Climate-Challenged Society. Co-authored with John Dryzek and Richard Norgaard. Oxford University Press, 2013. [Amazon link]


The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society. Co-edited with John Dryzek and Richard Norgaard. Oxford University Press, 2011. [Amazon link]

        This Handbook joins the dots, to bring a rich understanding of how

        society can 'fix' this existential challenge by 'fixing' itself first. Read it

        because you must."

                     Sunita Narain, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi

Environmentalism in the United States: Changing Patterns of Activism and Advocacy. Co-edited with Elizabeth Bomberg. Routledge, 2008.  [Amazon link]

Defining Environmental Justice. Oxford University Press, 2007. [Amazon link]

    “Schlosberg’s account of environmental justice ... is definitive.”

                                                Perspectives in Politics

        “Defining Environmental Justice is political theory at its best....”

                                                Ethics and International Affairs


Debating the Earth: The Environmental Politics Reader, 2nd edition. Co-edited with John Dryzek. Oxford University Press, 2005. [Amazon link]

      “[P]rovides a powerful instrument to both students and teachers....”

                                                Environmental Politics

      “[E]xcellent, accessible, and wide-ranging....”

                                                Times (UK) Higher Education Supplement

Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, Britain, Germany, and Norway. Co-authored with John Dryzek, David Downes, and Christian Hunold. Oxford University Press, 2003 [Amazon link]

         “[T]he essential text and model for academic comparative analysis of

                environmental movements....”

                                                Environmental Politics

         “Green an excellent example of symbiosis between

         comparative institutional politics and political theory.”


Environmental Justice and the New Pluralism. Oxford University Press, 1999. [Amazon link]

          “This is one of the most impressive and thought-provoking of recent

           books within the field of environmental political thought.”

                                                Environmental Politics

           “[A] serious, well-grounded, and original piece of work which makes a

                valuable contribution to ... contemporary environmentalism.”

                                                Political Studies


Recent Articles and Book Chapters

Schlosberg, David and Lisette B. Collins. 2014. “From Environmental to Climate Justice: Climate Change and the Discourse of Environmental Justice.” WIREs Climate Change. doi: 10.1002/wcc.275. (email for copy)

Schlosberg, David. (2013). “Theorizing Environmental Justice: The Expanding Sphere of a Discourse.” Environmental Politics 21, No. 1: 37-55. [Part of a special 21st anniversary edition of EP] (pdf)

Schlosberg, David. (2013). “Political Challenges of the Climate-Changed Society.” PS: Political Science and Politics 46, No. 1: 13-17. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David. (2012). “Climate Justice and Capabilities: A Framework for Adaptation Policy.” Ethics and International Affairs 26, No. 4: 445-461. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David. (2012). “Justice, Ecological Integrity, and Climate Change.” In Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, eds., Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future, MIT Press. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David and David Carruthers (2010). “Indigenous Struggles, Environmental Justice, and Community Capabilities.” Global Environmental Politics 10, No. 4: 12-35. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David and Sara Rinfret (2008). “Ecological Modernization, American Style.”  Environmental Politics 17, No. 2: 254-275. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David and Elizabeth Bomberg (2008). “Perspectives on American Environmentalism.” Environmental Politics 17, No. 2: 187-199.

Schlosberg, David, Stuart Shulman and Stephen Zavestoski. (2007). “Democracy and E-Rulemaking: Web-based Participation and the Potential of Deliberation.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 4, No. 1: 37-55. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David (2006). “The Pluralist Imagination.” In John Dryzek, Anne Philips, and Bonnie Honig, eds., Oxford Handbook of Political Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David (2005). “Environmental and Ecological Justice: Theory and Practice in the U.S.” In Robyn Eckersley and John Barry, eds., The State and the Global Ecological Crisis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Schlosberg, David (2004). “Reconceiving Environmental Justice: Global Movements and Political Theories.” Environmental Politics 13, No. 3: 517-540. (pdf)

Schlosberg, David (2003). “The Justice of Environmental Justice: Reconciling Equity, Recognition, and Participation in a Political Movement.” In Andrew Light and Avner deShalit, eds., Moral and Political Reasoning in Environmental Practice. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (pdf)