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Research Bibliography: Ecological Studies
 

Ecopsychology & Human Ecology

David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous - Perception and Language in a More-than-Human World. New York: Pantheon Books, 1996.

Howard Clinebell, Ecotherapy - Healing Ourselves, Healing the Earth. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press, 1996.

Paul Devereux, Re-Visioning the Earth - A Guide to Opening Healing Channels Between Mind and Nature. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

George S. Howard, Ecological Psychology - Creating a More Earth-Friendly Human Nature. University of Notre Dame Press, 1997.

Warwick Fox, Toward A Transpersonal Ecology - Developing New Foundations for Environmentalism. Boston: Shambhala, 1990.

Chellis Glendinning, My Name is Chellis & I'm in Recovery from Western Civilization.
Boston: Shambhala, 1994.

Joanne Lauck, The Voice of the Infinite in the Small - Revisioning the Insect-Human Connection. Mill Spring, NC: Swan Raven & Co., 1998

Joanna Macy, World as Lover, World as Self. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1991.

Joseph Meeker, Minding the Earth - Thinly Disguised Essays on Human Ecology. Alameda, CA: Latham Foundation, 1988.

Theodore Roszak, The Voice of the Earth New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Theodore Roszak, Mary Gomes & Allen Kanner (eds. ) Ecopsychology - Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books, 1995.

Paul Shepard, Nature and Madness. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1982.

Paul Shepard, Thinking Animals - Animals and the Development of Human Intelligence. New York: Viking Press, 1978.

Paul Shepard, Traces of an Omnivore. Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1996.

Paul Shepard, The Others - How Animals Made Us Human. Covelo, CA:
Island Press, 1996.

Mitchell Thomashow, Ecological Identity - Becoming a Reflective Environmentalist. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1995.

Deborah Winter, Ecological Psychology: Healing the Split Between Planet and Self. New York: HarperCollins, 1996.


Ecology & Education

C.A. Bowers, Education, Cultural Myths and the Ecological Crisis. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1993.

Edith Cobb, The Ecology of the Imagination in Childhood. Dallas: Spring Publications, 1993 (first publ. 1977).

David Orr, Ecological Literacy - Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World.
Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1992.

David Orr, Earth in Mind - On Education, Environment and the Human Prospect. Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1994.


Ecophilosophy & Environmental Ethics

Wendell Berry, What Are People For. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990.

Wendell Berry, A Continuous Harmony - Essays Cultural and Agricultural. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972.

Richard Botzler & Susan Armstrong (eds.) Environmental Ethics - Divergence and Convergence. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998 (2nd ed.)

J. Baird Callicott, In Defense of the Land Ethic. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1989.

David Ehrenfeld, The Arrogance of Humanism. Oxford University Press, 1981.

Eugene Hargrove, Foundations of Environmental Ethics. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1989.

Eugene Hargrove (ed.), The Animal Rights/Environmental Ethics Debate. Albany, NY:
State University of New York Press, 1992.

Stephen Kellert, The Value of Life - Biological Diversity and Human Society.
Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1995.

Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac. Oxford University Press, 1949.

David Macauley (ed.) Minding Nature - The Philosophers of Ecology.
New York: The Guilford Press, 1996.

Joseph Meeker, The Comedy of Survival - In Search of an Environmental Ethic.
Los Angeles: Guild of Tutors Press, 1980 (orig. publ. 1974)

Roderick Nash, The Rights of Nature - A History of Environmental Ethics.
University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.

Max Oelschlager (ed.) - The Wilderness Condition - Essays on Environment and Civilization. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1992.

Max Oelschlager, The Idea of Wilderness - From Prehistory to the Age of Ecology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Holmes Rolston III, Philosophy Gone Wild. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1989.

Christopher Stone, Should Trees Have Standing? Toward Legal Rights for Natural Objects. Palo Alto, CA: Tioga Publishing Co., 1988 (2nd ed.)

Christopher Stone, Earth And Other Ethics - The Case for Moral Pluralism. New York: Harper & Row, 1987.

Michael Zimmerman (ed.) Environmental Philosophy - From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1993.


Radical Ecologies: Deep Ecology

Edward Abbey (ed.) The Best of Edward Abbey. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1984.

Bill Devall & George Sessions, Deep Ecology - Living As If Nature Mattered. Salt Lake City, UT: Peregrine Smith, 1985.

Bill Devall, Simple in Means, Rich in Ends - Practicing Deep Ecology. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1988.

Alan Drengson & Yuichi Inoue (eds.) The Deep Ecology Movement Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 1995.

Dolores LaChapelle, Sacred Land, Sacred Sex - The Rapture of the Deep. Silverton, CO: Fine Arts Hill, 1988.

Arne Naess, Ecology, Community and Lifestyle. (transl. David Rothenberg). Cambridge University Press, 1989.

John Seed, Joanna Macy, Pat Fleming, Arne Naess, Thinking Like a Mountain - Toward a Council of All Beings. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1988.

George Sessions (ed.) Deep Ecology for the 21st Century - Readings in the Philosophy and Practice of the New Environmentalism. Boston: Shambhala, 1995.

Gary Snyder, The Practice of the Wild. Berkeley: North Point Press, 1990.

 

Radical Ecologies: Ecofeminism

Lorraine Anderson (ed.) Sisters of the Earth - Women's Prose and Poetry About Nature.
New York: Random House Vintage Books, 1991.

Andrée Collard, with Joyce Contrucci Rape of the Wild - Man's Violence Against Animals and the Earth. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Greta Gaard (ed.) Ecofeminism: Women, Animals and Nature. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1992.

Irene Diamond & Gloria Orenstein (eds.) Reweaving the World - The Emergence of Ecofeminism San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1990.

Maria Mies & Vandana Shiva Ecofeminism. London: Zed Books, 1993.

Judith Plant (ed.) Healing the Wounds - The Promise of Ecofeminism. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1989.

 

Radical Ecologies: Social Ecology & Socialist Ecology

Murray Bookchin, The Modern Crisis. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1986.

Murray Bookchin, Remaking Society - Pathways to a Green Future. Boston: South End Press, 1990.

Murray Bookchin & Dave Foreman, Defending the Earth (A Dialogue). Boston: South End Press, 1991.

Carolyn Merchant, Radical Ecology - Search for a Livable World
New York: Routledge, 1992.

Crolyn Merchant (ed.) Ecology - Key Concepts in Critical Theory. New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1994.

James O'Connor, Natural Causes - Essays in Ecological Marxism. New York: Guilford Publications, 1998.



Radical Ecologies: Bioregionalism & Studies of Place


Van Andruss, Christopher Plant, Judith Plant, & Eleanor Wright (editors). Home! A Bioregional Reader. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1990.

Peter Berg, Beryl Magilavy & Seth Zuckerman, A Green City Program For San Francisco Bay Area Cities and Towns. San Francisco: Planet Drum Books, 1989.

Peter Berg, Discovering Your Life-Place: A First Bioregional Workbook. Planet Drum Books (P.O. Box 31251, San Francisco, CA 94131), n.d.

Alan Thein Durning, This Place on Earth: Home and the Practice of Permanence. Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books, 1996

Kirkpatrick Sale, Dwellers in the Land - The Bioregional Vision. Philadelphia:
New Society Publishers, 1993.

David Seamon & Robert Mugerauer (eds.) Dwelling, Place and Environment - Towards a Phenomenology of Person and World. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985.

Gary Snyder, A Place in Space - Ethics, Aesthetics and Watersheds. Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1995.

Yi-Fu Tuan, Space and Place - The Perspective of Experience. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1977.


Cross-Cultural Studies & Indigenous Traditions


E. N. Anderson, Ecologies of the Heart - Emotion, Belief and the Environment.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.


John Bierhorst, The Way of the Earth: Native Americans and the Environment.
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1994.

J. Baird Callicott & Roger Ames (editors), Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1997.

J. Baird Callicott, Earth's Insights - A Multicultural Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback. Berkeley:
University of California Press, 1994.

James G. Cowan, Letters from a Wild State - Rediscovering Our True Relationship to Nature. New York: Harmony Books, Bell Tower, 1991.

J. Donald Hughes, American Indian Ecology. El Paso, TX:
University of Texas Press, 1987.

Jerry Mander, In the Absence of the Sacred - The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1991.

T.C. McLuhan, The Way of the Earth - Encounters with Nature in Ancient and Contemporary Thought. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Ed McGaa, Eagle Man, Mother Earth Spirituality - Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperSanFrancisco, 1990.

David Suzuki & Peter Knudtson (eds.) Wisdom of the Elders - Honoring Sacred Native Visions of Nature. New York: Bantam Books, 1992.



Historical Studies

Anna Bramwell, Ecology in the 20th Century. Yale University Press, 1989.

Bernard Campbell, Human Ecology - The story of our place in nature from prehistory to the present. New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1983.

Alfred Crosby, Ecological Imperialism - The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900 - 1900.
Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Riane Eisler, The Chalice and the Blade - Our History, Our Future. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1987.

Clarence Glacken, Traces on the Rhodian Shore - Nature and Culture in Western Thought From Ancient Times to the End of the Eighteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.

J. Donald Hughes, Pan's Travail - Environmental Problems of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Calvin Luther Martin, In the Spirit of the Earth - Rethinking History and Time. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Jim Mason, An Unnatural Order - Uncovering the Roots of Our Domination of Nature and Each Other New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature - Women, ecology and the scientific revolution. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

John Perlin, A Forest Journey - The Role of Wood in the Development of Civilization.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Clive Ponting, A Green History of the World - The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.

Donald Worster, The Wealth of Nature - Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.


Ecology, Religion and Spirituality

Alan Hunt Badiner, Dharma Gaia - A Harvest of Essays in Buddhism and Ecology. Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1990.

Thomas Berry, The Dream of the Earth. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1988.

Leonardo Boff, Ecology and Liberation - A New Paradigm. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1995.

Roger Gottlieb (ed.) This Sacred Earth - Religion, Nature, Environment. New York: Routledge, 1996.

Eugene Hargrove (ed.), Religion and Environmental Crisis. Athens, GA:
University of Georgia Press, 1986.

Tom Hayden, The Lost Gospel of Earth - A Call for Renewing Nature, Spirit and Politics.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1996.

Joanna Macy, Mutual Causality in Buddhism and General Systems Theory. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1991.

Ralph Metzner, The Well of Remembrance. Rediscovering the Earth-Wisdom Mythology of Northern Europe. Boston: Shambhala, 1994.

Jim Nollman, Spiritual Ecology - A Guide for Reconnecting with Nature. New York: Bantam Books, 1990.

Michael Roads, Talking With Nature. Sharing the Energies and Spirit of Tress, Plants, Birds and Earth. Tiburon, CA: H J Kramer, 1987.

Michael Roads, Journey Into Nature. A Spiritual Adventure. Tiburon, CA: H J Kramer, 1990.

Elizabeth Roberts & Elias Amidon (eds.) Earth Prayers From Around the World. HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.

Rosemary Radford Ruether, Gaia & God - An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing
San Francisco: Harper, 1992.

Charlene Spreknak, States of Grace - The Recovery of Meaning in the Postmodern Age. San Francisco: Harper, 1992.

Mary Evelyn Tucker & John Grim (eds.) Worldviews and Ecology Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1993.

Kees Zoeteman, Gaiasophy - The Wisdom of the Living Earth. Hudson, NY:
Lindisfarne Press, 1991.

New Science: Cosmology, Gaia and Evolution

Robert Augros & George Stanciu, The New Biology - Discovering the Wisdom in Nature.
Boston: Shambhala, 1988.

Gregory Bateson, Mind and Nature - A Necessary Unity. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979.

Charles Birch & John Cobb, Jr. The Liberation of Life. Cambridge University Press, 1981

Edward Goldsmith, The Way - An Ecological World-View. Boston: Shambhala, 1993.

James Lovelock, Healing Gaia - Practical Medicine for the Planet. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.

Elisabet Sahtouris, EarthDance - Living Systems in Evolution. Alameda, CA: Metalog Books, 1996.

Rupert Sheldrake, The Rebirth of Nature - The Greening of Science and God. New York: Bantam Books, 1991.

Brian Swimme & Thomas Berry, The Universe Story - From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1992.

William Irwin Thompson (ed.) GAIA A Way of Knowing - Political Implications of the New Biology. Great Barrington, MA: Inner Traditions Lindisfarne Press, 1987.

William Irwin Thompson (ed.) GAIA-2 Emergence - The New Science of Becoming.
Hudson, NY: Lindisfarne Press, 1991.



New Science: Living Systems Theory, Ecology and Conservation


Fritjof Capra, The Web of Life - A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems.
New York: Doubleday Anchor Books, 1996.

Stephen Kellert & Edward O. Wilson (eds.) The Biophilia Hypothesis. Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1993.

Erwin Laszlo, The Systems View of the World - A Holistic Vision for Our Time.
Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 1996.

David Oates, Earth Rising - Ecological Belief in an Age of Science. Oregon State University Press, 1989.

Eugene P. Odum, Ecology and Our Endangered Life-Support Systems. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc., 1991.

Edward O. Wilson, The Diversity of Life. Harvard University Press / Norton, 1994.


Ecological Economics, Technology & Development

Wendell Berry, Home Economics. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1987.

Herman E. Daly, Steady-State Economics. Covelo, CA: Island Press, 1991 (2nd ed.)

Herman E. Daly & John B. Cobb, For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. Boston:
Beacon Press, 1989.

Paul Ekins, The Gaia Atlas of Green Economics New York:
Doubleday Anchor Books, 1992.

The Ecologist (eds. ) Whose Common Future? Reclaiming the Commons. Philadelphia, P.A.: New Society Publishers, 1993.

John Bellamy Foster, The Vulnerable Planet - A Short Economic History of the Environment. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1994.

Paul Hawken, The Ecology of Commerce - A Declaration of Sustainability. New York: HarperBusiness, 1993.

Hazel Henderson, Paradigms in Progress - Life Beyond Economics. Indianapolis, IN: Knowledge Systems, Inc., 1991.

Rajaram Krishnan, Jonathan Harris & Neva Goodwin (eds.) A Survey of Ecological Economics. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1995.

Kenneth Lux, Adam Smith's Mistake - How A Moral Philosopher Invented Economics and Ended Morality. Boston: Shambhala, 1990.

Jerry Mander & Edward Goldsmith (eds. ) The Case Against the Global Economy and For a Turn Toward the Local. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1996.

Wolfgang Sachs (ed.) The Development Dictionary - A Guide to Knowledge as Power.
London: Zed Books, 1992.

Vandana Shiva, Monocultures of the Mind - Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology. London: Zed Books, 1993.

E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful - Economics As If People Mattered. New York: Harper & Row, 1973.

Paul Wachtel, The Poverty of Affluence - A Psychological Portrait of the American Way of Life. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1989.


Environmentalism: Attitudes, Policies and Politics


David Brower, Let the Mountains Talk, Let the Rivers Run - A Call to Those Who Would Save the Earth. San Francisco: HarperCollins West, 1995.

Robert Bullard (ed.), Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices from the Grassroots.
Boston: South End Press, 1993.

William R. Catton Jr., Overshoot - The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change. University of Illinois Press, 1982.

Riley Dunlap & Angela Mertig (eds), American Environmentalism - The U.S. Environmental Movement. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis, 1992.

Dave Foreman, Confessions of an Eco-Warrior. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.

Richard Hofrichter (ed.) Toxic Struggles - The Theory and Practice of Environmental Justice. Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1993.

Donella Meadows, Dennis L. Meadows, Jørgen Randers, Beyond the Limits - Confronting Global Collapse - Envisioning A Sustainable Future. Post Mills, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Co., 1992.

Roy Morrison, Ecological Democracy. Boston: South End Press, 1995.

Rick Scarce, Eco-Warriors - Understanding the Radical Environmental Movement.
Chicago: The Noble Press, 1990.

Brian Tokar, Earth for Sale - Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash.
Boston: South End Press, 1997.

David Wann, Biologic - Environmental Protection by Design. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1990.

Capt. Paul Watson, Earthforce! An Earthwarrior's Guide to Strategy. Los Angeles:
Chaco Press, 1993.

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