Revised February 5, 2006


MY PUBLICATIONS FROM 2000 TO PRESENT

(Please see CV for previous years).

ECOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

2000 "Identities, Ecologies, Rights, and Futures: All Endangered," Endangered Peoples of Southeast and East Asia: Struggles to Survive and Thrive, Leslie E. Sponsel, ed., Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 1-22.

2000 Editor, Endangered Peoples of Southeast and East Asia: Struggles to Survive and Thrive, Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

2001 "Human Impact on Biodiversity, Overview," Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Simon Asher Levin, Editor-in-Chief, San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 3:395-409.

2001 "Relationships Among the World System, Indigenous Peoples, and Ecological Anthropology in the Endangered Amazon," Contemporary Cultures and Societies of Latin America: A Reader in the Social Anthropology of Middle and South Americaa (Third Edition), Dwight B. Heath, ed., Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., Ch. 4, pp. 31-49. (Reprinted from Indigenous Peoples and the Future of Amazonia: An Ecological Anthropology of an Endangered World, L.E. Sponsel, ed., 1995, pp. 263-293).

2002 "Monkey Business? The Conservation Implications of Macaque Ethnoprimatology in Southern Thailand," (with Nukul Ruttanadakul and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel) Primates Face to Face: The Conservation Implications of Human-Nonhuman Primate Interconnections, Agustin Fuentes and Linda Wolfe, eds., New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, pp. 288-309.

2003 “The Historical Ecology of Thailand: Increasing Thresholds of Human Environmental Impact from Prehistory to the Present,” Advances in Historical Ecology, William Balee, ed., 1998, New York, NY: Columbia University Press, pp. 376-404, http://www.earthscape.org/r3/ES14449/balee.html

2003 "Book Review: Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southeast Asia, Paul R. Greenough and Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, eds.," Anthropological Quarterly Fall 2003, 76(4):775-787.

2003 Principle Co-editor, Tropical Deforestation: The Human Dimension, Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahedra Pal Singh (Reprint of 1996 book by Columbia University Press for distribution in South and Southeast).

2004 "Coconut-Picking Macaques in Southern Thailand: Economic, Cultural and Ecological Aspects" (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel and Nukul Ruttanadakul) Wildlife in Asia: Cultural Perspectives, John Knight, ed. New York, NY: Routledge/Curzon, pp. 112-128.

2005 (March),"Book Review: Imagining Nature: Practices of Cosmology and Identity, Andreas Roepstorff, Nils Burbandt, and Kalevi Kull, eds.," Anthropological Forum 15(1):102-104.

2005 (February),“Book Review: Culture and the Question of Rights: Forests, Coasts, and Seas in Southeast Asia, Charles Zerner, ed.” Society and Natural Resources 18(2):191-193.
:96-98.

2005 “Ecological Anthropology,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:544-548.

2005 “Rainforests (Central and South America),” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 2:1338-1340.

2006 “Julian H. Steward,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 5:2128-2130.

2006 “Tropical Rain Forests,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 5:2226-2228.

 

SPIRITUAL ECOLOGY

2001 "Do Anthropologists Need Religion, and Vice Versa?: Adventures and Dangers in Spiritual Ecology," New Directions in Anthropology and Environment: Intersections, Carole Crumley, ed., Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, pp. 177-200.

2001 "Is Indigenous Spiritual Ecology a New Fad?: Reflections from the Historical and Spiritual Ecology of Hawai`i," Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community, John Grim, ed., Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, pp. 159-174.

2001 "Why a Tree is More than a Tree: Reflections on the Spiritual Ecology of Sacred Trees in Thailand," (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel), Santi Pracha Dhamma, Sulak Sivaraksa, et al., eds., Bangkok, Thailand: Santi Pracha Dhamma Institute, pp. 364-373.

2005 “Anthropologists,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, ed., New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:94-96.

2005, “Anthropology as a Source of Nature Religion,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, ed., New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:96-98.

2005 “Biodiversity and Religion,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:179-182.

2005 “Southeast Asia,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, ed., New York, NY: Continuum Press 2:1582-1585.

2005 “Trees - Sacred (Thailand),” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 2:1661-1663.

2005 "Religion and Nature," invited for Psychology of Religion: Handbook, David Wulff, ed., New York, NY: Oxford University Press (in press).

2006 “Animism,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 1:80-81.

2006 “Religion and Environment,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 5:2006-2009.


BUDDHISM

2000 "Does Buddhism Have Any Future?: Some Thoughts on the Possibilities of Buddhist Responses to the 21st Century,"
(co-author Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel) Seeds of Peace 16(1):36-39, January-April issue.

2003 "Buddhist Views of Nature and the Environment" (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel), Nature Across Cultures: Non-Western Views of Nature and the Environment in Non-Western Cultures, Helaine Selin, ed., Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 351-371.

2003 (Spring/Summer), "Sacred Caves, Bats, and Forests: A Case Study in Buddhist Ecology," (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel), Hawai`i Association of International Buddhists Newsletter XI(1):11-12.

2003 "Illuminating Darkness: The Monk-Cave-Bat-Ecosystem Complex in Thailand," (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel) Socially Engaged Spirituality: Essays in Honor of Sulak Sivaraksa on His 70th Birthday, David W. Chappell, ed., Bangkok, Thailand: Sathirakoses-Nagapradipa Foundation, pp. 255-269.

2004 "Illuminating Darkness: The Monk-Cave-Bat-Ecosystem Complex in Thailand," (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel)," This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment, Roger S. Gottlieb, ed., New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 134-144. (Reprinted from Socially Engaged Spirituality: Essays in Honor of Sulak Sivaraaksa, David W. Chappel, ed., 255-270).

2005, “Caves - Sacred (Thailand), Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:276-278.

2005 “Buddhism: Environment and Nature,” (with Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel) Encyclopedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, Helaine Selin, ed., Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers (in press).

 

PEACE

2000 "Anthropologists Debate Future of War," (with Kenneth R. Good) AAA Anthropology News 41(2):19-20, February issue.

2000 (December), "Response to Otterbein" American Anthropologist 102(4):837-840.

2000 "The Mutual Relevance of Anthropology and Peace Studies," Social Justice: Anthropology, Peace and Human Rights 1(1-4):75-88 (reprinted from Human Peace Quarterly 7(3-4):3-9, Winter 1990).

 

HUMAN RIGHTS

2001 "Advocacy in Anthropology" International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, N.J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes, eds., Oxford, UK: Pergamon Press, pp. 204-206.

2005 “Book Review: Keeping the Peace: Conflict Resolution and Peaceful Societies Around the World, Graham Kemp and Douglas P. Fry, eds.,” American Anthropologist (in press).

2005,”Book Review: Human Rights: The Scholar as Activist, Carole Nagengast and Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez, eds.” Journal of Anthropological Research (in press).

 

AMAZON

2005 “Amazonia,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 1:37-40.

2005 “Amazon: Environment and Nature,” Encyclopedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, Helaine Selin, ed., Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers (in press).

YANOMAMI

2005 “Yanomami,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 2:1778-1779.

2006, “Yanomami,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 5:2347-2351.

 

EL DORADO CONTROVERSY (PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY)

2000- Statements on the controversy surrounding Patrick Tierney's book Darness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon, NY: W.W. Norton, 2000-2002, on the Douglas Hume web site: http//members.aol.com/archaeogod/index.htm.

(including "Summary of Statement Made at the Open Forum of the Last annual convention of the AAA in San Francisco, 2000","To the AAA Leadership and To Whom It May Concern,"
October 25, 2001; "Sponsel Reply to Geertz"; "Reply to Flannery and Other Partisans"; Reply to Hagen; etc.).

2001 (October), "Darkness in El Dorado Memo," AAA Anthropology News 42(7):3-4.

2002 (February), "On Reflections on Darkness in El Dorado, Current Anthropology 43(1):149-150.

2002 (March), "In Response to Irons Letter," AAA Anthropology News 43(3):4.

2002 (September), "In Response to Flannery Letter," AAA Anthropology News 43(6):

2002 (August 9), with Terence Turner, "Counterpoint: Charges of Wrongdoing by Anthropologists," The Chronicle of Higher Education The Chronicle Review Section 2, B13.

2002- Several lengthy comments on the Preliminary Report and Final Report of the AAA Task Force on Darkness in El Dorado, on the following website: http://www.aaanet.org.

2004 (May), "Ethical Questions," Anthropology News 45(5):3.

2005 (December), “On Interpretations,” AAA Anthropology Newsletter 46(9):3.

2006, “Darkness in El Dorado Controversy,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc. 2:667-673.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

2005, “Noble Savage,” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature,” Bron Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, New York, NY: Continuum Press 2:1210-1212.

2006 “Ashley Montagu,” Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H. James Birx, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 4:1620-1622.

 

BOOKS IN VARIOUS STAGES OF PREPARATION

Ecocide or Ecosanity?: The Ecological Anthropology of Diversity

Natural Wisdom: Meditations on Buddhist Ecology

Thailand: Explorations in Ecology, Culture, and Religion

Sanctuaries of Nature and Culture: The Conservation of Sacred Places and Biodiversity

Lost World: Evolution, Ecology, and Culture in the Tropical Rainforest

Amazon: Exploring Human Ecology

Yellow and Black Gold in the Amazon: Gold, Oil, Environment, People and Rights

Wrongs and Rights, Violence and Nonviolence: Anthropological Insights

Noble or Savage?: The Yanomami and Anthropologists, Professional Ethics and Human Rights