Sustainable Development
A brief bibliography of library holdings about the topic.

Reference Work:

Yearbook of international co-operation on environment and development : an independent publication from the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway. London : Earthscan, 1998.
Ref Collection 333.72 G796g


CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Use to examine the international politics and issues surrounding sustainable development, the global environment, etc…

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
Search to examine the topic of sustainability from a policy and international angle.

Sociological Abstracts (SocAbs)
This sociology database covers many aspects of sustainability.

See Also: Academic Search Premiere, OmniFile (WilsonWeb) and LexisNexis Academic for citations, abstracts and full-text newspaper, magazine and journal articles.

Subject Headings:

Using these Library of Congress Subject Headings in your searches will help you obtain more relevant information from databases and the library catalog:

Cities and towns -- Growth
Economic policy -- Environmental aspects
Environmental policy
Land Use
Political ecology
Political participation
Social justice
Sustainable development

Selected works from the Main Collection:

Adams, W. M. Green development : environment and sustainability in the Third World. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 copy ordered for Main Collection on 06-11-2003.

Agyeman, Julian, Robert D. Bullard, and Bob Evans, eds. Just sustainabilities : development in an unequal world. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2003
Main Collection: 338.927 A284j

Allen, T. F. H., Joseph A. Tainter and Thomas W. Hoekstra. Supply-side sustainability. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.
Main Collection: 338.9 B396p

Beckerman, Wilfred. A poverty of reason : sustainable development. Oakland, Calif : Independent Institute, 2002
Main Collection: 338.9 B396p

Bennholdt-Thomsen, Veronika, Nicholas Faraclas, and Claudia von Werlhof, eds. There is an alternative : subsistence and world-wide resistance to corporate globalization. New York : Zed Books, 2001
Main Collection: 338.927 B472t

Brown, Douglas M. Insatiable is not sustainable. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002
Main Collection: 338.927 B877i

Hall, Charles and A. S. Hall, eds. Quantifying sustainable development : the future of tropical economies. San Diego: Academic Press, 2000.
Main Collection: 338.9 H174q

Harris, Jonathan M., ed. A Survey of sustainable development : social and economic dimensions. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2001
Main Collection: 338.927 S963o

Maser, Chris and Walter Smith. Forest certification in sustainable development : healing the landscape. Boca Raton : Lewis Publishers, 2001
Main Collection: 634.9068 M396f

Muschett, F. Douglas. Principles of sustainable development. Delray Beach, Fl: St. Lucie Press, 1997
Main Collection: 338.9 M985p

Prugh, Thomas, Robert Costanza, and Herman Daly. The local politics of global sustainability. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2000.
Main Collection: 337.1 P971L

Stabler, M.J. Tourism and sustainability : principles to practice. New York : CAB International, 1997
Main Collection: 338.4791 S775t

Trzyna, Thaddeus C., ed. A sustainable world : defining and measuring sustainable development. Sacramento: International Center for the Environment and Public Policy, California Institute of Public Affairs, 1995.
Main Collection: 338.9 T876s

Urbanska, Krystyna M., Nigel R. Webb and Peter J. Edwards, eds. Restoration ecology and sustainable development. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997
Main Collection: 333.7153 U729r

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Prepared by David M. Oldenkamp, Social Sciences Reference Librarian. Last updated: 29 August 2003.