CPR Member Scholars are prolific writers, focusing on a range of environmental, health and safety issues, usually in a regulatory context. Take a look at a sampling of recent books from our scholars.
Why Not Jail?: Industrial Catastrophes, Corporate Malfeasance, and Government Inaction by Rena Steinzor.
Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City by William Buzbee.
Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation by Sidney Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain.
Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival by Thomas O. McGarity.
Ending Dirty Energy Policy: Prelude to Climate Change, by Joseph P. Tomain.
Legally Poisoned: How the Law Puts Us at Risk from Toxicants, by Carl Cranor.
The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment, by Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro.
Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World, by CPR Member Scholar Robert R.M. Verchick
Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity, by CPR Member Scholar Douglas Kysar.
Beyond Environmental Law: Policy Proposals for a Better Environmental Future, edited by David Driesen and Alyson Flournoy.
Can We Afford the Future? The Economics of a Warming World, by Frank Ackerman.
Preemption Choice: The Theory, Law, and Reality of Federalism's Core Question, edited by William W. Buzbee.
The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries, by Thomas O. McGarity.
Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids, by Rena Steinzor.
Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research, by Thomas O. McGarity and Wendy Wagner.
Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics, by Holly Doremus and A. Dan Tarlock.
Toxic Torts: Science, Law and the Possibility of Justice, by Carl Cranor.
Poisoned for Pennies, by Frank Ackerman.
Rescuing Science from Politics: Regulation and the Distortion of Scientific Research, ed. by Wendy Wagner and Rena Steinzor; chapter contributions from CPR Scholars and others (Adelman, Applegate, Cranor, Doremus, Fischer, Hornstein, Krimsky, McGarity, Michaels, Shapiro, Squibb, and Walker).
A New Progressive Agenda for Public Health and the Environment, edited by then-Member Scholar Chistopher H. Schroeder and Rena Steinzor, with contributions from the member scholars of the Center for Progressive Reform.
Sophisticated Sabotage: The Intellectual Games Used to Subvert Responsible Regulation, by Thomas O. McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and David Bollier
Priceless: On Knowing the Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing, by Frank Ackerman and Lisa Heinzerling (then a Member Scholar).