EcoJustice Philosophy

EcoJustice Foundations
Burber, M. (1937). I and Thou. New York: Scribner.
Leopold, A. (1949). A sand county almanac. London, Oxford, and New York: Oxford University Press.
Burke, E. (1955). Reflections on the French Revolution. Chicago: Henry Regnery.
Polyani, K. (1957). The great transformation. Boston: Beacon Press.
Thoreau, H.D. (1962). Walden and other writings. J.W. Krutch (Ed.), New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books.  
Carson, R. (1962). Silent Spring. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Luckmann, T. (1967). The invisible religion. New York: Macmillan.
Berger, P., & Luckmann, T. (1967). The social construction of reality: A treatise in the sociology of knowledge. New York: Anchor Books.
Sapir, E. (1970). Culture, language and personality. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
Illich, I. (1971). Deschooling society. New York: Harper & Row.
Bateson, G. (1972). Steps to an ecology of mind. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.
Schumacher, E.F. (1973). Small is beautiful: Economics as if people mattered. New York: Harper Torchbooks.
Heidegger, M. (1977). The question concerning technology and other essays. New York: Harper Colophon Books.
Feyerabend, P. (1978). Against method. London: Verso.
Merchant, C. (1980). The death of nature: Women, ecology and the scientific revolution. New York: HarperCollins.
Shils, E. (1981). Tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Berry, W. (1986). A continuous harmony: Essays cultural and agricultural. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.
Hirsch, E.D. (1987). Cultural literacy: What every American needs to know. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Bloom, A. (1987). The closing of the American mind: How higher education has failed democracy and impoverished the souls of today’s students. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Bateson, G., & Bateson, M.C. (1987). Angels fear: Towards an epistemology of the sacred. New York: Macmillan.
Bordo, S. (1987). The flight to objectivity: Essays on Cartesianism and culture. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Bowers, C.A. (1988). The cultural dimensions of educational computing: Understanding the non-neutrality of technology. New York: Teachers College Press.
Bennett, W.J. (1988). Our children and our country: Improving American’s schools and affirming the common culture. New York: Touchstone Books.
Shiva, V. (1989). Staying alive: Women, ecology and development. London: Zed Books.
Snyder, G. (1990). The practice of the wild. San Francisco: North Point Press.
Smith, G.A. (1992). Education and the environment: Learning to live within limits. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Bowers, C.A. (1993). Education, cultural myths, and the ecological crisis: Toward deep changes. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Shiva, V. (1993). Monocultures of the mind: Perspectives on biodiversity and biotechnology. London: Zed Books.
Orr, D.W. (1994). Earth in mind: On education, environment, and the human prospect. Washington, DC and Covelo: Island Press.
Bowers, C.A. (1995). Educating for an ecologically sustainable culture: Rethinking moral education, creativity, intelligence, and other modern orthodoxies. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Bowers, C.A. (1995). Towards an ecological perspective. W. Kohli (Ed.). Critical conversations in philosophy of education (pp. 310-323). New York: Routledge.
Prakash, M.S. (1995). Whose ecological perspective? Bringing ecology down to Earth. In W. Kohli (Ed.), Critical conversations in philosophy of education. New York: Routledge.
Sale, K. (1995). Rebels against the future: The Luddites and their war on the industrial revolution. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.
Abram, D. (1996). The spell of the sensuous: Perception and language in a more-than-human world. New York: Vintage Books.
Shiva, V. (1997). Biopiracy: The plunder of knowledge and nature. Boston: South End Press.
Bowers, C.A. (1997). The culture of denial: Why the environmental movement needs a strategy for reforming universities and public schools. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Apffel-Marglin, F. (1998). The spirit of regeneration: Andean culture confronting western notions of development. London: Zed Books.
Esteva, G., & Prakash, M.S. (1998). Grassroots postmodernism: Remaking the soil of cultures. London: Zed Books.
Warren, K. (2000). Ecofeminist philosophy: A western perspective on what it is and why it matters. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.
Bowers, C.A. (2000). Let them eat data: How computers affect education, cultural diversity, and the prospects of ecological sustainability. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
Berry, W. (2000). Life is a miracle: An essay against the modern superstition. Washington, DC: Counterpoint.
Nettle, D., & Romaine, S. (2000). Vanishing voices: The extinction of the world’s languages. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
Berry, W. (2004). The unsettling of America: Culture & agriculture. San Francisco: Sierra Books.
Shiva, V. (2005). Earth democracy: Justice, sustainability, and peace. Cambridge: South End Press.
Shiva, V. (2006). Stolen harvest: The hijacking of the global food supply. London: Zed Books.
Shiva, V. (2006). Protect or plunder? Understanding intellectual property rights. London: Zed Books.
EcoJustice Philosophy
Bowers, C.A. (2001). Towards an eco-justice pedagogy. Educational Studies, 32(4), 401-416.
Edmundson, J. (2001). Changing the educational diet. Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice, 14(3), 48-54.
Bowers, C.A. (2001). Educating for eco-justice and community. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2003). The environmental ethic implicit in three theories of evolution. The Trumpeter, 19(3), 67-86.
Bowers, C.A. (2003). Mindful conservatism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Gruenewald, D. (2003). At home with the other: Reclaiming the ecological roots of development and literacy. The Journal of Environmental Education, 35(1), 33-43.
Gruenewald, D. (2003). Foundations of place: A multidisciplinary framework for place-conscious education. American Educational Research Journal, 40, 619-654.
Gruenewald, D. (2003). The best of both worlds: A critical pedagogy of place. Educational Researcher, 32(4), 3-12.
Furman, G.C., & Gruenewald, D.A. (2004). Expanding the landscape of social justice: A critical ecological analysis. Educational Administration Quarterly, 40(1), 47-76.
Wayne, K.R., & Gruenewald, D. (2004). Special issue: Ecojustice and education. Educational Studies, 36(1), 6-9.
Jucker, R. (2004). Have the cake and eat it: Ecojustice versus development? Is it possible to reconcile social and economic equity, ecological sustainability, and human development? Some implications for ecojustice education. Educational Studies, 36(1), 10-26.
McLaren, P., & Houston, D. (2004). Revolutionary ecologies: Ecosocialism and critical pedagogy. Educational Studies, 36(1), 27-43.
Bowers, C.A. (2004). Revitalizing the commons or an individualized approach to planetary citizenship: The choice before us. Educational Studies, 36(1), 45-58.
Prakash, M.S., & Stuchul, D. (2004). McEducation marginalized: Multiverse of living-learning in grassroots commons. Educational Studies, 36(1), 58-73.
Smith, G.A. (2004). Cultivating care and connection: Preparing the soil for a just and sustainable society. Educational Studies, 36(1), 73-92.
Brandt, C.B. (2004). A thirst for justice in the arid Southwest: The role of epistemology and place in higher education. Educational Studies, 36(1), 93-107.
Corcoran, P.B. (2004). What if? The educational possibilities of the Earth Charter. Educational Studies, 36(1), 108-117.
Edmundson, J. (2004). Educating for eco-justice and community. Educational Studies, 36(1), 118-123.
Gruenewald, D. (2004). A Foucauldian analysis of environmental education: Toward the socioecological challenge of the Earth Charter. Curriculum Inquiry, 34(1), 71-107.
Bowers, C.A. (2004). Comments on David Gruenewald’s “a Foucauldian analysis of environmental education”. Curriculum Inquiry, 34(2), 223-232.
Stables, A. (2004). Can education save the world? A response to David Gruenewald. Curriculum Inquiry, 34(2), 233-240.
Gruenewald, D. (2004). Why the Earth Charter matters to (multi)cultural educators everywhere: A rejoinder. Curriculum Inquiry, 32(4), 241-250.
Martusewicz, R.A. (2005). Eros in the commons: Educating for eco-ethical consciousness in a poetics of place. Ethics, Place & Environment, 8(3), 331-348.
Martusewicz, R.A., & Edmundson, J. (2005). Social foundations as pedagogies of responsibility and eco-ethical commitment. In D.W. Butin (Ed.), Teaching social foundations of education: Contexts, theories, and issues (pp. 71-91). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 
Bowers, C.A. (2005). The false promises of constructivist theories of learning: A global and ecological critique. New York: Peter Lang.
Bowers, C.A., & Apffel-Marglin, F. (2005). Rethinking Freire: Globalization and the environmental crisis. Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 
Bowers, C.A. (2005). How Peter McLaren and Donna Houston, and other “green” Marxists contribute to the globalization of the west’s industrial culture. Educational Studies, 37(2), 185-195.
Houston, D., & McLaren, P. (2005). The ‘nature’ of political amnesia: A response to C.A. ‘Chet’ Bowers. Educational Studies, 37(2), 196-206.
Gruenewald, D. (2005). More than one profound truth: Making sense of divergent criticalities. Educational Studies, 37(2), 206-214.
Martusewicz, R.A. (2005). On acknowledging differences that make a difference: My two cents. Educational Studies, 37(2), 215-224.
McLaren, P. (2006). Let them blister paint: Response to Rebecca Martusewicz. Educational Studies, 39(1), 91-94.
Seaman, J. (2006). A closer look at constructivism: Linking experiential education, indoctrination, and the spread of consumerism. Journal of Experiential Education, 29(2), 210-212.
Renner, A. (2006). Perspectives on ecojustice education: Hope in the dark: Untold histories, wild possibilities. Educational Studies, 39(2), 163-167.
Bowers, C.A. (2006). Revitalizing the commons: Cultural and educational sites of resistance and affirmation. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.  
Bowers, C.A. (2006). Transforming environmental education: Making renewal of the cultural and environmental commons the focus of educational reform. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2006). Renewing the commons: University reform in an era of degraded democracy and environmental crises. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2007). Critical essays on the enclosure of the cultural commons: The conceptual foundations of today’s mis-education. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2007). Short essays for deep discussions. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2007). Understanding the connections between double bind thinking and the ecological crises: Implications for educational reform. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 2(3-4), 286-281.
Bowers, C.A. (2008). University reform in an era of global warming. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Bowers, C.A. (2008). Towards a post-industrial consciousness: Understanding the linguistic basis of ecologically sustainable reforms. Eugene, OR: Ecojustice Press.
Arenas, A. (2008). Connecting hand, mind, and community: Vocational education for social and environmental renewal. Teachers College Record, 110(2), 377-404.
Nespor, J. (2008). Education and place: A review essay. Educational Theory, 58(4), 475-489.
Bowers, C.A. (2009). Rethinking social justice issues within an eco-justice conceptual and moral framework. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).
Mueller, M.P. (2010). A/moral vulnerability for Chet Bowers and other ecojustice educators: A rejoinder to “rethinking social justice issues”. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).
Bowers, C.A. (2010). Response to professor Mueller’s critiques. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).
Mueller, M.P. (2010). How Chet Bowers’ writings contribute to a/moral vulnerability for ecojustice. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1). 
Burgess, D.J. (2010). Rethinking eco-justice within a biophilic framework: A rejoinder. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).
Social Studies Education for EcoJustice
Martusewicz, R.A., & Schnakenberg, G. (in press). Ecojustice, community-based learning, and social studies education. In E. Wayne Ross & A. DeLeon (Eds.), Critical theories, radical pedagogies, and social education (pp. 00-00). Rotterdam: Sense.
Science Education for EcoJustice
Reid, A., Teamey, K., & Dillon, J. (2002). Traditional ecological knowledge for learning with sustainability in mind. The Trumpeter, 18(1), 113-136.
Brickhouse, N.W., Kittleson, J.M. (2006). Visions of curriculum, community, and science. Educational Theory, 56(2), 191-204.
Lim, K., & Calabrese Barton, A. (2006). Science learning and sense of place in a urban middle school. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 1(1), 107-142.   
Glasson, G.E., Frykholm, J.A., Mhango, N.A., Phiri, A.D. (2006). Understanding the Earth systems of Malawi: Ecological sustainability, culture, and place-based education. Science Education, 90(4), 660-680. 
Kyle, W.C. (2006). The road from Rio to Johannesburg: Where are the footpaths to/from science education? International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 4(1), 1-18.
Mueller, M.P., & Bentley, M.L. (2007). Beyond the “decorated landscapes” of educational reform: Toward landscapes of pluralism in science education. Science Education, 91(2), 321-338.
Mueller, M.P. (2007). Integrating ecojustice in middle school science education. Tennessee Association of Middle Schools Journal, 37, 7-13.
Jickling, B., & Wals, A.E.J. (2007). Globalization and environmental education: looking beyond sustainable development. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 40(1), 1-21.
Bowers, C.A. (2008). Why a critical pedagogy of place is an oxymoron. Environmental Education Research, 14(3), 325-335.
Greenwood, D.A. (2008). A critical pedagogy of place: from gridlock to parallax. Environmental Education Research, 14(3), 336-348.
Smith, G.A. (2008). Oxymoron or misplaced rectification. Environmental Education Research, 14(3), 349-352.
Stevenson, R.B. (2008). A critical pedagogy of place and the critical place(s) of pedagogy. Environmental Education Research, 14(3), 353-360.
McKenzie, M. (2008). The places of pedagogy: or, what we can do with culture through intersubjective experiences. Environmental Education Research, 14(3), 361-373.
Mueller, M.P. (2008). Ecojustice as ecological literacy is much more than being “green!” Educational Studies, 44(2), 155-166.
Bowers, C.A. (2008). More than being green. Educational Studies, 44(3), 301-306.
Jordan, R., Singer, F., Vaughan, J., Berkowitz, A. (2008). What should every citizen know about ecology? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7(1), doi: 10.1890/070113
Mueller, M.P. (2009). Educational reflections on the “ecological crisis”: Ecojustice, environmentalism, and sustainability. Science & Education, 18(8), 1031-1055.
Tippins, D.J., & Mueller, M.P. (2009). As if local people and places mattered: A relational, ecological pragmatist framework to guide projects of rural science education. In W.M. Roth & K. Tobin (Eds.), The world of science education: Handbook of research in North America (pp. 529-542). Rotterdam: Sense.
Mueller, M.P., & Bentley, M.L. (2009). Environmental and science education in “developing countries”: A Ghanaian approach to renewing and revitalizing the local community and ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Education, 40(4), 53-63.
Hodges, G., & Tippins, D.J. (2009). Using an ecojustice perspective to inform science teacher recruitment and retention in the rural black belt region of Georgia. The Rural Educator, 30(3), 1-3.
Mueller, M.P. (2009). On ecological reflections: the tensions of cultivating ecojustice and youth environmentalism. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 4(4), 999-1012.
Mueller, M.P., & Pickering, J. (2010). Bee Hunt! Ecojustice in practice for Earth’s buzzing biodiversity. Science Activities, 47(4), 151-159.
Glasson, G.E. (2010). Sustainability science education in Africa: Negotiating indigenous ways of living with nature in the third space. International Journal of Science Education, 32(1), 125-141.
Buxton, C., & Provenzo, E. (in press). Think globally, teach locally: Activities for place-based science teaching and learning. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
Glasson, G.E. (in press). Revitalization of the shared commons: education for sustainability and marginalized cultures. Cultural Studies of Science Education. DOI: 10.1007/s11422-009-9243-0  

Mueller, M.P., & Tippins, D.J. (in press). van Eijck and Roth’s utilitarian science education: why the recalibration of science and tradition ecological knowledge invokes multiple perspectives to protect science education from being exclusive. Cultural Studies of Science Education. DOI: 10.1007/s 11422-009-9236-z

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