JoAnn Carmin
Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
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Books
JoAnn Carmin and Julian Agyeman (editors). 2011. Environmental Inequalities Beyond Borders: Local Perspectives on Global Injustices. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Adam Fagan and JoAnn Carmin (editors). 2011. Green Activism in Post-Socialist Europe and the Former Soviet Union. London: Routledge.

JoAnn Carmin and Stacy D. VanDeveer (editors). 2005. EU Enlargement and the Environment: Institutional Change and Environmental Policy in Central and Eastern Europe, London: Routledge.

Tomas Koontz, Toddi A. Steelman, JoAnn Carmin, Katrina Smith Korfmacher, Cassandra Moseley, and Craig Thomas. 2004. Collaborative Environmental Management: What Roles for Government? Washington, DC: Resources for the Future.

Journal Articles
JoAnn Carmin, Isabelle Anguelovski, and Debra Roberts. 2012. “Urban Climate Adaptation in the Global South: Planning in an Emerging Policy Domain.” Journal of Planning Education and Research 32(1): 18-32.

Isabelle Anguelovski and JoAnn Carmin. 2011. “Something Borrowed, Everything New: Innovation and Institutionalization in Urban Climate Governance.” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 3(3): 169-175.

Thomas Rudel, Timmons Roberts and JoAnn Carmin. 2011. “Political Economy of the Environment.” Annual Review of Sociology 37: 221-238.

JoAnn Carmin and Adam Fagan. 2010. “Environmental Mobilization and Organizations in Post-Socialist States.” Environmental Politics 19(5): 689-707.

JoAnn Carmin. 2010. “Civil Society Capacity and Environmental Governance in Central and Eastern Europe.” Acta Politica 45(1/2): 183-202.

JoAnn Carmin and Petr Jelicka. 2010. “Navigating Institutional Pressure in State-Socialist and Democratic Regimes: The Case of Movement Brontosaurus.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 39(1): 29-50.

Deborah B. Balser and JoAnn Carmin. 2009. “Leadership Succession and the Emergence of Identity Threats in Nonprofit Organizations.”Nonprofit Management and Leadership 20(2): 185-201.

JoAnn Carmin and Elizabeth Bast. 2009. “Cross-Movement Activism: A Cognitive Perspective of the Global Justice Activities of US Environmental NGOs.” Environmental Politics 18(3): 351-370.

JoAnn Carmin. 2008. “Investing in Civil Society: Diversification of Environmental NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe.” Development and Transition 9(1): 11-14.

JoAnn Carmin and Toddi A. Steelman. 2006. “Factors Shaping the Outcomes of Community Based Environmental Management: Lessons from Efforts to Remediate Acid Mine Drainage in the United States (in Chinese).” Urban Planning Overseas 6: 90-100.

Harvey A. Goldstein and JoAnn Carmin. 2006. “Assessing Cohesion in Planning Scholarship: Compact, Diffuse, or Would-Be Discipline?” Journal of Planning Education and Research 26(1): 66-79.

JoAnn Carmin and Petr Jehlicka. 2005. “By the Masses or For the Masses?: The Transformation of Voluntary Action in the Czech Union for Nature Protection.” Voluntas 16(4): 401-421.

Nicole Darnall and JoAnn Carmin. 2005. “Greener and Cleaner? The Signaling Accuracy of U.S. Voluntary Environmental Programs.” Policy Sciences 38(2-3): 71-90 .

Beth S. Caniglia and JoAnn Carmin. 2005. “Scholarship on Social Movement Organizations: Classic Views and Emerging Trends.” Mobilization 10(2): 201-212.

JoAnn Carmin and Stacy D. VanDeveer. 2004. “Enlarging EU Environments: Central and Eastern Europe from Transition to Accession." Environmental Politics 13(1): 3-24.

Stacy D. VanDeveer and JoAnn Carmin. 2004. “Assessing Conventional Wisdom: Environmental Challenges and Opportunities beyond Eastern Accession.” Environmental Politics 13(1): 315-331.

JoAnn Carmin. 2003. “Nongovernmental Organizations and Public Participation in Local Environmental Decision-Making in the Czech Republic.” Local Environment 8(5): 539-550.

JoAnn Carmin, Barbara Hicks, and Andreas Beckmann. 2003. “Leveraging Local Action: Grassroots Initiatives and Transnational Collaboration in the Formation of the White Carpathian Euroregion.” International Sociology 18(4): 703-725.

JoAnn Carmin. 2003. “Resources, Opportunities, and Local Environmental Action in the Democratic Transition and Early Consolidation Periods in the Czech Republic.” Environmental Politics 12(3): 42-64.

JoAnn Carmin. 2003. “Local Action in a Transitional State: Community Responses to Proposed Development in the Czech Republic, 1992-1996.” Social Science Quarterly 84(1): 189-207.

JoAnn Carmin, Nicole Darnall, and Joao Mil-Homens. 2003. “Stakeholder Involvement in the Design of U.S. Voluntary Environmental Programs: Does Sponsorship Matter?” Policy Studies Journal 31(4): 527-543.

JoAnn Carmin and Barbara Hicks. 2002. “International Triggering Events, Transnational Networks, and the Development of the Czech and Polish Environmental Movements.” Mobilization 7(3): 305-324.

JoAnn Carmin and Deborah B. Balser. 2002. “Selecting Repertoires of Action in Environmental Movement Organizations: An Interpretive Approach.” Organization & Environment 15(4): 365-388.

JoAnn Carmin. 1999. “Voluntary Associations, Professional Organizations, and the Environmental Movement in the United States.” Environmental Politics 8(1): 101-121.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toddi A. Steelman and JoAnn Carmin. 1998. “Common Property, Collective Interests, and Community Opposition to Locally Unwanted Land Uses.” Society and Natural Resources 11(6): 485-504.

Petr Šauer, Antonín Dvorák, Lubomír Paroha, JoAnn Carmin, and Richard N. Andrews. 1996. “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Household Conversion to Cleaner Fuel in the Czech Republic.” Prague Economic Papers 5(2): 147-160.

Petr Šauer, Antonín Dvorák, Kveta Remtová, JoAnn Carmin, Richard N. Andrews, and Lubomír Paroha. 1995. “Prechod domácností na cistší vytápeni - Prípadová studie Decín (Household Conversion to Cleaner Heating - A Case Study of Decín).” Acta oeconomica pragensia 4(3): 79-98.

Chapters in Books and Published Reports
JoAnn Carmin and David Dodman. Forthcoming. “Scientific Certainty and Uncertainty in Urban Climate Adaptation Planning.” In Susanne Moser and Max Boycott (eds.), Successful Adaptation: Linking Science and Practice in Managing Climate Change Impacts. London: Routledge.

JoAnn Carmin, Debra Roberts, and Isabelle Anguelovski. 2012. “Preparing Cities for Climate Change: Early Lessons from Early Adaptors.” Pp. 470-501 in D. Hoornweg, M. Freire, M. J. Lee, P. Bhada-Tata, and B. Yuen (eds.), Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda, Volume 2. Washington, DC: World Bank.

JoAnn Carmin. 2012. “Global Climate Change: Urban Impacts and Responses.” Pp. 227-228 in George Ritzer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Globalization. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kenshi Baba, Hiromi Kubota, Mitsuru Tanaka, Eiko Suda, Yasuaki Hijioka and JoAnn Carmin. Forthcoming. "Participatory Approach for Local Adaptation Policy: Implications from Pioneering Foreign Cities and Different Perceptions of Uncertainty of Experts and Citizens.” Tokyo: Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry.

Patricia McCarney, Hilda Blanco, JoAnn Carmin, and Michelle Colley. 2011. “Cities and Climate Change: The Challenges for Governance.” Pp. 253-273 in Cynthia Rosenzweig, William Solecki, Stephen Hammer, and Shagun Mehotra (eds.),Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Isabelle Anguelovski and JoAnn Carmin. 2011. “Climate Action Planning in Quito, Ecuador.” Pp 262 in Cynthia Rosenzweig, William D. Solecki, Stephen A. Hammer, and Shagun Mehotra (eds.), Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

JoAnn Carmin and Julian Agyeman. 2011. “Reflections on Environmental Inequality Beyond Borders.” Pp. 269-274 in J. Carmin and J. Agyeman (eds.), Environmental Inequalities Beyond Borders: Local Perspectives on Global Injustices. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Julian Agyeman and JoAnn Carmin. 2011. “Environmental Inequalities Beyond Borders.” Pp. 1-15 in J. Carmin and J. Agyeman (eds.), Environmental Inequalities Beyond Borders: Local Perspectives on Global Injustices. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

JoAnn Carmin. 2010. “Environmental Governance in the New Member States of the European Union.” Pp. 394-407 in M. Redclift and G. Woodgate (eds.), International Handbook of Environmental Sociology, Second Edition. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

JoAnn Carmin, Tim Carrington, Jane Ebinger, Barbara Evans, Franz Gerner, Bjorn Hamso, Antonio Lim, Ziad Nakat, Ana Plecas, Michael Webster, and Yan F. Zhang. 2010. “The Built Environment: Cities, Transport, Water Systems, and Energy.” Pp. 121-137 in Marianne Fay, Rachel Block, and Jane Ebinger (eds.), Adapting to Climate Change in Europe and Central Asia. Washington, DC: World Bank Publications.

Stacy D. VanDeveer and JoAnn Carmin. 2006. “Sustainability and EU Accession: Capacity Development and Environmental Reform in Central and Eastern Europe.” In Gary B. Cohen and Zbignew Bochniarz (eds.), Environment and Sustainable Development in the New Central Europe, Oxford: Berghahn Books.

Stacy D. VanDeveer and JoAnn Carmin. 2005. “EU Environmental Policy and the Challenges of Eastern Enlargement.” Pp. 279-294 in A. Jordon (ed.), Environmental Policy in the European Union: Actors, Institutions, and Processes, second edition, London: Earthscan.

Andreas Beckmann, JoAnn Carmin, and Barbara Hicks. 2002. “Catalysts for Sustainability: NGOs and Regional Development Initiatives in the Czech Republic.” Pp. 159-177 in Walter Leal Filho (ed.), International Experiences on Sustainability, Bern: Peter Lang Scientific Publishing.

Toddi A. Steelman and JoAnn Carmin. 2002. “Community Based Watershed Remediation: Connecting Organizational Resources to Social and Substantive Outcomes.” Pp. 145-178 in Dianne Rahm (ed.), The Politics of Toxic Waste: 21st Century Challenges, Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Edited Journals
Adam Fagan and JoAnn Carmin. (editors). 2010. “Environmental Mobilization and Organizations in Post-Socialist States.” Special issue of Environmental Politics 19(5).

Beth S. Caniglia and JoAnn Carmin (editors). 2005. “Social Movement Organizations.” Special Issue of Mobilization 10(2).

JoAnn Carmin and Stacy VanDeveer (editors). 2004. “EU Enlargement and the Environment: Institutional Change and Environmental Policy in Central and Eastern Europe.” Special issue of Environmental Politics 13(1).

 

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