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  1. Suggested for Student purchase 2 items
    If you would like to buy a book, the main recommended text books are
    1. Politics and the environment: from theory to practice - Connelly, James 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Suggested for student purchase

  2. Topic 1: The environmental crisis 13 items
    1. Essential reading 6 items
      1. For "boundaryists": 

      2. Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity - Johan Rockström, Will Steffen, Kevin Noone, Åsa Persson 2009

        Article Essential

      3. For "skeptics": 

      4. For all: 

      5. The Denial of Global Warming [IN] The Palgrave Handbook of Climate History - Naomi Oreskes, Erik Conway, David J. Karoly, Joelle Gergis

        Chapter Essential

    2. Additional reading 7 items
      1. Understanding environmental issues - Susan Buckingham, Mike Turner 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Environmental skepticism: ecology, power and public life - Peter Jacques 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      3. The global casino: an introduction to environmental issues - Nick Middleton 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. An introduction to global environmental issues - K. T. Pickering, Lewis A. Owen 1994

        Book Recommended

  3. Topic 2: Green political thought 11 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. The politics of the Earth : environmental discourses - John S. Dryzek 2013

        Book Essential especially Chapters 2, 3 and 9

    2. Additional reading 8 items
      1. The Green reader - Andrew Dobson 1991

        Book Recommended Especially readings in section on ‘Green Philosophy’, 'The Green Critique' and 'The Green Society'

  4. Topic 3: The science-policy nexus 10 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Chapter 4 [IN] Politics and the environment: from theory to practice - James Connelly

        Chapter Essential Especially sub-sections on ‘complexity, uncertainty and bounded rationality’ and ‘power and influence: setting the policy agenda’.

    2. Additional reading 6 items
  5. Topic 4: Challenges of managing the commons 7 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. The Tragedy of the Commons - Garrett Hardin 1968

        Article Essential

      2. The politics of the Earth: environmental discourses - John S. Dryzek 2013

        Book Essential Part 2

    2. Additional reading 5 items
      1. No Tragedy of the Commons - Susan Jane Buck Cox 1985

        Article Recommended

  6. Topic 5: Sustainable development and ecological modernisation 13 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
    2. Additional reading 9 items
      1. The politics of the Earth: environmental discourses - John S. Dryzek 2013

        Book Recommended Chapters 7 and 8

      2. Debating the earth : the environmental politics reader - John S. Dryzek

        Book Recommended Section VI

  7. Topic 6: The environmental policy toolbox 8 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
    2. Additional reading 6 items
      1. Governance by green taxes : making pollution prevention pay - Mikael Skou Andersen

        Book Recommended

  8. Topic 7: Environmental policy-making in Britain 10 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
    2. Supplementary reading 7 items
      1. Policy Innovation or 'Muddling Through'? 'New' Environmental Policy Instruments in the United Kingdom - Andrew Jordan, Rüdiger K.W. Wurzel, R. Zito, Lars Brückner 03/2003

        Article Recommended

      2. UK environmental policy in the 1990's - Tim Gray

        Book Recommended

      3. British politics and the environment - John McCormick

        Book Recommended

  9. Topic 8: Environmental policy-making in the European Union 9 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
    2. Additional reading 6 items
      1. Strategies of the 'green' member states in EU environmental policy-making - Duncan Liefferink, Mikael Skou Andersen 06/1998

        Article Recommended

  10. Topic 9: Global environmental policy-making 9 items
    1. Essential reading 4 items
    2. Additional reading 5 items
  11. Topic 10: Student-led, Country positions on environmental issues 5 items
    1. Essential preparation: 1 item
      1. UNEP Environmental Data Explorer - The Environmental Database (search | map | graph | download)

        Website Essential Use the UNEP Environmental Data Explorer to tease out data for your country case

    2. Useful additional sources: 4 items
      You may also wish to consult a range of environmental atlases. Examples include:
      1. The Atlas of climate change: mapping the world's greatest challenge - Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing 2006

        Book Recommended

  12. Topic 11: Environmental movements 12 items
    1. Essential reading 3 items
      1. Environmental Movements [IN] The Blackwell companion to social movements - Rootes, C.

        Chapter Essential NB. There is a new edition of the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Social Movements that might be worth checking out

    2. Additional reading 9 items
      1. Movements [IN] Critical environmental politics - Stephen Price, Clare Saunders, Cristina Olcese

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Covert repertoires: Ecotage in the UK - Alexandra Plows, Derek Wall, Brian Doherty 10/2004

        Article Recommended

      3. Direct action in British environmentalism - Seel, Benjamin, Paterson, Matthew, Doherty, Brian 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

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