Ethnicity, History, and Decolonization
Ambedkar, B.R.  Annihilation of Caste.
Anderson, Carol. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne. An Indigenous People’s History of the United States
Fields, Karen E. and Barbra J. Fields.  Racecraft: the Soul of Inequality in American Life
Gilroy, Paul.  The Black Atlantic
Grusky, David B. Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective
Johnson, Gaye Theresa, and Alex Lubin.  Futures of Black Radicalism
Kelley, Robin D.G.  Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class
Kendi, Ibram X.  Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America  
Ramnath, Maia. Decolonizing Anarchism: An anti-authoritarian history of India’s liberation struggle.
Wolfe, Patrick. Traces of History: Elementary Structures of Race

City Space and Displacement
Bullard and Johnson.  Just Transportation: Dismantling Race and Class Barriers to Mobility.
Desmond, Matthew.  Evicted; Poverty and Profit in the American City
Fullilove, Mindy Thompson.  Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It.
Graham, Steve. Vertical
Gooden, Mario.  Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity
Harvey, David:  Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
Leong, David P; Soong-Chan Rah.  Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation
Lynch, Kevin.  Image of the City
Nieves and Alexander (eds.) “We Shall Independent Be”: African American Place Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States
Rothstein, Richard.  The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America.
Vasudevan, Alexander. The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting

Carcerality, Policing, and Imperialism
Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Bernstein, Elizabeth. “The Sexual Politics of the ‘New Abolitionism.’”
Camp, Jordan T. and Christina Heatherton (eds). Policing the Planet.
CARA (Communities Against Rape and Abuse). Making Connections: the Anti-Violence Movement Actively Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex.
Corriea, David, and Tyler Wall. Police: A Field Guide
Davis, Angela (ed). If They Come in the Morning…Voices of Resistance.
Davis, Angela. “The Prison Industrial Complex”
Dreisinger, Baz: Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World
Graham, Stephen. Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism
Hinton, Elizabeth. From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America 
Richie, Beth E. Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation
Wang, Jackie. Carceral Capitalism.

Environmental and Climate [In] Justice  
Bullard, Robert D; Steve Lerner. Diamond: A Struggle for Environmental Justice in Louisiana’s Chemical Corridor  
Cole, Luke W; Sheila Foster. From the Ground Up: Environmental Racism and the Rise of the Environmental Justice Movement  
Dawson, Ashley. Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change
More, Jason W. and Raj Patel. A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
Newman, Marcy Knopf; Rachel Stein. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism
Pellow, David Naguib.   Garbage Wars: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago  
Soja, Edward W. Seeking Spatial Justice  
Taylor, Dorceta. Toxic Communities: Environmental Racism, Industrial Pollution, and Residential Mobility

Wiebe, Sarah Marie.  Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley

Capital and Development 
Beauregard, Robert A. Cities in the Urban Age: A Dissent.
Easterling, Keller. Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space
Davis, Mike. Planet of Slums.
Graeber, David. Debt: The First 5,000 years
Mallach, Alan. The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America
Marohn, Charles L.  Thoughts on Building Strong Towns, Volume 1
Klein, Naomi. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Piketty, Thomas. Capital in the Twenty First Century
Schumacher, E.F. Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
Smith, Neil: Uneven Development: Nature, Capital, and the Production of Space
Weiss, Marion. Public Natures: Evolutionary Infrastructures

Ethics and Democracy 
Dahl, Robert A. Who Governs?: Democracy and Power in an American City, Second Edition 
Eco, Umberto. “Ur-Facism.”
Enos, Ryan D. The Space between Us: Social Geography and Politics
Ishizuka, Karen L. Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties
Kaufman, L.A. Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism
McAlevey, Jane. No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age
Nozick, Robert. Anarchy, State, and Utopia
Nussbaum, Martha C.  Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership  
Olson, Mancur. The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups
Ogorzalek, Thomas K. The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Institutions Transformed National Politics  
Rawls, John. A Theory of Justice
Sen, Amartya. Development as Freedom
Shelby, Tommie. Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform


Technology, Social Justice, and Resource Distribution 
Flaherty, Jordan Flaherty. No More Heroes
Barney, D 2000, Prometheus Wired: The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology
Hands, J 2010. @ is for Activism: Dissent, Resistance and Rebellion in a Digital Culture
Kwasinki, Alexis and Wayne Weaver. Microgrids and other Local Area Power and Energy Systems.
Noble, Safiya Umoja. Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

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