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Sara J. Grossman, "Immeasurable Weather: Meteorological Data and Settler Colonialism from 1820 to Hurricane Sandy" (Duke UP, 2023)

February 28, 2024

Immeasurable Weather

Sara J. Grossman

In Immeasurable Weather: Meteorological Data and Settler Colonialism from 1820 to Hurricane Sandy (Duke UP, 2023), Sara J. Grossman explores how envir…

Isabella Alexander, "Copyright and Cartography: History, Law, and the Circulation of Geographical Knowledge" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

February 22, 2024

Copyright and Cartography

Isabella Alexander

Isabella Alexander's book Copyright and Cartography: History, Law, and the Circulation of Geographical Knowledge (Bloomsbury, 2023) explores the inter…

Jared D. Margulies, "The Cactus Hunters: Desire and Extinction in the Illicit Succulent Trade" (U Minnesota Press, 2023)

January 24, 2024

The Cactus Hunters

Jared D. Margulies

Cacti and succulents are phenomenally popular worldwide among plant enthusiasts, despite being among the world's most threatened species. The fervor d…

Jamie L. Jones, "Rendered Obsolete: Energy Culture and the Afterlife of US Whaling" (UNC Press, 2023)

September 26, 2023

Rendered Obsolete

Jamie L. Jones
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Through the mid-nineteenth century, the US whaling industry helped drive industrialization and urbanization, providing whale oil to lubricate and illu…

Phaedra C. Pezzullo, "Beyond Straw Men: Plastic Pollution and Networked Cultures of Care" (U California Press, 2023)

September 22, 2023

Beyond Straw Men

Phaedra C. Pezzullo
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Addressing plastics can feel overwhelming. Guilt, shame, anger, hurt, fear, dismissiveness, and despair abound. Beyond Straw Men: Plastic Pollution an…

Nicole Fabricant, "Fighting to Breathe: Race, Toxicity, and the Rise of Youth Activism in Baltimore" (U California Press, 2022)

September 10, 2023

Fighting to Breathe

Nicole Fabricant

Industrial toxic emissions on the South Baltimore Peninsula are among the highest in the nation. Because of the concentration of factories and other c…

Zdenka Sokolickova, "The Paradox of Svalbard: Climate Change and Globalisation in the Arctic" (Pluto Press, 2023)

September 9, 2023

The Paradox of Svalbard

Zdenka Sokolickova

The town of Longyearbyen in the high Arctic is the world's northernmost settlement. Here, climate change is happening fast. It is clearly seen and sen…

Corina Rodríguez Enríquez and Masaya Llavaneras Blanco, "Corporate Capture of Development: Public-Private Partnerships, Women’s Human Rights, and Global Resistance" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

August 23, 2023

Corporate Capture of Development

Corina Rodríguez Enríquez and Masaya Llavaneras Blanco

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have gained a renewed momentum in recent years, and have come to be viewed by governments and funders alike as a si…

Omolade Adunbi, "Enclaves of Exception: Special Economic Zones and Extractive Practices in Nigeria" (Indiana UP, 2022)

July 31, 2023

Enclaves of Exception

Omolade Adunbi
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How do we measure and truly grasp the sweeping social and environmental effects of an oil-based economy? Focusing on the special economic zones resu…

Linda J. Seligmann, "Quinoa: Food Politics and Agrarian Life in the Andean Highlands" (U Illinois Press, 2022)

July 8, 2023

Quinoa

Linda J. Seligmann
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Quinoa's new status as a superfood has altered the economic fortunes of Quechua farmers in the Andean highlands. Linda J. Seligmann journeys to the Hu…

Vicky Johnson-Dahl, "Buffalo in 50 Maps" (Belt, 2023)

June 17, 2023

Buffalo in 50 Maps

Vicky Johnson-Dahl
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The third entry in Belt's urban cartography series, Buffalo in 50 Maps (2023) offers a truly unique view of the City of Good Neighbors, from the East …

Ida Yoshinaga et al., "Uneven Futures: Strategies for Community Survival from Speculative Fiction" (MIT Press, 2022)

June 11, 2023

Uneven Futures

Ida Yoshinaga, Sean Guynes, and Gerry Canavan
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Essays on speculative/science fiction explore the futures that feed our most cherished fantasies and terrifying nightmares, while helping diverse comm…

Cat Button and Gerald Taylor Aiken, "Over Researched Places: Towards a Critical and Reflexive Approach" (Routledge, 2022)

May 24, 2023

Over Researched Places

Cat Button and Gerald Taylor Aiken

Cat Button and Gerald Taylor Aiken's Over Researched Places: Towards a Critical and Reflexive Approach (Routledge, 2022) explores the implications tha…

Laurie Parsons, "Carbon Colonialism: How Rich Countries Export Climate Breakdown" (Manchester UP, 2023)

May 10, 2023

Carbon Colonialism

Laurie Parsons

Climate change is devastating the planet, and globalisation is hiding it. Laurie Parsons's book Carbon Colonialism: How Rich Countries Export Climate …

Joel E. Correia, "Disrupting the Patrón: Indigenous Land Rights and the Fight for Environmental Justice in Paraguay's Chaco" (U California Press, 2023)

April 24, 2023

Disrupting the Patrón

Joel E. Correia

The Paraguayan Chaco is a settler frontier where cattle ranching and agrarian extractivism drive some of the world's fastest deforestation and most ex…

Mitul Baruah, "Slow Disaster: Political Ecology of Hazards and Everyday Life in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam" (Routledge, 2022)

April 22, 2023

Slow Disaster

Mitul Baruah

Mitul Baruah's Slow Disaster: Political Ecology of Hazards and Everyday Life in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam (Routledge, 2022) presents a fascinating…

Kirstin Munro, "The Production of Everyday Life in Eco-Conscious Households" (Bristol UP, 2023)

April 12, 2023

The Production of Everyday Life in Eco-Conscious Households

Kirstin Munro

Based on qualitative interviews with sustainability-oriented parents of young children, Kirstin Munro's book The Production of Everyday Life in Eco-Co…

Ronald L. Trosper, "Indigenous Economics: Sustaining Peoples and Their Lands" (U Arizona Press, 2022)

March 1, 2023

Indigenous Economics

Ronald L. Trosper

What does “development” mean for Indigenous peoples? Indigenous Economics: Sustaining Peoples and Their Lands (U Arizona Press, 2022) lays out an alte…

Matthew S. Henry, "Hydronarratives: Water, Environmental Justice, and a Just Transition" (U Nebraska Press, 2023)

February 15, 2023

Hydronarratives

Matthew S. Henry

The story of water in the United States is one of ecosystemic disruption and social injustice. From the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and Flint, Mi…

Sheila R. Foster and Christian Iaione, "Co-Cities: Innovative Transitions toward Just and Self-Sustaining Communities" (MIT Press, 2022)

February 8, 2023

Co-Cities

Sheila R. Foster and Christian Iaione

A new model of urban governance, mapping the route to a more equitable management of a city’s infrastructure and services. The majority of the world’s…

Stephanie C. Kane, "Just One Rain Away: The Ethnography of River-City Flood Control" (McGill-Queen's UP, 2022)

January 25, 2023

Just One Rain Away

Stephanie C. Kane

Not long ago it seemed flood control experts were close to mastering the unruly flows funnelling toward Hudson Bay and the Prairie city of Winnipeg. B…

James C. Rhoads et al., "Cultivating Q Methodology: Essays Honoring Steven R. Brown" (Bookbaby, 2022)

January 18, 2023

Cultivating Q Methodology

James C. Rhoads, Dan B. Thomas, and Susan E. Ramlo

Cultivating Q Methodology is a collection of essays is in honor of Professor Steven R. Brown, the preeminent scholar of Q methodology. Q methodology, …

Naa Oyo A. Kwate, "White Burgers, Black Cash: Fast Food from Black Exclusion to Exploitation" (U Minnesota Press, 2023)

December 25, 2022

White Burgers, Black Cash

Naa Oyo A. Kwate

The long and pernicious relationship between fast food restaurants and the African American community. Today, fast food is disproportionately located …

Joanne Yao, "The Ideal River: How Control of Nature Shaped the International Order" (Manchester UP, 2022)

December 14, 2022

The Ideal River

Joanne Yao

Environmental politics has traditionally been a peripheral concern for international relations theory, but increasing alarm over global environmen…