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IS C3 Security & the Physical Environment

  • Core Texts:
  • Allaby, Michael, Basics of Environmental Science, 2nd Ed., Routledge, London, 2000
    Library Location 504 ALL
  • Barnett, Jon, The Meaning of Environmental Science: Ecological Politics and Policy in the New Security Era, Zed Books, London, 2001

     Library Location 64.2 BAR

  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F, Environment, Scarcity and Violence, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 1999

     Library Location 64.31 HOM


Additional Texts:

  • Austin, Jay E. and Carl E. Bruch (Eds.), The Environmental Consequences of War: Legal, Economic, and Scientific Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000

     Library Location 64:349.6 CAL

  • Barrow, C,J., Environmental Change and Human Development: Controlling Nature?, Arnold, London, 2003

     Library Location 338:62.001.5

  • Birnie, Patricia and Alan Boyle, International Law and the Environment (2nd Ed.), Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002 

     Library Location 349.6 BIR

  • Carson, Rachel, Silent Spring, New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1962

     Library Location 615.285 CAR

  • Conca, Ken and Geoffrey D. Dabelko (Eds.), Green Planet Blues: Environmental Politics from Stockholm to Kyoto, (2nd Ed.), Westview Press, Boulder CO, 1998

     Library Location 644 CON

     Library Location 64.2 ENV

  • Ehrlich, Paul R. and Anne H. Ehrlich, One with Nineveh: Politics, Consumption and the Human Future, Island Press, Washington DC, 2004

     Library Location 338 HER

  • Elliott, Lorraine, The Global Politics of the Environment (2nd Ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2004

     Library Location 64.2:321.01 ELL

  • Gore, Al, Earth in the Balance: Forging a New Common Purpose (Revised Ed.), Earthscan PublicationsLtd., London, 1992

     Library Location 504.06 GOR

  • Haas, Peter, Marc Levy and Robert Keohane, Institutions for the Earth: Sources of Effective International Environmental Protection, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1993

     Library Location 647.3 HAA

  • Houghton, John, Global Warming: The Complete Briefing (3rd Ed.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004

     Library Location 551.583 HOU

  • Leakey, Richard and Roger Lewin, The Sixth Extinction: Biodiversity and its Survival, Weidenfeld adn Nicolson, London, 1996

     Library Location 575 LEA

  • Lomborg, Bjorn, The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001

     Library Location 64.2 LOM or 551.58 LOM

  • Lomborg, Bjorn, Global Crises, Global Solutions, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004

     Library Location 33:64 GLO

  • Lovelock, James, Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979

     Library Location 502 LOV

  • Meadows, Donella, Jorgen Randers and Dennis Meadows, Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 2005

     Library Location 301.15:047

  • Nielssen, Nico, Jan van der Straaten and Leon Klinkers (Eds.), Classics in Environmental Studies: An Overview of Classic Texts in Environmental Studies, International Books, Utrecht, 1997

     Library Location 64 CLA

     Library Location 330.19 SEI

  • Worldwatch Institute, Vital Signs 2005-2006: The Trends that are Shaping Our Future, Earthscan Publications, London, 2005

     Library Location 34:504.03 VIT (2006-2007 Eds.)

     Library Location On Order

  • Vogler, John, The Global Commons: Environmental and Technological Governance (2nd Eds.), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, 2000

     Library Location 64:349.6 VOG

  • Worldwatch Institute, State of the World2005, Earthscan Publications, London, 2005

     Library Location 64.827 STA


 Part I:  Developing a Scientific Understanding of the Physical Environment and Man's Place within it

  • Alexander, David, Natural Disasters, (Revised Ed.), Routledge, London, 1993

     Library Location 64 ALE

  • Bankoff, Greg, Georg Frerks and Dorothea Hillhorst, Mapping Vulnerability: Disasters, Development and People, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 2004

     Library Location 643.3 MAP

  • Barry, Roger G. and Richard J. Chorley, Atmosphere, Weather and Climate (7th Ed.), Routledge, London, 1998

     Library Location 64.2 BAR

     Library Location 64.3 WIS

  • Bolt, Bruce A, Earthquakes (5th Ed.), W. H. Freeman & Co, New York, 2004

     Library Location (4th Ed.) 64.52 BOL

     Library Location 64.2 REP

  • Brown, Lester R., Gary Gardner and Brian Halwell, Beyond Malthus: Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 2000

     Library Location 64.812 BRO

  • Brown, Paul, Global Warming: Can Civilization Survive?, Cassell plc., London, 1996 
  • Bryant, Edward, Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001

     Library Location 64.14 BRY

  • Claussen, Eileen (Ed.), Climate Change: Science, Strategies, and Solutions, Brill, Leiden, 2001

     Library Location 551.583 CLI

  • Fortey, Richard, The Earth: An Intimate History, Harper Perennial, London, 2004

     Library Location 55 FOR

  • Francis, Peter and Clive Oppenheimer, Volcanoes (2nd Ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004

     Library Location 64.53 FRA

  • Glantz, Michael H., Currents of Change: Impacts of El Niño and La Niña on Climate and Society (2nd Ed.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001

     Library Location 64.21 GLA

  • Gorst, Martin, Aeons: The Search for the Beginning of Time, Fourth Estate, London, 2001

     Library Location 575 GOR

  • Goudie, Andrew, The Nature of the Environment (4th Ed.), Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, 2001

     Library Location 911.2 GOU

  • Goudie, Andrew, The Human Impact on the Natural Environment (6th Ed.), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, 2006

     Library Location (3rd Ed.) 614.7 GOU

  • Grubb, Michael, Christiaan Vrolijk and Duncan Brack, The Kyoto Protocol: A Guide and Assesment, Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, 1999

     Library Location On Order

  • Haas, Peter M., Robert O. Keohane and Marc A. Levy (Eds.), Institutions for the Earth: Sources of Effective International Environmental Protection, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1993

     Library Location 647.3 HAA

  • Hardy, John T., Climate Change: Causes, Effects, and Solutions, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, 2003

     Library Location 551.58 HAR

  • Harrison, Paul and Fred Pearce, AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment, American Association for the Advancement of Science/University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2000
    Library Location 64.813 HAR
  • Helm, Dieter (Ed.), Climate-change Policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005
    Library Location 64.21 CLI
  • Hough, Susan Elizabeth, Earthshaking Science:  What We Know (and Don’t Know) about Earthquakes, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004
    Library Location 550.34 HOU

     Library Location 551.583 HOU

  • Kemp, David D., Global Environmental Issues:  A Climatological Approach, (2nd Ed.), Routledge, London, 1994
  • Kovach, Robert, and Bill McGuire, Philip’s Guide to Global Hazards, Philip’s, London, 2003
    Library Location 64 KOV
  • Leggett, Jeremy, The Carbon War:  Global Warming at the End of the Oil Era, Penguin Books, London, 2000
    Library Location 64.2 LEG
  • Lutz, Wolfgang, Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov (Eds.), The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century, Earthscan Publications, London, 2004
    Library Location 312 END
  • Lynas, Mark, High Tide:  News from a Warming World, Flamingo, London, 2004
    Library Location 64.21 LYN
  • Mason, Colin, The 2030 Spike:  Countdown to Global Catastrophe, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 2003
    Library Location 504.06 MAS
  • Mather, A.S., and K. Chapman, Environmental Resources, Addison Wesley Longman Ltd., Harlow, 1995
    Library Location on order
  • McGuire, Bill, Apocalypse: A Natural History of Global Disasters, Cassell, London, 1999

     Library Location 64 MCG

  • McGuire, Bill, A Guide to the End of the World: Everything You Never Wanted to Know, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002

     Library Location 64 MCG

  • McGuire, Bill, Raging Planet: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and the Tectonic Threat to Life on Earth, Apple Press, Hove, 2002

     Library Location 64.5 MCG

  • Michaels, Patrick J. and Robert C. Balling Jr., The Satanic Gases:  Cleaning the Air about Global Warming, Cato Institute, Washington D.C., 2000
    Library Location 64.22 MIC
  • O’Riordan, Timothy, Environmental Science for Environmental Management (2nd Ed.), Pearson Education Ltd., Harlow, 2000
    Library Location 504 ENV
  • Pirages, Dennis Clark and Theresa Manley DeGeest, Ecological Security:  An Evolutionary Perspective on Globalization, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD, 2004
    Library Location on order
  • Press, Frank, Raymond Siever, John Grotzinger and Thomas H. Jordan, Understanding Earth (4th Ed.), W.H. Freeman & Co., New York, NY, 2004
    Library Location 55 UND (5th ed., 2007)
  • Reid, Stephen I., Ozone and Climate Change:  A Beginner’s Guide, Gordon & Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 2000
    Library Location 64.24 REI
  • Smith, Keith, Environmental Hazards: Assessing Risk and Reducing Disaster, 4th Ed., Routledge, London, 2004

     Library Location 64:643 SMI

  • Smithson, Peter, Ken Addison, and Ken Atkinson, Fundamentals of the Physical Environment (3rd Ed.), Routledge, London, 2002
    Library Location 911.2 SMI
  • Summerfield, Michael A., Global Geomorphology:  An Introduction to the Study of Landforms, Pearson Education Ltd., Harlow, 1991
    Library Location Storage (551.4)
  • Victor, David G., The Collapse of the Kyoto Protocol and the Struggle to Slow Global Warming, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2001
    Library Location 64.21 VIC (updated ed., 2004)

     Library Location 64.3 WIS

  • Walker, Gabrielle, and Sir David King, The Hot Topic: How to tackle Global Warming and still keep the lights on, Bloomsbury Publishing plc, London, 2008

     Library Location 64.2 WAL

Part II:  War:  Preparing for War and the Environment

  • Austin, Jay F. and Carl E. Bruch (Eds.), The Environmental Consequences of War:  Legal, Economic, and Scientific Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000
    Library Location 64:349.6 ENV
  • Bertell, Rosalie, Planet Earth:  The Latest Weapon of War, The Women's Press Ltd., London, 2000
    Library Location on order
  • Ehrlich, A. and S. Birks, Hidden Dangers:  Environmental Consequences of Preparation for War, Sierra Club Book, San Francisco, 1990
    Library Location 623.454.8 EHR
  • Feshbach, Murray and Alfred Friendly Jr., Ecocide in the USSR:  Health and Nature under Siege, Basic Books, New York, NY, 1992
    Library Location 647(47) FES
  • Gleditsch, Nils (Ed.), Conflict and the Environment, Kluwer Publications, Dordrecht, 1997
    Library Location 64.823 GLE
  • Freshbach, Murray, Ecological Disaster:  Cleaning Up the Hidden Legacy of the Soviet Regime, The Twentieth Century Fund Press, New York, NY, 1995
    Library Location 64.913 FRE
  • Kakonen, Jyrki (Ed.), Green Security or Militarized Environment, Dartmouth Publishing Co. Ltd., Aldershot, 1994
    Library Location 64.823 KAK
  • McKinnon, Michael and Peter Vine, Tides of War:  Eco-Disaster in the Gulf, London, Boxtree Ltd., 1991
    Library Location 64.912 MCK
  • Westing, Arthur H., Environmental Hazards of War:  Releasing Dangerous Forces in an Industrialized World, PRIG, Oslo, 1990
    Library Location 64.823 ENV

Part III:   Environmental Scarcity and Conflict:  Environment, Environmental Scarcity, Conflict and Security

  • Barnett, Jon, The Meaning of Environmental Security:  Ecological Politics and Policy in the New Security Era, Zed Books Ltd., London, 2001
    Library Location 64.2 BAR
  • Brown, Valerie A., David Ingle Smith, Rob Wiseman and John Handmer, Risks and Opportunities:  Managing Environmental Conflict and Change, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 1995
  • Carius, Alexander and Kurt M. Lietzmann (Eds,), Environmental Change and Security:  A European Perspective, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1999
    Library Location 64.2 CAR
  • Chen, Lincoln, Jennifer Leaning and Vasant Narasimhan (Eds.), Global Health Challenges for Human Security, Global Equity Initiative Asia Center Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2003
    Library Location on order
  • Conca, Ken, and Geoffrey D. Dabelko (Eds.), Environmental Peacemaking, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, Washington, D.C., 2002
    Library Location 64.2 ENV
  • Cuttor, S.L., "The Forgotten Casualties:  Women, Children, and Environmental Change," Global Environment Change, vol. 5 no. 3, 1995, p.181-194
  • Dabelko, Geoffrey D., “The Environment and Conflict in the Third World:  Examining Linkages, Context and Policy,” Causes of Conflict in the Third World, Dan Smith and Ketil Volden (Eds.), North/South Coalition and International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, 1997, pp. 53-66
  • Dabelko, Geoffrey D. and P.J. Simmons, “Environment and Security:  Core ideas and U.S. Government Initiatives,” SAIS Review, Winter-Spring, 1997,
    pp. 127-l46
  • Deudney, Daniel, “The Case Against Linking Environmental Degradation and National Security,” Millennium, vol. 19 no. 3, 1990, pp. 461-476
  • Deudney, Daniel, “The Mirage of Eco-War:  The Weak Relationship among Global Environmental Change, National Security and Interstate Violence,” Global Environmental Change and International Relations, I. Rowlands and M. Green (Eds.), MacMillan, Basingstoke, 1992
    Library Location 64.21 GLO
  • Deudney, Daniel and Richard Matthew, Eds., Contested Grounds:  Security and Conflict in the New Environmental Politics, SLNY Press, New York, 1999
    Library Location 64.827 CON
  • Diehl, Paul F. and Nils Petter Gleditsch, Eds., Environmental Conflict, Westview Press, Boulder CO, 2001

     Library Location 64.2 ENV

  • Dodds, Felix and Tim Pippard (Eds.), Human and Environmental Security:  An Agenda for Change, Earthscan, London, 2005)
    Library Location 64.81:64.2 HUM
  • Fairclough, A.J., “Global Environmental and Natural Resource Problems - Their Economic, Political and Security Implications,” The Washington Quarterly, Winter 1991
  • Hassan, Shankat, “Environmental Security: Choices for the 2lstCentury,” National Forum vol. 75, no. 1, Winter 1995, pp.20-24
  • Hoagland, Sara and Susan Conbere, Environmental Stress and National Security, College Park:  Center for Global Change, University of Maryland, 1991
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F., “Environmental Change and Violent Conflict,” Occasional Paper, No. 4, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA, June 1990
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F., “On the Threshold:  Environmental Changes as Causes of Acute Conflict,” International Security, vol. 16, Fall, 1991, pp. 76-116
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F., “The Ingenuity Gap:  Can Poor Countries Adapt to Resource Scarcity?” Population and Development Review, vol. 21, September, 1995, pp.587-612
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F., “Environmental Scarcity, Mass Violence and the Limits to Ingenuity,” Current History, vol. 95, no. 604, November, 1996, pp. 359-365
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F. and Jessica Butt, Eds., Eco-Violence:  Links among Environment Population and Security, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc., Lanham, MD, 1998
    Library Location 64.3:323.2 ECO
  • Homer-Dixon, Thomas F., The Ingenuity Gap, Vintage, London, 2001
    Library Location 64.2 HOM
  • Kakonen, Jyrki (Ed.), Perspectives on Environmental Conflict and International Politics, Pinter Publishers, London, 1992
  • Kaplan, Robert, “The Coming Anarchy,” The Atlantic Monthly, February, 1994, pp. 45-76 
  • Kaplan, Robert, “History Moving North,” The Atlantic Monthly, February, 1997, pp. 21-31
  • Kegley, Charles W. (Jr.), and Eugene R. Wittkopf (Eds.), The Global Agenda:  Issues and Perspectives, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, 1995
    Library Location 327 KEG
  • Klare, Michael T., Resource Wars:  The New Landscape of Global Conflict, Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2001
    Library Location 355.02(100) KLA
  • Levy, Marc A., “Is the Environment a National Security Issue?” International Security, vol. 20, no. 2, 1995, pp. 35-62
  • Lipschutz, Ronnie D., When Nations Clash:  Raw Materials, Ideology and Foreign Policy, Ballinger, New York, NY, 1989
    Library Location on order
  • Lowi, Miriam R. and Brian R. Shaw, Environment and Security:  Discourses and Practices, Macmillan Press Ltd., Basingstoke, 2000
    Library Location 64.81 ENV
  • Martens, Pim, Health and Climate Change:  Modelling the Impacts of Global Warming and Ozone Depletion, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 1998
    Library Location 64.22 MAR
  • Matthew, Richard, “Environmental Security and Conflict:  An Overview of the Current Debate,” National Security Studies Quarterly, vol. 1, no. 2, Spring, 1995
  • Myers, Norman, Ultimate Security:  The Environmental Base of Political Stability, W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 1993
    Library Location 64.81 MYE
  • Peluso, Nancy Lee, and Michael Waifs (Eds.), Violent Environments, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2001
    Library Location 323.2 VIO and 64.31 VIO
  • Porter, Gareth, “Environmental Security as a National Security Issue,” Current History, vol. 94, May, 1995, pp. 218-222
  • Porter, Gareth, Threats without Enemies:  Facing Environmental Insecurity, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 1993
  • Prins, Gwyn and Robbie Stamp, Top Guns and Toxic Whales, Earthscan Publications Ltd., London, 1991
    Library Location 623.458/9 POR
  • Renner, Michael, Fighting for Survival:  Environmental Decline, Social Conflict and the New Age of Insecurity, W.W. Norton and Co., New York, NY, 1997
    Library Location 623.458/9 POR
  • Russett, Bruce, “Security and the Resources Scramble:  Will 1984 be like 1947,” International Affairs, vol. 58, 1982, pp.42-58
    Library Location Store Journal
  • Vest, Gary, Environmental Security in the Year 2003, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., 1993
  • Westing, Arthur, Global Resources and International Conflict:  Environmental Factors in Strategic Policy and Action, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986
    Library Location 64.823 WES
  • Westing, Arthur H. (Ed.), Transfrontier Reserves for Peace and Nature:  A Contribution to Human Security, UNEP, Nairobi, 1993
    Library Location on order
  • Westing, Arthur, “Armed Conflict and Environmental Security:  An Overview,” Environment & Security, vol. 1, 1997, p. 31
  • World Commission on Environment and Development, Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987
    Library Location 64:504.06 OUR