CHN Bookshelf December 2009

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A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and col­laborating scholars are reading and recommend. Quot libros, quam breve tempus.


U. Beck, World at Risk (Polity Press, 2007).

S. Brand, Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto (Viking, 2009).

S. Clayton and G. Myers, Conservation Psychology: Understanding and Promoting Human Care for Nature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).

A. Giddens, The Politics of Climate Change (Polity Press, 2009).

D. Noble, The Music of Life: Biology Beyond Genes (Oxford University Press, 2006).

J. Rockstrom, W. Steffen, K. Noone, et al. “Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity,” Ecology and Society 14, no. 2 (2009): 32. Online at: art32/. Also accessible at: wnload/18.8615c78125078c8d3380002197/ES-2009-3180.pdf

A. Roy, Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers (Haymarket Books, 2009).

S. Spratt, A. Simms, E. Neitzert, and J. Ryan-Collins, The Great Transition (New Economics Foundation, 2009). Online at:

N. Stern, The Global Deal: Climate Change and the Creation of A New Era of Progress and Prosperity (Public Affairs, 2009).

T. Volk, CO2 Rising: The World’s Greatest Environmental Challenge (MIT Press, 2008).

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