Nature and the Environment

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American Dunkirk

The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11

James Kendra and Tricia Wachtendorf

How an unplanned maritime response to the 9/11 disaster showed creativity, improvisation, and the power of community-based resources

196 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 halftones, 1 map


Animal Passions and Beastly Virtues

Reflections on Redecorating Nature

Marc Bekoff

An engaging, thoughtful look at the science and ethics of research into animal behavior

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables


Back to Earth

Tomorrow's Environmentalism

Anthony Weston

An environmentalism that restores humans' connection to Earth

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Challenging the Chip

Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the Global Electronics Industry

Edited by Ted Smith, David Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow

A revealing look at the dark side of the electronics industry and global efforts to move it toward greater sustainability and accountability

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 6 figures, 37 halftones, 3 maps


City and Environment

Christopher Boone and Ali Modarres

An introduction to urban environmental issues around the globe

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 7 figures, 5 halftones


Clean Air and Good Jobs

U.S. Labor and the Struggle for Climate Justice

Todd E. Vachon

Examining the growing participation by labor activists, leaders, and unions in the fight to address climate change, jobs, and justice

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 9 figures


Community Gardening

A PHS Handbook

Pete Prown, and Peter Prown

How to build a community gardening for all to share

132 pages | 8.5 x 8.5


Connection on the Ice

Environmental Ethics in Theory and Practice

Patti H. Clayton, photographs by Charles Mason

An extraordinary whale rescue that revealed a great deal about values and decision making and about how we think of ourselves as human beings

352 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 16 halftones


Creating the Countryside

The Politics of Rural and Environmental Discourse

Edited by E. Melanie DuPuis and Peter Vandergeest

People active in regional environmental crises discuss the destruction, conservation, and creation of the countryside

360 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables, 3 figures, 6 halftones, 4 maps


Dangerous Trade

Histories of Industrial Hazard across a Globalizing World

Edited by Christopher Sellers and Joseph Melling

The first comprehensive survey of the global history of industrial hazards and their control

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 tables, 4 figures, 2 maps



Greta Gaard

Feminist scholars and activists explore the relationships among humans, animals, and the natural environment

304 pages | 6 x 9


Ecohumanism and the Ecological Culture

The Educational Legacy of Lewis Mumford and Ian McHarg

William J. Cohen

Explores how the vision of ecohumanism was championed by Lewis Mumford and operationalized by Ian McHarg

318 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 5 line drawings, 17 halftones


Ecological Politics

Ecofeminists and the Greens

Greta Gaard

An illuminating account of two interconnected social movements from their grassroots origins in the 1970s to the 1996 Green presidential campaign

337 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 2 figs.



Rock, Folk, and the Environment

Mark Pedelty

How popular music reflects the contradictions and dreams of communities searching for more sustainable ways to live.

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Environmental Activism and the Urban Crisis

Baltimore, St. Louis, Chicago

Robert R. Gioielli

How the postwar decay of America's industrial city's helped to give rise to environmental movement

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones