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Agarwal, Bina. 2002. "Gender Inequality, Cooperation, and Environmental Sustainability." Working Paper #02-10-058, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico. [PDF] [related video]

Agyeman, Julian, Robert Bullard, and Bob Evans. 2003. Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World. London, Earthscan. [synopsis]

Allen, Will with Charles Wilson, 2012. The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities. Gotham Books, New York. 

Arndt, H.W. 1993. "Sustainable Development and the Discount Rate." Economic Development and Cultural Change 41(3):651-661. [introduction]

Ashley, C., C. Boyd, and H. Goodwin. 2000. "Pro-poor Tourism: Putting Poverty at the Heart of the Tourism Agenda." Natural Resource Perspectives 51:1-6. [PDF]

Athanasiou, Tom. 1996. Divided Planet: The Ecology of Rich and Poor. University of Georgia Press, Athens. [abstract] [related video]

Bales, Kevin. 2007. Ending Slavery: How We Free Today's Slaves. University of California Press, Berkeley. [chapter one] [related TED Talk video] [related video]

Ballvé, Marcelo. 2006. "The Silent Revolution." Orion July/August. [PDF]

Beddoe, Rachael, Robert Costanza, Joshua Farley, Eric Garza, Jennifer Kent, Ida Kubiszewski, Luz Martinez, Tracy McCowen, Kathleen Murphy, Norman Myers, Zach Ogden, Kevin Stapleton, and John Woodward. 2009. "Overcoming Systemic Roadblocks to Sustainability: The Evolutionary Redesign of Worldviews, Institutions, and Technologies." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(8):2483-2489.

Beder, Sharon. 2000. "Costing the Earth: Equity, Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics." Faculty of Arts Papers, University of Wollongong, Australia. [PDF] [related video]

Beitz, Charles. 2009. The Idea of Human Rights. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [review (PDF)]

Belser, Patrick. 2005. "Forced Labor and Human Trafficking: Estimating the Profits." Working Paper #42, International Labour Office, Geneva. [PDF]

Berg, Joel. 2008. All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America? Seven Stories, New York. [review by Michael Pollan in New York Review of Books]

Birkbeck, Chris. 1978. "Self-employed Proletarians in an Informal Factory: The Case of Cali's Garbage Dump." World Development 6(9-10):1173-1185. [PDF]

Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation and United Farm Workers. 2011. Inventory of Farm Worker Issues and Protections in the United States. Bon Appétit Management Foundation and the United Farm Workers. [PDF]  [news article in Grist by Tom Philpott]

Borrini-Feyerabend, Grazia, Ashish Kothari, and Gonzalo Oviedo. 2004. Indigenous and Local Communities and Protected Areas: Towards Equity and Enhanced Conservation. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. [PDF]

Brechin, Steven R., Peyer R. Wilshusen, Crystal L. Fortwangler, and Patrick C. West (eds.). 2003. Contested Nature: Promoting International Biodiversity and Social Justice in the Twenty-first Century. State University of New York Press, Albany. 

Brown-Weiss, Edith. 1990. "Our Rights and Obligations to Future Generations for the Environment." American Journal of International Law 84:198-207. [PDF]

Brown, K. and S. Rosendo. 2000. "Environmentalists, Rubber Tappers and Empowerment: The Politics and Economics of Extractive Reserves." Development and Change 31:201-227. [abstract]

Buckley, Chris. 2013. "China Takes Aim at Western Ideas." New York Times 19 August. 

Buckrell, Jon, Ricardo Carrere, Emily Caruso, Marcus Colchester, Simon Counsell, Liz Chidley, Tom Griffiths, Korinna Horta, Jutta Kill, Ben Pearson, Ravi Repprabagada, and Bhanu Kalluri. 2004. Broken Promises: How World Bank Group Policies and Practice Fail to Protect Forests and Forest Peoples’ Rights. Forest Peoples Programme, Rainforest Foundation U.K., Environmental Defense, Global Witness, SinksWatch, CDM Watch, Samata, Down to Earth, World Rainforest Movement. [PDF]

Bullard, Robert D. and Beverly Wright (eds.). 2009. Race, Place, and Environmental Justice after Hurricane Katrina. Westview Press, Boulder. 

Cavanagh, John and Robin Broad. 2010. "Local Dreams: Finding Rootedness in the Age of Vulnerability." Yes Magazine 6 December. [related video]

Chappell, Michael Jahi and Liliana A. LaValle. 2009. "Food Security and Biodiversity: Can We Have Both? An Agroecological Analysis." Agriculture and Human Values. [PDF]

Clayton, Susan. 2000. "Models of Justice in the Environmental Debate." Journal of Social Issues 56(3):459-474. [PDF]

Climate Vulnerable Forum. 2010. Climate Vulnerability Monitor: The State of the Climate Crisis. DARA, Madrid. [PDF] [news story]

Corbett, Michael and Judy Corbett. 1999. Designing Sustainable Communities: Learning from Village Homes. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Costanza, Robert and Carl Folke. 1997. "Valuing Ecosystem Services with Efficiency, Fairness and Sustainability as Goals." Pages 49-70 in G. Daily (ed.), Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems. Island Press, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Cowen, Tyler. 2013. Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation. Penguin, New York. [podcast interview on Wisconsin Public Radio]

Crawford, Susan P. 2013. Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age. Yale University Press, New Haven. [review] [interview by Diane Rehm] [interview] [video interview] [Crawford's blog] [video presentation on Book TV]

DeNavas-Walt, Carmen, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith. 2010. Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009. Current Population Reports, Consumer Income, Report P60-238, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, Wasjhington, D.C.  [PDF] [news report]

Dwyer, Rachel S. 2007. "Expanding Homes and Increasing Inequalities: U.S. Housing Development and the Residential Segregation of the Affluent." Social Problems 54(1):23-46. [PDF]

Dwyer. Rachel E. ‌2010. "Poverty, Prosperity, and Place: The Shape of Class Segregation in the Age of Extremes." Social Problems 57(1):114-137.

Ehrlich, Paul R., Peter M. Kareiva, and Gretchen C. Daily. 2012. "Securing Natural Capital and Expanding Equity to Rescale Civilization." Nature 486:68-73. [PDF

Fisher, Eleanor and Hannah Sheppard. 2012. "Pushing the Boundaries of the Social: Private Agri-food Standards and the Governance of Fair Trade in European Public Procurement." International Journal of Sociology Agriculture and Food 20(1):31-49. [PDF]

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Eating Animals. Little, Brown, and Company, Boston. [review by Michael Pollan in New York Review of Books]

Foley, Julie (ed.). 2004. Sustainability and Social Justice. Institute for Public Policy Research, London. [PDF]

Fridell, Gavin, Daniel Jaffee, and Laura Raynolds. 2009. "Dissecting the Boom: Is Fair Trade growing its way out of its roots?" Historical Materialism 17:237-299. 

Fridell, Mara, Ian Hudson, and Mark Hudson. 2008. "With Friends Like These: The Corporate Response to Fair Trade Coffee." Review of Radical Political Economics 40:8-34. [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)]

Hartmann, Thom. 2006. Screwed: The Undeclared War against the Middle Class - And what We Can Do about It. Berrett-Koehler, San Francisco. [Introduction (PDF)] [video presentation by Hartmann]

Kaup, Brent Z. 2013. "In Spaces of Marginalization: Dispossession, Incorporation, and Resistance in Bolivia." Journal of World Systems Research 14(1):108-129. [PDF]

Keck, Margaret E. 1995. "Social Equity and Environmental Politics in Brazil: Lessons from the Rubber Tappers of Acre." Comparative Politics 27(4):409-424. [PDF]

Khanna, Madhu, Amy Whritenour Ando, and Farzad Taheripour. 2008. "Welfare Effects and Unintended Consequences of Ethanol Subsidies." Review of Agricultural Economics 30(3):411-421.

Kozol, Jonathan. 1991. Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools . [Wikipedia summary]

Leissle, Kristy. 2013. "What’s Fairer than Fair Trade? Try Direct Trade with Cocoa Farmers. Fair trade is good, but it still leaves cocoa growers in poverty. Here’s how to do better." Yes Magazine 4 October. 

Levine, Adam Seth, Robert H. Frank, and Oege Dijk. 2010. "Expenditure Cascades." Social Science Research Network 13 September. [related paper by Frank & Levine (PDF)] [related story by Frank in Slate]

Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability is a refereed journal which focuses on local environmental, justice and sustainability policy, politics and action. It is a forum for the examination, evaluation and discussion of the environmental, social and economic policies and strategies which will be needed in the move towards "Just Sustainability" at local, national and global levels. 

Massey, Douglas and Nancy Denton. 1993. American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass. Harvard University Press, Cambridge. 

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

Medina, Martín. 2000. "Scavenger Cooperatives in Asia and Latin America." Resources, Conservation and Recycling 31(1):51-69.

Mejia, Dagmara. 2008. "The Transnational Problem of Youth Gangs: From the United States to Central America. Development, public policy and best practices." Institute of Political Studies and International Relations, Jagiellonian University. 

Mendes, Chico. 1990. Fight for the Forest: Chico Mendes in His Own Words. Latin American Bureau, London.

Merchant, Carolyn. 1990. "The realm of Social Relations: Production, Reproduction and Gender in Environmental Transformations." Pages 673-684 in B.L. Turner et al. (eds.), The Earth as Transformed by Human Action: Global and Regional Changes in the Biosphere over the Past 300 Years, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [PDF]

Moore, Jason W. 2014. "Cheap Food & Bad Climate: From Surplus Value to Negative-Value in the Capitalist World-Ecology." Essay, Department of Sociology and Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton University. [PDF] [related podcast interview

Moore, Jason W. 2014. "The End of Cheap Nature. Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying about “The” Environment and Love the Crisis of Capitalism." Essay, Department of Sociology and Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton University. [PDF] [related podcast interview

New Economics Institute. "Wealth Inequality in America." New Economics Institute, Cambridge.

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

Pacione, Laura, Toby Measham, Rachel Kronick, Francesca Meloni, Alexandra Ricard-Guay, Cécile Rousseau, and Monica Ruiz-Casares. 2012. "The mental health of children facing collective adversity: poverty, homelessness, war and displacement." Chapter J.4 in J.M. Rey (ed.), IACAPAP Textbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, Geneva. [PDF]

Patel, Raj. 2008. Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System. Melville House, Brooklyn. [excerpt] [video interview on Democracy Now] [author video presentation]

Petrini, Carlo. Terra Madre: Forging a New Global Network of Sustainable Food Communities. Chelsea Green, White River Junction, Vermont. [review by Michael Pollan in New York Review of Books]

Poe, Abigail and Adam Isacson. 2009. "Ecuador’s Humanitarian Emergency: The Spillover of Colombia’s Conflict." International Policy Report, April 2009, Center for International Policy, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Pogge, Thomas (ed.). 2001. Global Justice: Seminal Essays. Blackwell, Oxford. 

Portney, Paul R. and John P. Weyant (eds). 1999. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity. Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. [brief description] [Chapter 1]

Raworth, Kate. 2012. "Can we live inside the doughnut? Why the world needs planetary and social boundaries." Oxfam.org. 

Revkin, Andrew C. 1990. The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Roberts, J. Timmons and Bradley C. Parks. 2007. A Climate of Injustice: Global Inequality, North-South Politics, and Climate Policy. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, Cambridge.

Rodriguez, Antonio and Carlyn Ramlogan. 2007. "Corruption, privatisation and the distribution of income in Latin America." Development Research Working Paper Series #9/2007. Institute for Advanced Development Studies, La Paz. 

Sachs, Jeffrey D., Andrew D. Mellinger, and John L. Gallup. 2001. "The Geography of Poverty and Wealth." Scientific American March.  [PDF]

Seghezzo, Lucas. 2009. "The five dimensions of sustainability." Environmental Politics 18(4):539-556. [PDF]

Sen, Jai and Peter Waterman, with Madhuresh Kumar. 2003. "The World Social Bibliography: A Bibliography on the World Social Forum and the Global Solidarity and Justice Movement." Choike: A Portal on Southern Civil Societies, The Third World Institute, Montevideo. [PDF]

Singh, Susheela, Jacqueline E. Darroch, Lori S. Ashford, and Michael Vlassoff. 2010. Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Family Planning and Maternal and Newborn Health. Guttmacher Institute, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Smith, Alison Dalton. 2010. "Too Much of a Good Thing: The Relationship between Money and Happiness in a Post-Industrial Society." The Sustainability Review 7 March.

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. [chapters 9-10, "The World on a Collision Course and the Need for a New Economy" and "A Humane Economics for the 21st Century" (PDF)] [related paper by Max-Neef (PDF)] [related paper by Max-Neef in Ambio]

Smolin, David M. 2006. "Child Laundering: How the Intercountry Adoption System Legitimizes and Incentivizes the Practices of Buying, Trafficking, Kidnapping, and Stealing Children." Wayne Law Review 52:113-200. [PDF]

Stuart, Diana and Michelle R. Worosz. 2013. "The Myth of Efficiency: Technology and Ethics in Industrial Food Production." Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26(1):231-256.

Thompson, Hans. 2006. "Chadian Oil: Avoiding the Resource Curse." Oshkosh Scholar 1(May). 

Unger, Roberto Mangabeira. 2013. "Deep freedom: Why the left should abandon equality." Juncture (quarterly journal of IPPR) 24 October:20(2).

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

Vivero, Jose Luis. 2013. "Food as a public good: the last frontier in the civic claim of the commons." Working Paper, Social Science Research Network, 14 April. [abstract with link to PDF] [abridged version]

Walker-Rodriguez, Amanda and Rodney Hill. 2011. "Human Sex Trafficking." FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Washington, D.C. [PDF

Wallerstein, Immanuel. 2004. "After Developmentalism and Globalization, What?" Keynote address at the Development Challenges for the 21st Century Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1 October. [PDF]

Welford, Richard. 2002. "Globalization, Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights." Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 9:1-7. [abstract] [PDF]

Wheeler, Stephen. 2004. Planning for Sustainability: Creating Livable, Equitable and Ecological Communities. Routledge, London.

Wilkinson, Richard and Kate Pickett. 2009. The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger. Bloomsbury, New York. [excerpt][review] [presentation by Wilkinson on TedTalks]

Wise, Timothy A. 2009. Agricultural Dumping Under NAFTA: Estimating the Costs of U.S. Agricultural Policies to Mexican Producers. Report #7, December, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts. [PDF] [related short video]

Wolpin, Miles. 1997. "Fair Trade Standards, Economic Well-being and Human Rights as Costs of Free Trade." International Journal of Peace Studies 2(1).

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