Political Ecology key publications
Political Ecology researchers regularly publish books and articles with world-renowned academic journals and publishers. The list below is a selection of our most relevant publications.
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(Political Ecology researchers in bold)
Visser, O. (2021) 'Persistent farmland imaginaries: Celebration of fertile soil and the recurrent ignorance of climate' Agriculture and Human Values 38, 313-326
S. Sippel and O. Visser (2021) 'Re-imagining land: Materiality, affect and the uneven trajectories of land transformation' Agriculture and Human Values 38, 271-282.
Harcourt, W. (2021) 'Rethinking life-in-common in the Australian landscape' Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space Feb. 2021
Huijsmans, R., A. Ambarwati, C. Chazali and M. Vijayabaskar (2021) ‘Farming, Gender and Aspirations across Young People’s Life Course: Attempting to keep things open while becoming a farmer’ European Journal of Development Research 33, 1:71-88
Cortesi, L. and K.J.Joy (eds) (2021 forthcoming) Split waters: The Idea of Environmental Conflicts Around Water, London and New Delhi: Routledge
Ansell, N., P. Froerer, R. Huijsmans, C. Dungey, A.C. Dost, and Piti 2020 'Educating "Surplus Population": uses and abuses of aspiration in the rural peripheries of a globalising world' Fennia - International Journal of Geography 198(1-2):17-38.
Gerber, J. (2020) 'Degrowth and critical agrarian studies' The Journal of Peasant Studies, 47(2), 235–264
Fischer, AM. 2020. ‘The Dark Sides of Social Policy: From Neoliberalism to Resurgent Right-wing Populism.’ Development and Change 51(2): 371-97 [open access]
Jehlička, P, M. Grīviņš , O. Visser and B. Balázs (2020) 'Thinking food like an Eastern European: a critical reflection on the framing of food systems', Journal of Rural Studies
Borras Jr, S. M., Franco, J. C., & Nam, Z. (2020) Climate change and land: Insights from Myanmar. World Development, 129, 104864.
Borras Jr, S. M. (2020) Agrarian social movements: The absurdly difficult but not impossible agenda of defeating right‐wing populism and exploring a socialist future. Journal of Agrarian Change, 20(1), 3-36.
Cortesi, L. and A. Camargo (2019) 'Flooding water and society' WIREs Water, vol. 6. Issue 5 July 2019
Visser, O., P. Jehlička, S. Dorondel and M. Spoor (2019) 'Post-socialist smallholders: Silence, Resistance, Alternatives' Canadian Journal of Development Studies, vol. 40, no. 4, 499-510
Bauhardt, C. and W. Harcourt (eds) (2019) Political Ecology and the Economics of Care – In search of Economic Alternatives London: Routledge
Clement, F., W. Harcourt, D. Joshi and C. Sato (2019) 'Editorial Feminist political ecologies of the commons and commoning' International journal of the commons 13(1):1-15
Harcourt W. (2019) 'Feminist political ecology practices of worlding: art, commoning and the politics of hope in the classroom', International Journal of the Commons Vol. 13, no 1: 153–174
Neimark, B.D., J.R. Childs, J.R., A. Nightingale, C. Cavanagh, S. Sullivan, T. Benjaminsen, S. Batterbury, S. Koot and W. Harcourt, (2019) 'Speaking Power to ‘Post-Truth’: Critical Political Ecology and the New Authoritarianism' Annals of the American Association of Geographers Vol 109, No 2: 613-623
Huijsmans, R. (2019). ‘Becoming Mobile and Growing Up: A ‘generationed’ perspective on borderland mobilities, youth, and the household’ Population, Space and Place, 25(3), 1-10
Cortesi, L. (2018) 'The Muddy Semiotics of Mud' The Journal of Political Ecology 25:1, 617-637
Gerber, J, & Scheidel, A. (2018) 'In Search of Substantive Economics: Comparing Today's Two Major Socio-metabolic Approaches to the Economy – MEFA and MuSIASEM' Ecological Economics, 144, 186–194
Fischer, AM. (2018) Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas. London: Zed Books; Awarded International Studies in Poverty Prize by Comparative Research Programme on Poverty in Bergen, Norway, and Zed Books [open access].
Fischer, AM. (2014) The Disempowered Development of Tibet in China: a study in the economics of marginalisation. Lanham, MD: Lexington/Rowman and Littlefield (cross-listed with the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Book Series at Columbia University).
Borras Jr, S. M., & Franco, J. C. (2012). Global land grabbing and trajectories of agrarian change: A preliminary analysis. Journal of agrarian change, 12(1), 34-59.