Action Research Books

Social Justice, Environment and Livability books from MIT Press

Urban and Industrial Environments

Urban and Industrial Environments Books

Established in 1997, though a partnership between MIT Press and UEPI, the Urban and Industrial Environments series of books address issues of urban life, industry structures and activities, local and global environments, and questions of regional equity and social and environmental justice.

Posts related to these books can be founded in the category Urban and Industrial Environments Books

The series continues to actively solicit new manuscripts. For more information, please contact series editor, Robert Gottlieb.

Sustainable Metropolitan Communities Books (Imprint of Urban and Industrial Environments Books)

SMC Books focus on the themes, ideas, action strategies, and research that address regional and global issues within a regional equity and sustainability framework.

Posts related to these books can be found in the category Sustainable Metropolitan Communities Books.


New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate
by Tom Angotti, Forward by Peter Marcuse
November 2008, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “New York for Sale”


Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice
by David V. Carruthers
March 2008, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Environmental Justice in Latin America”


Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City
by Robert Gottlieb
November 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Reinventing Los Angeles”


The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley
by Kevin P. Gallagher and Lyuba Zarsky
September 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “The Enclave Economy”


Resisting Global Toxics: Transnational Movements for Environmental Justice
By David Naguib Pellow
September 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Resisting Global Toxics”


Rivertown: Rethinking Urban Rivers
Paul Stanton Kibel (Ed.)
September 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Rivertown”


The Working Landscape: Founding, Preservation, and the Politics of Place
by Peter F. Cannavò
July 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “The Working Landscape”


Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism, Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalization
by David Hess
May 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry”


Degrees That Matter: Climate Change and the University
by Ann Rappaport and Sarah Hammond Creighton
May 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Degrees That Matter”


Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: The Remaking of American Environmentalism
by Michael Egan
April 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Barry Commoner”


Environmental Justice and Environmentalism: The Social Justice Challenge to the Environmental Movement
Ronald Sandler and Phaedra C. Pezzullo (Eds.)
February 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Environmental Justice and Environmentalism”


Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice, and Regional Equity
by Robert D. Bullard (Ed.)
February 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Growing Smarter”


Noxious New York: The Racial Politics of Urban Health and Environmental Justice
by Julie Sze
December 2006, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Noxious New York”


Precautionary Politics: Principle and Practice in Confronting Environmental Risk
by Kerry H. Whiteside
November 2006, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Precautionary Politics”


China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development
by Kelly Sims Gallagher
May 2006, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “China Shifts Gears”


Diamond: A Struggle for Environmental Justice in Louisiana’s Chemical Corridor
by Steve Lerner, Forward by Robert D. Bullard
April 2006, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Diamond”


The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making
by Eran Ben-Joseph
November 2005, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “The Code of the City”


Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement
David Naguib Pellow and Robert J. Brulle (Eds.)
November 2005, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Power, Justice, and the Environment”


Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy
Edited by Nancy J. Myers and Carolyn Raffensperger
November 2005, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy”


Urban Place: Reconnecting with the Natural World
Edited by Peggy F. Barlett, Forward by Roderick Frazier Nash
October 2005, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Urban Place”


Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change
by Robert Gottlieb
August 2005, MIT Press


Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice
by Jason Corburn
August 2005, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Street Science”


Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago
by David Naguib Pellow
October 2004, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Garbage Wars”


Labor and the Environmental Movement: The Quest for Common Ground
by Brian K. Obach
March 2004, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Labor and the Environmental Movement”


Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change
Edited by Peggy Barlett and Geoffrey Chase
March 2004, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Sustainability on Campus”


Community-Driven Regulation: Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam
by Dara O’Rourke
December 2003, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Community-Driven Regulation”


Uneasy Alchemy: Citizens and Experts in Louisiana’s Chemical Corridor Disputes
by Barbara L. Allen
October 2003, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Uneasy Alchemy”


Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World
Julian Agyeman, Robert D. Bullard, and Bob Evans (Eds.)
March 2003, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Just Sustainabilities”


Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in New York City
by Matthew Gandy
April 2002, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Concrete and Clay”


Silent Spill: The Organization of an Industrial Crisis
by Thomas D. Beamish
February 2002, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Silent Spill”


The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century
by William A. Shutkin
October 2001, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “The Land That Could Be”


Materials Matter: Toward a Sustainable Materials Policy
by Kenneth Geiser and Barry Commoner
June 2001, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Materials Matter”


Human Settlements and Planning for Ecological Sustainability: The Case of Mexico City
by Keith Pezzoli, Forward by John Friedman
July 2000, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Human Settlements and Planning for Ecological Sustainability”


Reclaiming the Environmental Debate: The Politics of Health in a Toxic Culture
Richard Hofrichter (Ed.)
May 2000, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Reclaiming the Environmental Debate”


Making Microchips: Policy, Globalization, and Economic Restructuring in the Semiconductor Industry
by Jan Mazurek, Forward by Nicholas Askounes Ashford
December 1998, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Making Microchips”


Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving the Environmental Track Record of Universities, Colleges, and Other Institutions
by Sarah Hammond Creighton
April 1998, MIT Press


The U. S. Paper Industry and Sustainable Production: An Argument for Restructuring
by Maureen Smith
March 1997, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “The U. S. Paper Industry and Sustainable Production”


 
%d bloggers like this: