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This list relates to the semester Spring 2019 which does not start until 01/01/2019
  1. Week 2: Globalisation and the Environment 20 items
    1. Is globalisation sustainable? - Pim Martens, Mohsin Raza 2010

      Article Recommended

    2. Empire's ecological tyreprints 1. - Paterson, Matthew1 matthew.paterson@uottawa.caDalby, Simon2 2006

      Article Recommended

    3. The Cost of Free Trade. - Paul Joel R. 2015

      Article Recommended

  2. Week 3: Economic Growth in a World of Wealth and Poverty 23 items
    1. State of the world 2014: governing for sustainability - Tom Prugh, Michael Renner, The Worldwatch Institue 2014

      Book Recommended Chapter 18 - Alperovitz, Gar (2014). “The Political-Economic Foundations of a Sustainable System.”

    2. The Environmental Paradox of the Welfare State: The Dynamics of Sustainability - Daniel Bailey 02/11/2015

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    3. The Brundtland link between poverty and environmental degradation, and other questionable opinions - Leif Bratt 2009

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    4. Poorer Countries and the Environment: Friends or Foes? - Robin Broad, John Cavanagh 08/2015

      Article Recommended

    5. The end of growth: adapting to our new economic reality - Heinberg, Richard 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended especially Introduction – The New Normal; Ch. 3 – Earth’s Limits)

    6. Economic growth and sustainable development - Peter N. Hess 2016

      Book Recommended

    7. Poverty and environmental degradation: Challenges within the global economy - Akin L Mabogunje Jan/Feb 2002

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    8. Revisiting Environmental Kuznets Curves through the energy price lens - Miguel Rodríguez, Yolanda Pena-Boquetea, Juan Carlos Pardo-Fernández

      Article Recommended

    9. Understanding the Jevons paradox - Richard York 2016

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

  3. Week 4: Global Trade and the Environment 27 items
    1. Trade and the environment: from a ‘Southern’ perspective - Roldan Muradian, Joan Martinez-Alier 2001-2

      Article Recommended

    2. The Cost of Free Trade. - Joel R. Paul 2015

      Article Recommended

    3. Can Trade Green China? Participation in the global economy and the environmental performance of Chinese firms - Phillip Stalley 09/2009

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    4. Environmental and social footprints of international trade - Thomas Wiedmann, Manfred Lenzen 2018-5

      Article Recommended

  4. Week 5 (a): Global Investment/Production and the Environment 19 items
    1. Climate policy and the 'carbon haven' effect - Branger Frédéric, Quirion Philippe 2013/08/06

      Article Recommended

    2. Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment - M. A. Cole, R. J. R. Elliott, L. Zhang 2017

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    3. Are the Central East European Countries Pollution Havens? - Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso, Martina Vidovic, Anca M. Voicu 03/2017

      Article Recommended

    4. TTIP and Climate Change: How Real Are Race to the Bottom Concerns? - Polanco, Rodrigode Sépibus, JoëlleHolzer, Kateryna 2017

      Article Recommended

  5. Week 5 (b): Business strategy and the Environment 25 items
    1. Comparative environmental politics (c2012.) (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Gallagher, Deborah R. and Erika Weinthal (2012). “Business-State Relations and the Environment: The Evolving Role of Corporate Social Responsibility, pp. 143-170.

    2. Walking the talk: the business case for sustainable development - Holliday, Charles O., Schmidheiny, Stephan, Watts, Philip, World Business Council for Sustainable Development 2002

      Book Recommended (esp. good for case studies of corporate environmental initiatives)

    3. The business of global environmental governance - Levy, David L., Newell, Peter c2005

      Book Recommended (Ch. 1: Business and International Environmental Governance)

    4. The Handbook of Global Companies - John Mikler 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The handbook of global companies - John Mikler 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. The power of sustainability to create shared value: Coca-Cola demonstrates that doing good is good for business.” - Bea Perez 2015

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    7. Creating shared value - Michael E Porter, Mark R Kramer 2011

      Article Recommended “You will find this journal via the Library catalogue. Due to publisher restrictions we are not able to provide a link directly to the article.” .

    8. Business & Society - “Climate change: challenging business, transforming politics”, March 2012

      Journal Recommended Special issue on Climate change: challenging business, transforming politics

    9. Hijacking environmentalism: corporate responses to sustainable development - Welford, Richard 1997

      Book Recommended (esp. Introduction & Ch. 6

  6. Week 6 (a): Population & Environment 5 items
    1. Hot, flat, and crowded : why the world needs a green revolution--and how we can renew our global future. Release 2.0 updated and expanded / Thomas L. Friedman. - Thomas L. Friedman 2008

      Book Recommended Read: Ch. 5: ‘Our Carbon Copies (or, Too Many Americans)’ Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    2. The real tragedy of the commons - Stephen M. Gardiner 2005/01/13

      Article Recommended

    3. Economic growth and sustainable development - Peter N. Hess 2016

      Book Recommended (Chapters 2, 9 & 10 on population growth)

  7. Week 6 (B): Green Consumerism and Sustainable Consumption 10 items
    1. The problem of consumption. - Peter Dauvergne 2010

      Article Recommended

    2. Anti-consumption: An overview and research agenda - Michael S.W. Lee, Karen V. Fernandez, Michael R. Hyman 2009-2

      Article 

  8. Week 7: The Green Economy, Green Growth and Ecological Modernisation 14 items
    1. Green growth and climate change: conceptual and empirical considerations - Miklós Antal, Jeroen CJM Van Den Bergh Mar 2016

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    2. A new blueprint for a green economy - Barbier, Edward, Markandya, Anil 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended (Ch. 7: Towards a green global economy)

  9. Week 8: Sufficiency and Bhutan (as Case Study) 21 items
    1. Jevons' paradox - Blake Alcott 2005-7

      Article Recommended

    2. Cultural causes of environmental problems: a Wittgensteinian approach to social action - Vesa Arponen 2012

      Thesis Recommended Esp chapter 2 on the treadmill of production

    3. On the possibility of sustainable development with less economic growth: a research note - Ângelo Chaves Barroso, Manuel Castelo, Francisco VitorinoBranco, Cristina Martins Oct 2016

      Article 

    4. When green growth is not enough: climate change, ecological modernization, and sufficiency - Anders Hayden (2014.) ((electronic resource))

      Book Recommended (Chapters 8-10)

    5. Buen Vivird degrowth and ecological Swaraj: Alternatives to sustainable development and the Green Economy - Ashish Kothari, Fredrico Demaria, Alberta Acosta 2014

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

    6. Beyond GDP: Measuring and achieving global genuine progress - Ida Kubiszewski (and six others) 2013-9

      Article Recommended

    7. The logic of sufficiency - Thomas Princen c2005

      Book Recommended

    8. Planet dialectics: explorations in environment and development - Sachs, Wolfgang 1999

      Book Recommended (esp. Ch. 12 - The Power of Limits: An Inquiry into New Models of Wealth) [G 16 SAC]

    9. Questioning economic growth - Peter Victor 18/11/2010

      Article Recommended

  10. Week 9: The Political Economy of Energy and Climate Change 14 items
    1. Why does renewable energy diffuse so slowly? A review of innovation system problems - Simona O. Negro, Floortje Alkemade, Marko P. Hekkert August 2012

      Article Recommended

    2. The problem of energy - John Urry 01/09/2014

      Article Recommended

  11. Week 10: Sustainability Transitions 1 item
    1. Individual Behavior and Global Environmental Problems - Elizabeth R. DeSombre 02/2018

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module POLU9GE

  12. BEYOND the READING LIST 1 item
    You are expected to read widely beyond this resource list. Make a start with your subject research guide.
    1. Try the subject research guide for the most appropriate resources for your topic.