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Books on Ecological Economics

The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability by Paul Hawken
Outlines the environmentally destructive aspects of many current business practices, but offers the vision of businesses adopting new practices to promote environmental restoration.
For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future by Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr.
Outlines a new, sustainable economics based upon community.
Home Economics by Wendell Berry
A clearly reasoned, strongly worded indictment of our present economic system and the foolish squandering of resources that it fosters.
Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E. F. Schumacher
Asks us to look behind the basic assumptions of modern economics.
Systems of Survival by Jane Jacobs
Addresses the moral values that underpin public life.
Living within Limits by Garrett Hardin
Renowned biologist, ecological philosopher, and student of human population control, Garrett Hardin offers the finest summation of his work to date.
Beyond the Limits by Donnella Meadows, Dennis Meadows and Jorgen Randers
Applies computer modeling techniques to population and economic growth scenarios and concludes that the global industrial system has already overshot some of the earth's vital ecological limits.
Filters Against Folly by Garrett Hardin
Offers more clear thinking by Garrett Hardin about difficult environmental issues.
Managing the Commons edited by Garrett Hardin and John Baden
Explores the implications of Garrett Hardin's classic essay, "The Tragedy of the Commons"
Whose Common Future? Reclaiming the Commons by The Ecologist Magazine
Asserts that governments and big business erode commons and destroy the cultures commons support.
Green Production by Enrique Leff
Addresses the relationship of production to development and the environment.
The Nature of Economies
Jacobs, Jane, Vintage Books USA, 2001, Paper
The Political Economy of Participatory Economics
Albert, Michael, Princeton University Press, 1991, Paper
The Politics of Microcredit: Global Governance and Poverty Reduction
Weber, Heloise, Pluto Press (UK), 2002, Paper
The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism
Korten, David C., Kumarian Press, 2000, Paper
Introduction to Ecological Economics
Costanza, Robert, St. Lucie Press, 1997, Paper
Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival
Prugh, Thomas, CRC Press, 1999, Paper
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
Hawken, Paul, Back Bay Books, 2000, Paper
Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development
Daly, Herman E., Beacon Press, 1997, Paper
Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth
Brown, Lester R., W. W. Norton & Company, 2001, Paper
Ecological Economics: A Political Economics Approach to Environment and Development
Soderbaum, Peter, Earthscan Publications, 2000, Paper
Ecological Economics: The Science and Management of Sustainability
Costanza, Robert, Columbia University Press, 1992, Paper
Ecomanagement: The Elmwood Guide to Ecological Auditing and Sustainable Business
Callenbach, Ernest, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1993, Paper
Environmental Economics: An Elementary Introduction
Turner, R. Kerry, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994, Paper
False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism
Gray, John, New Press, 2000, Paper
Field Guide to the Global Economy
Anderson, Sarah, New Press, 2000, Paper
Getting Down to Earth: Practical Applications of Ecological Economics
Costanza, Robert, Island Press, 1996, Paper
Global Finance: New Thinking on Regulation Speculative Capital Markets
Bello, Walden, Zed Books Ltd., 2000, Paper, $25.00
God's Last Offer: Negotiating for a Sustainable Future
Ayres, Ed, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000, Paper, $14.95
Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age
Shuman, Michael H., Routledge, 2000, Paper, $18.95
Looking Forward: Participatory Economics for the Twenty First Century
Albert, Michael, South End Press, 1990, Paper, $16.00
MAI: The Multilateral Agreement on Investment and the Threat to American Freedom
Clarke, Tony, Stoddart, 1998, Paper, $9.95
Managing the Commons
Baden, John A., Indiana University Press, 1998, Paper, $17.95
Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Sustainable Global Economy
Brown, Lester R., W. W. Norton & Company, 1991, Paper, $8.95
Sharing Nature's Interest: Using Ecological Footprints as an Indicator of Sustainability
Chambers, Nicky, Stylus Publishing, 2001, Paper, $24.00
Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies for Security in an Unstable World
Douthwaite, Richard, Green Books, 1998, Paper, $21.95
Shoveling Fuel for a Runaway Train: Errant Economists, Shameful Spenders, and a Plan to Stop Them All
Czech, Brian, University of California Press, 2000, Paper, $40.00
The Age of Access: The New Culture of Hypercapitalism, Where All of Life is a Paid-For Experience
Rifkin, Jeremy, Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2001, Paper
The Breakdown of Nations
Kohr, Leopold, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2001, Paper
The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy
Kelly, Marjorie, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001, Paper
The Earth Policy Reader
Brown, Lester R., W. W. Norton & Company, 2002, Paper
The Invention of Capitalism: Classical Political Economy and the Secret History of Primitive Accumulation
Perelman, Michael, Duke University Press, 2000, Paper
The Work of Nature: How the Diversity of Life Sustains Us
Baskin, Yvonne, Shearwater Books, 1998, Paper
The World According to Pimm: A Scientist Audits the Earth
Pimm, Stuart L., McGraw-Hill Trade, 2001, Paper
Unequal Freedoms: The Global Market as an Ethical System
McMurtry, John, Kumarian Press, 1998, Paper
Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics
Daly, Herman E., MIT Press, 1992, Paper
Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom
Henwood, Doug, Verso, 1998, Paper
When Corporations Rule the World
Korten, David C., Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001, Paper

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