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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.
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'
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.
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’].
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.