Climate Justice, Commons Governance, and Ecological Economics

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Black, T. (2016).  Race, gender, and climate injustice:  dimensions of social and environmental inequality.  In Godfrey, P., & Torres, D. (Eds.). Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of race, class and gender (pp. 172-184). New York: Routledge.

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Bresnihan, P. (2016). The more-than-human commons: From commons to commoning.Kirwan, S., Dawney, L., & Brigstocke, J. (Eds.). Space, power and the commons: The struggle for alternative futures (pp. 93-112). Routledge.

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Figueiredo, P., & Perkins, P. E. (2013). Women and water management in times of climate change: participatory and inclusive processes. Journal of Cleaner Production60, 188-194.

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Isla, A. (2009). Who pays for the Kyoto Protocol? Selling oxygen and selling sex in Costa Rica. Eco-Sufficiency and Global Justice: Women Write Political Ecology. London: Pluto, 199-217.

Israel, A. L., & Sachs, C. (2013). A climate for feminist intervention: Feminist science studies and climate change. In Alston, M., & Whittenbury, K. (Eds.). Research, action and policy: Addressing the gendered impacts of climate change (pp. 33-51). Dordrecht: Springer Science & Business Media.

Jafry, T. (Ed.). (2018). Routledge handbook of climate justice. Routledge.

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Kaijser, A., & Kronsell, A. (2014). Climate change through the lens of intersectionality. Environmental politics23(3), 417-433.

Kenrick, J. (2012). The climate and the commons. Sharing For Survival: Restoring the Climate, the Commons and Society. Dublin: Feasta, 27.

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McNutt, K., and Hawryluk S. (2009). Women and climate change policy: Integrating gender into the agenda (pp. 107-124). In: Jenson, J., & Dobrowolsky, A. (2009). Women and public policy in Canada: Neo-liberalism and After?  Oxford University Press, Don Mills.

Monteiro dos Santos, F.A.; Coelho-Junior, M.G.; Chaves Cardoso, J.; Basso, V.M.; de Paula Marques, A.L.; Ribeiro da Silva, E.M. (2020). Program Outcomes of Payments for Watershed Services in Brazilian Atlantic Forest: How to Evaluate to Improve Decision-Making and the Socio-Environmental Benefits. Water 2020, 12, 2441.

Ostrom, E. (1990).  Governing the commons:  The evolution of institutions for collective action. New York:  Cambridge University Press.

Ostrom, E. (2010). Beyond markets and states: polycentric governance of complex economic systems. American economic review100(3), 641-72.

Ostrom, E., Chang, C., Pennington, M., & Tarko, V. (2012). The Future of the Commons-Beyond Market Failure and Government Regulation.

Ostrom, E. (2010). Polycentric systems for coping with collective action and global environmental change. Global Environmental Change20(4), 550-557.

Ostrom, E. (2014). A polycentric approach for coping with climate change, Annals of Economics and Finance, 15(1), 97-134.

Paavola, J., Adger, W. N., & Huq, S. (2006). Multifaceted justice in adaptation to climate change. Fairness in adaptation to climate change, 263-277.

Perera, A. (2012).  Women are the foot soldiers of climate change adaptation – expert.   Thomson Reuters Foundation, 2 August 2012. Retrieved from

Perkins, P. E. (Ed.). (2013). Water and Climate Change in Africa: Challenges and Community Initiatives in Durban, Maputo and Nairobi (Vol. 2). Routledge.

Perkins, P. E. (2016). 23 University-community collaboration for climate justice education and organizing. Planning for Community-based Disaster Resilience Worldwide: Learning from Case Studies in Six Continents, 395.

Perkins, Patricia E. (2016). Building resilience and networks across the Global South and North:  Community based research initiatives at York University, Canada. Knowledge and Engagement: Building Capacity for the Next Generation of Community based Researchers, 245-252.  Victoria, BC: UNESCO / University of Victoria / PRIA. Ebook available at:

Perkins, P. E. (2015). Building Commons Governance for a Greener Economy. In Planetary Praxis & Pedagogy (pp. 133-145). SensePublishers, Rotterdam.

Perkins, Patricia E., Walker, P.F. (2015). Women, watershed governance, and climate change. A political ecology of women, water and global environmental change (Vol. 15). Routledge.

Perkins, P. E., & Leary, A. L. T. (2012). Climate justice partnership linking universities and community organizations in Toronto, Durban, Maputo and Nairobi (pp. 207-215). Sustainable Development at Universities:  New Horizons. Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt.

Perkins, P. E. (2015). Gender justice and climate justice: Building women’s economic and political agency in times of climate change. Women and Environments International (Vol. 94/95).

Perkins, Patricia E. (2013). Building commons governance for a greener economy (p. 19). Embassy Green Economy Policy Briefing, No. 13.

Perkins, P.E. (2017a).  Gender justice and climate justice, building women’s economic and political agency through global partnerships (pp. 45-63). Understanding Climate Change Through Gender Relations.  Oxon/New York: Routledge.

Perkins, P.E. (2017b).  Canadian Indigenous female leadership and political agency on climate change (pp. 283-296).Climate change and gender in rich countries: work, public policy and action. London/New York: Routledge / Earthscan.

Ravera, F., Martín-López, B., Pascual, U., and Drucker, A., (2016).  The diversity of gendered adaptation strategies to climate change of Indian farmers:  A feminist intersectional approach.  Ambio 45 (Suppl. 3), S335-S351.

Reed, G., Brunet, N. D., Longboat, S., & Natcher, D. C. (2021). Indigenous guardians as an emerging approach to indigenous environmental governance. Conservation Biology, 35(1), 179-189.

Roberts, M., (2009).  War, climate change, and women.  Race, Poverty, and the Environment, 16 (2), 39-41.

Rodenberg, B., (2009).  Climate change adaptation from a gender perspective:  A Cross-cutting analysis of development-policy instruments .  Bonn:  German Development Institute.

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Röhr, U., Spitzner, M., Stiefel, E., and Winterfeld, U., (2008). Gender Justice as the Basis for Sustainable Climate Policies.  Bonn:  German NGO Forum on Environment and Development.

Rohr, U., Hemmati, M., and Lambrou, Y.,  (2010).  Towards gender equality in climate change policy:  Challenges and perspectives for the future. In:  E. Enarson and P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti, eds.  Women, Gender and Disaster:  Global Issues and Initiatives. New Delhi: Sage Publications India, 289-304.

Satgar, V., Adam, F., Amin, S., Bond, P., Carroll, W. K., Chase-Dunn, C., ... & Seipato, K. (2020). BRICS and the New American Imperialism: Global rivalry and resistance (p. 256). Wits University Press.

Schalatek, L., (2009).  Gender and climate finance:  Double mainstreaming for sustainable development.  Washington, DC:  Heinrich Böll Foundation North America.

Singh, N. M. (2015). Payments for ecosystem services and the gift paradigm: Sharing the burden and joy of environmental care. Ecological Economics117, 53-61.

Skutsch, M., (2002).  Protocols, treaties, and action: the ‘climate change process’ viewed through gender spectacles.  Gender and Development – Climate Change. 10 (2), 30-39.

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Spencer, P., Erickson, J., and Perkins, P.E. (forthcoming). Shoring up the base:  addressing the need for a strong voice on distribution and justice in Ecological Economics.  Ecological Economics, submitted 2018.

Terry, G., (2009). Climate Change and Gender Justice. Rugby, UK: Practical Action Publishing in Association with Oxfam GB.

Trosper, R.L., (2009).  Resilience, Reciprocity, and Ecological Economics.  London / New York: Routledge.

Tschakert, P., and Machado, M., (2012). Gender justice and rights in climate change adaptation: Opportunities and pitfalls. Ethics and Social Welfare, 6 (3), 275-289.

Tuana, N., (2013). Gendering climate knowledge for justice: catalyzing a new research agenda.  In:  M. Alston and K. Whittenbury, eds. Research, action and policy: addressing the gendered impacts of climate change.  Dordrecht: Springer, 3-16.

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Walsh, E., (2016). Why we need intersectionality to understand climate change.  Center for World Indigenous Studies, Intercontinental Cry, June 8, (accessed 31 January 2018).

WEA & NYSHN, (2016).   Violence on the land, violence on our bodies: building an Indigenous response to environmental violence.  Berkeley, CA / Toronto, ON:  Women’s Earth Alliance and Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

Weiss, C., (2012).  Women and environmental justice:  a literature review.  Thornbury, VIC: Women’s Health in the North (WHIN).

White, K.P., (2014).  Indigenous women, climate change impacts, and collective action. Hypatia  29 (3), 599-616.

Wilson, J., (2017). Climate change politics in the UK: A feminist intersectional analysis.  Oslo: European Consortium for Political Research General Conference.

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