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J. Baird Callicott
University of North Texas

(Annotated by Sam Mickey and Elizabeth McAnally)

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Earth Ethics 1989+
Environmental Ethics 1979+
Environmental Values 1992+
Ethics and the Environment 1996+
Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 1988+


Abaidoo, Samuel. The Role of Environmental Ethics in Human-Nature Interaction: The Case of Modern Agriculture. Koeln, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.

Abram, David.  Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology. New York: Pantheon Books, 2010.

--------.  The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-than-HumanWorld. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.

Acampora, Ralph R. Corporal Compassion: Animal Ethics and Philosophy of Body. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh University Press, 2006.

Adams, William M. Against Extinction: The Story of Conservation. London: Earthscan, 2004.

Antholis, William and Strobe Talbott. Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 2010.

Armitage, Kevin C. The Nature Study Movement: The Forgotten Popularizer of America's Conservation Ethic. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2009.

Armstrong, Adrian C. Here for Our Children's Children?: Why We Should Care for the Earth. Charlottesville, VA: Imprint Academic, 2009.

Armstrong, Susan, and Richard G. Botzler, eds. The Animal Ethics Reader, 2nd edition. New York: Routledge, 2008.

--------. Environmental Ethics: Convergence and Divergence. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2004.

Attfield, Robin. Environmental Ethics: An Overview for the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2003.

--------. The Ethics of Environmental Concern. 2nd ed. Atlanta: University of Georgia Press, 1991.

Attfield, Robin, ed. The Ethics of the Environment. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2008.

Bailey, Liberty Hyde. The Holy Earth: Toward a New Environmental Ethic. Mineola, NY: Dover publications, 2009.

Baur, Gene. Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food. New York: Touchstone, 2008.

Bender, Frederic L. The Culture of Extinction: Toward a Philosophy of Deep Ecology. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2003.

Bendik-Keymer, Jeremy. The Ecological Life: Discovering Citizenship and a Sense of Humanity. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

Benson, John. Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings. New York and London: Routledge, 2000.

Benzoni, Francisco J. Ecological Ethics and the Human Soul: Aquinas, Whitehead, and the Metaphysics of Value. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.

Brennan, Andrew. Thinking About Nature: An Investigation of Nature, Value, and Ecology. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1988.

Brennan, Andrew, ed. The Ethics of the Environment. Aldershot, Hampshire, UK: Dartmouth, 1995.

Brown, Charles S. and Ted Toadvine, eds. Nature’s Edge: Boundary Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007.
--------. Eco-Phenomenology: Back to the Earth Itself. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003.

Brown, Peter G. and Jeremy J. Schmidt, ed. Water Ethics: Foundational Readings for Students and Professionals. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2010.

Bulbeck, Chilla. Facing the Wild: Ecotourism, Conservation and Animal Encounters. London: Earthscan, 2005.

Cafaro, Philip. Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2004.

Callicott, J. Baird. Beyond the Land Ethic: More Essays in Environmental Philosophy. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1999.

--------. In Defense of the Land Ethic: Essays in Environmental Philosophy. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1989.

Callicott, J. Baird, ed. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Detroit, MI: Macmillan, 2008.

Callicott, J. Baird and Michael P. Nelson, eds. The Great New Wilderness Debate. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

Callicott, J. Baird and Clare Palmer, eds. Environmental Philosophy: Critical Concepts in the Environment. 5 vol. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.

Castricano, Jodey. Animal Subjects: An Ethical Reader in a Posthuman World. Waterloo, ON, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.

Cataldi, Suzanne L. and William S. Hamrick, eds. Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy: Dwelling on the Landscapes of Thought. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007.

Chamberlain, Gary. Troubled Waters: Religion, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.
Clowney, David and Patricia Mosto, ed. Earthcare: An Anthology in Environmental Ethics. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Coff, Christian. The Taste for Ethics: An Ethic of Food Consumption. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

Comstock, Gary L., ed. Life Science Ethics. New York: Springer, 2010.

Cooper, David, ed. The Environment in Question: Ethics and Global Issues. London and New York: Routledge, 1992.

Crist, Eileen and H. Bruce Rinker, ed. Gaia in Turmoil: Climate Change, Biodepletion, and Earth Ethics in an Age of Crisis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.

Curry, Patrick. Ecological Ethics: An Introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2006.

Curtin, Deane. Environmental Ethics for a Postcolonial World. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2005.

Dallmeyer, Dorinda G, ed. Values at Sea: Ethics for the Marine Environment. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003.

Darier, Éric, ed. Discourses of the Environment. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1999.

De Jonge, Eccy. Spinoza and Deep Ecology: Challenging Traditional Approaches toEnvironmentalism.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004.

Derr, Patrick G. and Edward M. McNamara. Case Studies in Environmental Ethics. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2003.

DesJardins, Joseph. Environmental Ethics: An Introduction to Environmental Philosophy. 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2006.

DesJardins, Joseph, ed. Environmental Ethics: Concepts, Policy, Theory. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1999.

Devall, Bill and George Sessions. Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered. Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith, 1985.

Drengson, Alan R. Beyond Environmental Crisis: From Technocrat to Planetary Person. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1989.

Drengson, Alan and Yuichi Inoui, eds. The Deep Ecology Movement: An IntroductoryAnthology. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1995.

Dunayer, Joan. Speciesism. Derwood, MD: Ryce Publishing Co., 2004.

Easton, Thomas A. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Environmental Issues. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.

Elliot, Herschel. Ethics for a Finite World: An Essay Concerning a Sustainable Future. Golden, CO: Fulcrum publishing, 2005.

Elliot, Robert. Faking Nature: The Ethics of Environmental Restoration. London: Routledge, 1997.

Erhard, Nancie. Moral Habitat: Ethos and Agency for the Sake of Earth. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2007.

Evanoff, Richard. Bioregionalism and Global Ethics: A Transactional Approach to Achieving Ecological Sustainability, Social Justice, and Human Well-being. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Evans, J. Claude. With Respect for Nature: Living as Part of the Natural World. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

Fabel, Arthur and Donald St. John, eds. Teilhard in the 21st Century: The Emerging Spirit ofEarth. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2003.

Fewings, Peter. Ethics for the Built Environment. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2009.

Foltz, Bruce V. Inhabiting the Earth: Heidegger, Environmental Ethics, and the Metaphysics ofNature. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 1995.

Foltz, Bruce V. and Robert Frodeman, eds. Rethinking Nature: Essays in Environmental Philosophy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

Fox, Warwick. A Theory of General Ethics: Human Relationships, Nature, and the Built Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006.

--------. Toward a Transpersonal Ecology: The Context, Influence, Meanings, and distinctiveness of the Deep Ecology Approach to Ecophilosophy. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1990.

Fox, Warwick, ed. Ethics and the Built Environment. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.

Freyfogle, Eric T. Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2007. 

--------. Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.

Gardiner, Stephen et al., ed. Climate Ethics: Essential Readings. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Garvey, James. The Ethics of Climate Change: Right and Wrong in a Warming World. London and New York: Continuum, 2008.

Gilcrest, David. W. Greening the Lyre: Environmental Poetics and Ethics. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2002.

Gorke, Martin. The Death of Our Planet’s Species: A Challenge to Ecology and Ethics. Translated by Patricia Nevers. Washington D.C.: Island Press, 2003.

Gottwald, Franz-Theo et al., ed. Food Ethics. New York: Springer, 2010.

Grant, Robert L. A Case Study in Thomistic Environmental Ethics: The Ecological Crisis in the Loess Hills of Iowa. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.

Gruen, Lori, and Dale Jamieson, eds. Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Gudorf, Christine E. and James E. Huchingson. Boundaries: A Casebook in Environmental Ethics. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Hargrove, Eugene C. Foundations of Environmental Ethics. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, 1989.

Harris, Paul G. World Ethics and Climate Change: From International to Global Justice. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.

Hawkins, Gay. Ethics of Waste: How We Relate to Rubbish. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.

Henning, Brian G. The Ethics of Creativity: Beauty, Morality, and Nature in a Processive Cosmos. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.

Heyd, Thomas. Encountering Nature: Toward an Environmental Culture. Aldershot, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.

Hill, Julia. One Makes the Difference: Inspiring Actions that Change our World. New York: HarperCollins, 2002.

Horsfield, Alan. Talking About Food and the Environment. New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2010.

Imamichi, Tomonobu. An Introduction to Eco-Ethica. Trans. Judy Wakabatashi. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2009.

Ip, King-Tak, ed. Environmental Ethics: Intercultural Perspectives. New York: Rodopi, 2009.

Jamieson, Dale. Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction. Cambridge, UK and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Johnson, Lawrence E. A Morally Deep World: An Essay on Moral Significance andEnvironmental Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Katz, Eric, Andrew Light, and David Rothenberg. Beneath the Surface: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Deep Ecology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.

Keller, David R., ed. Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

Kennedy, Greg. An Ontology of Trash: The Disposable and its Problematic Nature. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007.

Kirkman, Robert. Ethics of Metropolitan Growth: The Future of Our Built Environment. London and New York: Continuum, 2010.

Kohák, Erazim V. The Green Halo: A Bird’s-Eye View of Ecological Ethics. Translated by Erazim V. Kohák. Chicago and La Salle, IL: Open Court, 2000.

Korthals, Michiel. Before Dinner: Philosophy and Ethics of Food. Dordrecht: Springer, 2004.

Light, Andrew, and Eric Katz, eds. Environmental Pragmatism. London: Routledge, 1996.

Light, Andrew and Holmes Rolston III, eds. Environmental Ethics: An Anthology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 2003.

Lim, Alvin. Buberian Environmentalism: Towards an Environmental Ethics of Dialogue. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2009.

Llamas, M. Ramon et al., ed. Water Ethics: Marcelino Botin Water Forum 2007. London: Taylor and Francis, 2009.

Marietta, Don E. For People and the Planet: Holism and Humanism in Environmental Ethics. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1995.

Marietta, Don E. and Lester Embree, eds. Environmental Philosophy and Environmental Activism. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1995.

Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff. The Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2010.

Mathews, Freya. Reinhabiting Reality: Towards a Recovery of Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

--------. For Love of Matter: A Contemporary Panpsychism. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003.

--------. The Ecological Self. London: Routledge, 1991.

McDonald, H. P. John Dewey and Environmental Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004.

McKenna, Erin and Andrew Light, ed. Animal Pragmatism: Rethinking Human-Nonhuman Relationships.  Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004.
McLaughlin, Andrew. Regarding Nature: Industrialism and Deep Ecology. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1993.

Minteer, Ben A. Nature in Common?: Environmental Ethics and the Contested Foundations of Environmental Policy. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2009.

Moore, Kathleen Dean and Michael P. Nelson, ed. Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 2010.

Naess, Arne. Ecology, Community, and Lifestyle: Outline of an Ecosophy. Translated by David Rothenberg. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Nanda, Ved, ed. Climate Change and Environmental Ethics. Brunswick, NJ: Transcation Publishers, 2010.

Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind. 4th ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001.

--------. The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.

Nash, Roderick, ed. American Environmentalism: Readings in Conservation History. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990.

Nelson, Michael P. and J. Baird Callicott. The Wilderness Debate Rages on: Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

Newton, Lisa H. Ethics and Sustainability: Sustainable Development and the Moral Life. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003.

Newton, Lisa H. and Catherine K. Dillingham. Watersheds 3: Ten Cases in EnvironmentalEthics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2002.

--------. Watersheds 2: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1997.

--------. Watersheds: Classic Cases in Environmental Ethics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1994.

Newton, Lisa H., Catherine K. Dillingham, and Joanne Choly. Watersheds 4: Ten Cases in Environmental Ethics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2006.

Norton, Bryan G. Toward Unity Among Environmentalists. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

O'Brien, Karen, et al., ed. Climate Change, Ethics and Human Security. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

O’Neil, John, Allan Holland, and Andrew Light. Environmental Values. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Oelschlaeger, Max, ed. Postmodern Environmental Ethics. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.

Ouderkirk, Wayne and Jim Hill, eds. Land, Value, Community: Callicott and Environmental Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.

Palmer, Clare. Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Peterson, Anna L. Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001.

Pojman, Louis. Global Environmental Ethics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.

Pojman, Louis P., ed. Environmental Ethics: Readings in Theory and Application. 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2007.

Pratarelli, Marc. Paradigm Shift: Environmental Psychology/Ethics for Environmentalists. Pittsburgh, PA: Medici Publishing, 2008.

Preston, Christopher J. Saving Creation: Nature and Faith in the Life of Holmes Rolston III. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 2009.

Preston, Christopher J. and Wayne Ouderkirk, eds. Nature, Value, Duty: Life on Earth with Holmes Rolston, III. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

Rabhi, Pierre. As in the Heart, So in the Earth: Reversing the Desertification of the Soul and the Soil. Trans. Joseph Rowe. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press, 2006.

Rawlings, Scott. A Dissensual Ecosophy: Literature and Environmental Ethics. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2010.

Regan, Tom, ed. Earthbound: New Introductory Essays in Environmental Ethics. New York: Random House, 1984.

Reynolds, Martin, Chris Blackmore, and Mark J. Smith, ed. The Environmental Responsibility Reader. London and New York: Zed Books, 2009.

Roach, Catherine M. Mother/Nature: Popular Culture and Environmental Ethics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003.

Rogers, Karel. Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet. Scotts Valley, CA: CreateSpace, 2010.

Rolston, Holmes III. Philosophy Gone Wild: Environmental Ethics. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1989.

--------. Environmental Ethics: Duties to and Values in the Natural World. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1988.

Sandler, Ronald L. Character and Environment: A Virtue-Oriented Approach to Environmental Ethics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Sandler, Ronald and Philip Cafaro, eds. Environmental Virtue Ethics. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2005.

Sarkar, Sahotra. Biodiversity and Environmental Philosophy: An Introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Schalow, Frank. The Incarnality of Being: The Earth, Animals, and the Body in Heidegger’s Thought. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006.

Scherer, Donald and Thomas Attig, eds. Ethics and the Environment. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1983.

Schmidtz, David and Elizabeth Willott, eds. Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Scriven, Tal. Wrongness, Wisdom, and Wilderness: Toward a Liberation Theory of Ethics and the Environment. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997.

Sessions, George, ed. Deep Ecology in the 21st Century. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1994.

Sideris, Lisa H. and Kathleen Dean Moore, ed. Rachel Carson: Legacy and Challenge. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2008.

Skrimshire, Stefan, ed. Future Ethics: Climate Change and Apocalyptic Imagination. London and New York: Continuum, 2010.

Smith, Mick. An Ethics of Place: Radical Ecology, Postmodernity, and Social Theory. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.

Smith, Pamela. What Are They Saying About Environmental Ethics? Mahway, NJ: Paulist Press, 1997.

Sterba, James P., ed. Earth Ethics: Environmental Ethics, Animal Rights, and Practical Applications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995.

Stone, Christopher F. Should Trees Have Standing? And Other Essays on Law, Morals, and the Environment. 25th anniversary edition.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
--------. Earth and Other Ethics: The Case for Moral Pluralism. New York: Harper and Row, 1987.

Sylvan, Richard and David Bennett. The Greening of Ethics: From Human Chauvinism to Deep- Green Theory. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1994; Cambridge: White Horse Press, 1994.

Taylor, Paul. Respect for Nature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Thayer, Robert. Lifeplace: Bioregional Thought and Practice.Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003.

Thompson, Paul B. The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics. Lexington, KY: the University Press of Kentucky, 2010.

--------. The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics. London and New York: Routledge, 1995.

Thompson, Paul B., ed. The Ethics of Intensification: Agricultural Development and Cultural Change. New York: Springer Science, 2008.

Traer, Robert. Doing Environmental Ethics. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2009.

VanDeVeer, Donald, and Christine Pierce, eds. The Environmental Ethics and Policy Book: Philosophy, Ecology, Economics. 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2003.

--------. People, Penguins, and Plastic Trees: Basic Issues in Environmental Ethics. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1995.

Varner, Gary E. In Nature’s Interests? Interests, Animal Rights, and Environmental Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Wemmer, Christen and Catherine A. Christen, ed. Elephants and Ethics: Toward a Morality of Coexistence. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Wenz, Peter. Environmental Ethics Today. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Weston, Anthony. The Incompleat Eco-Philosopher: Essays from the Edges of Environmental Ethics.  Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2009.

Weston, Anthony, ed. An Invitation to Environmental Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Westphal, Dale, and Fred Westpahl, eds. Planet in Peril: Essays in Environmental Ethics. Fort Worth, Tex.: Harcourt Brace, 1994.

Wilber, Ken. Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution. 2nd rev. ed. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications, 2000.

Wimberly, Edward T. Nested Ecology: The Place of Humans in the Ecological Hierarchy. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Wirzba, Norman, ed. The Essential Agrarian Reader: The Future of Culture, Community, and the Land.  Lexington, KY:University Press of Kentucky, 2003.

Witoszek, Nina and Andrew Brennan, eds. Philosophical Dialogues: Arne Naess and the Progress of Ecophilosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.

Wolfe, Cary. Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Wolfe, Cary, ed. Zoontologies: The Question of the Animal. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Wood, Katherine. Past the Summit: Metaphors and Environmental Ethics in Mountaineering Narratives. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2010.

Zimdahl, Robert L. Agriculture's Ethical Horizon. Burlington, MA: Elsevier, 2006.

Zimmerman, Michael E. Contesting Earth’s Future: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity. Los Angeles and Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994.

Zimmerman, Michael E., J. Baird Callicott, Karen J. Warren, Irene J. Klaver, and John Clark, eds. Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2005.