[B] = Becker, Egon, and Thomas Jahn, eds. Sustainability and the Social Sciences: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Integrating Environmental Considerations into Theoretical Reorientation. Zed Books, 1999. ISBN: 9781856497091.
[C] = Choucri, Nazli, ed. Global Accord: Environmental Challenges and International Responses. MIT Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780262531344. [Preview with Google Books]
[CH] = Choucri, Nazli, Dinisha Mistree, et al. Mapping Sustainability: Knowledge e-Networking and the Value Chain. Springer Press, 2014. ISBN: 9789400799851. [Preview with Google Books]
[T] = Tainter, Joseph A. The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology). Cambridge University Press, 1990. ISBN: 9780521386739. [Preview with Google Books]
[TE] = Tester, Jefferson W., Elisabeth M. Drake, et al, eds. Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options. 2nd edition. MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780262017473. [Preview with Google Books]
|Part 1 Content & Context|
|1||Introduction-Debates, Definitions & Dilemmas|| |
[S] Hardin, Garrett. Chapter 2: The Tragedy of the Commons.
[ST] Solow, Robert M. Chapter 28: Sustainability: An Economist's Perspective.
Solow, Robert M. "Richard T. Ely Lecture: The Economics of Resources or the Resources of Economics." American Economic Review 64, no. 2 (1974): 1–14. (Papers and Proceedings of the Eighty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association)
Goodland, Robert, and George Ledec. "Neoclassical Economics and Principles of Sustainable Development." Ecological Modeling 38 (1987): 19–46.
Holdren, John P., Gretchen C. Daily, et al. "The Meaning of Sustainability: Biogeophysical Aspects." Chapter 1 in Defining and Measuring Sustainability: The Biogeophysical Foundations. Edited by Mohan Munasinghe and Walter Shearer. World Bank, 1995. ISBN: 9780821331347.
[T] Chapter 1: Introduction to Collapse.
|2||Evolving Concepts: Growth vs. Sustainability|| |
[B] Reboratti, Carlos E. Chapter 11: Territory, Scale and Sustainable Development.
[C] Choucri, Nazli. "Introduction: Theoretical, Empirical, and Policy Perspectives."
Pezzey, John C. V., and Michael A. Toman. "Progress and Problems in the Economics of Sustainability." Chapter 4 in The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2002 / 2003 A Survey of Current Issues (New Horizons in Environmental Economics). Edited by Tom Tietenberg and Henk Folmer. Edward Elgar Publications, 2003. ISBN: 9781843762133.
[CO] Hardin, Garrett. Chapter 4: Paramount Positions in Ecological Economics.
[E] Chapter 8: Tales of Increasing Returns: Leaks, Matches, and Traps.
[CH] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 1: Mapping Sustainability: Logic and Framework.
[T] Chapter 2: The Nature of Complex Societies.
|3||Sustainability as a "Knowledge Domain"|| |
[A] Chapter 3: Sustainable Development.
[CO] Christensen, Paul. Chapter 6: Driving Forces, Increasing Returns and Ecological Sustainability.
[ST] Simpson, R. David. Chapter 25: Economic Analysis and Ecosystems: Some Concepts and Issues.
Choucri, Nazli. "Cyber Content: Leveraging Knowledge and Networking." Chapter 4 in Cyberpolitics in International Relations. MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780262517690. [Preview with Google Books]
Holling, C.S. "Sustainability: The Cross-Scale Dimension." Chapter 4 in Defining and Measuring Sustainability: The Biogeophysical Foundations. Edited by Mohan Munasinghe and Walter Shearer. World Bank, 1995. ISBN: 9780821331347.
Lofdahl, Corey L. "Lateral Pressure Theory." Chapter 2 in Environmental Impacts of Globalization and Trade: A Systems Study. MIT Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780262122450. [Preview with Google Books]
[B] Sachs, Ignacy. Chapter 2: Social Sustainability and Whole Development: Exploring the Dimensions of Sustainable Development.
[T] Chapter 3: The Study of Collapse.
|4||Cyberspace & Sustainability|| |
Ospina, Angelina Valeria, and Richard Heeks. "Unveiling the Links between ICTs & Climate Change in Developing Countries: A Scoping Study." Center for Development Informatics, Institute for Development Policy and Management, SED, 2010, pp. 1–16.
[A] Chapter 9: Complex Systems.
[B] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 8: The Political Logic of Sustainability.
[CH] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 2: Global Knowledge e-Networking: Identifying e-Barriers and Introducing GSSD.
[T] Chapter 4: Understanding Collapse: The Marginal Productivity of Sociopolitical Change.
|Part II Actors, Processes & Institutions|
|5||Critical Drivers-Social Mechanisms & Cognitive Factors|| |
[E] Chapter 11: Governments Can Kill Growth.
[E] Chapter 12: Corruption and Growth.
[P] Engleman, Robert, Richard P. Cincotta, et al. Chapter 2: The Future is Not What it Used to Be: World Population Trends.
[P] Runci, Paul J., and Chester L. Cooper. Chapter 3: Reflections on an Aging Global Population.
Barzel, Yoram. "The Property Rights Model." Chapter 1 in Economic Analysis of Property Rights (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions). 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780521597135. [Preview with Google Books]
———. "The Old Firm and the New Organization." Chapter 5 in Economic Analysis of Property Rights (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions). 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780521597135. [Preview with Google Books]
[TE] Chapter 1: Sustainable Energy: The Engine of Sustainable Development.
[TE] Chapter 2: Estimation and Evaluation of Energy Resources.
[TE] Chapter 6: Energy Systems and Sustainability Metrics.
|6||Economic Performance-Production & Consumption|| |
[B] Gowdy, John. Chapter 9: Economic Concepts of Sustainability: Relocating Economic Activity Within Society and Environment.
[C] Choucri, Nazli, and Robert C. North. Chapter 3: Growth, Development, and Environmental Sustainability: Profile and Paradox.
[ST] Coase, Ronald. Chapter 2: The Problem of Social Cost.
[A] Chapter 6: Applications to Practice: Sector Initiatives.
Lofdahl, Corey L. "Exploring Complexity: System Dynamics Analysis." Chapter 5 in Environmental Impacts of Globalization and Trade: A Systems Study. MIT Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780262122450. [Preview with Google Books]
[C] Rothenberg, Jerome R. Chapter 9: Economic Perspectives on Time Comparisons: An Evaluation of Time Discounting.
|7||Technology, Firms Markets-Corporate Perspectives|| |
[C] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 6: Multinational Corporations and the Global Environment.
[ST] Reinhardt, Forest L., Robert N. Stavins, et al. Chapter 22: Corporate Social Responsibility through an Economic Lens.
[ST] Portney, Paul R. Chapter 23: The (Not So) New Corporate Social Responsibility: An Empirical Perspective.
[CH] Lim, Shung Yar. Chapter 10: The Value of Knowledge for Extended Enterprises.
[L] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 12: Corporate Strategies toward Sustainability.
[ST] Arrow, Kenneth. J., Maureen L. Cropper, et al. Chapter 11: Is There a Role for Benefit-Cost Analysis in Environment, Health and Safety Regulation?
|8||Climate Change & Sustainable Development|| |
[S] Tietenberg, Tom H. Chapter 15: Economic Instruments for Environmental Regulation.
[ST] Fullerton, Don, and Robert N. Stavins. Chapter 1: How Economists See the Environment.
[ST] Keohane, Nathaniel O., Richard L. Revesz, et al. Chapter 32: The Choice of Regulatory Instruments in Environmental Policy.
[S] Dasgupta, Susmita, Benoit Laplante, et al. Chapter 20: Confronting the Environmental Kuznets Curve.
[ST] Palmer, Karen, Wallace E. Oates, et al. Chapter 6: Tightening Environmental Standards: The Benefit-Cost or the No-Cost Paradigm?
[CH] Choucri, Nazli. Chapter 20: Conclusion: Mapping Sustainability, Knowledge e-Networking, and the Value Chain, Synthesis, Insights, and Evidence.
Carraro, Carlo. "Climate Change Policy: Models, Controversies and Strategies." Chapter 1 in The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2002 / 2003 A Survey of Current Issues (New Horizons in Environmental Economics). Edited by Tom Tietenberg and Henk Folmer. Edward Elgar Publications, 2003. ISBN: 9781843762133.
|9||From Sustainability "Problems" to "Solution" Strategies|| |
[A] Chapter 13: Government Structure and Industrial Ecology Policy Formulation.
[C] Rothenberg, Jerome. Chapter 11: Economic Perspectives on Time Comparisons: Alternative Approaches to Time Comparisons.
Pearce, David. "Sustainable Development and Developing Country Economies." Chapter 3 in Sustainable Environmental Economics and Management: Principles and Practice. Edited by R. Kerry Turner. Belhaven Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780471947813.
[P] Conca, Ken. Chapter 4: Global Water Prospects.
[P] Cousins, Ken. Chapter 12: Twenty-Nine Days: Responding to a Finite World.
[T] Chapter 5: Evaluation: Complexity and Marginal Returns in Collapsing Societies.
[T] Chapter 6: Summary and Implications.
See the Global System for Sustainable Development site for specific 'matching' of 'problems' and 'solutions' by sector, issue, unit, level, context.
|Part III Strategic Issues|
|10||New International Institutional Contexts|| |
[C] Haas, Peter M., with Jan Sundgren. Chapter 12: Evolving International Environmental Law: Changing Practices of National Sovereignty.
Metrick, Andrew, and Martin L. Weitzman. "Conflicts and Choices in Biodiversity Preservation." Journal of Economic Perspectives 12, no. 3 (1998): 21–34.
Ostrom, Elinor. "A Framework for Analysis of Self-Organizing and Self-Governing CPRs." Chapter 6 in Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781107569782.
[L] Sands, Philippe. Chapter 5: International Law in the Field of Sustainable Development: Emerging Legal Principles.
Levy, David L., and Peter J. Newell. "Introduction: The Business of Global Environmental Governance." Chapter 1 in The Business of Global Environmental Governance. Edited by David L. Levy and Peter J. Newell. MIT Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780262621885.
Levy, David L. "Business and the Evolution of the Climate Regime: The Dynamics of Corporate Strategies." Chapter 4 in The Business of Global Environmental Governance. Edited by David L. Levy and Peter J. Newell. MIT Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780262621885.
[O] Chapter 1: The Role of Infrastructure in Development.
[O] Chapter 3: Individuals, Incentives, and Transaction Costs.
[O] Chapter 5: Evaluating Institutional Performance.
[O] Chapter 6: Analyzing Institutional Arrangements.
|11||International Responses to Sustainability Dilemmas|| |
[B] Paehlke, Robert. Chapter 13: Towards Defining, Measuring and Achieving Sustainability: Tools and Strategies for Environmental Valuation.
[CH] Wickboldt, Anne-Katrin. Chapter 14: Growing Clean?: Property Rights, Economic Growth, and the Environment.
Røpke, Inge. "Trade, Development and Sustainability—A Critical Assessment of the 'Free Trade Dogma'." Ecological Economics 9, no. 1 (1994): 13–22.
[ST] Kelman, Steven. Chapter 14: Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Ethical Critique.
Goldman, Patti A. "Resolving the Trade and Environment Debate: In Search of a Neutral Forum and Neutral Principles." (PDF - 1.4MB) Washington & Lee Law Review 49, no. 4 (1992): 1279–98.
[ST] Frankel, Jeffrey A. Chapter 31: The Environment and Globalization.
|12||Global Accord: Next Round|| |
[A] Chapter 12: Legal Issues.
[AS] Chapter 3: Economic Development and Prosperity: Current Theory and Debate.
[AS] Chapter 10: Regional and International Regimes to Protect Health, Safety, and the Environment.
[AS] Chapter 12: Financing Development, p. 629.
[C] Brewer, Garry D. Chapter 8: Environmental Challenges and Managerial Responses.
Sell, Susan K. "Revenge of the 'Nerds': Collective Action Against Intellectual Property Maximalism in the Global Information Age." International Studies Review 15, no. 1 (2013): 67–85.
Dolšak, Nives, and Elinor Ostrom, eds. "The Challenges of the Commons." Chapter 1 in The Commons in the New Millennium: Challenges and Adaptations. MIT Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780262042147. [Preview with Google Books]
|13||Transformation & Change: Alternative Futures|| |
[L] Sand, Peter H. Chapter 11: Trusts for the Earth: New International Financial Mechanisms for Sustainable Development.
[ST] Porter, Michael E., and Claas van der Linde. Chapter 5: Toward a New Conception of the Environment-Competitiveness Relationship.
[A] Chapter 16: Is the Private Firm Compatible with a Sustainable World?
[P] Chapter 5: Cohen, Marc J. "Food Policy: Underfed or Overfed?"
[C] Weiss, Edith Brown. Chapter 10: Intergenerational Equity: Toward an International Legal Framework.