Understanding Sustainability

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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.

  • "Many governments worldwide have long-standing policies that promote growth in market goods at the expense of non-market public goods generated by healthy ecosystems. These include (i) over $2 trillion in annual subsidies for market activities and externalities that degrade the environment (i.e., perverse subsidies) (Myers and Kent 2001); (ii) reduced protection or privatization of the commons (Barnes 2006); and (iii) inadequate regulations and inadequate enforcement of existing regulations against environmental externalities (Brown 2007)." (p. 2486)
  • "Economies have weathered innumerable financial crises. However, the current financial crisis pales in comparison to the biophysical crisis. Yet these more critical crises are pushed off the front page by the financial crisis and the dominant worldview of continued economic growth and consumption. Not only do our current institutions and instruments fail to address the real crisis, they accomplish mutually reinforcing goals that move us in the wrong direction. No attention is given to the relationship between the biophysical crises and the market economy, although continuous economic growth in the wealthy countries is actually a major cause of the biophysical crises." (interpreted from Daly 2007, p. 2486)

Beder, Sharon. 2000. "Costing the Earth: Equity, Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics." New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law 4:227-243. [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]

Berthoud, Gérald. 2010. "Market." Pages 74-94 in Wolfgang Sachs (ed.), The Development Dictionary: A Guide to Knowledge as Power, 2nd Edition. Zed Books, New York & London. [complete book (PDF)]

Bhagwati, Jagdish. 1995. "Trade Liberalisation and 'Fair Trade' Demands: Addressing the Environmental and Labour Standards Issues." World Economy 18(6):745-759. [PDF

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]

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.

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]

Chetty, Raj, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert Manduca, and Jimmy Narang. 2017. "The fading American dream: Trends in absolute income mobility since 1940." Science 24 April:eaal4617. [related website "The Equality of Opportunity Project" with lots of data, graphs, and maps]

Chomsky, Noam. 2017. "The Future of Humanity." Video interview before the Association of American Geographers, 6 April. [Full Interview] [related article with excerpts]

  • "Take a look at the cabinet. The cabinet was designed that way. Every cabinet official was chosen to destroy anything of human significance in that part of the government. It’s so systematic that it can’t be unplanned. I doubt that Trump planned it. My impression is that his only ideology is 'me'. But whoever is working on it is doing a pretty effective job, and the Democrats are cooperating – cooperating in a very striking way."
  • "Basically letting the Bannon-Trump group control what’s presented to the public, crazy things about wiretapping, ‘Did Susan Rice commit a crime?’, whatever tomorrow’s will be, meanwhile the parts of the governmental structure that are beneficial to human beings and to future generations are being systematically destroyed, and with very little attention."

  • "Take, say climate change. I think that a pretty good argument can be made that the fundamental principles of capitalist society and market societies are simply inconsistent with human survival. So in that respect, there is a need to make radical changes, but you can’t just say let’s make radical changes. I mean radical changes in the structure of society can come about when the large mass of the population is convinced that what exists is not going to be responsive to its just needs and demands, so therefore we’ll change what exists." (1:37:29)

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]

Collins, Chuck and Josh Hoxie. 2017. Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us. Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C. [PDF] [story in Forbes]

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]

Crabapple, Molly (artwork) and Bryan Stevenson (naration). 2015. "Slavery to Mass Incarceration." Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, Alabama. (video) 

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]

Credit Suisse. 2016. Global Wealth Databook 2016. Credit Suisse, Switzerland. [PDF]

  • "…the bottom half of the global population own less than 1% of total wealth. In sharp contrast, the richest decile hold 89% of the world’s wealth, and the top percentile alone account for 50% of global assets." (p. 104)

Deaton, Angus. 2013. The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 

Demaria, Federico and Ashish Kothari. 2017. "The Post-Development Dictionary agenda: paths to the pluriverse." Third World Quarterly 38(12):2588-2599. [The predecessor: The Development Dictionary (PDF)]

One sentence critique of sustainability: "Everything must change in order to remain the same." From Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa 1958 novel, The Leopard. (p. 2590)

"Among the flaws or weaknesses of the GE (Green Economy)/Sustainable development (SD) approach as articulated thus far in various UN or UN-sponsored documents, including the declaration for Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, are the following:

  • Absence of an analysis of the historical and structural roots of poverty, hunger, unsustainability and inequities, which include centralisation of state power and capitalist monopolies;
  • Inadequate focus on direct democratic governance (decision-making by citizens and communities in face-to-face settings), beyond the stress on accountability and transparency;
  • Inability to recognise the biophysical limits to economic growth;
  • Continued subservience to private capital, and inability or unwillingness to democratise the economy;
  • Modern science and technology held up as panacea, ignoring their limits and marginalising other forms of knowledge;
  • Culture, ethics and spirituality side-lined;
  • Unbridled consumerism not tackled head-on;
  • Global relations built on localisation and self-reliance missing; and,
  • No new architecture of global governance, with a continued reliance on the centrality of nation-states, denying true democratisation." (pp. 2591-2592)

I would add continued reliance on the responsibilities of individuals and individual firms.

  • "This approach rests on the following intersecting spheres: ecological wisdom and sustainability, social well-being and justice, economic democracy, direct political democracy, and cultural diversity. Fundamental to it is a set of values that include diversity, autonomy, cooperation and solidarity, rights with responsibilities, equity and justice, inclusion, simplicity and sufficiency, respect for all life, non-violence, interconnectedness, dignity of labour, and others." (p. 2594)

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.

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]

  • "In biophysical terms, humanity has never been moving faster nor further from sustainability than it is now. Our increasing population size and per capita impacts are severely testing the ability of Earth to provide for peoples’ most basic needs." (p. 68)

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]

Florida, Richard. 2017. The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class—and What We Can Do About It. Basic Books, New York. [NPR podcast] [review by Amy Liu] [review essay by Sam Wetherell]

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]

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]

George, Henry. 1879. Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth: The Remedy. Appleton, New York. [related resources from the Henry George Institute]

Glaude, Eddie. 2015. Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. Crown, New York. [interview in Salon] [discussion on Book TV (video)]

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,  K. and U.  Kirdar (eds.). 1986. Human  Development: The  Neglected  Dimension. North  South Roundtable, Islamabad.

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

Haq, Mahbub ul. 1977. "Toward a Just Society." Ch.18 in K. Haq (ed.), Equality of Opportunity within and Among Nations. Praeger, New York.

Hardoon, Deborah. 2017. An Economy for the 99%: It’s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few. Briefing Paper, 16 January, Oxfam, London. [news story in the Guardian]

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]

Hedges, Chris. 2013. The world as it is: dispatches on the myth of human progress, revised edition. Nation Books, New York. [author interview] [related essay] [essay related to the media] [author podcast] [podcast 2 with Q&A]

Hedges, Chris. 2017. "Fight the Disease, Not the Symptoms." TruthDig 12 November.

Jackson, Ben. 2005. "The Conceptual History of Social Justice." Political Studies Review 3:356-373. 

Katz, Lawrence F. and Alan B. Krueger. 2017. "Documenting decline in U.S. economic mobility." Science 24 April:eaan3264.

  • "Median incomes stagnate as inequality increases."

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.

Kothari, Ashish,‎ Ariel Salleh,‎ Arturo Escobar,‎ Federico Demaria (eds.). 2018. The Post-Development Dictionary. Zed Books, New York & London. [related preview article by Demaria and Kothari (2017)]

  • Rejects "sustainable development" and its derivative "sustainability" as an oxymoron and looks at alternatives to modernist development paradigms around what it means to be "ecologically wise" and "socially just."

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]

Linford, Andrew. 2011. "Global Inequality: Where is it Found?" Geo Currents 30 April. 

Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability "is a refereed journal that focuses on sustainability policy and politics in relation to theory, concepts and empirical studies at the nexus of justice and the environment. It is a forum for the critical examination, evaluation and discussion of environmental, social and economic policies, processes and strategies which will be needed in movement towards social justice and sustainability - 'Just Sustainability' - at local, regional, national and global scales."

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]

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‒part 2: a principle-based definition." Journal of Cleaner Production 140(1)42-52. [part 1]

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

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]

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

  • "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)

Oosterveer, Peter, Gabriëlle Rossing, Astrid Hendriksen, and Keete Voerman. 2014. "Mainstreaming fair trade: the role of retailers." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 10(2):4-13.  

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. 

Reich, Robert B. 2015. Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few. Knopf, New York. [video lecture]

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.

Rice, Robert A. 1999. "A Place Unbecoming: The Coffee Farm of Northern Latin America." Geographical Review 89(4):554-579.

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. 

Rottenberg, Catherine. 2013. "The Rise of neoliberal feminism." Cultural Studies 28(3):418-437. [abstract]

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

Sachs, Wolfgang. 1999. "Globalization and Sustainability." Development Research Series Working Paper #71, Institut for Historie, Internationale Studier og Samfundsforhold, Aalborg Universitet, Aalborg. [PDF

Sandberg, Sheryl. 2013. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Knopf, New York.

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

  • Three dimensions in "space," a 4th as "time," and the 5th is the "person."

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

Shepardson, David. "Federal Communications Commission votes to repeal net neutrality rules." AOL News 14 December.

  • "The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal marks a victory for internet service providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access."

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]

Slaughter, Anne-Marie. 2012. "Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change." The Atlantic July/August.

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. [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)

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]

Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2002b. "Globalism's Discontents." The American Prospect 13(1):A16-A21. [PDF]

Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2009. "Capitalist Fools." Vanity Fair January.

Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2015. The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them. Norton, New York. [video lecture at the World Bank] [video discussion with Robert Reich]

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]

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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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