Greenmentality-Related Academic Publications:
(feel free to contact the relevant authors if you are unable to obtain copies of any of the below)

Edited Journal Collections

Cavanagh, C.J. and H. Lein (eds), (2017), Special Section: Political Ecologies of REDD+ in Tanzania. Journal of Eastern African Studies.

Cavanagh, C.J. and T.A. Benjaminsen (eds). (2017). Special Section: Political Ecologies of the Green Economy. Journal of Political Ecology 34: 200-341.


Benjaminsen, T.A. and H. Svarstad (2017): Political ecology – environment, people and power (in Norwegian). Universitetsforlaget. Second revised edition.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Brockington, D., Howland, O., Loiske, V., Mnzava, M., and Noe, C. (2018). Economic growth, rural assets and prosperity: Exploring the implications of a 20-year record of asset growth in Tanzania. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 56(2), 217-243. doi:10.1017/S0022278X18000186.

Margulies, J. and Bersaglio, B. (2018). Furthering post-human political ecologies. Geoforum, DOI 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.03.017.

Benjaminsen, T.A. and H. Svarstad. (2018). REDD og norsk klimakolonialisme i Tanzania [REDD and Norwegian Climate Colonialism in Tanzania] (In Norwegian). Internasjonal Politikk, Volume 76: 24-46.

Östberg, W., Howland, O., Mduma, J., & Brockington, D (2018). Tracing Improving Livelihoods in Rural Africa Using Local Measures of Wealth: A Case Study from Central Tanzania, 1991–2016. Land, Volume 7(2): doi:10.3390/land7020044.

Bergius, M., Benjaminsen, T. A., & Widgren, M. (2018). Green economy, Scandinavian investments and agricultural modernization in Tanzania. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 45(4): 825-852.

Bersaglio, B. (2018). Green violence: Market-Driven Conservation and the re-foreignization of space in Laikipia, Kenya. S. Mollett , S and Kepe, T (Eds), Land rights, biodiversity conservation, and justice: Rethinking parks and people. Oxford: Routledge.

Cavanagh, C.J. (2018). Critical ecosystem infrastructure? Governing the forests-water nexus in the Kenyan highlands. In R. Boelens, T. Perreault, and J. Vos (eds). Water Justice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 302-315.

Bersaglio, B. (2018). [Review of the book The nature of spectacle: On images, money, and conserving capitalism, by J. Igoe]. Canadian Journal of Development Studies, online first, 1–2. DOI:10.1080/02255189.2018.1423045.

Cavanagh, C.J. (2018). Land, natural resources, and the state in Kenya’s Second Republic. In A. Adeniran and L. Ikuteyijo (eds), Africa Now! Emerging Issues and Alternative Perspectives. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 119-147.

Buseth, J. (2017). The green economy in Tanzania: From global discourses to institutionalization. Geoforum, Volume 86: 42-52.

Cavanagh, C.J. and A. Chemarum, P. Vedeld, and J.G. Petursson. (2017). Old wine, new bottles? Investigating the differential adoption of ‘climate-smart’ agricultural practices in western Kenya. Journal of Rural Studies 56: 114-123.

Benabou, S., Moussu, N. and Müller, B. (2017). Globalising the climate: COP21 and the climatisation of global debates. In Aykut, S., Foyer, J. and Morena, E (eds), The business voice at COP21: The quandaries of global political ambition. London: Routledge, pp. 57-74.

Ramesh, M. and Rai, N. (2017).  Trading on conservation: A marine protected area as an ecological fix. Marine Policy, 82: 25-31.

Srivastava, S. and Mehta, L (2017). The social life of mangroves: Market-driven enclosures, resource complexes and contestations on the industrial coastline of Kutch, India. STEPS working paper 99.

Cavanagh, C.J. (2017). Anthropos into humanitas: civilizing violence, scientific forestry, and the ‘Dorobo question’ in eastern Africa. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 35(4): 694-713.

Svarstad, H. and T.A. Benjaminsen. (2017). Nothing succeeds like success narratives: a case of conservation and development in the time of REDD. Journal of Eastern African Studies. [Special Section: Political Ecologies of REDD+ in Tanzania].

Cavanagh, C.J. (2017). Mapping the state’s Janus face: green economy and the ‘green resource curse’ in Kenya’s highland forests. In A. Williams and P. Le Billon (eds), Corruption, Natural Resources, and Development: From Resource Curse to Political Ecology. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 106-116.

Cavanagh, C.J. and T.A. Benjaminsen. (2017). Political ecology, variegated green economies, and the foreclosure of alternative sustainabilities. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 200-216.

Cavanagh, C.J. (2016). Resilience, class, and the antifragility of capitalResilience: International Policies, Practices, and Discourses 5(2): 110-128. Special issue – ‘Resilience and the Anthropocene’.

Holmes, G. and C.J. Cavanagh. (2016). A review of the social impacts of neoliberal conservation: formations, inequalities, contestations. Geoforum 75: 109-199.