Research and Publications

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Urban Geography; Urban Political Ecology; Environmental Justice; Urban Social Movements; Poverty/Inequality;  Race, Class, Gender;  Hunger/Food Studies

Publication Information available at Google Scholar and Academia.edu

BOOKS
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  • Jazeel, T, A. Kent, K. McKittrick, N. Theodore, S. Chari, P. Chatterton, V. Gidwani, N. Heynen W. Larner, J. Peck, J. Pickerill, M. Werner, M. W. Wright (eds) (2019) Keywords in Radical Geography. Oxford: Wiley.

GUEST EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES

  • Ybarra, M and N. Heynen (2020; on-line first) Abolition Ecologies. Special Issue; Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography.
  • Heynen, N. (2018) Social Justice and the City. Special Issue; Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 108(2).
  • Heynen, N., A. Kent, K. McKittrick, V. Gidwani, W. Larner (2017) The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith. Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography. 49: s1.
  • Heynen, N (2016) Review Symposium for Shadows of a Sunbelt City: The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy of Austin by Eliot Tretter. The AAG Review of Books
  • Heynen, N. (2015) Review Symposium for Nature Inc.: Environmental Conservation in the Neoliberal Age edited by Bram Büscher, Wolfram Dressler, Robert Fletcher. Environment and Planning A.
  • Barnes, T. and N. Heynen, 2011. Classics in Human Geography–Fitzgerald: Geography of Revolution by W. W. BungeProgress in Human Geography.  35(5) 712–720.20
  • Prudham, W. S. and N. Heynen , 2011. Uneven Development 25 Years Later. New Political Economy.
  • Castree, N., M. Wright, W. Larner, N. Heynen, and P. Chatterton (Eds.), 2010. The Point is to Change It: Geographies of Hope and Survival in an Age of Crisis. Antipode, 41.S1 [Book published simultaneously Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers]
  • Heynen, N. and P. Robbins, 2005. The Commodifcation of Nature. Capitalism Nature Socialism. 13(1)
  • Swyngedouw, E. and N.C. Heynen, 2003. Urban Political Ecology in Advanced Capitalist Countries. Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography. 35(5)

ARTICLES

  • Heynen, N. and M. Ybarra (2020; on-line first) “On Abolition Ecologies and Making ‘Freedom as a Place’” Antipode.
  • Heynen, N. (2020; on-line first) ““A Plantation can be a Commons”: Re-Earthing the Commons through Abolition Ecology.” Antipode.
  • Bailey, M and N. Heynen (2020) “Sweet (and Sticky) Redemption: Gullah/Geechee of Sapelo Island Reclaim Sugarcane to Fight Cultural Erasure” Scalawag. September 29.
  • Luke, N. and N. Heynen. (2020) “Community Solar as Energy Reparations: Abolishing Petro-Racial Capitalism in New Orleans.” American Quarterly. 72(3): 603-625.
  • Heynen, N (2020) “What Harriet Tubman and John Brown Can Teach Us About Abolishing
    ‘White Men’” Dialogues in Human Geography. 10(1): 30-33

Brownson, K., J. C. Chappell, C. Mertzlufft, J. C. Bloodgood, H. Eisler Burnett, L. M. Kosen, J. Howard, T. Gancos Crawford, C. M. Pringle, J. Meador L. Guinessey, N. Heynen, J. S. Ortiz (2020; on-line first) “Land trusts as conservation boundary organizations in rapidly exurbanizing landscapes: A case study from southern Appalachia”. Society and Natural Resources.

  • Luke, N. and N. Heynen (2020; on-line first) “Abolishing the Frontier: (De)Colonizing “Public” Education” Social and Cultural Geography.
  • Collard, R., L. Harris, N. Heynen, L. Mehta (2018) “The Antinomies of Nature and Space” Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. 1(1–2) 3–24.
  • Welch-Devine, M., A. Shaw, J. Coffield and N. Heynen (2018) “Facilitating Interdisciplinary Graduate Education: Barriers, Solutions, and Needed Innovations.” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 50(5): 53-59.
  • Heynen, N. (2018). “Urban political ecology III: The feminist and queer century.” Progress in Human Geography, 42(3): 446-452.
  • Heynen, N., D. Aiello, C. Keegan, N. Luke (2018) “The Enduring Struggle for Social Justice and the City.” Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 108(2): 301-316.
    • Boggs, G. L, C. L. Bell and N. Heynen (2018) “We make the road by talking: Collaborative teacher education, literacy research, and direct action through an ethic of mutual aid.” American Reading Forum Online Yearbook. XXXVIII.
    • Heynen, N. (2018) “Toward an Abolition Ecology” Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics. 1(1): 240-247.
    • Hardy, R.D., R.A. Milligan and N. Heynen (2017) “Racial Coastal Formation: Placing Race in the Making of Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise.” Geoforum. 87: 62-72.
    • Heynen, N. A. Kent, K. McKittrick, V. Gidwani, W. Larner (2017) “Neil Smith’s Long Revolutionary Imperative.” Antipode. 49(s1): 5-18.
    • Heynen, N. 2017; on-line first. “

Toward an Abolition Ecology

    • ” Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics.
  • Castree, N., M. Wright, W. Larner, N. Heynen, and P. Chatterton. 2010. “The Point is to Change It.” In Castree, N., M. Wright, W. Larner, N. Heynen, and P. Chatterton. Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography. 41.S1. [Special 40th Anniversary issue]
  • Heynen, N., H.A. Perkins and P. Roy. 2007. Failing to Grow ‘Their’ Own Justice? The Co- Production of Racial/Gendered Labor and Milwaukee’s Urban Forest.” Urban Geography. 28(8): 732-754.
  • Heynen, N.C. 2003. “The Scalar Production of Injustice within the Urban Forest.” Antipode: A Journal of Radical Geography. 35(5): 980-998. READ MORE

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Warren, G., C. Katz and N. Heynen (2019) “Myths, cults, memories, and revisions in radical geographic history: Revisiting the Detroit Geographical Expedition and Institute (DGEI)”. In (eds.) T. Barnes and E. Sheppard Spatial Histories of Radical Geography: North America and Beyond (eds.). London: Wiley.
  • Heynen, N, D. Aiello, C. Keegan, and N. Luke (2019). “The Enduring Struggle for Social Justice and the City” (ed.) N. Heynen, Social Justice and the City. New York: Routledge.
  • Heynen, N. (2018) “Uneven Racial Development and the Abolition Ecology of the City”. In (eds.) H. Ernstson and E. Swyngedouw Interrupting the Anthropo-ob(S)cene: Political Possibilities in the Natures of Cities. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Heynen, N., N. Luke, and C. Keegan (2018) “Doreen Massey’s (urban) Political Ecology” In (eds.). M. Werner, J. Peck, R. Lave and B. Christophers (eds.) Doreen Massey—Critical Dialogues.
  • Heynen, N. A. Kent, K. McKittrick, V. Gidwani, W. Larner. 2017. “Neil Smith’s Long Revolutionary Imperative.” The Revolutionary Imperative: Engaging the Work of Neil Smith. London: Wiley.
  • Heynen, N. “Urban Political Ecology” 2017. In (Eds.) N. Castree, M. Goodchild, W. Liu, A. Kobayashi, R. Marston, and D. Richardson. The International Encyclopedia of Geography. Wiley-Blackwell and the Association of American Geographers.
  • Heynen, N. 2016. “Urban Ecology” In Gleason, W., J. Adamson, D.N. Pellow (eds.) Keywords in the Study of Environment and Culture. New York: New York University Press. pp. 192-194.
  • Ogden, L., N. Heynen, U.Oslender, P. West, K. Kassam and P. Robbins. 2015. “The Politics of Earth Stewardship in the Uneven Anthropocene.” In Rozzi, R., S. Pickett, J. Baird Callicott, T. Chapin, M. Power, and J. Armesto (eds.) Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology & Ethics in Theory and Practice. Springer.
  • Heynen, N. and L. Van Sant. 2015. “Political Ecologies of Activism and Direct Action Politics” In (eds.) J. McCarthy, G. Bridge and T. Perreault. Handbook of Political Ecology. New York, London: Routledge. pp. 169-178.
  • Newtown Florist Club Writing Collective. 2013. “Peas and Praxis: Organizing (Food/Environmental) Justice through the Direct Action of the Newtown Florist Club.” In R. Slocum and A. Saldanha (eds.) Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets.  Ashgate Press.  pp, 137-153.
  • Heynen, N. and G. Pickren. 2011. “Killing for Liberalism: How the U.S. Department of Peace  might be Antithetical to a Nonkilling Geography.”  In. J. Inwood and J. Tyner (Eds.) Non-killing Geographies. Honolulu, Hawai‘i: Center for Global Nonkilling. pp. 55-64.
  • Heynen, N. and T. Barnes. 2011. Fitzgerald Then and Now. New Preface for the Second Edition of William W. Bunge’s Fitzgerald: Geography of Revolution. University of Georgia Press.
  • Chatterton, P. and N. Heynen. 2011. Resistance(s) and Collective Social Action in A Companion to Social Geography (Eds.) V. J. Del Casino Jr., M. Thomas, P. Cloke, and R. Panelli. Pp. 508-525
  • Heynen, N. 2009. Revolutionary Cooks in the Hungry Ghetto: The Black Panther Party’s Biopolitics of Scale From Below In R. Keil and R. Mahon (Eds.) Leviathan Undone? Towards a Political Economy of Scale. University of British Colombia Press. Pp 265-280
  • Heynen, N., J. McCarthy, W.S.Prudham and P. Robbins. 2007. False Promises In N. Heynen, J. McCarthy, W.S. Prudham and P. Robbins (Eds.) Neoliberal Environments: False Promises and Unnatural Consequences. London; New York: Routledge. READ MORE
  • Heynen, N., J. McCarthy, W.S.Prudham and P. Robbins. 2007. Unnatural Consequences In N. Heynen, J. McCarthy, W.S. Prudham and P. Robbins (Eds.) Neoliberal Environments: False Promises and Unnatural Consequences. London; New York: Routledge.
  • Conway, D. and N. Heynen. 2006. Globalization’s Dimensions. In D. Conway and N. Heynen (Eds.) Globalization’s Contradictions: Geographies of Discipline, Destruction & Transformation. London; New York: Routledge.
  • Heynen, N. and J. Njeru.  2006. Ecological Globalization and the Social Production of Nature. In D. Conway and N. Heynen (Eds.) Globalization’s Contradictions: Geographies of Discipline, Destruction & Transformation.
  • Conway, D. and N. Heynen. 2006. The Ascendancy of Globalization and Neoliberalism. In D. Conway and N. Heynen (Eds.) Globalization’s Contradictions: Geographies of Discipline, Destruction & Transformation. London; New York: Routledge.
  • Conway, D and N. Heynen. 2006. Toward ‘fair globalization’: Opposing Neoliberal Destruction, Relying on the Democratic Institutions and Local Empowerment, and Sustaining Human Development. In D. Conway and N.C. Heynen (Eds.) Globalization’s Contradictions: Geographies of Discipline, Destruction & Transformation. London; New York: Routledge.
  • Heynen, N. 2006. Justice of Eating in the City: The Political Ecology of Urban Hunger. In N. Heynen, M. Kaika and E. Swyngedouw (Eds.) In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism. London: Routledge. pp 129-142.
  • Heynen, N., M. Kaika and E. Swyngedouw. 2006. Urban Political Ecology: Politicising the Production of Urban Natures. In N. Heynen, M. Kaika and E. Swyngedouw (Eds.) In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism. London: Routledge.