Green Reading List Blog

December 29, 2006

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    GREEN READING LIST

Basic Introductory Reading

*Statement of Core Principles of The Green Party of England and Wales – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/values.html

Green Party Policy

*Green Party Policy Pointers – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/policypointers/

*Green Party of England and Wales Manifesto For a Sustainable Society (Recommended for reference rather than reading through at one go!) http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/index.html

Green History

*A Brief History of The Global Green Network – http://www.globalgreens.info/ggn_ggnbriefhistory.html

*Green History by Derek Wall, Routledge, London 1993.

*The Programme of the German Green Party, (1983) German Green Party, Heretic, London 1983.

*Weaving A Bower Against The Endless Night by Derek Wall, Green Party, London, 1994

Green Theory

*Green Alternatives to Globalisation, A Manifesto by Michael Woodin and Caroline Lucas, Pluto Press 2004 ISBN 0745319327

*Seeing Green:The Politics of Ecology Explained by Jonathan Porritt, Blackwell, Oxford 1984.

*The Enemy of Nature by Joel Kovel, Zed Pres, New York, 2002

Green Philosophy

*Philosophical Basis of the Green Party of England and Wales – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/Philosophical%20Basis.html

* Environmental Culture by Val Plumwood, Routledge 2002 – ISBN 0415178789

*The Compassionate Revolution, Radical Politics and Buddhism by David Edwards, Green Books 1998 ISBN 1870098706

General Political Theory

*The Ecology of Freedom:The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy by Murray Bookchin, Black Rose Books Ltd, 1991 ISBN 092168973X

*No Logo by Naomi Klein, Flamingo, London, 2001.

* The Great Transformation by K Polanyi, Beacon Press, Boston, 1957

*Arguments For A New Left – Answering The Free-Market Right by Hilary Wainwright, Blackwell Publishing Professional, 1993, ISBN 0631191917

British Politics and History

*Anti-Capitalist Britain edited by John Carter and Dave Morland, New Clarion Press 2003 – ISBN 1873797443

*Britain’s First Socialists: The Levellers, Agitators and Diggers of the English Revolution by F. Brockway, Quartet, London 1980.

*Chartism by Asa Briggs, Sutton Pocket Histories, Sutton Publishing 1998 ISBN 0750919167

*Captive State : The Corporate Takeover of Britain by George Monbiot, Macmillan, London, 2003.

*Votes For Women:The Virago Book Of Suffragettes (Ed) by Joyce Marlow, Virago Press Limited, 2001, ISBN 1860498965

* The Blair Revelation – Deliverance for Whom? by Michael Barratt Brown and Ken Coates, Spokesman Books, 1996, ISBN: 0851246052

* Writings on the Wall – a Radical and Socialist Anthology 1215-1984 Edited by Tony Benn, Faber and Faber, 1984, ISBN: 0571133355

International Politics and History

*Charter of the Global Greens(Canberra 2001) http://www.global.greens.org.au/Charter2001.pdf

*Fences and Windows – Dispatches From The Frontlines Of The Globalization Debate by Naomi Klein, Flamingo 2002, ISBN 0007150474

*One No, Many Yeses by Paul Kingsnorth, Free Press, London, 2004.

*Hidden Agendas by John Pilger, Vintage, 1998, ISBN 0099741512

*The Best Democracy Money Can Buy by Greg Palast, Constable and Robinson, 2003, ISBN 1841197149

*The Chomsky Reader by Noam Chomsky, Edited by James Peck, Serpents Tail, 1987, ISBN1-85242-117-7

Economics

*Capital Volume I, A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx, Penguin Classics 1992, ISBN 0140445684

* Economic Democracy – the Politics of Feasible Socialism by Robin Archer, Oxford University Press, 1998, ISBN: 0198295383

*The Growth Illusion – how economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet by Richard Douthwaite, New Society Publishers 1999, ISBN: 0865713960

*The Silent Take Over: Global Capitalism and the Death Of Democracy by Noreena Hertz, Collins 2003, ISBN 006055973X

Green Economics

*A Citizens Income – A Foundation for a Sustainable World by Clive Lord, John Carpenter (Publisher) 2003, ISBN 1897766874

*Babylon and Beyond – The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements by Derek Wall, Pluto Press, 2005 – ISBN 0 7453 2390 1

*Green Economics – Beyond Supply and Demand to Meeting People’s Needs by Molly Scott Cato and Miriam Kennett, Green Audit Books, 1999, ISBN 189776118X

*Localisation: A Global Manifesto by Colin Hines, Earthscan, London, 2000

*Market, Schmarket – Building the Post Capitalist Economy by Molly Scott Cato, New Clarion Press 2006 – ISBN 1 873397 50 8

*Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered by E Schumacher, Abacus, London, 1978.

General

*The Little Earth Book by James Bruges
(Various editions) Alistair Sawday Publishing Co Ltd ISBN 1901970310

*News From Nowhere and Other Writings by William Morris, Penguin Classics 1994, ISBN 0140433309

*Our Final Century: Will Civilisation Survive the 21st Century ? by Martin Rees, Arrow 2004, ISBN 0099436868

*The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell, Oxford World’s Classics, 2005, ISBN 0192804537

*Woman On the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy 1976 (2000) The Women’s Press, London ISBN 0-7043-4656-7

Environmental Issues

*Dirty Planet: The Friends of the Earth Guide to Pollution and What You Can Do About It by Caroline Clayton, Livewire Books For Teenagers 2001, ISBN 0704349647

*Politics And The Environment:From Theory To Practice by James Connelly and Graham Smith, Routledge 2002, ISBN 041525146X

Social Issues

*The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer, Flamingo Modern Classics 1999, ISBN 0586080554

Policy Development Background Reading

* Environmental Policy by Jane Roberts, Routledge 2003, ISBN 0415198860

*Understanding Political Participation: Green Party Membership in Scotland by Lynne G. Bennie, Ashgate, 2004, ISBN 0754617238

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December 18, 2006

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    GREEN READING LIST

    Basic Introductory Reading

*Statement of Core Principles of The Green Party of England and Waleshttp://policy.greenparty.org.uk/values.html

    Green Party Policy

*Green Party Policy Pointershttp://policy.greenparty.org.uk/policypointers/

*Green Party of England and Wales Manifesto For a Sustainable Society (Recommended for reference rather than reading through at one go!) http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/index.html

    Green History

*A Brief History of The Global Green Networkhttp://www.globalgreens.info/ggn_ggnbriefhistory.html

*Green History by Derek Wall, Routledge, London 1993.

*The Programme of the German Green Party, (1983) German Green Party, Heretic, London 1983.

*Weaving A Bower Against The Endless Night by Derek Wall, Green Party, London, 1994

    Green Theory

*Seeing Green:The Politics of Ecology Explained by Jonathan Porritt, Blackwell, Oxford 1984.

*The Enemy of Nature by Joel Kovel, Zed Pres, New York, 2002 Green Philosophy

*Philosophical Basis of the Green Party of England and Waleshttp://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/Philosophical%20Basis.html

* Environmental Culture by Val Plumwood, Routledge 2002 – ISBN 0415178789

    General Political Theory

*No Logo by Naomi Klein, Flamingo, London, 2001.

* The Great Transformation by K Polanyi, Beacon Press, Boston, 1957

*Arguments For A New Left – Answering The Free-Market Right by Hilary Wainwright, Blackwell Publishing Professional, 1993, ISBN 0631191917

    British Political History

*Anti-Capitalist Britain edited by John Carter and Dave Morland, New Clarion Press 2003 – ISBN 1873797443

*Britain’s First Socialists: The Levellers, Agitators and Diggers of the English Revolution by F. Brockway, Quartet, London 1980.

*Chartism by Asa Briggs, Sutton Pocket Histories, Sutton Publishing 1998 ISBN 0750919167

*Captive State : The Corporate Takeover of Britain by George Monbiot, Macmillan, London, 2003.

*Votes For Women:The Virago Book Of Suffragettes (Ed) by Joyce Marlow, Virago Press Limited, 2001, ISBN 1860498965

    International Politics and History

*Charter of the Global Greens(Canberra 2001) http://www.global.greens.org.au/Charter2001.pdf

*Fences and Windows – Dispatches From The Frontlines Of The Globalization Debate by Naomi Klein, Flamingo 2002, ISBN 0007150474

*One No, Many Yeses by Paul Kingsnorth, Free Press, London, 2004.

*Hidden Agendas by John Pilger, Vintage, 1998, ISBN 0099741512

*The Best Democracy Money Can Buy by Greg Palast, Constable and Robinson, 2003, ISBN 1841197149

*The Chomsky Reader by Noam Chomsky, Edited by James Peck, Serpents Tail, 1987, ISBN1-85242-117-7

    Economics

*The Growth Illusion – how economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet by Richard Douthwaite, New Society Publishers 1999, ISBN: 0865713960

*The Silent Take Over: Global Capitalism and the Death Of Democracy by Noreena Hertz, Collins 2003, ISBN 006055973X

*Capital Volume I, A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx, Penguin Classics 1992, ISBN 0140445684

Green Economics

*A Citizens Income – A Foundation for a Sustainable World by Clive Lord, John Carpenter (Publisher) 2003, ISBN 1897766874

*Babylon and Beyond – The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements by Derek Wall, Pluto Press, 2005 – ISBN 0 7453 2390 1

*Green Economics – Beyond Supply and Demand to Meeting People’s Needs by Molly Scott Cato and Miriam Kennett, Green Audit Books, 1999, ISBN 189776118X

*Localisation: A Global Manifesto by Colin Hines, Earthscan, London, 2000

*Market, Schmarket – Building the Post Capitalist Economy by Molly Scott Cato, New Clarion Press 2006 – ISBN 1 873397 50 8

*Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered by E Schumacher, Abacus, London, 1978.

    General

*News From Nowhere and Other Writings by William Morris, Penguin Classics 1994, ISBN 0140433309

*Our Final Century: Will Civilisation Survive the 21st Century ? by Martin Rees, Arrow 2004, ISBN 0099436868

*The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell, Oxford World’s Classics, 2005, ISBN 0192804537

Environmental Issues

*Dirty Planet: The Friends of the Earth Guide to Pollution and What You Can Do About It by Caroline Clayton, Livewire Books For Teenagers 2001, ISBN 0704349647

Social Issues

*The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer, Flamingo Modern Classics 1999, ISBN 0586080554

Policy Development Background Reading

* Environmental Policy by Jane Roberts, Routledge 2003, ISBN 0415198860

December 11, 2006

Latest List Version

Filed under: Latest Reading List — paulfr0st @ 12:25 am

I still have to follow up a number of suggestions I have been given, including the excellent “library list” I was referred to, but this is the list as it stands at the moment. If this is your first visit, for more information please click on “About” and “How This Blog Works” on the page header.

Green Reading List

Basic Introductory Reading

*Statement of Core Principles of The Green Party of England and Wales – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/values.html

Green Party Policy

*Green Party Policy Pointers – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/policypointers/
*Green Party of England and Wales Manifesto For a Sustainable Society (Recommended for reference rather than reading through at one go!) http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/index.html

Green History

*A Brief History of The Global Green Network – http://www.globalgreens.info/ggn_ggnbriefhistory.html
*Green History by Derek Wall, Routledge, London 1993.
*The Programme of the German Green Party, (1983) German Green Party, Heretic, London 1983.
*Weaving A Bower Against The Endless Night by Derek Wall, Green Party, London, 1994

Green Theory

*Seeing Green:The Politics of Ecology Explained by Jonathan Porritt, Blackwell, Oxford 1984.
*The Enemy of Nature by Joel Kovel, Zed Pres, New York, 2002.
Green Philosophy
*Philosophical Basis of the Green Party of England and Wales – http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/Philosophical%20Basis.html
* Environmental Culture by Val Plumwood, Routledge 2002 – ISBN 0415178789

General Political Theory

*No Logo by Naomi Klein, Flamingo, London, 2001.
* The Great Transformation by K Polanyi, Beacon Press, Boston, 1957.

British Political History

*Anti-Capitalist Britain edited by John Carter and Dave Morland, New Clarion Press 2003 – ISBN 1873797443
*Britain’s First Socialists: The Levellers, Agitators and Diggers of the English Revolution by F. Brockway, Quartet, London 1980.
*Captive State : The Corporate Takeover of Britain by George Monbiot, Macmillan, London, 2003.

International Politics and History

*Charter of the Global Greens(Canberra 2001) http://www.global.greens.org.au/Charter2001.pdf
*One No, Many Yeses by Paul Kingsnorth, Free Press, London, 2004.

Economics

Green Economics

*Babylon and Beyond – The Economics of Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Globalist and Radical Green Movements by Derek Wall, Pluto Press, 2005 – ISBN 0 7453 2390 1
*Localisation: A Global Manifesto by Colin Hines, Earthscan, London, 2000
*Market, Schmarket – Building the Post Capitalist Economy by Molly Scott Cato, New Clarion Press 2006 – ISBN 1 873397 50 8
*Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered by E Schumacher, Abacus, London, 1978.

General

Environmental Issues

Social Issues

Policy Development Background Reading

December 2, 2006

Latest List Version

Filed under: Latest Reading List — paulfr0st @ 5:14 pm

Below is the latest version of the list. I hope that you like this new template, and find the comments easier to read in good old black and white!

If this is your first visit, for more information please click on “About” and “How This Blog Works” on the page header.

Green Reading List

    Basic Introductory Reading

*Statement of Core Principles of The Green Party of England and Waleshttp://policy.greenparty.org.uk/values.html

    Green Party Policy

*Green Party Policy Pointers http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/policypointers/

*Green Party of England and Wales Manifesto For a Sustainable Society (Recommended for reference rather than reading through at one go!) http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/index.html

    Green History

*A Brief History of The Global Green Network http://www.globalgreens.info/ggn_ggnbriefhistory.html

    Green Theory

Green Philosophy
*Philosophical Basis of the Green Party of England and Waleshttp://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/Philosophical%20Basis.html

Environmental Culture by Val Plumwood, Routledge 2002 – ISBN 0415178789

    General Political Theory
    British Political History
    International Politics and History

*Charter of the Global Greens(Canberra 2001) http://www.global.greens.org.au/Charter2001.pdf

    Economics

Green Economics
General

    Environmental Issues
    Social Issues
    Policy Development Background Reading

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