, to deepening violence and criminality, and to a whole 'lost generation'." (p. 2)

Raskin, Paul D., Christi Electris, and Richard A. Rosen. 2010. "The Century Ahead: Searching for Sustainability." Sustainability 2:2626-2651. [related report from the Tellus Institute (PDF)]

Rist, Gilbert. 1980. "Alternative strategies to development." International Development Review 2-3:102-115.

Rist, Gilbert. 2007. "Development as a buzzword." Development in Practice 17(4-5):485-491. [PDF

Sen, Amartya. 1983. "Poor, Relatively Speaking." Oxford Economic Papers 35(2):153-169. [PDF]

Shiva, Vandana. 2013. "How economic growth has become anti-life. An obsession with growth has eclipsed our concern for sustainability, justice and human dignity. But people are not disposable – the value of life lies outside economic development." The Guardian 1 November.

Smith, Philip B. and Manfred Max-Neef. 2011.  Economics Unmasked: From Power and Greed to Compassion and the Common Good. Green Books, Devon, U.K. [Chapter 9, "The World on a Collision Course and the Need for a New Economy"] [related paper by Max-Neef (PDF)] [related paper by Max-Neef and others in Cuadernos de Lanki (PDF)

Soubbotina, Tatyana P. 2004. Beyond Economic Growth: An Introduction to Sustainable Development, Second Edition. The World Bank, Washington, D.C. [HTML version with PDF available]

Tang, Thomas Li-Ping and W. Beryl West. 1997. "The importance of human needs during peacetime, retrospective peacetime, and the Persian Gulf War." International Journal of Stress Management 4(1):47-62. 

Tay, Louis and Ed Diener. 2011. "Needs and Subjective Well-Being around the World." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 101(2):354-365. [PDF]

Tschannen-Moran, Bob. 2009. "Wheel of Needs." www.CelebrateEmpathy.com. [PDF]

UNCDP. 2012. The United Nations Development Strategy Beyond 2015. U.N. Committee for Development Policy. United Nations, New York. [PDF]

Vallance, Suzanne, Harvey C. Perkins, and Jennifer E. Dixon. 2011. "What is social sustainability? A clarification of concepts." Geoforum 42(3):342-348. 

Van de Vliert, Evert. 2013. "Climato-economic habitats support patterns of human needs, stresses, and freedoms." Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36.05: 465-480. [PDF]

van Gelder, Sarah (ed.). 2015. Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Oakland. [video lecture by van Gelder] [related essay by van Gelder]

Villarica, Hans. 2011. "Maslow 2.0: A New and Improved Recipe for Happiness." Atlantic 17 August.

Wahba, M.A. and L.G. Bridwell. 1976. "Maslow reconsidered: A review of research on the need hierarchy theory." Organizational Behavior and Human Performance 15(2):212-240. [PDF]

You, Danzhen, Phillip Bastian, Jingxian Wu, and Tessa Wardlaw. 2013. Levels and Trends in Child Mortality. Report 2013, Estimates Developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation. United Nations Children’s Fund, New York. [PDF]

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