The Problem Orientation: ENVS 5720/PSCI 7026

Week 7


Tuesday, February 24

  • reading summary #5 due by 9:30AM Monday via emaill
  • individual project proposal due in class

Gupta, D. K. (2001) Making sense of numbers, in Analyzing Public Policy: Concepts, Tools, and Techniques CQ Press, Washington, DC, pp. 176-199.

Yau, N. (2011) Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization and Statistics Wiley Publishing Inc., Indianapolis, Indian, Chapter 1 & Chapter 9 (pp. 1-20, 327-342).

Hilgartner, S. and C. Bosk (1988) The rise and fall of social problems: a public arenas model, American Journal of Sociology, 94(1), pp. 53-78.

Downs, A. (1972) Up and down with ecology: the “Issue-Attention Cycle”, The Public Interest 28, pp. 32-50.

Littler, J. (2009) Interior economies: anti-consumer activism and the limits of reflexivity’ and ‘Ecologies of green consumption, in Radical Consumption pp. 70-115.

Newell, P. (2012) Globalization and the Environment: Capitalism, Ecology and Power Polity Press, Cambridge, Chapter 1, Chapter 2, & Chapter 3 (pp. 1-59), References.

Klein, N. (2014) This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate Simon and Shuster: New York, NY, Introduction (pp. 1-30)