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2015/Forthcoming/In Progress

Whitehead, M. Howell, R. Jones, R.A. Lilley, R. and Pykett, J. (in progress) Neuroliberalism (Routledge, Abingdon).

Pykett, J. Jones, R.A. and Whitehead, . (eds.) (in progress) Psychological Governance and Public Policy (Routledge, Abingdon) [Research in Space, Place and Politics Series].


Pykett, J. Jones, R.A. Whitehead, M. (2014) ‘The art of choosing and the politics of social marketing’ Policy Studies

Jones, M. Jones, R. Woods, M. Dixon, D. Hannah, M. and Whitehead, M. (2014) Introducing Political Geographies (Routledge, Abingdon).

Whitehead, M. (2014) Environmental Transformations: A Geography of the Anthropocene (Routledge, London).

Noel Castree, William M. Adams, John Barry, Daniel Brockington, Bram Büscher, Esteve Corbera, David Demeritt, Rosaleen Duffy, Ulrike Felt, Katja Neves, Peter Newell, Luigi Pellizzoni, Kate Rigby, Paul Robbins, Libby Robin, Deborah Bird Rose, Andrew Ross, David Schlosberg, Sverker Sörlin, Paige West, Mark Whitehead and Brian Wynne (2014) ‘Changing the Intellectual Climate’ Nature Climate Change 4: 763-768

Jones, R. Pykett, J. Whitehead, M. (2014) ‘The geographies of policy translation: how nudge became the default policy option’ Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy.

Welsh, M. Jones, R. Pykett, J. and Whitehead, M. (2014) ‘The “Problem Gambler” and Socio-Spatial Vulnerability’ in Gobet, F. and Schiller, M. eds. Problem Gambling: Cognition, Prevention and Treatment (Palgrave, MacMillan):156-187

Whitehead, M. (2014) ‘Sustainability’ in Cloke, P. Crang, P. and Goodwin, M. eds. Introducing Human Geographies (Arnold).

Whitehead, M. (2014) ‘Sustainability’ in Death, C. (ed.) Critical Environmental Politics (Routledge, London).


Whitehead, M. (2013) ‘Riding the Keeling Curve and Round Number Theories of History’ Society and Space (Review Forum on 400ppm)

Jones, R. Pykett, J. and Whitehead, M (2013) ‘Behaviour Change policies in the UK: an anthropological perspective’ Geoforum 48: 33-41.

Whitehead, M. (2013) ‘Degrowth or Regrowth’ Environmental Values 22.2.

Adey, P. Whitehead, M. and Williams, A. (2013). From Above: The Politics and Practice of the View From Above (Hurst, London)

Jones, R. Pykett, J and Whitehead, M. (2013) Changing Behaviours: On the the Rise of Psychological State (Edward Elgar).

Whitehead, M. (2013) ‘Neuroliberal Climatic Governmentalities’ in Bulkeley, H. and Stripple, J. eds. Governing the Global Climate: Rationality, Power and Politics (Cambridge University Press).

Whitehead, M. (2013) ‘Neoliberal Urban Environmentalism and the Adaptive City: Towards a Critical Urban Theory and Climate Change’ Urban Studies (in Special Issues on Urbanization and Climate Change).

Jones, R. Pykett, J. and Whitehead M (2013) ‘Psychological Governance and Behaviour Change’ Policy and Politics 41: 159-182.


Death, C. and Whitehead, M (2012) ‘Environmental future less grim than Rio negotiations suggest’ (Feature) Western Mail Tuesday 3rd July page 18.

Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘A History of the Atmospheric Present’ Geoforum

Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘Conservation and Nature+’ (Editorial) Environmental Values 21.3.

Whitehead, M. Jones, R, Pykett, J. and Welsh, M. (2012) ‘Geography, Nudgeocracy, Neuro-politics’ Geographical Journal

Keil, R. and Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘Urban Politics and Sustainability’ Mossberger, K and Smith, S. Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics (Oxford University Press).

Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘Urban Sustainability and Economic Development’ in Hutton, T. and Paddison, R. Handbook of Urban Economic Development (Sage).

Mason, K. and Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘Transition Urbanism and the Contested Politics of Ethical Place-Making’ Antipode 44(2) pages 493-516.

Mason, K. and Whitehead, M. (2012) ‘Between here and there: mobilizing urban vulnerabilities in climate camps and transition towns’ in Dooling, S. and Simon, G. Cities, Nature and Development: The Politics and Production of Urban Vulnerabilities (Ashgate, Aldershot).


Adey, P. Whitehead, M. and Williams, A. (2011) ‘Air Target: Distance, Reach and the Politics of Verticality’ Theory, Culture and Society 28 (7-8)  pages. 173-187.

Jones, R. Pykett, J. Whitehead, M. (2011) Governing Temptation: On the Rise of Libertarian Paternalism in the UK’ Progress in Human Geography

Whitehead. M. (2011)  ‘The Sustainable City an Obituary: Critical Reflections on the Future of Sustainable Urbanism’ in Flint, J. and Raco. M (eds.)Sustaining Success: The New Politics of Sustainable Urban Planning (Policy Press, Bristol).

Whitehead, M. Jones, R. and Pykett, J. (2011) ‘Governing Irrationality, or a More-Than-Rational Government: Reflections on the Re-scientization of Decision-making in British Public Policy’ Environment and Planning A.

Pykett, J. Jones, R. Whitehead, M. Huxley M. Strauss, K. Gill, N. McGeevor, K. Thompson, L. Newman, J. (2011) ‘Interventions in the political geography of ‘libertarian paternalism’ Political Geography pages 1-10.

Whitehead, M. (2011) ‘Environment Inc. and Panda Logos (Editorial)’ Environmental Values 20.1 pages 1-5.

Jones, R. Pykett, M. and Whitehead, M. (2011) ‘The Geographies of Soft Paternalism: the rise of the avuncular state and changing behaviour after neoliberalism’ Geography Compass.


Jones, R. Pykett, J. Whitehead, M. (2010) ‘Big Society’s Little Nudges’ Political Insight (December)

Whitehead, M. (2010) ‘Hollow Sustainabilities: Perspective on Sustainable Development in the Post-Socialist World’ Geography Compass vol. 4(11) pp.1618-1634.

Whitehead, M. (2010) ‘Class and Nature’ in Wharf, B ed. Encyclopaedia of Human Geography (Sage).


Whitehead, M (2009) State, Science and the Skies: Environmental Governmentality and the British Atmosphere (Royal Geographical Society Book Series, Blackwell, Oxford).

Whitehead, M. (2009) ‘The Wood for the Trees: Ordinary Environmental Justice and the Everyday Right to Urban Nature’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research Vol.33.

Whitehead, M (2009) ‘The Sustainable City’ in Kitchin, R and Thrift, N The International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography (Elsivier).

Mason, K and Whitehead, M (2009) ‘Minding a Mendacious Methodology: Living and Working in a Transition Town’ Qualitative Researcher (December)


Whitehead, M (2008) ‘Domesticating technologies: household reform, gender relations and the British clean air movement, 1912-1965’ Social and Cultural Geography (Special issue Spatial Technologies/Technological Spaces) September.

Dixon, D. and Whitehead, M (2008) ‘Technological Trajectories: Reflections on Geography and Technology Studies’ Social and Cultural Geography (Special issue Spatial Technologies/Technological Spaces) September.

Whitehead, M (2008) ‘Charles David Keeling’ The Encyclopaedia of Climate Change and Global Warming (Sage).

Whitehead, M (2008) ‘Cold Monsters and Ecological Leviathan: on the relationships between states and the environment’ Geography Compass (March 2008).


Whitehead, M (2007) The Nature of the State: Excavating the Political Ecologies of the Modern State Oxford Geographical and Environmental Studies Series (Oxford University Press: Oxford) (with Jones, M and Jones R).

Whitehead, M (2007) ‘The Architecture of Partnerships: Urban Communities in the Shadow of Hierarchy:’  Policy and Politics Vol. 31(1) pp. 3-23.

Whitehead, M (2007) ‘The Death of Nature’ in Robbins, P Eds Encyclopaedia of Environment and Development  (Sage).

Whitehead, M (2007) ‘Environmentality’ in Robbins, P Eds Encyclopaedia of Environment and Development  (Sage).2006


Whitehead, M (2006) Spaces of Sustainability: Geographical Perspectives on the Sustainable Society (Routledge: London).

Whitehead, M (2006) ‘The desert of the cartographic real: on John Pickles and the history of spaces’ Area Vol.38(3) pp. 242-243.

Whitehead, M (2006) Spatializing the Ecological Leviathan: states, nature and the production of regional space’ Geografiska Annaler: Series B – Human Geography(with M Jones and R Jones) March.


Whitehead, M (2005) ‘Negotiating the networks of space, time and substance: a geographical perspective on the sustainable citizen’ Citizenship Studies (With Bullen, A) Vol.9(5) pp.499-516.

Whitehead, M (2005) ‘Between the Marvellous and the Mundane: everyday life in the socialist city and the politics of the environment’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Vol. 23(2).


Whitehead, M Eds (2004) New Horizons in British Urban Policy: Perspectives on New Labour’s Urban Renaissance (Ashgate: Aldershot) (with Johnstone, C).

Whitehead, M (2004) ‘The urban neighbourhood and the moral geographies of British Urban Policy’ in Johnstone, C and Whitehead, M Eds (2004) New Horizons in British Urban Policy: Perspectives on New Labour’s Urban Renaissance (Ashgate: Aldershot).

Johnstone, C and Whitehead, M (2004) ‘Horizons and barriers in British Urban policy’ in Johnstone, C and Whitehead, M Eds (2004) New Horizons in British Urban Policy: Perspectives on New Labour’s Urban Renaissance (Ashgate: Aldershot).


Whitehead, M (2003) ‘Love thy neighbourhood: Rethinking the politics of scale and Walsall’s struggle for neighbourhood democracy’. Environment and Planning A Vol. 35(2) pp. 277-300.

Whitehead, M (2003) ‘From moral space to the morality of scale. The case of the sustainable region’ Ethics, Place and Environment Vol. 6(3) pp. 235-257.

Whitehead, M (2003) ‘(Re)Analysing the sustainable city: nature, urbanization and the regulation of socio-environmental relations in the UK’. Urban StudiesVol.40(7) pp. 1183-1206.

Whitehead, M (2003) ‘In the shadow of hierarchy’: meta-governance, policy reform and urban regeneration in the West Midlands’ Area Vol. 35(1) pp. 6-14.

Goodwin M, and Whitehead M, (2003) ‘Interpreting the regulatory geography of the sustainable city: the rise of the sustainable city in the UK’ in 1.18. Human Resource System Challenge VII: Human Settlement Development, edited by Saskia Sassen and Peter J. Marcotullio, in the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) (UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford).

Whitehead, M (2003) ‘Interactive learning and the politics of sustainable development’ Environmental Education Vol.74(Autumn) pp. 31-35.

Whitehead, M (2000) ‘Regional devolution and the rise of the Sustainable Region: lessons from the English Regional Sustainable Development Fora’, RegionsNo.229-October pp.11-14.

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