Michael R. Dove

Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology; Professor of Anthropology, Curator of Anthropology Peabody Museum; Co-Coordinator, Joint YSE/Anthropology Doctoral Program; Chair Council on Southeast Asian Studies

Michael R. Dove is on leave.
2021 Spring Semester

Articles and Book Chapters

In press

Dove, M. R. Postscript. The Unimagined Country: The Past and Present Future of Swidden. In:  Farmer Innovations and Best Practices by Shifting Cultivators in Asia-Pacific, M. Cairns ed.

Koh, V., L. Kanoi, M. R. Dove. Rural Anthropology. In: Handbook of Cultural  Anthropology, L. Pedersen and L. Cligett eds. Sage Publications.

Dove, M.R. Plants, Crises, and the Imagination Over the Past 500 Years in the Indo-Malay Region. For: Current Anthropology.

Johnson, A., P. Burow, L. Kanoi, M. Lefevre, W. Zhou, M.R. Dove. Who Is In the Commons? For: Global Perspectives on Long Term Community Resource Management, L. Lozny and T. McGovern eds.


Burow, P., S. Brock, and M.R. Dove. Land, Indigeneity, and Hybrid Ontologies. In: Living Earth Community: Multiple Ways of Being and Knowing, S. Mickey, M.E. Tucker, and J. Grim eds. Open Book Publishers.

Osterhoudt, S., Galvin, S.S., Graef, D.J., Saxena, A. K. and Dove, M. R., 2020. Chains of Meaning: Crops, commodities, and the ‘in-between’spaces of trade. World Development 135.


Dove, M.R. Climate Change and the Politics and Science of Traditional Grassland Management. In: Grasslands and Climate Change, D. J. Gibson and J. A. Newman eds., pp.276-292. British Ecological Society, Ecological Reviews. Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press.
Dove, M.R. Foreword: The Malay Archipelago Revisited. In: Islands of Order: A Guide to Modeling Complexity in the Social Sciences, J. Stephen Lansing and Murray P. Cox. Princeton: Princeton U. Press.


Brock, S., A. Johnson, A. Keleman, F.M. Ludlow, M.R. Dove. Agrarian Change and Agricultural Development. In: International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. Callan ed. 12 vol. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cortesi, L., M. Lennon, C. Hebdon, J. Stoike, M.R. Dove. Environmental Anthropology. In: International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. Callan ed. 12 vol. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hebdon, C., M. Lennon, M.R. Dove. Social Movements. In: International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. Callan ed. 12 vol. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Dove, M. R. and P. Kirch. Harold C. Conklin. National Academy of Sciences, Biographical Memoirs: 1-14.

Dove, M. R. In Remembrance of Harold C. Conklin. In: Shifting Cultivation Policies: Balancing Environmental and Social Sustainability, Malcolm Cairns ed., v. UK: Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI).

Dove, M. R. 2018. Rubber versus Forest on Contested Asian Land. Nature Plants 4:321-322.

Burow, P., S. Brock, M.R. Dove. Unsettling the Land: Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism. In: Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice. Special issue, Environment and Society: Advances in Research 9:57-74.

Keleman, A., D. Chatti, K. Overstreet, M. R. Dove.  From Moral Ecology to Diverse Ontologies: Relational Values in Human Ecological Research, Past and Present. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 35:54-60.


Baker, L., S. Brock, L. Cortesi, A. Eren, C. Hebdon, F. Ludlow, J. Stoike, and M.R. Dove. Mainstreaming Morality: An Examination of Moral Ecologies as a Form of Resistance. In: Ecological Resistance Movements in the 21st Century, B. Taylor, U. Muenster, and J. Witt eds. Special issue, Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 11(1):23-55. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.27506

Chatti, Deepti, Matthew Archer, Myles Lennon, Michael R. Dove. Exploring the Mundane: Towards an Ethnographic Approach to Bioenergy. Energy Research and Social Science 30:28-34.

Keleman, A., S. Brock, L. Cortesi, C. Hebdon, A. Johnson, F.M. Ludlow, M.R. Dove. Indigenous Agriculture and the Politics of Knowledge. In: “Indigenous Knowledge: Enhancing its Contribution to natural Resources Management”, Paul Sillitoe ed., pp.203-217. Oxfordshire/Boston: CABI.

Zeng, Lily, Deepti Chatti, Chris Hebdon, Michael R. Dove. The Political Ecology of Knowledge and Ignorance. Brown Journal of World Affairs 23(2):159-176.


Hebdon, C., M. Lennon, F. Ludlow, A. Zhang, M.R. Dove. Pedagogy and Climate Change. In: Anthropology and Climate Change: From Actions to Transformations, 2nd ed. S. Crate and M. Nuttall eds., pp.388-398. New York: Routledge.

Randle, S., L. Baker, A. Claus, C. Hebdon, A. Keleman, and M.R. Dove. Unsustainability in Action: An Ethnographic Examination. In: Handbook of Environmental Anthropology, H. Kopnina and E. Shoreman-Ouimet eds., pp.170-181. London/New York: Routledge.

Dove, M.R. Ethnogenomics: The Societies that Rubber Built. Nature Plants 2: 1-2.

Ludlow, F., L. Baker, S. Brock, C. Hebdon, M.R. Dove. The Double Binds of Indigeneity and Indigenous Resistance. Humanities 5 (53) doi:10.3390/h5030053

Dove, M.R. Harold C. Conklin (1926-2016). American Anthropologist 119(1):174-177.


Lahsen, M., A. Mathews, M.R. Dove, J. Barnes, P. McElwee, R. McIntosh, F. Moore, J. O’Reilly, B. Orlove, R. Puri, H. Weiss, and K. Yager. Strategies for a New Intellectual Climate. Nature Climate Change 5:391–392.

A. Claus, S. Osterhoudt, M. R. Dove, L. Baker, L. Cortesi, C. Hebdon, A. Zhang. Disaster, Degradation, Dystopia. In: Handbook of Political Ecology, R. Bryant and S. Kim eds. Cheltenham (UK)/Northampton (MA): Edward Elgar.

Yancey Orr, Stephen J. Lansing, Michael R. Dove. Ecological Anthropology: Systemic Perspectives. Annual Review of Anthropology 44:153–68. http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/eprint/hYpmuxiCamQst9aWnXh6/full/10.1146/annurev-anthro-102214-014159

The View of Swidden Agriculture, by the Early Naturalists Linnaeus and Wallace. In: Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change: Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation, M. F. Cairns, ed., pp.3-24. London: Earthscan.

Barnes, Jessica and Michael R. Dove. Introduction. In: Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change, Jessica Barnes and Michael R. Dove eds., pp.1-21. New Haven (CT): Yale University Press.                                   

Historic Decentering of the Modern Discourse of Climate Change: The Long View from the Vedic Sages to Montesquieu. In: Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change, Jessica Barnes and Michael R. Dove eds., pp.25-47. New Haven (CT): Yale University Press.

Linnaeus’ Study of Swedish Swidden Cultivation: Pioneering Ethnographic Work on the ‘Economy of Nature’. Ambio 44(3):239-248.


Dangerous Plants in the Colonial Imagination: Rumphius and the Poison Tree. National Tropical Botanical Garden. Allertonia 13: 29-46.


Baker L, Dove M, Graef D, Keleman A, Kneas D, Osterhoudt S, Stoike J. Whose Diversity Counts? The Politics and Paradoxes of Modern Diversity. Sustainability 5(6):2495-2518, doi:10.3390/su5062495

Barnes, Jessica, Michael R. Dove, et al. Contributions of Anthropology to The Study of Climate Change. Nature Climate Change 3: 541-544, doi:10.1038/nclimate1775

Human Ecology. In Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology. Ed. D. Gibson. New York: Oxford U.Press http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199830060/ obo-9780199830060-0050.xml


A Political-Ecological Heritage of Resource Contest and Conflict. In: Routledge Handbook of Heritage in Asia, P. Daly and T. Winter eds., pp.182-197. London: Routledge.


Dove, M. R., P.E. Sajise, & A.A. Doolittle. Introduction; Changing Ways of Thinking about the Relations between Society and Environment. In: Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia, M. R. Dove, P.E. Sajise, & A.A. Doolittle eds, pp.1-34. Durham (NC): Duke U. Press.

“Rubber Kills the Land” and Saves It: Thinking About Sustainability Across Cultures. In: Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia, M. R. Dove, P.E. Sajise, & A.A. Doolittle eds, pp.91-119. Durham (NC): Duke U. Press.

Debate: “The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia.” Bijdragen 167 (1):86-91.


The Panoptic Gaze in a Non-western Setting: Self-surveillance on Merapi Volcano, Central Java. Religion 40: 121-127.


Nature, Society, and Science in Southeast Asia’s Grasslands. In: Southeast Asian Grasslands: Understanding a Folk Landscape, M. Dove ed., pp.3-73. New York: New York Botanical Gardens Press.
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Dove, Michael R., A. Mathews, K. Maxwell, J. Padwe, A. Rademacher. The Concept of Human Agency in Contemporary Conservation and Development. In: Against the Grain: The Vayda Tradition in Human Ecology and Ecological Anthropology, B. Walters, B. J. McCay, P. West, and S. Lees, eds., pp.225-253. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
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Perception of Volcanic Eruption as Agent of Change on Merapi Volcano, Central Java. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 172 (3-4): 329-337.
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The View from the Volcano: An Appreciation of the Work of Piers Blaikie. With Bambang Hudayana. GeoForum 39 (2): 736-746.
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Volcanic Eruption as Metaphor of Social Integration: A Political Ecological Study of Mount Merapi, Central Java. In Environment, Development and Change in Rural Asia-Pacific: Between Local and Global, J. Connell and E. Waddell, eds., pp.16-37. London/New York: Routledge.
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Perceptions of Local Knowledge and Adaptation on Mt. Merapi, Central Java. In: Modern Crises and Traditional Strategies: Local Ecological Knowledge in Island Southeast Asia, R F. Ellen ed., pp.238-262. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books.
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Kinds of Fields. In: Fine Description: Ethnographic and Linguistic Essays by Harold C. Conklin. J. Kuipers and R. McDermott, eds., p.410-427. Monograph 56, Yale Southeast Asia Studies.
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'New Barbarism' or Old Agency among the Dayak? Reflections on Post-Suharto Ethnic Violence in Kalimantan. Reprinted in: Identifying with Freedom: Indonesia After Suharto, ed. Tony Day, pp.70-86. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books.
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Dove, M. R., D. S. Smith, M. T. Campos, A. S. Mathews, A. Rademacher, S. Rhee, L. S. M. Yoder. Globalization and the Construction of Western and Non-Western Knowledge. In: Local Science vs Global Science: Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge in International Development, P. Sillitoe ed., pp.129-154. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books.
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‘New Barbarism’ or Old Agency among the Dayak? Reflections on Post-Soeharto Ethnic Violence in Kalimantan. Social Analysis 50(1): 192-202.
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Equilibrium Theory and Inter-Disciplinary Borrowing: A Comparison of Old and New Ecological Anthropologies. In Reimagining Political Ecology, A. Biersack and J. B. Greenberg eds., pp.43-69. Durham (NC): Duke U. Press.
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Indigenous People and Environmental Politics. Annual Review of Anthropology 35:191-208. Reprinted in: Environmental Politics, Peter Dauvergne ed., Edward Elgar Pub. (2012).
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The “Poison Tree” and the Changing Vision of the Indo-Malay Realm: Seventeenth to Twentieth Centuries. With Carol Carpenter. In Histories of the Borneo Environment: Economic, Political and Social Dimensions of Change and Continuity, R. L. Wadley ed., pp.183-210. Verhandelingen 231. Leiden: KITLV.
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Dove, M. R., Percy E. Sajise and Amity A. Doolittle. The Problem of Conserving Nature in Cultural Landscapes. In: Biodiversity and Society in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of  the Interface between Nature and Culture, M. R. Dove, P. Sajise and A. Doolittle eds., pp.1-21. Southeast Asia Monograph Series, Volume 54, Yale University.
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Use of Global Legal Mechanisms to Conserve Local Biogenetic Resources: Problems and Prospects. In: Biodiversity and Society in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of  the Interface between Nature and Culture, M. R. Dove, P. Sajise and A. Doolittle eds., pp.279-305. Southeast Asia Monograph Series, Volume 54, Yale University.
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Knowledge and Power in Pakistani Forestry: The Politics of Everyday Knowledge. In: Political Ecology Across Spaces, Scales and Social Groups, Susan Paulson and Lisa Gezon, eds., pp.217-238. New Brunswick (NJ): Rutgers U. Press.
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Swidden Agriculture. With Suk Bhae Rhee. In: Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia from Angkor Wat to East Timor, 3 vols, Ooi Keat Gin ed., pp.1284-1286. Santa Barbara/Denver/Oxford: ABC/CLIO.
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So Far from Power, So Near to the Forest: A Structural Analysis of Gain and Blame in Tropical Forest Development. Revised version. In Borneo in Transition: People, Forests, Conservation, and Development, 2nd ed. C. Padoch and N. Peluso eds., pp.41-58. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford U. Press.
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Anthropogenic Grasslands in Southeast Asia: Sociology of Knowledge and Implications for Agroforestry. Agroforestry Systems 61:423-435. View online.

Forest Discourses in South and Southeast Asia: A Comparison with Global Discourses. In: Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southeast Asia, P. Greenough and A. Tsing, eds., pp.103-123. (Asian edition.) Hyderabad: Orient Longman.


Dove, M.R., M. T. Campos, A. S. Mathews, A. Rademacher,  S. Rhee, D. S. Smith, L. S. M. Yoder. The Global Mobilization of Environmental Concepts: Re-Thinking the Western/Non-Western Divide. In: Nature Across Culture: Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures, H. Selin ed., pp.19-46. Dordrecht: Kluwer.
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История ґибриднъіҳ систем и знание коренньіх народов на лримере мелких землевладельчев в Азии, занимающихся лроизводством каучка (Hybrid Histories and Indigenous Knowledge Among Asian Rubber Smallholders). International Social Science Journal (Russian-language edition)140: 77-90. 

Bitter Shade: Throwing Light on Politics and Ecology in Contemporary Pakistan. In: Political Ecology at a Crossroads: Methods, Analyses, and Applications, L. Gezon ed. Special Issue, Human Organization 62(3):229-241.
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Forest Discourses in South and Southeast Asia: A Comparison with Global Discourses. In: Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southeast Asia, P. Greenough and A. Tsing, eds., pp.103-123. Durham (NC): Duke U. Press.
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Linking Ecological and Social Scales for Natural Resource Management. With Kristina Vogt et al. In: Integrating Landscape Ecology into Natural Resource Management, J. Liu and W.W. Taylor eds., pp.143-175. Cambridge: Cambridge U. Press.

Hybrid Histories and Indigenous Knowledge Among Asian Rubber Smallholders. International Social Science Journal 54(173): 349-359.
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Histoires et Savoirs Autochtones Hybrides chez les Petits Cultivateurs d'hévéa d'Asie. Revue Internationale des Sciences Sociales 173: 389-400.


Vernacular Models of Development: An Analysis of Indonesia Under the ‘New Order’. With D. M. Kammen. World Development 29(4): 619-639.
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Inter-Disciplinary Borrowing in Environmental Anthropology and the Critique of Modern Science. In: New Directions in Anthropology and Environment: Intersections, C. L. Crumley ed., pp. 90-110. Walnut Creek (CA): AltaMira Press.
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Contributions (Alcohol, Augury/Divination, Environment, Finger Knife, Forests, Headhunting, Household, Hunting, Land Tenure, Pepper, Rubber, Swamp Rice, Swidden, Tools, Women) to The Iban Encyclopedia, V. Sutlive ed. With T. Castleforte and M. Li. Kuala Lumpur: Ampang Press for the Tun Jugah Foundation.

The Life-Cycle of Indigenous Knowledge, and the Case of Natural Rubber Production. For Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and its Transformations, Roy F. Ellen, Peter Parkes, and Alan Bicker, eds., pp.213-251. Amsterdam: Harwood.
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Forest Augury in Borneo: Indigenous Environmental Knowledge--About the Limits to Knowledge of the Environment. In: Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity, D. Posey ed., pp.376-380. London: Intermediate Technology Publications, for UNEP.
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The Agronomy of Memory and the Memory of Agronomy: Ritual Conservation of Archaic Cultigens in Contemporary Farming Systems. In Ethnoecology: Situated Knowledge/Located Lives, V. Nazarea ed., pp.45-70. U. Arizona Press.
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Writing for vs about the Ethnographic Other: Issues of Engagement and Reflexivity in Working with a Tribal Ngo in Indonesia. Identities 6(2): 47-74.
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Anthropology of Development vs. Development Anthropology: Mediating the Forester-Farmer Relationship in Pakistan. Rev. version. In Classics of Practicing Anthropology: 1978-1998, P. J. Higgins and A. Paredes eds. Society for Applied Anthropology.
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Representations of the “Other” by Others: The Ethnographic Challenge Posed by Planters’ Views of Peasants in Indonesia. In Transforming the Indonesian Uplands: Marginality, Power and Production, T. Li ed., pp.203-229. Amsterdam: Harwood.
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Living Rubber, Dead Land, and Persisting Systems in Borneo: Indigenous Representations of Sustainability. Bijdragen 154(1): 20-54.
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Local Dimensions of ‘Global’ Environmental Debates. In Environmental Movements in Asia, A. Kalland and G. Persoon eds., pp.44-64. Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Man and Nature in Asia Series, No.4. Surrey (U.K.): Curzon Press.
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The Epistemology of Sustainable Resource Use: Managing Forest Products, Swiddens, and High-Yielding Variety Crops. With D. M. Kammen. Human Organization 56(1): 91-101.
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The Virtues of Mundane Science. With D. M. Kammen. Environment 39(6): 10-15,38-41.
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The “Banana Tree at the Gate”: Perceptions of Pepper Production in a Seventeenth Century Malay State. Economic Botany 51(4): 347-361.
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Agricultural Intensification in Asia and the Pacific: Review Essay. American Anthropologist 99(2): 20-21.
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Contributions (Augury p.32, Chayanov Slope pp.54-55, Natural Disasters p.340, Garden p.216, Longhouse pp.295-96, Swidden Agriculture pp.458-59) to The Dictionary of Anthropology, T. J. Barfield ed. With T. Castleforte and M. Li. Oxford and Malden (MA): Blackwell.
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The Epistemology of Southeast Asia’s Anthropogenic Grasslands: Issues of Myth, Science and Development. Southeast Asian Studies (Kyoto) 35(2): 223-239.
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Political Ecology of Pepper in the "Hikayat Bandjar": The Historiography of Commodity Production in a Bornean Kingdom. In Paper Landscapes: Explorations in the Environmental History of Indonesia. P. Boomgaard, F. Colombijn, and D. Henley, eds., pp.341-377. Verhandelingen 178. Leiden: Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.
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Privileged Ecotypes in Southeast Asia: Ecological Models, Authority, and Bias in Environmental Representation. In Representing Natural Resource Development in Asia: “Modern” versus “Post-Modern” Scholarly Authority, M. D. Fischer ed. Human Ecology Series 1, CSAC Monographs, Canterbury (UK). Available at http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/Postmodern/Michael_Dove_TOC.html.


“Mundane Science”: The Missing Link in Sustainable Development Research. With D. M. Kammen. Princeton University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, Report No. 298. 15 pp.

Réponses des Dayaks de Kalimantan aux Fructifications Massives et Comportement du Sanglier Barbu: Une Analyse des Analogies entre Nature et Culture (Responses of the Dayak of Kalimantan to Mast-Fruiting and Behavior of the Bearded Pig: An Analysis of Analogies between Nature and Culture). In L’Alimentation en Forêt Tropicale: Interactions Bioculturelles et Perspectives de Développement. C.M. Hladik et al. eds., pp.161-175. Paris: UNESCO.

Center, Periphery and Bio-Diversity: A Paradox of Governance and a Developmental Challenge. In Valuing Local Knowledge: Indigenous People and Intellectual Property Rights, S. Brush and D. Stabinsky, eds., pp.41-67. Washington D.C.: Island Press.
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Process versus Product in Kantu' Augury: A Traditional Knowledge System's Solution to the Problem of Knowing. In Redefining Nature: Ecology, Culture, Domestication. R. F. Ellen and K. Fukui, eds., pp.557-596. Oxford: Berg Publishers.
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Rice-Eating Rubber and People-Eating Governments: Peasant versus State Critiques of Rubber Development in Colonial Indonesia. Ethnohistory 43(1): 33-63.
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So Far from Power, So Near to the Forest: A Structural Analysis of Gain and Blame in Tropical Forest Development. In Borneo in Transition: People, Forests, Conservation, and Development. C. Padoch and N. Peluso eds., pp.41-58. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford U. Press.


Political versus Techno-Economic Factors in the Development of Non-Timber Forest Products: Lessons from a Comparison of Natural and Cultivated Rubbers in Southeast Asia (and South America). Society and Natural Resources 8:193-208.
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The Theory of Social Forestry Intervention: The State of the Art in Asia. Agroforestry Systems 30(3):315-340.
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The Impact of Cultivation on Peasant-State Relations in Forest Product Development. In Society and Non-Timber Forest Products in Tropical Asia, J. Fox ed. Occasional Paper No.19, pp.55-72. Honolulu: East-West Center.
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The Human Ecological Background of Farm Forestry Development in Pakistan. In Farm Forestry in South Asia. N. Saxena and V. Ballabh, eds., pp.166-194 New Delhi: Sage Publications.
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Competing Constructions of Calamity: The Case of the May 1991 Bangladesh Cyclone. With M.H. Khan. Population and Environment 16(5)445-471.
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The Shift of Tree Cover from Forests to Farms in Pakistan: A Long and Broad View. In Tree Management in Farmer Strategies. J. E. M. Arnold and P. Dewees, eds., pp.65-89. Oxford: Oxford U. Press.


North-South Relations, Global Warming, and the Global System. Special issue on "Human Impacts on the Pre-Industrial Environment". Chemosphere 29(5)1063-1077.
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Transition from Native Forest Rubbers to Hevea Brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae) Among Tribal Smallholders in Borneo. Economic Botany 48(4)382-396.
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Marketing the Rainforest: `Green' Panacea or Red Herring? East-West Center Issues Paper No.13. Honolulu: East-West Center.
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The Existential Status of the Pakistani Farmer: A Study of Institutional Factors in Development. Ethnology 33(4)331-351.


The Survival of Culture and the Culture of Survival: Review Article. Borneo Research Bulletin 25:168-181.
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The Responses of Dayak and Bearded Pig to Mast-Fruiting in Kalimantan: An Analysis of Nature-Culture Analogies. In Tropical Forests, People and Food. C. M. Hladik et al. eds. Paris/Carnforth: UNESCO/Parthenon. Man and Biosphere Series, Vol. 13. Pp.113-123.
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The Coevolution of Population and Environment: The Ecology and Ideology of Feedback Relations in Pakistan. Population and Environment 15(2)89-111.
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Uncertainty, Humility and Adaptation to the Tropical Forest: The Agricultural Augury of the Kantu'. Ethnology 32(2)145-167.
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Smallholder Rubber and Swidden Agriculture in Borneo: A Sustainable Adaptation to the Ecology and Economy of the Tropical Forest. Economic Botany 47(2)136-147.
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A Revisionist View of Tropical Deforestation and Development. Environmental Conservation 20(1)17-24,56.


The Dialectical History of `Jungle' in Pakistan. Journal of Anthropological Research 48(3)231-253. Reprinted in Social Ecology, R. Guha (ed.), pp.90-115. Delhi: Oxford University Press.
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The Development Counterpart as Development Subject: An Illustration from Pakistan's Forestry Sector. Culture and Agriculture 4:13-16.
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Introduction: The Sociology of Natural Resources in Pakistan. With C. Carpenter. In Dove and Carpenter (eds.), pp.1-30.

Common Resource Management in Pakistan: Garrett Hardin in the Junglat. With A. L. Rao. In Dove and Carpenter (eds.), pp.239-252.

Perceptions of Tree Shade Among Farmers in Pakistan. In Dove and Carpenter (eds.), pp.98-107.

Foresters' Beliefs about Farmers: A Priority for Social Science Research in Social Forestry. Agroforestry Systems 17:13-41.
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Anthropology of Development vs. Development Anthropology: Mediating the Forester-Farmer Relationship in Pakistan. Practicing Anthropology 13(2)21-25.
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Review Article: Socio-Political Aspects of Home Gardens in Java. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies XXI(1)155-163.
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Prospects for Farm Forestry on Rain-fed vs Irrigated Farms. Pakistan Journal of Forestry 39(1)3-10.

The Transition from Stone to Steel in the Prehistoric Swidden Agricultural Technology of the Kantu' of Kalimantan. In Foraging and Farming. D. Harris and G. C. Hillman, eds. London: Allen and Unwin. Pp.667-677.


Introduction: Traditional Cultures and Development in Contemporary Indonesia. In Dove (ed.) 1988. Pp.1-37.

The Ecology of Intoxication Among the Kantu' of West Kalimantan. In Dove (ed.) 1988. Pp.139-182.

Prospects for Farm Forestry in Pakistan: Village Level and Household-Level Factors. Pakistan Journal of Forestry 38(1)15-23; 38(3)125-132.


The Perception of Peasant Land Rights in Indonesian Development. In Land, Trees and Tenure. John Raintree, ed. Pp. 265-271. Nairobi/Madison: ICRAF/Land Tenure Center.


The Ideology of Agricultural Development in Indonesia. In Central Government and Local Development in Indonesia. C. MacAndrews, ed. Pp. 221-47. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford U. Press.
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Peasant vs Government Perception and Use of the Environment: A Case Study of Banjarese Ecology and River Basin Development in South Kalimantan. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies XVII(1)113-136.

The Practical Reason of Weeds in Indonesia: Peasant vs State Views of Imperata and Chromolaena. Human Ecology 14(2)163-190.
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Plantation Development in West Kalimantan II: The Perceptions of the Indigenous Population. Borneo Research Bulletin 18(1)3-27.
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The Agroecological Mythology of the Javanese, and the Political-Economy of Indonesia. Indonesia 39:1-36.
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The Kantu' System of Land Tenure: The Evolution of Tribal Land Rights in Borneo. Studies in Third World Societies 33: 159-182.

Plantation Development in West Kalimantan I: Extant Population/Land Balances. Borneo Research Bulletin 17(2)95-105. Also published in The Indonesian Journal of Geography 12(43):23-28 (1982).
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Man, Land, and Game in Sumbawa: Some Observations on Agrarian Ecology and Development Policy in Eastern Indonesia. Journal of Tropical Geography 5(2)112-124.
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The Chayanov Slope in a Swidden Society. In Chayanov, Peasants, and Economic Anthropology. E. P. Durrenberger, ed. Pp. 97-132. New York: Academic Press.
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Forest Preference in Swidden Agriculture. Tropical Ecology 24(1)122-142.

Problems of Rural Development in Central Java: Ethnomethodological Perspectives. With Mubyarto and L. Soetrisno. Contemporary Southeast Asia 5(1)41-52.
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Theories of Swidden Agriculture and the Political Economy of Ignorance. Agroforestry Systems 1:85-99.
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Review of H.C. Conklin's "Ethnographic Atlas of Ifugao" and Its Implications for Theories of Agricultural Evolution in Southeast Asia. Current Anthropology 24(4)516-519.
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The Myth of the "Communal" Longhouse in Rural Development. In Too Rapid Rural Development. C. MacAndrews & L.S. Chin, eds. Pp. 14-78. Athens: Ohio U. Press.

Epistemological Issues in the Analysis of Land Tenure in Borneo. Borneo Research Bulletin 14(1)27-34.
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Symbiotic Relationships between Human Populations and Imperata cylindrica. In Conservation Inputs From Life Sciences. M. Nordin et al., eds. Pp. 187-200. Bangi: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Household Composition and Intensity of Labor. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies XXVII(3)86-93.
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