Prof Paul Chatterton
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
- Unit One Concepts And Theories
- Unit Two. Issues and Alternatives
- Issue: Global Food Sovereignty
- Issue: Work/Livelihoods
- Issue: Housing/Shelter
- Issue: Energy/Climate
- A list of other general readings students might find useful
- These readings below are from previous years and are repeated here in case of interest
- Communicationa and Engagement
Unit One Concepts And Theories
The following book sets out the whole argument in unit one. It is available to read online at: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/ERU.htm
Wright, E. O. 2010 Envisioning real utopias Verso: London.
In addition, You will also find the following by EO Wright useful:
- Wright, Erik Olin. (2014) Alternatives to Capitalism: proposals for a democratic economy with Robin Hahnel New Left Project.
- Wright, Erik Olin (2019). How to Be an Anticapitalist in the Twenty-First Century. Verso.
EO Wright How to Be an Anticapitalist Today https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/12/erik-olin-wright-real-utopias-anticapitalism-democracy/
A TALE OF TWO MARXISMS. Remembering Erik Olin Wright (1947–2019) https://newleftreview-org.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/issues/II121/articles/michael-burawoy-a-tale-of-two-marxisms
DYLAN RILEY. REAL UTOPIA OR ABSTRACT EMPIRICISM? https://newleftreview-org.eu1.proxy.openathens.net/issues/II121/articles/dylan-riley-real-utopia-or-abstract-empiricism
Other key readings to support and develop your understanding of EO Wright
Chatterton, P (2018) Unlocking sustainable cities. A manifesto for real change. Pluto Press: London.
Routledge P, Cumbers A. 2009. Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity. Manchester University Press
Gibson-Graham 2013: ‘Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming our Communities’
Gibson-Graham J-K (2006) The end of capitalism (as we knew it) (second edition). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Gibson-Graham J-K and Cameron J (2013) Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities. Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press.
Gibson-Graham J (2006) A Post Capitalist Politics. Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press.
Chatterton P, Pusey A. 2020. Beyond capitalist enclosure, commodification and alienation: Postcapitalist praxis as commons, social production and useful doing. Progress in Human Geography. 44(1), pp. 27-48
Castree N (2010) Crisis Continuity and Change: Neoliberalism the Left and the Future of Capitalism. Antipode 41: 185–213.
Huxley R, Owen A, Chatterton P. 2019. The role of regime-level processes in closing the gap between sustainable city visions and action. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. 33, pp. 115-126
Darby S, Chatterton P. 2019. Between and beyond social entrepreneur and activist: Transformative personas for social change. ACME : An International e-Journal for Critical Geographies. 18(3), pp. 724-750
Chatterton P, Owen A, Cutter J, Dymski G, Unsworth R. 2018. Recasting Urban Governance through Leeds City Lab: Developing Alternatives to Neoliberal Urban Austerity in Co‐production Laboratories. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 42(2), pp. 226-243
Amoore, L. (ed) 2005: The global resistance reader: London: Routledge
Autonomous Geographies Collective (2010) ‘Beyond Scholar Activism: Making Strategic Interventions Inside and Outside the Neoliberal University’. ACME : an international e-journal for critical geographies. 9(2): 245-275 Available online
Callinicos, A. 2003: An anti-capitalist manifesto Cambridge: Polity.
Chatterton, P. (2006) ‘”Give Up Activism” and Change the World in Unknown Ways: Or, Learning to Walk with Others on Uncommon Ground’. Antipode.. 38(2): 259-281
Crack capitalism or reclaim the state? John Holloway and Hilary Wainwright debate strategy and tactics for social change April 2011. Available at: http://www.redpepper.org.uk/crack-capitalism-or-reclaim-the-state/
Cumbers, A. 2012: Reclaiming public ownership : making space for economic democracy Zed Books: London
Evans P 2000 Fighting Marginalization with Transnational Networks Counter-hegemonic Globalization Contemporary sociology. 291 230-241
Glassman J 2002 From Seattle (and Ubon) to Bangkok: the scales of resistance to corporate globalization Environment and planning. D : society and space. 19, 513-533
Harvey, D. The enigma of capital : and the crises of capitalism. Profile Books: London.
Harvey, D (2014) Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism. Profile Books.
Kaldor, M. 2003: Global civil society : an answer to war. Cambridge: Polity. Chapter 4: ‘Social Movements, NGO’s and Networks’ pp. 78-108
Linghi, A. & Wheeler, S. (no date) Occupy everything : reflections on why it's kicking off everywhere: New York.
Marcos, Subcommandante 2003: ‘Tomorrow Begins Today’ reprinted in O’Tuathail, G.; Dalby, S.; Routledge, P. (eds) 2006: The Geopolitics Reader. London: Routledge
Mason, P. (2012) Why it's kicking off everywhere : the new global revolutions. London: Verso
Merrifield, A. 2013: The politics of the encounter : urban theory and protest under planetary urbanization Univ. Of Georgia Press: London
Pickerill, J. & Chatterton, P. 2006: ‘Notes towards autonomous geographies: creation, resistance and self-management as survival tactics’, Progress in human geography. 30, 730-746.
Routledge, P. & Cumbers, A. 2009: Global justice networks : geographies of transnational solidarity. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Routledge, P. 2002: 'Resisting and reshaping destructive development: social movements and globalising networks’ in Johnston, R.J., Taylor, P.J., & Watts, M.J. (eds) 2002: Geographies of Global Change. Oxford: Blackwell. pp.310-327. R
---. 2003 ‘Anti-Geopolitics’ in J. Agnew, K. Mitchell, & G. Toal (eds): A companion to political geography Oxford: Blackwell. pp. 236-248
---.2003: ‘Convergence Space: process geographies of grassroots globalisation networks’ Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 28, 3, 333-349.
Roy, A. 2004: An ordinary person's guide to empire London: Flamingo.
Sader E 2002 Beyond Civil Society New left review. 17, 87-99
Silvey, R. 2003: ‘Spaces of protest: gendered migration, social networks, and labor activism in West Java, Indonesia’ Political geography. 22, pp. 129-155
Team Colors Collective (ed) 2010: Uses of a whirlwind : movement, movements, and contemporary radical currents in the United States AK Press: Edinburgh.
The Invisible Committee: 2009: The coming insurrection semiotext(e): London
Townsend, J., Porter, G. & Mawdsley, E. 2004: ‘Creating Spaces of Resistance: Development NGOs and their Clients in Ghana, India, and Mexico’ Antipode., 36, 5. pp. 871-889.
Waterman, P & Wills, J. 2001: Space, Place and the New Labour Internationalisms: Beyond the Fragments? Antipode 33, 3, 305-336
Seminars in Unit One
Key readings for each seminar are as follows:
Week 2: chapter 3 of Wright, E. O. 2010 Envisioning Real Utopias Verso: London. Available online at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/ERU.htm
Week 3: Chapter 5 of Wright, E. O. 2010 Envisioning Real Utopias Verso: London. Available online at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/ERU.htm
Week 4: Chapter 8 of Wright, E. O. 2010 Envisioning Real Utopias Verso: London. Available online at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/ERU.htm
Unit Two. Issues and Alternatives
Stir to Action magazine https://www.stirtoaction.com/ (good for examples for the following issues)
Issue: Global Food Sovereignty
Blay-Palmer, A. 2008: Food fears : from industrial to sustainable food systems. Oxford: Ashgate.
Boyer, J. 2010: ‘Food security, food sovereignty, and local challenges for transnational agrarian movements: the Honduras case’ Journal of peasant studies. 37, 2, 319-351.
Burnett, G (2000) Permaculture : a beginner's guide - Spiralseed Books
Desmarais, A. 2007: La Vía Campesina : globalization and the power of peasants London: Pluto Press.
Heynen, N., 2010. Cooking up Non-Violent Civil Disobedient Direct Action for the Hungry: Food Not Bombs and the Resurgence of Radical Democracy. Urban studies. 47(6): 1225-1240.
Holt-Gimenez, E (2006) Campesino a campesino : voices from Latin America's farmer to farmer movement for sustainable agriculture e, 2006. Food First Books.
Manning, R (2004) Against the grain : how agriculture has hijacked civilization, published, North Point Press.
Manning, R (2004) The Oil We Eat. Available here
Nally, D. 2011: ‘The biopolitics of food production’ Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 36, 37-53.
Patel, R. 2009: ‘What does food sovereignty look like? ’ Journal of peasant studies. 36, 3, 663-673.
Rosset, P.M. 2003: ‘Food sovereignty: global rally cry for farmer movements’ Food First Backgrounder 9, 4, 1-4. Available online at https://foodfirst.org/publication/food-sovereignty-global-rallying-cry-of-farmer-movements/
Shiva,V (1997) Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge, South End Press
Weis, T. 2007: The global food economy : the battle for the future of farming London: Zed Books.
Windfuhr. M and Jonsen, J. 2005: Food sovereignty : towards democracy in localized food systems Rugby, Warwickshire: ITDG Publishing.
Wittman, H. 2009: ‘Reworking the metabolic rift: La Via Campesina, agrarian citizenship, and food sovereignty’ Journal of peasant studies. 36, 4, 805-826
Some useful websites to look at include:
Permaculture Association UK: http://www.permaculture.org.uk
Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming. http://www.sustainweb.org
International movement for food sovereignty: https://viacampesina.org/en/
Website for guerilla gardeners: http://www.guerillagardening.org
Slow Food Movement: http://www.slowmovement.com
Food Not bombs: http://www.fnbnews.org
Paul Chatterton, F. Harry Pitt, Peter Noth, Ana Cecilia Dinerstein (2019) Scaling Up or Deepening? Developing the Radical Potential of the SSE Sector in a Time of Crisis https://www.academia.edu/39334349/_Scaling_up_or_deepening_Developing_the_radical_potential_of_the_SSE_sector_in_a_time_of_crisis_Implementing_the_Sustainable_Development_Goals_What_Role_for_Social_and_Solidarity_Economy_
Gibson-Graham JK and Roelvink G (2010) The Nitty Gritty of Creating Alternative Economies Social Alternatives 30(1): 29-33.
Beck, U. (2000) The Brave New World of Work, Cambridge: Polity.
Black, Bob (1985) The Abolition of Work. Available here
Bradley, Keith, (1983) Cooperation at work : the Mondragon experience. London: Heinemann.
Engels, F (1987) The condition of the working class in England. Harmondsworth. Penguin
Gibson-Graham, J.K. (2006) A postcapitalist politics. University of Minnesota Press: MN. (Chap 5)
Gorz, A. (1999) Reclaiming work : beyond the wage-based society, Cambridge: Polity.
Greig de Peuter and Nick Dyer-Witheford, “Commons and Cooperatives,” Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action, Volume 4, Number 1, Summer 2010, pp. 30-56. Available online at: https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/affinities/article/view/6147
Guardian article on Mondragon: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/07/mondragon-spains-giant-cooperative
Jenkins and Sherman B (1979) The collapse of work Eyre Metheun.
Leyshon, A. Williams, and Lee (2004) Alternative economic spaces. Sage. London.
Mingione E (1991) Fragmented societies : a sociology of economic life beyond the market paradigm. Basil Blackwell.
North P. (1999) Explorations in Heterotopia: LETS and the micropolitics of money and livelihood. In Environment and planning. D : society and space., 17:1, 69-86
North, P (2002) The Limits of Self Help: Green Dollars and Neo-Liberal Welfare in New Zealand. In Policy and politics., 30: 4, 483-500
Pacione M (1997) Local exchange trading systems as a response to the globalisation of capitalism Urban studies. 34 (8): 1179-1199 JUL
Preteceille E and Terrail JP (1985) Capitalism, consumption and needs.. Basil Blackwell
Redclift, N and Mingione E (1985) Beyond employment : household, gender and subsistence. Basil Blackwell.
Seyfang G (2003) Growing cohesive communities one favour at a time: Social exclusion, active citizenship and time banks International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 27 (3): 699-+ SEP
Seyfang G (2004) Working outside the box: Community currencies, time banks and social inclusion Journal of social policy. 33: 49-71 Part 1 JAN
Vernon, R. (ed.) (1983) Why work? : arguments for the leisure society. London: Freedom Press. (especially chapters by Russell, Morris, Berneri, Kropotkin and Richards)
Video clip on Mondragon available here
Some useful websites to look at include:
Stir to Action Magazine https://www.stirtoaction.com
Time banks: http://www.timebanks.co.uk/
LETS Schemes in the UK: http://www.letslinkuk.net/
Leeds Credit Union: http://www.leedscitycreditunion.co.uk/
Credit Unions in the UK: http://www.nacuw.org.uk/
Credit Union network http://www.abcul.org/
International Co-operative Alliance https://ica.coop/en
Info on workers co-operatives https://www.ica.coop/en/cooperatives/what-is-a-cooperative
Catalyst Workers Co-operative https://www.catalystcollective.org
Arbell Y, Middlemiss L, Chatterton P. 2020. Contested Subjectivities in a UK Housing Cooperative: Old Hippies and Thatcher’s Children negotiating the commons. Geoforum. 110, pp. 58-66
Lang R, Chatterton P, Mullins D. 2020. Grassroots innovations in community-led housing in England: the role and evolution of intermediaries. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. 12(1), pp. 52-72
Chatterton P. 2016. Building transitions to post-capitalist urban commons.Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 41(4), pp. 403-415
Stevenson F, Baborska-Narozny M, Chatterton P. 2016. Resilience, redundancy and low-carbon living: co-producing individual and community learning. Building Research and Information. 44(7), pp. 789-803
Baborska-Narozny M, Stevenson F, Chatterton P. 2016. Temperature in housing: stratification and contextual factors. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering Sustainability. 169(4), pp. 125-137
Chatterton, P (2015). Low impact living : a field guide to ecological, affordable community building. Routledge: London.
Chatterton P (2013) Towards an agenda for post-carbon cities: Lessons from LILAC, the UK's first ecological, affordable, cohousing community, International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 33.1, 193–215.
Anderson, W. (2009) Homes for a changing climate : adapting our homes and communities to cope with the climate of the 21st century Totnes: Green Books.
Bamford, G. (2005) ‘Cohousing for older people: housing innovation in the Netherlands and Denmark’, Australasian journal on ageing., 24: 1, 44-6.
Bunker, S., Coates, C., Field, M., and How J (eds) (2011) Cohousing in Britain : a Diggers & Dreamers review, London: Diggers and Dreamers Publications.
Cook, M. (2011) The The zero-carbon house, London: Crowood Press.
Dawson, J. (2006) Ecovillages : new frontiers for sustainability, Schumacher Briefings, Totnes: Green Books.
Desai, P. (2009) One planet communities : a real-life guide to sustainable living, London: Wiley.
Durrett, C. and McCamant, K. (2011) Creating cohousing : building sustainable communities:, Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
Fairlie, S. (2009) Low impact development : planning and people in a sustainable countryside : a report and guide prepared in association with The Land is Ours, London: Jon Carpenter.
Field, M. (2004) Thinking about CoHousing : the creation of intentional neighbourhoods, London: Diggers and Dreamers Publications.
Fosket, J. and Mamo, L. (2009) Living green : communities that sustain, Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
Hamdi, N. (2010) The placemaker's guide to building community, London: Earthscan.
Hodson, M. and Marvin, S. (2010) ‘Urbanism in the anthropocene’, City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action., 14: 3, 299-313.
Jarvis H. (2011) ‘Saving space, sharing time: Integrated infrastructures of daily life in cohousing’, Environment and planning. A : environment and planning., 43: 3, 560-77.
McCamant, K. and Durrett, C. (1994) Cohousing : a contemporary approach to housing ourselves, 2nd edition, Berkeley: Ten Speed Press
Neustatter, A. (2012). A home for the heart : home as the key to happiness, London: Gibson Square.
Osmani, M. and O’Reilly, A. (2009) ‘Feasibility of zero carbon homes in England by 2016: A house builder's perspective’, Building and environment., 44: 9, 1917-24.
Peters, M., Fudge, S., and Jackson, T. (eds) (2010) Low carbon communities : imaginative approaches to combating climate change locally, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Phillips, R., Seifer, B. and Antczak, E. (2013) Sustainable communities : creating a durable local economy y, London: Earthscan.
Pickerill, J. and Maxey, L. (2009) 'Geographies of sustainability: Low impact developments and spaces of innovation', Geography compass., 3: 4, 1515-39.
Sargisson, L. (2007). ‘Imperfect utopias: Green intentional communities’, Ecopolitics, 1: 1, 1-24.
-- (2009) ‘Sustainability and the intentional community: green intentional communities’ in Leonard, L. and Barry, J. (eds) The transition to sustainable living and practice (171-192), Bingley: Emerald Management Research Publishing.
-- (2012) ‘Second wave cohousing: a modern utopia? ’, Utopian Studies, 21: 1, 28-57.
Scotthanson, C. and Scotthanson, K. (2005) The cohousing handbook : building a place for community.., Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
Williams, J. (2005) ‘Designing neighbourhoods for social interaction – the case of cohousing’, Journal of Urban Design, 10: 3, 195-227.
-- (2012) Zero carbon homes: A roadmap, London: Earthscan.
Some useful websites to look at include:
http://www.lilac.coop Lilac Project
http://gen.ecovillage.org/ Gobal Ecovillage Network
http://www.communitylandtrusts.org.uk UK Community Land Trust network
http://www.uk.coop/ Co-operatives UK
http://www.cohousing.org.uk/ Co-housing Network UK
http://www.communityselfbuildagency.org.uk/ the Community Self Build Agency, UK
https://nacsba.org.uk/ National Self Build Association, UK
http://www.cch.coop/ Confederation of cooperative housing, UK
http://www.diggersanddreamers.org.uk/ guide to communal living, UK
Chamberlin, S. (2009) The transition timeline : for a local, resilient future., Totnes: Green Books.
Heinberg. R (2004) Powerdown : options and actions for a post-carbon world Clairview.
Heinberg R (2005) The party's over : oil, war and the fate of industrial societies. New Society Publisher: San Francisco.
Girardet, H (ed) (2007) Surviving the century : facing climate chaos and other global challenges London: Earthscan. (Chap 2)
HHomer-Dixon, T (2006) The upside of down : catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilisation. London: Souvenir Press. (Chap 4)
Hopkins, R (2008) The transition handbook : from oil dependency to local resilience. Green Books. (Chap 1)
Kunstler, J (2006) The long emergency : surviving the converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century. London: Atlantic. (Chapter 2, 3, 4)
Monbiot, G, (2006) Heat : how to stop the planet burning. Allen Lane: London. (Chap 6)
McKillop, A and Newman, S (2005) The final energy crisis. Pluto
Murphy, P (2008) Plan C : community survival strategies for peak oil and climate change / Pat Murphy. New Society.
McBay, A (2006) Peak oil survival : preparation for life after gridcrash Lyons Press.
Kelly, G (2007) Renewable energy strategies in England, Australia and New Zealand Geoforum. 38. 326–338
Some useful websites to look at include:
Eight Scenarios Paul Ekins and the Tyndall Centre: http://www.psi.org.uk/pdf/EightIntegratedTyndallScenarios.pdf
Renewable Energy GreenPeace http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/climate/solutions/renewable-energy
Free Range Energy Project http://www.fraw.org.uk/
Sustainable energy: http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/sustainable/book/tex/synopsis.pdf
Association for the Study of Peak Oil http://www.peakoil.net/
Zero Carbon Britain http://www.zerocarbonbritain.com/
Richard Heinberg’s site: http://www.richardheinberg.com/
The oil drum: http://www.theoildrum.com/
Postcarbon Institute: http://www.postcarbon.org/
UK energy statistics available here.
A list of other general readings students might find useful
Agyeman, J. (2005) Sustainable communities and the challenge of environmental justice. New York University Press.
Albert, M (2004) Parecon : life after capitalism. Verso: London.
Anderson, K., A Bows, S. Mander (2008) From long-term targets to cumulative emission pathways: Reframing UK climate policy. Energy Policy. 36:10, 3714-3722.
Angus, I (2009) (ed.) The global fight for climate justice : anticapitalist responses to global warning and environmental destruction. Resistance Books
Atkinson, A (2007) 'Sustainable development' and energy futures. City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action., Vol 11, 2, pp. 201-213.
Autonomous Geographies Collective (2010) Beyond scholar activism: making strategic interventions inside and outside the neoliberal university. ACME : an international e-journal for critical geographies. 8(1). Available online
Bailey, I., Rob Hopkins, Geoff Wilson (2009) Some things old, some things new: The spatial representations and politics of change of the peak oil relocalisation movement. Geoforum. 41 (4). 595-605.
Barber, B (1984) Strong democracy : participatory politics for a new age. San Francisco. California Press.
Bicknell, J., D. Dodman, et al., Eds. (2009). Adapting cities to climate change : understanding and addressing the development challenges. London: Earthscan.
Bond, P (2010) Climate justice, climate debt, and anti-capitalism: An interview with Patrick Bond. Durban Group for Climate Justice. http://www.durbanclimatejustice.org/articles/climate-justice-climate-debt-and-anti-capitalism-an-interview-with-patrick-bond.html.
Boyle, D (2009) Localism. Unraveling the supplicant state. New Economics Foundation. London. Downloadable at: https://b.3cdn.net/nefoundation/d00618f443fda5d6bd_e6m6ib1n8.pdf
Bridge, G. (2010). "Geographies of peak oil: the other carbon problem." Geoforum. 41(4): 523-530.
Bulkeley, H. (2005). "Reconfiguring environmental governance: towards a politics of scales and networks." "Political Geography" 24: 875-902.
Bulkeley, H., and Schroeder H. (2008) Governing Climate Change Post-2012: The Role of Global Cities - London, Tyndall Centre Briefing Note 34. Downloadable at: https://tyndall.ac.uk/publications/tyndall-working-paper/2008/governing-climate-change-post-2012-role-global-cities-london
Bulkeley, H., Castan-Broto, V., Hodson, M. and Marvin, S. (2010) Cities and low carbon transitions. London: Routledge.
Bunker, S., Coates, C., Field, M., and How J (eds.) (2011) Cohousing in Britain : a Diggers & Dreamers review. Diggers and Dreamers Publications: London.
Chamberlin, S (2009) The transition timeline : for a local, resilient future. Green Books.
Chatterton, P (2010) 'The urban impossible: A eulogy for the unfinished city', City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action., 14: 3, 234 — 244.
Chatterton, P., Fuller, D and Routledge, P (2007) Relating Action to Activism: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections, in Pain, R and Kesby, M (eds.) Participatory action research approaches and methods : connecting people, participation and place. London: Routledge. p245-287.
Climate Safety Report. PIRC. Downloadable at: http://climatesafety.org/download/climatesafety.pdf
Commission on Co-operative and Mutual Housing (2009), Bringing Democracy Home, CCMH. London. Downloadable at: https://www.cch.coop/bringing-democracy-home/
Condon, P (2010) , 'Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post Carbon World', Landscape Journal, New York: Island Press.
Department for Communities and Local Government (2010) Code for sustainable homes : technical guide, November 2010. DCLG Publications: London.
Department for Energy and Climate Change (2010) Energy Consumption in the UK. http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/statistics/publications/ecuk/ecuk.aspx
Dobson, A (2003) Citizenship and the Environment. Oxford University Press: Oxford.
Donella Meadows et al (1972) The limits to growth : a report for the Club of Rome's project on the predicament of mankind Earth island Publishing.
Douthwaite R (1999) The growth illusion : how economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet. New Society.
Dunster, B, Simmons, C and Gilbert, B (2008) The ZED book : solutions for a shrinking world Taylor and Francis: London.
Durrett, C. and K McCamant (2011) Creating cohousing : building sustainable communities New Society Publishers.
Evans J, Jones P and Krueger R (2009) Organic regeneration and sustainability or can the credit crunch save our cities? Local environment. 14 683–98.
Evans, G. R. (2008) Transformation from Carbon Valley to a Post-Carbon Society in a climate change hot spot: the coalfields of the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia. Ecology and society [electronic resource]. 13(1): 39-51.
Evans, J. (2011) Adaptation, ecology and the politics of the experimental city. Transactions 36, 223-37.
Farreny R, Oliver-Solà J, Montlleó M, Escribà E, Gabarrell X, Rieradevall J, (2011) "Transition towards sustainable cities: opportunities, constraints, and strategies in planning. A neighbourhood ecodesign case study in Barcelona" Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. 43(5) 1118 – 1134.
Featherstone, D.J. (2008). Resistance, Space and Political Identities: The Making of Counter-Global Networks. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.
Feliciano, M., David C. Prosperi, (2011) Planning for low carbon cities: Reflection on the case of Broward County, Florida, USA, Cities., 28:6. 505-516.
Field, M (2011) Housing co-operatives and other mutual housing bodies. Institute for Urban Affairs. University of Nottingham. Downloadable at: http://www.slideshare.net/ConsultCIH/consultcih-briefing-housing-cooperatives-and-other-mutual-housing-bodies
Geels, F. W. (2005). Technological Transitions. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar.
Giddens, A (2009) The politics of climate change. Polity Press.
Girardet, H (ed) (2007) Surviving the century : facing climate chaos and other global challenges London: Earthscan.
Goodchild, B. Aimee Walshaw (2011) Towards Zero Carbon Homes in England? From Inception to Partial Implementation. Housing studies. 26:6, 2011.
Gossop, C (2011) Low carbon cities: An introduction to the special issue, Cities., 28: 6. 495-497.
Hamdi, Nabeel (2004) Small change : about the art of practice and the limits of planning in cities. London: Earthscan.
Hamdi, Nabeel (2010) The placemaker's guide to building community London: Earthscan.
Hawken, P (2007) Blessed unrest : how the largest social movement in history is restoring grace, justice, and beauty to the world Viking Press.
Heinberg R (2005) The party's over : oil, war and the fate of industrial societies. New Society Publisher: San Francisco.
Heinberg, R and Lerch, D (2010) The post carbon reader : making sense of the 21st century's sustainability crises. New Society Publisher: San Francisco.
Heinberg, R. (2004) Powerdown : options and actions for a post-carbon world New Society Publishing: San Francisco.
Heiskanen, E., Johnson, M., Robinson, S., Vadovics, E. and Saatamoinen, M. (2010) Low-carbon communities as a context for individual behaviour change, Energy Policy. 38, pp. 7586-7595.
Hodkinson, S (2010) Housing in Common: in Search of a Strategy for Housing Alterity in England in the 21st Century. In Interrogating alterity : alternative economic and political spaces. Editors: Fuller D, Jonas AEG, Lee R.
Hodson, M. and Marvin, S. (2009), ‘Urban Ecological Security’: A New Urban Paradigm? . International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. 33: 193–215.
Hodson, M. and Marvin, S. (2010) ‘Can Cities Shape Socio-technical Transitions and How Would We Know If They Were? ’ In Bulkeley, H., Castan-Broto, V., Hodson, M. and Marvin, S. Cities and low carbon transitions. London: Routledge.
Hodson, M., and Marvin, S., (2010) ‘Urbanism in the Anthropocene’, City : analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. Vol.14: No.3. pp.299-313.
Holloway, J. (2010) Crack capitalism. Pluto Press: London.
Homer-Dixon, T (2006) The upside of down : catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilisation. London: Souvenir Press
Hopkins, R (2008) The transition handbook : from oil dependency to local resilience. Green Books.
Hulme, M. (2009). Why we disagree about climate change : understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007) Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC. Climate change 2007 : synthesis report.. Geneva, Switzerland.
Isham, J and Waage, S (2007) Ignition : what you can do to fight global warming and spark a movement. Island Press.
Jackson, H and Svensson, K (2002) Ecovillage living : restoring the Earth and her people. Totnes: Green Books.
Jackson, T. (2009) Prosperity without growth : economics for a finite planet. London: Earthscan.
Jarvis H. (2011) Saving space, sharing time: integrated infrastructures of daily life in cohousing. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning., 43(3), 560-577.
Jonas, A.E.G., Gibbs, D. and While, A. (2011), 'The New Urban Politics as a politics of carbon control' Urban studies. 48, 2537-2544.
Katz C (2004) Growing up global : economic restructuring and children's everyday lives University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis MN.
Katz, C. (2001) On the grounds of globalization: a topography for feminist political engagement, Signs., 26,1213–1234.
Kellogg (2008) Toolbox for sustainable city living : (a do-it-ourselves guide). South Ednd Press.
Kunstler, J (2006) The long emergency : surviving the converging catastrophes of the twenty-first century. London: Atlantic.
Lerch, D. (2007) Post carbon cities : planning for energy and climate uncertainty Santa Rosa, CF: Post Carbon Institute.
Littler , Jo (2009) Radical consumption : shopping for change in contemporary culture Open University Press.
Lovell, H., Bulkeley, H. and Owens, S., (2009) ‘Converging agendas? Energy and climate change policies in the UK’, Environment and planning. C : government and policy. 27(1), pp. 90–109.
Lynas, M. (2007) Six degrees : our future on a hotter planet. London: Fourth Estate
Manning, R (2003) Against the grain : how agriculture has hijacked civilization. North Point Press.
Manzi, T (eds.) (2010) Social sustainability in urban areas : communities, connectivity and the urban fabric. Earthscan, London.
Middlemiss, L; Parrish, BD (2010) Building capacity for low-carbon communities: The role of grassroots initiatives, Energy Policy., 38, pp.7559-7566.
Mol, A. P. J., D. A. Sonnenfeld, et al., Eds. (2009). The ecological modernisation reader : environmental reform in theory and practice. Routledge. London.
Monbiot, G, (2006) Heat : how to stop the planet burning. Allen Lane: London.
Moore, T. and McKee, K. (2012) “Empowering Local Communities? An International Review of Community Land Trusts” (Policy Review), Housing studies. 27(2):280-290.
Moulaert, F.,Martinelli, F. Swyngedouw, E and Gonzalez, S. (2010) Can neighbourhoods save the city? : community development and social innovation, Oxon: Routledge.
Mulligan, S. (2010) Energy, environment, and security: critical links in a post-peak world, Global environmental politics, 10(4), pp. 79-100.
Mulugetta Y, Tim Jackson, Dan van der Horst (2010) Carbon reduction at community scale. Energy Policy. 38: 12. 7541-7545.
Murphy, P. (2008) Plan C : community survival strategies for peak oil and climate change. Pat Murphy. New Society.
Nationwide (2011) Nationwide House Price Index. http://www.nationwide.co.uk/hpi/historical/Oct_2011.pdf
New Economics Foundation (2010) Good Foundations: towards a low carbon, high well-being built environment. London: New Economics Foundation. Downloadable at: https://neweconomics.org/2012/02/good-foundations
New Economics Foundation, (2003) Common Ground – for mutual home ownership. NEF: London. Downloadable at: https://neweconomics.org/2003/10/common-ground-mutual-home-ownership
Newman, P (2008) Cities as sustainable ecosystems : principles and practices Island Press.
North, P (2011) The politics of climate activism in the UK: a social movement analysis. Environment and planning. A : environment and planning.. 43. 1581 – 1598.
North, P. (2010). "Unsustainable urbanism? Cities, climate change and resource depletion: a Liverpool case study." Geography compass. 2(6): 1-15.
O’Neill, D (2011) Measuring progress in the degrowth transition to a steady state economy. Ecological economics.. In Press.
Osmani, M. and O’Reilly, A., 2009. Feasibility of zero carbon homes in England by 2016: a house builder's perspective. Building and environment., 44 (9), pp. 1917-1924.
Paavola, J; Gouldson, A; Kluvankova-Oravska, T (2009) The Interplay of Actors, Scales, Frameworks and Regimes in the Governance of Biodiversity, Environmental policy and governance. 19, pp.148-158.
Panitch, L., Gregory Albo, Vivek Chibber, Colin Leys (Eds) (2010) Socialist register 2011 : the crisis this time. Merline Press. London.
Pearce, F (2006) The last generation : how nature will take her revenge for climate change. London: Eden Project.
Peet, R. and M. Watts (2004) Liberation Ecologies: Environment, Development, Social Movements London: Routledge.
Peters, M., Fudge, S., and Jackson, T. (Eds) (2010) Low carbon communities : imaginative approaches to combating climate change locally. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
Pickerill, J and Maxey, L. (2009) 'Geographies of sustainability: Low Impact Developments and spaces of innovation', Geography compass. 3, 4, 1515-1539.
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Pike, A and Dawley, S (2010) Resilience, adaptation and adaptability. Cambridge journal of regions, economy and society. 1-12.
Plumwood, V (2002) Environmental culture : the ecological crisis of reason. Routledge: London.
Porritt, J (2005) Capitalism : as if the world matters. Earthscan.
Post-Carbon Institute (2010) ‘ About us’. http://www.postcarbon.org/about
Peston, R (2008) Who Runs Britain? : and Who's to Blame for the Economic Mess We're in. Hodder: London.
Prins, G (2010) The Hartwell paper. A new direction for climate policy after the crash. LSE Mackinder Programme for the Study of Long Wave Events. London School of Economics: London. Downloadable at: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27939/1/HartwellPaper_English_version.pdf
Roberts, P. (2005) The end of oil : on the edge of a perilous new world. New York: Mariner Books
Rodgers, D (2009) New Foundations – unlocking the potential for affordable homes. The Co-operative party: London. Downloadable at: http://www.party.coop/files/2009/09/new-foundations-pamphlet-final.pdf
Sandercock, L (2003) Cosmopolis II : mongrel cities in the 21st century, London: Continuum.
Sargisson, L, (2009). Sustainability and the Intentional Community: Green Intentional Communities. In: Leaonard, L, B, John, eds. The transition to sustainable living and practice. Emerald Management Research Publishing, pp. 171-192.
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Schreuder, Y (2009) The corporate greenhouse : climate change policy in a globalizing world. Zed Books.
Schumacher, E. F. (1973) Small is beautiful : a study of economics as if people mattered, London, Blond and Briggs.
Scotthanson, C and Scotthanson, K (2005) The cohousing handbook : building a place for community. Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
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Simms, A., Victoria Johnson and Peter Chowla (2010) Growth isn't Possible. Why we need a new economic direction. Earthscan: London. Downloadable at: https://neweconomics.org/2010/01/growth-isnt-possible
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Solnit, D (2004) Globalize liberation : how to uproot the system and build a better world. City Lights Books
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Swyngedouw, (2009) The Antinomies of the Postpolitical City: In Search of a Democratic Politics of Environmental Production. International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale. Volume 33.3 p601–20.
Tormey, S (2004) Anti-capitalism : a beginner's guide. One World Books.
Trapese Collective (2007) Do it yourself : a handbook for changing our world. Pluto Press. London.
Vanderbilt, T. (2010) The new urbanism: in future, what will our cities look like? World policy journal. 27(4), pp. 3-7.
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Walker, B and Salt, D (2006) Resilience thinking : sustaining ecosystems and people in a changing world. Island Press: New York.
Ward, C (1985) When we build again : let's have housing that works!. London: Pluto Press.
Weis, T (2007) The global food economy : the battle for the future of farming. Zed Books
While A (2011) The carbon calculus and transitions in urban politics and urban political theory, in Bulkeley H., Castan-Broto V, Hodson M and Marvin S (eds.) Cities and low carbon transitions. Routledge: London.
While A., Jonas AEG, and Gibbs D (2010) From sustainable development to carbon control: eco-state restructuring and the politics of urban and regional development. Transactions 35(1) 76 – 93.
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Whitefield P (2004) The earth care manual : a permaculture handbook for Britain & other temperate climates Hampshire, UK; Permanent Publications.
Whitehead, C and Peter Williams (2011) Causes and Consequences? Exploring the Shape and direction of the Housing System in the UK Post the Financial Crisis Housing studies. Vol. 26, Iss. 7-8, 2011.
Wilcox, S (2006) The geography of affordable and unaffordable housing. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. York. Downloadable at: https://www.jrf.org.uk/file/37221/download?token=W6y0NWWu&filetype=full-report
Wilkinson, R and Pickett, K (2009) The spirit level : why more equal societies almost always do better. London. Allen Lane.
Woodin, M (2004) Green alternatives to globalization : a manifesto. London: Pluto.
Woodin, T., David Crook and Vincent Carpentier (2010) Community and mutual ownership: A historical review. Institute of Education, University of London, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Downloadable at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/community-mutual-ownership-full.pdf
Woolley, T (2006) Natural building : a guide to materials and techniques. Crowood Press. London.
World Commission on Environment and Development (1987) Our common future, Oxford University Press.
Worrell, E. Lynn Price, C. Hendricks, L. Ozawa Meida (2001) Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Global Cement Industry. Annual review of energy and the environment. Vol 26. Pages: 303-329.
These readings below are from previous years and are repeated here in case of interest
The Institute for Cultural Affairs Manchester. http://www.ica-uk.org.uk/what-is-facilitation/
Minieri, J and Paul Getsos (2007) Tools for radical democracy : how to organize for power in your community. Jossey Bass.
Seeds For Change http://www.seedsforchange.org.uk/
De Bono, Edward (2000). Six thinking hats. Penguin: London. Chaps 1, 2, 3. Pg 1-24.
De Bono, Edward (2007). How to have creative ideas : 62 exercises to develop the mind. Vermilion: London.
Horton and P. Freire, We make the road by walking : conversations on education and social change ISBN: 0877227756; 0877227713, edited by B. Bell, J. Gaventa and J. Peters (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990)
Freire, The pedagogy of the oppressed (London: Penguin, 1996)
Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, 3rd edn (Encinitas, CA: PuddleDancer Press, 2015)
Robertson, Holacracy : the revolutionary management system that abolishes hierarchy ISBN: 9780241205860 (pbk.) : £9.99; 9780241973158 (ebook) : No price (London: Penguin, 2016)
Endenburg, Sociocracy : the organization of decision-making : "no objection" as the principle of sociocracy ISBN: 9051666055 (Delft, The Netherlands: Eburon, 2002)
Collaborative leadership: http://www.oasishumanrelations.org.uk/blog/thoughts-collaborative-leadership/
new citizenship project https://www.newcitizenship.org.uk/
the alternative https://www.thealternative.org.uk/
the democracy collaborative https://democracycollaborative.org/
Communicationa and Engagement
Wates, N. (2008) The community planning event manual : how to use collaborative planning and urban design events to improve your environment Earthscan: London. Chapter 4. pg 47 to 83.
Wates, N. (2006) The community planning handbook : how people can shape their cities, towns and villages in any part of the world. Earthscan: London.
Sarkissian, W et al. (2009). Kitchen table sustainability : practical recipes for community engagement with sustainability. Earthscan: London. Chapters 5 – 10 but especially Chapter 8 on Inclusion. Page 187 – 227
Sarkissian, W and Hurford, D (2010) Creative community planning : transformative engagement methods for working at the edge. Earthscan: London.
Friends of the Earth, How to use the media. http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/how_tos/cyw_36_use_the_media.pdf
Reinsbourgh P and Canning, D (2010) RE:imagining change : how to use story-based strategy to win campaigns, build movements, and change the world PM press: Oakland.
Coe, J and Kingman, T (2007) Tips on good practice in campaigning. NCVO. https://therightethos.co.uk/files/tips_on_good_practice_in_campaigning_pdf.pdf PART 2 ONLY.
Phillips, R et al. (2013) Sustainable communities : creating a durable local economy. Earthscan: London.
Rose, C (2005), How to win campaigns : 100 steps to success. Earthscan: London chapters 7 and 9.
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