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This list relates to the year 2019/2020 which does not start until 01/09/2019
  1. Core reading 4 items
    These are the key texts which will inform the entire module
    1. The Shock of the Anthropocene: the Earth, History and Us - Christophe Bonneuil, Jean-Baptiste Fressoz, David Fernbach 2017

      Book Core Reading Available through the library as an eBook and in hard copy. Can also be purchased relatively cheaply from the publisher Verso.

    2. After the Anthropocene: politics and geographic inquiry for a new epoch - Elizabeth Johnson, Harlan Morehouse, Simon Dalby, Jessi Lehman 06/2014

      Article Core Reading

  2. Week 1 and general Anthropocene 17 items
    1. The Concept of the Anthropocene - Yadvinder Malhi 17/10/2017

      Article Core Reading

    2. An Ecomodernist Manifesto - John Asafu-Adjaye et al. 2015

      Document Further Reading

    3. General Anthropocene 6 items
      Introductory or general texts that will aid your understanding of the entire module
      1. Anthropocene: a very short introduction - Erle C. Ellis 2018

        Book Further Reading

      2. Anthropocene feminism 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Reading

      3. The human planet: how we created the anthropocene - Simon L. Lewis, Mark Maslin 2018

        Book Further Reading

      4. Bright spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene - Elena M Bennett, Martin Solan, Reinette Biggs, Timon McPhearson 10/2016

        Article Further Reading

    4. Companion to Environmental Studies: 1st Edition (Paperback) - Routledge - Noel Castree, Mike Hulme, James D. Proctor Request Inspection Copy 25/04/2018

      Book Further Reading

  3. Week 2: Historical Geographies 12 items
    1. Geographical Lenses 4 items
      We'll start this week by assembling our geographical lenses. These are the texts we'll be reading in the workshop, and referring back to throughout the module.
      1. Introducing human geographies - Paul J. Cloke, Phil Crang, Mark Goodwin 2014

        Book Core Reading See the introductions to the sections on Historical, Political and Cultural Geographies

    2. Defining the Anthropocene - Simon L. Lewis, Mark A. Maslin 2015-3

      Article Core Reading

  4. Week 3: Historical Geographies 7 items
    1. The Effect of Visitors' Agendas on Museum Learning - JOHN H. FALK, THEANO MOUSSOURI, DOUGLAS COULSON 06/1998

      Article Core Reading This is to be read in advance of our visit to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts on Tuesday, week 3

    2. The great acceleration: an environmental history of the anthropocene since 1945 - John Robert McNeill, Peter Engelke 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Reading

  5. Week 4: Political Geographies 15 items
    1. The geopolitics of climate change - Simon Dalby 11/2013

      Article Further Reading

    2. Carbon democracy - Timothy Mitchell 08/2009

      Article Core Reading

    3. Conceptualizing energy democracy - Kacper Szulecki 02/01/2018

      Article Further Reading

    4. Follow the Things - Ian Cook

      Article Further Reading

    5. Do Artifacts Have Politics? - Langdon Winner 1980

      Article Further Reading

    6. The Politics of the Anthropocene - John S. Dryzek and Jonathan PickeringJohn S. Dryzek and Jonathan PickeringJohn S. Dryzek and Jonathan PickeringJohn S. Dryzek and Jonathan PickeringJohn S. Dryzek and Jonathan PickeringJohn S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

      Book Further Reading

  6. Week 5: Political Geographies 10 items
    1. The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - Katie Davies, Joanna Christodoulou, Scott Seider, Howard Gardner

      Chapter Core Reading This is to be read in advance of our Monday workshop on 22nd Oct.

    2. The Nature of the State : Excavating the Political Ecologies of the Modern State - Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, Martin Jones March 12, 2007 (eBook)

      Book Further Reading

    3. The Anthropocene and Geographies of Geopower - Kathryn Yusoff 2018 (electronic resource)

      Chapter Further Reading

    4. Environmental politics: scale and power - Shannon O'Lear 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Reading

  7. Week 6: Political Geographies 7 items
  8. Week 7: Political Geographies 6 items
    1. Cities and the Economy, ch. 3 in McNeill & Engelke, The Great Acceleration - John Robert McNeill, Peter Engelke 2014 (electronic resource)

      Chapter Core Reading

    2. Nature's metropolis: Chicago and the Great West - William Cronon 1992

      Book Further Reading

    3. ‘Urban Ecological Security’: A New Urban Paradigm? - MIKE HODSON, SIMON MARVIN 03/2009

      Article Further Reading

  9. Week 8: Cultural Geographies 1 item
    1. Half-Earth: our planet's fight for life - Edward O. Wilson 2017

      Book Core Reading

  10. Week 9: Cultural Geographies 11 items
    1. Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity - Mike Hulme 2009

      Book Core Reading Chapters 5 and 6

    2. Climate change and the imagination - Kathryn Yusoff, Jennifer Gabrys 07/2011

      Article Further Reading

    3. Making the geologic now: responses to material conditions of contemporary life 2013

      Book Further Reading A useful insight into how artists are responding to the Anthropocene. Available to view and download at http://www.geologicnow.com/

    4. Apocalypse Forever? - Erik Swyngedouw 03/2010

      Article Further Reading

    5. Cultural cognition of scientific consensus - Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins‐Smith, Donald Braman 02/2011

      Article Further Reading

  11. Week 10: Cultural Geographies 4 items
    1. Cultural Consumption - John Horton, Peter Kraftl

      Chapter Core Reading

    2. Communicating climate change: conduits, content, and consensus - Warren Pearce, Brian Brown, Brigitte Nerlich, Nelya Koteyko 11/2015

      Article Further Reading

    3. Sustainable Consumption: Key Issues - Lucie Middlemiss 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Reading

  12. Week 11: Cultural Geographies 7 items
    1. The Origin of the Work of Art - Martin Heidegger, David Farrell Krell 2011

      Chapter Core Reading Available in hard copy in the library, on in PDF on the Blackboard site (Class Materials > Week 11)

    2. Ecology without nature: rethinking environmental aesthetics - Timothy Morton 2009, c2007

      Book Further Reading

  13. Week 12: Cultural Geographies and wrapping-up 4 items
    1. Love In the Anthropocene - Dale Jamieson, Bonnie Nadzam 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Reading Particularly the story 'Carbon'