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2020

Ribot, Jesse, Papa Faye and Matthew Turner. 2020. “Climate of Anxiety in the Sahel: Emigration in Xenophobic Times,” Public Culture. 32(1):45-75.

2020

Milgroom, Jessica and Jesse Ribot. 2019. “Children of another land: social disarticulation, access to natural resources and the reconfiguration of authority in post resettlement,” Conservation and Society. Vol 33(3). Online Version.

2020

Peluso, Nancy Lee and Jesse Ribot. 2019. Postscript for Special Issue on “A Theory of Access,” Society & Natural Resources, Vol. 33, No. 3.

2019

Ribot, Jesse. 2019. “Social Causality of our Common Climate Crisis: Toward a Sociodicy for the Anthropocene,” Ch. 2, pp. 35-53 in Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr and Heinzpeter Znoj (eds.) The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses. London: Routledge.

2018

Lund, Jens Friis, Rebecca Rutt and Jesse Ribot. 2018. “Trends in research on forestry decentralization policies,” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. Vol. 32, pp. 17-22

2018

Ribot, Jesse. 2018. “Ontologies of Occlusion in the Anthropocene.” This is a response to: Bauer, A. M. and Ellis, E. C. 2018. "The Anthropocene divide: obscuring understanding of social-environmental change." Current Anthropology 59(2). Go to the link for this article and scroll down to read my 'response'

2017 -- posted online by me

Ribot, Jesse. 2017. The Business of Sustainable Development, An African Forest Tale (an Ode to the Lorax). Publication in search of publisher.

2017

Ece, Melis, James Murombedzi and Jesse Ribot (eds.). 2017. “Disempowering Democracy: Local Representation in Community and Carbon Forestry in Africa,” Conservation and Society. 15(4): 357-370. Special Issue on Rights, Representation and REDD+. This is a collection of seven articles from seven researchers in the five-year thirteen-country thirty-five case study comparative research program the Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI). More details under RESEARCH/RFGI tabs.

2017

Faye, Papa and Jesse Ribot. 2017. “Causes for Adaptation: Access to Forests, Markets and Representation in Eastern Senegal” Sustainability. Vol. 9, No. 311. Pp. 20.

2017

Faye, Papa, Tobias Haller and Jesse Ribot. 2017. “Shaping Rules and Practice for More Justice. Local Conventions and Local Resistance in Eastern Senegal” Human Ecology. Online publication 25 July.

2017

Ramprasad, Vijay, Jesse Ribot and Ashwini Chhatre. 2017. Pertinent Issue, Flawed Methods. 9 December 2017 vol. LII no. 49 Economic & Political Weekly.

2017

Ribot, Jesse. 2017. ‘Choose Democracy: Guidance for Democratizing through Natural Resource Management Interventions,’ a Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) policy brief of the Swedish International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD) with CODESRIA, IUCN and University of Illinois [Also available in French 2018 as ‘Choisir la démocratie : la gestion des ressources naturelles pour les décideurs, bailleurs de fonds, et agents de terrain’].

2017

Ribot, Jesse. 2017. “Vulnerability does not Fall from the Sky: Addressing a Risk Conundrum,” in R. Kasperson, K. Dow, and N. Pidgeon (eds.), Risk Conundrums: Solving Unsolvable Problems. London: Earthscan.

2017

Ribot, Jesse. 1997. ‘An Ode to the Lorax: The Business of Sustainable Development, An African Forest Tale’, Africa Today, Vol. 44, No. 2. Reprinted in Lokayan Bulletin (New Delhi), Vol. 13, No. 3, 1997. Reprinted in Medicine and Global Survival, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1998

2017

Ribot, Jesse. 2017. “Causa y responsabilidad: vulnerabilidad y clima en el Antropoceno” Acta Sociológica. No. 73, pp. 13-81. Spanish translation of Ribot 2014.

2017

Ribot, Jesse and Nancy Peluso. 2017. “Uma Teoria do Acesso,” Pp. 117-152 in Sandro Dutra, Silva Doris Sayago, Fabiano Toni, and Francisco Itami Campos (eds.) Ensaios em Ciências Ambientais: Crises, riscos e racionalidades. Brasilia: Editora Garamond Ltda. Translation of Ribot and Peluso 2003 article in Rural Sociology.

2017

Chari, Sharad, Susanne Friedberg, Vinay Gidwani, Jesse Ribot and Wendy Wolford (eds.). 2017. Other Geographies: The Influences of Michael Watts. London: John Wiley & Sons.

2016

Ribot, Jesse. 2016. ‘RFGI Handbook I: Leveraging Local Democracy through Forestry’ Responsive Forest Governance Initiative Working Paper No. 34, Dakar: CODESRIA/ IUCN/ University of Illinois.

2015

UIUC Final Report to RFGI

2015

Ribot, Jesse. 2015. ‘Leveraging Local Democracy through Forestry.’ A Natural Resource Management Implementation Policy Brief and Handbook. Responsive Forest Governance Initiative, CODESRIA, IUCN and University of Illinois

2015

Wisner, Ben, Mark Pelling, Adolfo Mascarenhas, Ailsa Holloway, Babacar Ndong, Papa Faye, Jesse Ribot and David Simon. 2015. “Small Cities and Towns in Africa: The Challenge and Opportunity of Climate Change” Ch. 5 in Pauleit, S., Jorgensen, G., Kabisch, S., Gasparini, P., Fohlmeister, S., Simonis, I.,Yeshitela, K., Coly, A., Lindley, S., Kombe, W.J. (Eds.) Urban Vulnerability and Climate Change in Africa. New York: Springer.

2014

Agrawal, Arun and Jesse Ribot. 2014. “Are Ostrom’s Design Principles Sufficient for Design?” Policy Matters. Issue 19. Pp. 111-7.

2014

Ribot, Jesse. 2014. “Cause and Response: Climate Vulnerability in the Anthropocene” Journal of Peasant Studies. Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 667-705.

2014

Ribot, Jesse. 2014. “Farce of the Commons: Humor, Irony, and Subordination through a Camera’s Lens.” Research Report no. 2, International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD), Visby, Sweden.

2014

Ribot, Jesse. 2014. “Politics of Misrecognition – Framing out Liability under a Changing Sky” Response to Ben Orlove,
 Heather Lazrus, Grete K. Hovelsrud, Alessandra Giannini. 2014. “Recognitions and Responsibilities: On the Origins and Consequences of the Uneven Attention to Climate Change around the World” Current Anthropology, 55(3), pp. 249-75. Scroll down to my comment.

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