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Reading Suggestions
for the Curious
Social Psychology Student

(and others)

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This is not a comprehensive list!

Listed books are relevant to topics that interest me -
that does NOT mean I agree with them!

Parts are very out of date,
and very incomplete.

Categories overlap!

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Societal Trends (Technology, Community, Individualism, Capitalism, Inequality, Civilization, more)

Argyle, Michael (1991). Cooperation: The Basis of Sociability. London: Routledge.

Conway, F., & Siegelman, J. (1984). Holy Terror: The Fundamentalist War on America's Freedoms in Religion, Politics, and our Private Lives. New York: Delta.

de la Boetie, Etienne. (1975). The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Edelman, Murray. (2001). The Politics of Misinformation. Cambridge University Press.

Edney, Julian. Greed.

Ehrenreich, Barbara. (1990). Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class. New York: Harper Perennial.

Etzioni, Amitai. (1993). The Spirit of Community. New York: Touchstone.

Fox, Dennis R. (1986). Technology, Productivity, and Psychological Needs. In J. W. Murphy & J. T. Pardeck (Eds.), Technology and Human Productivity: Challenges For The Future (pp. 59-66). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Fromm, Erich (1941). Escape from Freedom. New York: Holt, Rinehart.

Fromm, Erich (1955). The Sane Society. New York: Holt, Rinehart.

Gans, H. J. (1973). More Equality. New York: Vintage.

Gitlin, Todd. (2002). Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives. NY: Henry Holt.

Goodman, Paul. (1971). Confusion and Disorder. In Drawing the Line: The Political Essays of Paul Goodman. New York: Dutton, 1977.

Gray, J. Glenn. (1970). The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle. NY: Harper & Row.

Green, P. (1981). The Pursuit of Inequality. New York: Pantheon.

Gross, B. (1980). Friendly Fascism: The New Face of Power in America. Boston: South End Press.

Gusfield, J. R. (1975). Community: A Critical Response. New York: Harper.

Hacker, Andrew. (1995). Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal (Expanded and Updated). New York: Ballantine.

Harris, M. (1981). America Now: The Anthropology of a Changing Culture. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Hawken, P., Ogilvy, J., & Schwartz, P. (1982). Seven Tomorrows: Toward a Voluntary History. New York: Bantam Books.

Hedges, Chris. (2003). War is a Force that Gives Us Meaning. NY: Anchor Books.

Herman, Edward W., & Chomsky, Noam (1988). Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. New York: Pantheon.

Hirsch, F. (1978). Social Limits to Growth. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Hochschild, J. L. (1981). What's Fair? American Beliefs about Distributive Justice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Honoré, Carl (2004). In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed. NY: HarperCollins

Jensen, Derrick (2006). Endgame, Vol. 1: The Problem of Civilization. Seven Stories Press.

Jensen, Derrick (2006). Endgame, Vol. 2: Resistance. Seven Stories Press.

Kasser, Tim. (2002). The High Price of Materialism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Klein, Naomi (2008). The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Picador.

Kohn, Alfie (1986). No Contest: The Case Against Competition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Lasch, C. (1979). The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations. New York: Warner.

Mander, J. (1978). Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television. New York: Morrow Quill.

Mansbridge, Jane J. (Ed.) (1990). Beyond Self-Interest. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mitchell, A. (1983). The Nine American Lifestyles: Who we are and where we are going. New York: Warner.

Paris, Erna. (2001). Long Shadows: Truth, Lies and History. Bloomsbury.

Postman, Neil, & Powers, Steve. (1992). How to Watch TV News. New York: Penguin.

Putney, S., & Putney, G. J. (1964). The Adjusted American: Normal Neuroses in the Individual and Society. New York: Harper.

Reich, C. A. (1970). The Greening of America: How the Youth Revolution is Trying to make America Livable. New York: Random House.

Reich, Wilhelm (1948/1974). Listen, Little Man! NY: Farrar, Strauss.

Rifkin, J. (1981). Entropy: A New World View. New York: Bantam.

Roszak, T. (1969). The Making of a Counter Culture: Reflections on the technocratic society and its youthful opposition. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Rothenberg, Paula S. (1995). Race, Class, and Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study (3rd ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press.

Rushkoff, Douglas. (1994). Media Virus! Hidden Agendas in Popular Culture. New York: Ballantine Books.

Sakolsky, Ron, & Koehnline, James (Eds.) (1993). Gone to Croatan: Origins of North American Dropout Culture. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.

Sarason, Seymour B. (1974). The Psychological Sense of Community: Prospects for a Community Psychology. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sarason, Seymour B. (1983, April). Another View of Technology's Wonders. APA Monitor, p. 5.

Schrank, J. (1977). Snap, Crackle, and Popular Taste: The Illusion of Choice in America. New York: Dell.

Schwartz, Barry. (2004). The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less. NY: HarperCollins.

Schor, Juliet B. (1991). The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure. NY: Basic Books.

Sennett, Richard. (1977). The Fall of Public Man: On the Social Psychology of Capitalism. NY: Vintage Books.

Siegel, Lee. (2008). Against the Machine: How the Web Is Reshaping Culture and Commerce -- and Why It Matters. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Sklar, Holly. (1995). Chaos or Community? Seeking solutions, not scapegoats for bad economics. Boston: South End Press.

Slater, P. (1970). The Pursuit of Loneliness: American Culture at the Breaking Point. Boston: Beacon Press.

Slater, P. (1974). Earthwalk. Garden City, New York: Anchor Press.

Sloan, Tod. (1996). Damaged Life: The Crisis of the Modern Psyche. New York: Routledge.

Spence, J. T. (1985). Achievement American Style: The Rewards and Costs of Individualism. American Psychologist, 40, 1285-1295.

Stansky, P. (1983). On Nineteen Eighty-Four. New York: Freeman.

Tapp, June Louin, & Krinsky, Fred (Eds.) (1971). Ambivalent America: A Psycho-political Dialogue. Beverly Hills, CA: Glencoe Press.

Toffler, Alvin (1971). Future Shock. New York: Bantam.

Toffler, Alvin (1979). The Third Wave. New York: Bantam.

Wachtel, Paul L. (1983). The Poverty of Affluence: A Psychological Portrait of the American Way of Life. New York: Free Press.

Yablonsky, L. (1972). Robopaths: People as Machines. Baltimore: Penguin.

Zerzan, John (2008). Running on Emptiness: The Pathology of Civilization. Feral House.

Corporate Power

Alliance for Justice. (1993). Justice for Sale: Shortchanging the Public Interest for Private Gain. Washington, DC: Alliance for Justice.

Bakan, Joel. (2005). The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power. Free Press.

Barnet, Richard J. & Cavanagh, John (1994). Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the New World Order. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Coleman, James S. (1982). The Asymmetric Society. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

de Graaf, John, Wann, David, & Naylor, Thomas H. (2002). Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.

Doray, Bernard. (1988). From Taylorism to Fordism: A Rational Madness. London: Free Association Books.

Draffin, George (2003). The Elite Consensus: When Corporations Wield the Constitution. NY: Apex.

Ellul, J. (1964). The Technological Society. New York: Vintage.

Fox, Dennis R. (1996).The Law Says Corporations are Persons, but Psychology Knows Better. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 14, 339-359.

Frank, Thomas, & Weiland, Matt (Eds.). (1977). Comodify Your Dissent: Salvos from The Baffler. NY: W. W. Norton.

Garson, Barbara (1988). Electronic Sweatshop: How Computers are Transforming the Office of the Future into the Factory of the Past. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Kasser, T., & Kanner, A. D. (Eds.) (2003) Psychology and Consumer Culture: The Struggle for a Good Life in a Materialistic World. Washington, DC: APA Books.

Klein, Naomi (2002). No Logo. Picador.

Korten, David C. (1995).When Corporations Rule the World. West Hartford, CT & San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers & Kumarian Press.

Ritz, Dean (Ed.). (2001). Defying Corporations, Defining Democracy: A Book of History and Strategy. New York: Apex Press.

Sale, Kirkpatrick. (1995). Rebels against the future: The Luddites and their war on the Industrial Revolution. Lessons for the Computer Age. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Corporate Domination seminar readings

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Amster, Randall, Deleon, Abraham, Fernandez, Luis, Nocella, Anthony J., & Shannon, Deric (Eds.). (2009). Contemporary Anarchist Studies: An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy. New York: Routledge.

Avrich, Paul (1988). Anarchist Portraits. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Bakunin, M. (1882). God and the State. New York: Dover.

Barclay, Harold B. (1982). People without Government: An Anthropology of anarchism. London: Kahn.

Barclay, Harold. (1997) Culture and Anarchism. Freedom Press.

Barclay, Harold B. (2005). Longing for Arcadia: Memoirs of and Anarcho-Cynicalist Anthropologist. Victoria, BC, Canada: Trafford.

Benello, C. George (Len Krimerman, Frank Lindenfeld, Carol Korty, & Julian Benello, Eds.). (1992). From the Ground Up: Essays on Grassroots & Workplace Democracy. Boston: South End Press.

Benello, C. George, & Roussopoulos, Dimitrios (Ed.) (1971). The Case for Participatory Democracy: Some Prospects for a Radical Society. NY: Viking.

Bookchin, Murray (1971). Post-scarcity anarchism. Palo Alto, CA: Ramparts.

Bookchin, Murray. (1980). Toward an ecological society. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Bookchin, Murray (1982). The ecology of freedom: The emergence and dissolution of hierarchy. Palo Alto, CA: Cheshire Books.

Bookchin, Murray (1995). Re-enchanting Humanity: A Defense of the Human Spirit Against Anti-Humanism, Misanthropy, Mysticism and Primitivism. London: Cassell.

Chomsky, Noam (1973). For reasons of state. New York: Vintage Books.

Chomsky, Noam (1981). Radical priorities. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Chomsky, Noam (2005). Chomsky on Anarchism. Barry Pateman (ed.). AK Press.

DeLeon, D. (1978). The American as anarchist. Baltimore: John Hopkins U Press.

Falk, R. A. (1978). Anarchism and world order. In J. R. Pennock & J. W. Chapman (Eds.), Anarchism. New York: NY University Press.

Fenn, Richard K. (1986). The Spirit of Revolt: Anarchism and the Cult of Authority. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield.

Ehrlich, H. J. (Ed). (1996). Reinventing Anarchy, Again. San Francisco: AK Press.

Fox, Dennis R. (1985). Psychology, Ideology, Utopia, and the Commons. American Psychologist, 40, 48-58.

Fox, Dennis R. (1986). Four Reasons for Humanistic Psychologists to Advocate Anarchism. Transformations, 2(1), 17-23.

Fromm, E. (1955). Summary--Conclusion. In The Sane Society. New York: Fawcett.

Goldman, Emma (1934). Was My Life Worth Living?

Goodman, Paul (Stoehr, T., Ed.). (1979). Drawing the Line: The Political Essays of Paul Goodman. New York: Dutton.

Gordon, Uri. (2007). Anarchy Alive! Anti-Authoritarian Politics from Practice to Theory. London: Pluto Press.

Graeber, David (2004). Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology. Chicago: Prickly Paradigm Press.

Graeber, David (2007). Possibilities: Essays on Hierarchy, Rebellion, and Desire. AK Press.

Kropotkin, P. (1897). The State: Its Historic Role. London: Freedom Press.

Miller, D. (1984). Anarchism. London: Dent.

Pennock, J. R., & Chapman, J. W. (Eds.). (1978). Anarchism. New York: NY University Press.

Perlin, T. M. (Ed.). (1979). Contemporary Anarchism. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.

Ritter, A. (1980). Anarchism: A Theoretical Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Routley, R., & Routley, V. (1982). The Irrefutability of Anarchism. Social Alternatives, 2(3), 23-29.

Sarason, Seymour B. (1976). Community Psychology and the Anarchist Insight. American Journal of Community Psychology, 4, 243-261.

Sennett, R. (1971). The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life. New York: Knopf.

Suissa, Judith (2006). Anarchism and Education: A Philosophical Perspective. Routledge.

Taylor, M. (1982). Community, Anarchy, and Liberty. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vaneigem,Raoul The Revolution of Everyday Life

Watson, David (1996). Beyond Bookchin: Preface for a Future Social Ecology. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.

Wolff, R. P. (1970). In Defense of Anarchism. New York: Harper & Row.

Zerzan, John The Mass Psychology of Misery

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Tragedy of the Commons

Crowe, B. (1969). The Tragedy of the Commons Revisited. Science, 166, 1103-1107.

Edney, J. J. (1980). The Commons Problem: Alternative Perspectives. American Psychologist, 35, 131-150.

Edney, J. J. (1981a). Paradoxes on the Commons: Scarcity and the Problem of Equality. Journal of Community Psychology, 9, 3-34.

Fox, Dennis R. (1985). Psychology, Ideology, Utopia, and the Commons. American Psychologist, 40, 48-58.

Hardin, G. (1968). The Tragedy of the Commons. Science, 162, 1243-1248.

Hardin, G. (1972). Exploring New Ethics for Survival. New York: Penguin Books.

Hardin, G., & Baden, J.(Eds.).(1977). Managing the Commons. San Francisco: Freeman.

Heilbroner, R. L. (1980). An Inquiry into the Human Prospect. New York: Norton.

Ophuls, W. (1977). Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity. San Francisco: Freeman.

Roberts, A. (1979). The Self-Managing Environment. London: Allison & Busby.

Taylor, M. (1976). Anarchy and Cooperation. London: Wiley..


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Environment, Communalism, and Utopia

Barbour, I. G. (1980). Technology, Environment, and Human Values. New York: Praeger.

Buber, M. (1949). Paths in Utopia. Boston: Beacon.

Coates, Chris, Jonathan How, Lee Jones, William Morris, & Andy Wood (1995). Diggers & Dreamers 96/97: The Guide to Co-operative Living. Winslow, Bunckinghamshire: D & D Publications.

Fox, Dennis R. (1985). Psychology, Ideology, Utopia, and the Commons. American Psychologist, 40, 48-58.

Gardner, H. (1978). The Children of Prosperity: Thirteen Modern American Communes. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Geller, E. S., Winett, R. A., & Everett, P. B. (1982). Preserving the Environment: New Strategies for Behavior Change. New York: Pergamon.

Hawken, Paul (1994). The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. New York: HarperCollins.

Hayden, D. (1984). Redesigning the American Dream: The future of housing, work, and family life. New York: Norton.

Hess, K. (1979). Community Technology. New York: Harper & Row.

Kanter, R. M. (1972). Commitment and Community: Communes and Utopias in Sociological Perspective. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Kanter, R. M. (Ed.). (1973). Communes: Creating and managing the collective life. New York: Harper & Row.

Kinkade, Kat (1994). Is it Utopia Yet? An Insider's View of Twin Oaks Community in its 26th Year. Louisa, VA: Twin Oaks Communty.

Mannison, D. S., McRobbie, M. A., & Routley, R. (Eds.). (1980). Environmental Philosophy. Canberra: Australian National University, Research School of Social Sciences.

Manuel, F. E., & Manuel, F. P. (1979). Utopian Thought in the Western World. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Maslow, A. H. (1965). Eupsychian Management: A Journal. Homewood, IL: Irwin/Dorsey.

Moment, G. B., & Kraushaar, O. F. (Eds.). (1980). Utopias: The American Experience. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.

Moos, R., & Brownstein, R. (1977). Environment and Utopia: A synthesis. New York: Plenum.

Musgrove, F. (1974). Ecstasy and Holiness: CounterCulture and the Open Society. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press.

Popenoe, C., & Popenoe, O. (1984). Seeds of Tomorrow: New Age Communities that Work. San Francisco: Harper.

Rabin, A. I., & Beit-Hallahmi, B. (1982). Twenty Years Later: Kibbutz children grown up. New York: Springer.

Sakolsky, Ron, & Koehnline, James (eds.). (1993). Gone to Croatan: Origins of North American Dropout Culture. Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia.

Sale, Kirkpatrick (1980). Human Scale. New York: Putnam.

Schumacher,E. F.(1973). Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: Harper.

Stokols, D. (Ed.). (1977). Perspectives on Environment and Behavior: Theory, research, and applications. New York: Plenum.

Tax, Sol (1977). Anthropology for the World of the Future: Thirteen professions and three proposals. Human Organization, 36, 225-234.

Tokar, Brian. (1997). Earth for Sale: Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash. Boston: South End Press.

Varela, J. A. (1971). Psychological Solutions to Social Problems: An introduction to social technology. New York: Academic Press.

Varela, J. A. (1977). Social Technology. American Psychologist, 32, 914-923.

Veysey, L. (1973). The Communal Experience: Anarchist and mystical counter-cultures in America. New York: Harper.

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Law and Justice

Arrigo, Bruce A. (Ed.) (2004). Psychological Jurisprudence: Critical Explorations in Law, Crime, and Society. Albany: NY: SUNY Press.

Black, D. (1989). Sociological Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bonsignore, J. J., Katsh, E., d'Errico, P., Pipkin, R. M., Arons, S., & Rifkin, J. (1989). Before the Law: An Introduction to the Legal Process (4th ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Bradney, A. (1985). Taking Law Less Seriously: An anarchist legal theory. Legal Studies, 5, 133-150.

Cohen, R. L. (1989). Fabrications of Justice. Social Justice Research, 3, 31-46.

Coulter, Karen. (2007). The Rule of Property. New York: Apex.

Darrow, C. (1902). Crime and Criminals.

Fox, Dennis R. (1991). Social Science's Limited Role in Resolving Psycholegal Social Problems. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 17, 159-166.

Fox, Dennis R. (1993). The Autonomy-Community Balance and the Equity-Law Distinction: Anarchy's Task for Psychological Jurisprudence. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 11, 97-109.

Fox, Dennis R. (1993). Psychological Jurisprudence and Radical Social Change. American Psychologist, 48, 234-241.

Fox, Dennis R. (1993). Where's the Proof that Law is a Good Thing? Law and Human Behavior, 17, 257-258. [Comment]

Fox, Dennis R. (1996).The Law Says Corporations are Persons, but Psychology Knows Better. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 14, 339-359.

Fox, Dennis. (1997). Psychology and Law: Justice Diverted. Chapter in D. Fox & I. Prilleltensky (Eds.), Critical Psychology: An Introduction. London: Sage Publications.

Fox, Dennis R. (1997). False Consciousness About Law's Legitimacy. Psicología Política.

Fuller, Lon L. (1967). Legal Fictions. Stanford University Press.

Haney, Craig (1991). The Fourteenth Amendment and Symbolic Legality: Let Them Eat Due Process. Law and Human Behavior, 15, 183-204.

Haney, Craig (1993). Psychology and Legal Change: The Impact of a Decade. Law and Human Behavior, 17, 371-398.

Holterman, T., & van Maarseveen, H. (Eds.) (1984). Law and Anarchism. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Kairys, David (Ed.). (1998). The Politics of Law: A Progressive Critique (3rd. ed.). New York: Basic Books.

Kairys, David (1993). With Liberty and Justice for Some: A Critique of the Conservative Supreme Court. New York: The New Press.

Kennedy, Duncan (1982). Legal Education as Training for Hierarchy. In D. Kairys (Ed.), The Politics of Law: A Progressive Critique. New York: Pantheon.

Linfield, Michael. (1990). Freedom Under Fire: U.S. Civil Liberties in Times of War. Boston: South End Press.

McBride, Keally (2007). Punishment and Political Order: Law, Meaning, and Violence. University of Michigan Press.

Melton, Gary B., & Saks, Michael J. (1986). The Law as an Instrument of Socialization and Social Structure. In G. B. Melton (Ed.), The Law as a Behavioral Instrument.. Lincoln: University of Nebraska.

Rabinowitz, V. (1982). The Radical Tradition in the Law. In D. Kairys (Ed.), The Politics of Law. New York: Pantheon.

Roesch, Ron (1995). Creating Change in the Legal System: Contributions From Community Psychology. Law and Human Behavior, 19, 325-343.

Spence, Gerry. (1990). With Justice for None: Destroying an American Myth. New York: Penguin.

Tapp, June L., & Levine, Felice J. (Eds.). (1977). Law, Justice, and the Individual in Society: Psychological and Legal Issues. New York: Holt, Rinehart.

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Crime, Power, and Oppression

Box, Steven (1983). Power, Crime. amd Mystification. London: Tavistock.

Bulhan, H. A. (1985). Franz Fanon and the Psychology of Oppression. New York: Plenum Press.

Chomsky, Noam (1970). Language and Freedom. In For Reasons of State. New York: Random House, 1973.

Deci, E. L. (1980). The Psychology of Self-determination. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Deutsch, M. (1985). Distributive Justice: A Social-Psychological Approach. New Haven: Yale University.

Foucault, M. (1977). Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. London: Allen Lane.

Grier, W., & Cobbs, P. (1968). Black Rage. New York: Basic.

Greenberg, Edward S. (1985). Capitalism and the American Political Ideal. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.

Greenberg, Edward S. (1989). The American Political System: A Radical Approach. (5th ed.). Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman.

Hagen, Margaret . (1997). Whores of the Court: The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American Justice. Harper-Collins.

Jacobs, Jane (2004 ). Dark Age Ahead. Random House.

Jacoby, Susan (2008). The Age of American Unreason. Pantheon.

Jost, J. T. (1995). Negative Illusions: Conceptual clarification and psychological evidence concerning false consciousness. Political Psychology, 16, 397-424.

Jost, J. T., & Major, B. (2001). The Psychology of Legitimacy: Emerging perspectives on ideology, justice, and intergroup relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kelly, Charles. M. (2000). Class War in America: How Eonomic and Political Conservatives are Exploiting Low- and Middle-Income Americans. Santa Barbara, CA: Fithian Press.

Kelman, Herbert C., & Hamilton, V. Lee (1989). Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Obedience. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Memmi, A. (1968). Dominated Man: Notes Towards a Portrait. New York: Orion Press.

Milgram, Stanley (1974). Obedience to Authority: An experimental view. New York: Harper.

Mills, C. W. (1956). The Power Elite. New York: Oxford University Press.

Moane, G. (1999). Gender and Colonialism: A psychological analysis of oppression and liberation. London: Macmillan.

Montero, Maritza. (1997). Political Psychology: A Critical Perspective. Chapter in D. Fox & I. Prilleltensky (Eds.), Critical Psychology: An Introduction. London: Sage Publications.

Ng, S. H. (1980). The Social Psychology of Power. New York: Academic Press.

Nimmo, D., & Combs, J. E. (1980). Subliminal Politics: Myths and mythmakers in America. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Parenti, Michael (1978). Power and the Powerless. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Parenti, Michael (1994). Land of Idols: Political Mythology in America. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Parenti, Michael (1996). Dirty Truths: Reflections on Politics, Media, Ideology, Conspiracy, Ethnic Life and Class Power. San Francisco: City Lights Books.

Pratkanis, Anthony, & Aronson, Elliot (1992). Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion. New York: Freeman.

Prilleltensky, Isaac, & Gonick, Lev (1996). Polities Change, Oppression Remains: On the Psychology and Politics of Oppression. Political Psychology, 17, 127-148.

Reich, Wilhelm (1942). The Mass Psychology of Fascism. 1970 edition: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Reiman, Jeffrey H. (1990). The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice (3rd ed.). New York: Macmillan.

Ryan, W. (1971). Blaming the Victim. New York: Vintage.

Ryan, W. (1981). Equality. New York: Pantheon.

Sampson, E. E. (1983). Justice and the Critique of Pure Psychology. New York: Plenum.

Sampson, R. (1965). The Psychology of Power. New York: Pantheon.

Schwartz, Michael (Ed.). (1987). The Structure of Power in America: The Corporate Elite as a Ruling Class. New York: Holmes & Meier.

Sennett, Richard (1980). Authority. New York: Vintage.

Smith, M. Brewster (1969). Some Thoughts on the Legitimation of Evil. In Social Psychology and Human Values: Selected Essays. Chicago: Aldine.

Sennett, R., & Cobb, J. (1972). The Hidden Injuries of Class. New York: Vintage Press.

Sieber, J. E. (Ed.). (1983). Whose Ethics? On the perils and dilemmas of studying powerful persons [Special Issue]. Society for the Advancement of Social Psychology Newsletter, 9(4).

Tifft, L. T. (1979). The Coming Redefinitions of Crime: An Anarchist Perspective. Social Problems, 26, 392-402.

Williams, Kristian. (2004). Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America. Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press.

Politics, Activism and Social Change

Alinsky, S. D. (1971). Rules for Radicals. New York: Vintage.

Anderson, W. (1973). Politics and the New Humanism. Pacific Palisades, CA: Goodyear.

Brecher, Jeremy, Costello, Tim, & Smith, Brendan. (2002). Globalization from Below: The Power of Solidarity (2nd ed.). Cambridge, MA: South End Press.

Deutsch, M., and Steil, J. M. (1988). Awakening the Sense of Injustice. Social Justice Research, 2, 3-23.

Gamson, W. A. (1975). The Strategy of Social Protest.

Gurr, T. A. (1970). Why Men Rebel.

Hampden-Turner, C. (1971). Radical Man: The process of psychosocial development. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books.

Hoffer, Eric (1951). The True Believer: Thoughts on the nature of mass movements. New York: Harper.

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (Ed.) (2009). The Revolution Will Not be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex. South End Press.

Joffe, J. M., & Albee, G. W. (Eds.). (1981). Prevention through Political Action and Social Change. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

Kahn, Si. (1970). How People Get Power: Organizing Oppressed Communities for Action. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Levine, Bruce E. (2011). Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green.

Lappe, Frances Moore (2007). Getting A Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad. Small Planet Media.

McLaughlin, Corinne with Davidson, Gordon. (2010). The Practical Visionary: A New World Guide to Spiritual Growth and Social Change. Unity Village, MO: Unity.

Rosenberg, Marshall B. (2003). Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life (2nd ed.). Encinitas, CA: PuddleDancer Press.

Sakolsky, Ron, & Dunbar, Stephen. (1998). Seizing the Airwaves: A Free-Radio Handbook. San Francisco: AK Press.

Satin, M. (1979). New Age Politics: Healing Self and Society. New York: Delta.

Schalit, Joel (Ed.). (2002). The Anti-Capitalism Reader: Imagining a Geography of Opposition. NY: Akashic.

Sloan, Tod. (2013). Activist Support as a Form of Critical Psychology Praxis. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 10, 952-961. [pdf]

Stone, W. F. (1974). The Psychology of Politics. New York: Free Press.

Stratman, David G. (1991). We CAN Change the World: The Real Meaning of Everyday Life. Boston: New Democracy Books.

Williams, Christopher R., & Arrigo, Bruce A. (2005). Theory, Justice, and Social Change: Theoretical Integrations and Critical Applications. Springer.

Wineman, S. (1984). The Politics of Human Services: Radical Alternatives to the Welfare State. Boston: South End Press.

Wolf, Naomi (2008). Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American Revolutionaries. Simon & Schuster.

Zinn, Howard (1980). A People's History of the United States. New York: Harper & Row.

see also books on Psychology & the Status Quo/Critical Psychology

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