Climate
Emergency

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). “Facts about the Climate Emergency”.   


Oreskes, Naomi, and Erik M. Conway. Merchants of doubt: How a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2011.

Disability Studies

Clare, E. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Durham: Duke University Press. 2017

 

Jampel, C. “Intersections of disability justice, racial justice and environmental justice.” Environmental Sociology 4(1): 122-135. 2018

 

Johnson, K.A. “Bringing Together Feminist Disability Studies and Environmental Justice” in ed. Ray, S.J. Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: Toward an Eco-Crip Theory pp.73-93. 2017


Kafer, A. Feminist, Queer, Crip. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 2013

Ecological Grief

Cunsolo, A. & Landman, K. Mourning Nature: Hope at the Heart of Ecological Loss and Grief. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 2017

 

Sandilands, C. “Melancholy Natures, Queer Ecologies” in eds. Sandilands, C. and Erikson, B. Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire. pp. 331-358. 2010

Environmental Justice

Agyeman, J. et al. Speaking for Ourselves: Environmental Justice in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press. 2010

 

Di Chiro, G. “Polluted Politics? Confronting Toxic Discourse, Sex Panic, and Eco-Normativity” in eds. Sandilands, C. and Erikson, B. Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire. pp. 199-230. 2010

 

Dillon, L. and Sze, J. "Police Power and Particulate Matters: Environmental Justice and the Spatialities of In/Securities in US Cities." English Language Notes 54(2): 13-22. 2016

 

Gilio-Whitaker, D. As Long As Grass Grows. Boston: Beacon Press. 2019.

 

Kojola, Erik and David N. Pellow. “New directions in environmental justice studies: examining the state and violence”, Environmental Politics. 2021, 30 (1-2): 100-118.

 

Lerner, S. Sacrifice Zones: The Front Line of Toxic Exposure in the United States. Cambridge: MIT Press. 2010

 

Murdocca, C. “There Is Something in That Water: Race, Nationalism, and Legal Violence.”Law and Social Inquiry, 35(2): 369–40. 2010

 

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011.

 

Pellow, D.N. (2017). What is Critical Environmental Justice? Hoboken: Wiley

 

Pulido, L. “Flint, Environmental Racism and Racial Capitalism.” Capitalism Nature Socialism. 27(3): 1-16. 2016

 

Pulido, L. “Geographies of race and ethnicity II: Environmental racism, racial capitalism and state-sanctioned violence”. Progress in Human Geography. 41(4): 524–533. 2017

 

Taylor, D. Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution and Residential Mobility. New York: NYU Press. 2014

 

Waldron, I.R.G. There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing. 2018.

 

Wiebe, Sarah M. Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley. Vancouver: UBC Press. 2016.

Extractivism

Cirefice, V’cenza and Lynda Sullivan. “Women on the Frontlines of Resistance to Extractivism.” Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review. 29. (2019).

 

Gómez-Barris, Macarena. The extractive zone: Social ecologies and decolonial perspectives. Duke University Press, 2017

 

Lawrence, Jennifer L. “Fossil-Fueling Vulnerability” in Bohland, James, Jack Harrald, and Deborah Brosnan. The disaster resiliency challenge: Transforming theory to action. Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 2018. 172.

 

Scott, D. “Situating Sarnia: ‘Unimagined Communities’ in the New National Energy Debate.” Journal of Environmental Law and Practice. 25: 81-111. 2013

 

Riofrancos, Thea. Resource radicals: From petro-nationalism to post-extractivism in Ecuador. Duke University Press, 2020


Voyles, T.B. Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country. Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press. 2015

Feminism

Fraser, Nancy. Fortunes of Feminism. Verso Books, 2013. 

 

MacGregor, Sherilyn. “Only resist: Feminist ecological citizenship and the post-politics of climate change”, 2014. Hypatia. 29(3): 617-633).

 

Mack-Canty, Colleen. 2014. “Third-Wave Feminism and the Need to Reweave the Nature/Culture Duality”. NWSA Journal, vol.16, no.3, pp.154-179.

 

Merchant, Carolyn. 1990. The Death of Nature: Women, ecology, and the scientific revolution. New York: First Harper.

 

Mies, Maria & Shiva, Vandana. 2014. Ecofeminism. New York: Zed Books.

 

Plumwood, Val. Feminism and the Mastery of Nature. Routledge, 2002.

 

Salleh, Ariel. Eco-sufficiency & Global Justice: Women write political ecology. New York: Pluto Press, 2009. 

 

Salleh, Ariel. Ecofeminism as politics: Nature, Marx and the postmodern. Zed Books Ltd., 2017.

 

Shiva, Vandana and Lucy Bradley. “Ecofeminism.” PodAcademy. November 2, 2014. 

Food Sovereignty

Leroy, Aurélie. "Food sovereignty: A feminist struggle?" Committee for the Abolition of Illegitimate Debt (2017).

Intersectionality

Beale, Francis. “Double Jeopardy: To be black and female”. In Bambara, Toni Cade (Ed.). The Black Woman: An anthology (pp.109-122). New York: Washington Square Press.

 

Crenshaw, Kimberlé. “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A black feminist critique of antidiscrimination doctrine, feminist theory, and antiracist politics”. University of Chicago Legal Forum, Vol.1989, Issue 1, pp.139-167.

 

Johnson, Chelsea, Latoya Council and Carolyn Choi. “Ecofeminism is Intersectional Feminism.” Ms. Magazine. April 22, 2020. 

 

Kaijser, Anna and Kronsell, Annica. 2014. “Climate Change through the Lens of Intersectionality”. Environmental Politics, Vol.21, no.3, 417-433.

 

King, Deborah K. 1988. Multiple Jeopardy, Mulitple Consciousness: The Context of a Black Feminist Ideology. Signs, Vol.14 No.1, pp.42-72.

 

Lorde, Audre. 1984. Sister Outsider. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press.

Multispecies
Studies

Adams, Carol & Gruen, Lori. Ecofeminism: Feminist intersections with animals and the Earth. 2014. New York: Bloomsbury.

 

Celermajer, Danielle.  David Schlosberg, Lauren Rickards, Makere Stewart- Harawira, Mathias Thaler, Petra Tschakert, Blanche Verlie & Christine Winter. “Multispecies justice: theories, challenges, and a research agenda for environmental politics”, Environmental Politics, 2021, 30:1-2, 119-140.

 

Haraway, Donna. 1998. When Species Meet. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Post Humanism

Tsing, A. The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2015


Alaimo, S. Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 2016

Theoretical Frameworks and Methodology

Akard, Patrick. "The “theory-praxis nexus” in Marcuse's critical theory." Dialectical Anthropology 8, no. 3 (1983): 207-215.

 

Boros, Diana. "Critical theory and the challenge of praxis." Contemporary Political Theory 18, no. 1 (2019): 5-7.

 

Coulthard, Glen and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. “Grounded Normativity/Place-Based Solidarity”, American Quarterly. 2016, 68(2): 249-255. 

 

Lather, Patti. "Research as praxis." Harvard educational review 56, no. 3 (1986): 257-278.

 

Ludovisi, Stefano Giacchetti. Critical theory and the challenge of praxis: Beyond reification. Routledge, 2016.

 

Marcuse, Herbert. Negations: Essays in critical theory. London: MayFlyBooks, 2009.

 

Potts, Karen, and Leslie Brown. "Becoming an anti-oppressive researcher." Research as resistance: Critical, indigenous and anti-oppressive approaches 255 (2005).

Transcorporeality

Chen, M.Y. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering and Queer Affect. Durham: Duke University Press. 2012

 

Cielemęcka, O. & Åsberg C. “Introduction: Toxic Embodiment and Feminist Environmental Humanities.” Environmental Humanities 11(1): 101-107. 2019

 

Litvintseva, S. “Asbestos: Inside and Outside, Toxic and Haptic.” Environmental Humanities 11(1): 152-173. 2019.

 

MacGregor, Sherilyn. “Making matter great again? Ecofeminism, new materialism and the ‘everyday turn’ in environmental politics”, Environmental Politics. 2021, 30(1-2): 41-60.

 

Shotwell, A. Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 2016


Tuana, N. (2008). “Viscous Porosity: Witnessing Katrina,” in eds. Alaimo, S. and Hekman, S. Material Feminisms. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

(Settler)
Colonialism

Byrd, J.A. The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism. Durham: Duke University Press. 2011

 

Coulthard, Glen. Red Skin, White Masks. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.

 

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the oppressed. Bloomsbury publishing USA, 2018.

 

LaDuke, W. All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life (2nd edition). Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2015

 

Madley, Benjamin. American Genocide. Yale University Press, 2016. 

 

Parson, Sean & Ray, Emily. “Sustainable Colonization: Tar Sands as Resource Colonialism.” Capitalism, Nature, Socialism.  DOI: 10.1080/10455752.2016.1268187

 

Pasternak, S. (2020). “Assimilation and Partition: How Settler Colonialism and Racial Capitalism Co-produce the Borders of Indigenous Economies.” South Atlantic Quarterly. 119(2): 301-324. 2020

 

Powell, Dana E. Landscapes of power: politics of energy in the Navajo Nation. Duke University Press, 2018.

 

Simpson, A. “The State is a Man: Theresa Spence, Loretta Saunders and the Gender of Settler Sovereignty.” Theory and Event, 19 (4). 2016

 

Whyte, K. “Settler Colonialism, Ecology, and Environmental Injustice.” Environment and Society: Advances in Research 9(1): 125-144. 2018


Wiebe, S.M. “Sensing Empire at Sea: SONAR, Kanaloa and Indigenous Marine Sovereignty.” Sensate.

In the News

Goodluck, Kalen, Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee. “The Land Grant Universities Still Profiting Off of Indigenous Homelands.” High Country News. August 18, 2020. [Available Online]

 

KUAa. “KUA Signs Climate Strong Islands Declaration:  A call to action to create more sustainable and resilient communities”. February 26 2020 Blog Post.  

 

KUAb. “Climate Strong Islands Declaration: Final Version”. February 2020. 

 

Larsen, Karin. “‘We are moving forward together’: Premier urges feds to follow B.C.’s lead enshrining UNDRIP”, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. CBC News. December 3 2019. 

 

Levin, Dan. “Dozens of Women Vanish on Canada’s Highway of Tears, and Most Cases are Unsolved”, New York Times. May 24 2016. 

 

Mann, Michael E. “I’m a Scientist Who Has Gotten Death Threats. I Fear What May Happen Under Trump.” Washington Post. December 16, 2016. [Available Online]

 

Proctor, Jason. “‘Walk the walk” Wet’suwet’en chiefs sue Ottawa to force Crown to act on climate change”, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. CBC News. February 12 2020. 

 

“Reconciliation is Dead: Unist’ot’en Women Arrested in Ceremony”. Facebook video. February 13 2020. 

 

Sommer, Lauren. “To Manage Wildfire, California Looks to What Tribes have Known All Along.” NPR. 

 

Union of Concerned Scientists. “How the Fossil-Fuel Industry Harassed Climate Scientist Michael Mann.” October 12, 2017. 

 

Zhou, Naaman. “Oxford Dictionaries declares ‘climate emergency’ the word of 2019". The Guardian. November 21 2019.