Books to read

If/when I’ve read them, I’ll link to the review I do…

Policy (theory)
CHANDLER, A. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business

CONSTANT, E. 1980 The Origins of the Turbojet Revolution

General socio-technical transitions


Australian history/politics


US history/politics

Levy, J. (2012) Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America / Jonathan Levy.

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press 2012 Available at Main Library Blue Area Floor 2 (339.3 L45 )

 Climate politics and history and so on

van ASSELT, H. 2014 The Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance: Consequences and Management of Regime Interactions

BOLIN, B. 2008 A History of the Science and Politics of Climate Change:  The role of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

GELBSPAN, R. The Heat is On

JAMIESON, D. 2014 Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Fight Against Climate Change Failed – And What It Means For Our Future Oxford: Oxford University Press

WEART, S. The Discovery of Global Warming  (actually, have read this, and it is dead good!)

More recent additions to the pile (that only ever gets taller…)
James Lawrence Powell The Inquisition of Climate Science by 2011
Rosewarne, S Goodman, J and Pearse R Climate Action Upsurge: The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics (Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research byVaughan Switzer Green Backlash: The History and Politics of Environmental Opposition in the US Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1998
David Helvarg The War against the Greens: The “Wise Use” Movement, the New Right and Anti-Environmental Violence San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1997
Andrew Rowell Green Backlash: Global Subversion of the Environmental Movement (New York: Routledge, 1996)
Swedberg, R. (2014) The Art of Social Theory Princeton University Press

Networks in Contention: The Divisive Politics of Climate Change (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics) Paperback – March 31, 2015

Social Movement Organizations: Guide to Research on Insurgent Realities Lofland 2008

Constructing social problems / Malcolm Spector John I Kitsuse New York : Aldine de Gruyter c1987 Available at Main Library Blue Area Floor 2 (301 S332 )

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