(under construction - collecting resources for studying voluntary simplicity)
Elgin, Duane. 1981. Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a Life That Is Outwardly Simple and Inwardly Rich. New York: William Morrow.
Ergas, Christina. A Model of Sustainable Living: Collective Identity in an Urban Ecovillage. Organization Environment 23 (1), March 1, 2010: 32-54.
Grigsby, M. 2004. Buying Time and Getting By: The Voluntary Simplicity Movement. Albany: SUNY press.
Halfacree, Keith. 2006. From Dropping out to Leading On? British Counter-Cultural Back-to-the-Land in a Changing Rurality. Progress in Human Geography 30 (3), June 1, 2006: 309-36.
Jonas, Tammi. Review: Jo Littler Radical Consumption: Shopping for Change in Contemporary Culture Maidenhead, Berks: Open University Press, 2008. 160 Pp. Isbn-10: 0335221521. International Journal of Cultural Studies 13 (3), May 1, 2010: 308-10.
Kilbourne, William E., and Les Carlson. 2008. The Dominant Social Paradigm, Consumption, and Environmental Attitudes: Can Macromarketing Education Help? Journal of Macromarketing 28 (2), June 1, 2008: 106-21.
Nelson, Michelle R., Mark A. Rademacher, and Hye-Jin Paek. 2007. Downshifting Consumer = Upshifting Citizen? An Examination of a Local Freecycle Community. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 611 (1), May 1, 2007: 141-56.
Sandlin, Jennifer A., and Carol S. Walther. 2009. Complicated Simplicity: Moral Identity Formation and Social Movement Learning in the Voluntary Simplicity Movement. Adult Education Quarterly 59 (4), August 1, 2009: 298-317.
Schaefer, Anja, and Andrew Crane. 2005. Addressing Sustainability and Consumption. Journal of Macromarketing 25 (1), June 1, 2005: 76-92.
Schor, Juliet B., Don Slater, Sharon Zukin, and Viviana A. Zelizer. Critical and Moral Stances in Consumer Studies. Journal of Consumer Culture 10 (2), July 1, 2010: 274-91.
Thompson, Craig J., and Gokcen Coskuner-Balli. 2007. Enchanting Ethical Consumerism: The Case of Community Supported Agriculture. Journal of Consumer Culture 7 (3), November 1, 2007: 275-303.
Batterbury, Simon. 2008. Environmental Activism and Social Networks: Campaigning for Bicycles and Alternative Transport in West London. Journal of Planning Literature 22 (3), February 1, 2008 November 1, 2003: 257-310.
Mesch, Gustavo S., and Ilan Talmud. Internet Connectivity, Community Participation, and Place Attachment: A Longitudinal Study. American Behavioral Scientist 53 (8), April 1, 2010: 1095-110.
Shah, Dhavan V., Jaeho Cho, William P. Eveland, and Nojin Kwak. 2005. Information and Expression in a Digital Age. Communication Research 32 (5), October 1, 2005: 531-65.
Zhang, Weiwu, Thomas J. Johnson, Trent Seltzer, and Shannon L. Bichard. The Revolution Will Be Networked. Social Science Computer Review 28 (1), February 1, 2010: 75-92.
education / radical ed / popular ed
Holst, J.D. 2002. Social Movements, Civil Society, and Radical Adult Education. London: Bergin & Garvey.
Selby, David, and Fumiyo Kagawa. Runaway Climate Change as Challenge to the 'Closing Circle' of Education for Sustainable Development. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 4 (1), March 1, 2010: 37-50.
Social Capital / online social capital / civic society
Onyx, J. & P, Bullen. 2000.Measuring social capital in five communities, Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, 36(1), pp. 23–42.
Sampson, Robert J., Doug McAdam, Heather MacIndoe, and Simon Weffer-Elizondo. 2005. “Civil Society Reconsidered: The Durable Nature and Community Structure of Collective Civic Action.” American Journal of Sociology 111:673– 714.
Williams, Dmitri. 2006. On and Off the 'Net: Scales for Social Capital in an Online Era. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 11: 593-628.
Wynne, Wright D. 2006. Civic Engagement through Civic Agriculture: Using Food to Link Classroom and Community. Teaching Sociology 34 (3), July 1, 2006: 224-35.
Brechin, Steven R. 2008. Ostriches and Change. Current Sociology 56 (3), May 1, 2008: 467-74.
Edgerton, Eddie, Jim McKechnie, and Karen Dunleavy. 2009. Behavioral Determinants of Household Participation in a Home Composting Scheme. Environment and Behavior 41 (2), March 1, 2009: 151-69.
Gadotti, Moacir. 2008. What We Need to Learn to Save the Planet. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 2 (1), March 1, 2008: 21-30.
Sarabhai, Kartikeya V. The 'Hand Print' of Copenhagen. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 4 (1), March 1, 2010: 1-3.
history - alternative movements / permaculture etc
Binkley, Sam. 2004. Everybody's Life Is Like a Spiral: Narrating Post-Fordism in the Lifestyle Movement of the 1970s. Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies 4 (1), February 1, 2004: 71-96.
Goldman, Marion S. Daughters of Aquarius: Women of the Sixties Counterculture. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 39 (2), March 1, 2010: 178-79.
Metcalf, William J. 1984. A Classification of Alternative Lifestyle Groups. Journal of Sociology 20 (1), January 1, 1984: 66-80.
Pestle, Ruth E., Thomas A. Cornille, and Karol Solomon. 1982. Lifestyle Alternatives: Development and Evaluation of an Attitude Scale. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal 11 (2), December 1, 1982: 175-82.