Publications

Selected relevant SEA Massif publications from the lab. Names written in full are current or former lab members.

Books:

Michaud, Jean; M. B. Ruscheweyh; M. B. Swain (2016) Historical Dictionary of the Peoples of the Southeast Asian Massif. Second Edition. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London, Rowman & Littlefield, 594p.

Turner, Sarah, Christine Bonnin and Jean Michaud (2015) Frontier Livelihoods. Hmong in the Sino-Vietnamese Borderlands. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Turner, Sarah (Ed), (2013) Red Stamps and Gold Stars: Fieldwork Dilemmas in upland Socialist Asia. UBC Press, Vancouver.

De Koninck, R. and Jean-François Rousseau (2013) Gambling With the Land: The Contemporary Evolution of Southeast Asian Agriculture. NUS Press, Singapore.

Michaud, Jean and T. Forsyth (Eds), 2011: Moving Mountains: Livelihoods and Ethnicity in upland China, Vietnam and Laos. UBC Press: Vancouver.

Caouette, D. and Sarah Turner (Eds), 2009: Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Southeast Asia. Routledge: London.

Rousseau, Jean-François. & O. Durand. (eds.) 2009. Une seule terre à cultiver, les défis de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation mondiales. Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec.

Michaud, Jean 2007: Incidental’ Ethnographers. French Catholic Missions on the Tonkin-Yunnan Frontier, 1880-1930. Leiden & Boston: Brill Academic Publishers.  

Michaud, Jean 2006: Historical Dictionary of the Peoples of the South-East Asian Massif. Lanham (MD): Scarecrow Press.

Tapp, N., Michaud, Jean; Culas, C. and G. Y. Lee (Eds) 2004: Hmong/Miao in Asia. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books.

Michaud, Jean (Ed.) 2000: Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoples. The Mountain Minorities of the South-East Asian Massif. London: Curzon Press.

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

2017: 

Rousseau, J.F., 2017: Does carbon finance make a sustainable difference? Hydropower expansion and livelihood trade-offs in the Red River valley, Yunnan Province, China. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 38(1): 90-107.

Michaud, J. and S. Turner, 2017: Reaching new heights. State legibility in Sa Pa, a Vietnam hill station. Annals of Tourism Research. 66: 37-48.

Michaud, J., 2017: What’s (written) history for? Anthropology Today. 33(1): 6-10.

2016:

Delisle, S. and S. Turner 2016: ‘The weather is like the game we play’: Coping and adaptation strategies for extreme weather events among ethnic minority groups in upland northern Vietnam. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, doi: 10.1111/apv.12131.

Michaud, Jean. and Sarah Turner 2016: Tonkin’s uplands at the turn of the 20th century: Colonial military enclosure and local livelihood effects. Asia Pacific Viewpoint 57 (2), 154-167.

Eidse, Noelani, Sarah Turner, and N. Oswin, 2016: Contesting Street Spaces in a Socialist City: Itinerant Vending-Scapes and the Everyday Politics of Mobility in Hanoi, Vietnam. Annals of the Association of American Geographers.(online)

Kyeyune, Victoria and Sarah Turner 2016. Yielding to high yields? Critiquing food security definitions and policy implications for ethnic minority livelihoods in upland Vietnam. Geoforum, 71, 33–43.

Turner, Sarah, Thomas Kettig, Đinh Thị Diệu, and Phạm Văn Cự, 2016: State Livelihood Planning and Legibility in Vietnam’s Northern Borderlands: The “Rightful Criticisms” of Local Officials. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 46 (1) 42-70.

2015:

Zhao Yawei, 2015: ‘China’s leading historical and cultural city’: Branding Dali City through public–private partnerships in Bai architecture revitalization. Cities, doi:10.1016/j.cities.2015.07.009

Turner, Sarah and N. Oswin, 2015: Itinerant livelihoods: Street vending-scapes and the politics of mobility in upland socialist Vietnam. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography.

Pham, T.T.Hien., Sarah Turner and Kate Trincsi, 2015: Applying a Systematic Review to Land Use Land Cover Change in Northern Upland Vietnam: the Missing Case of the Borderlands. Geographical Research. DOI: 10.1111/1745-5871.12133

Li Ya Juan, Sarah Turner and Cui H., 2015: Confrontations and concessions: An everyday politics of tourism in three ethnic minority villages, Guizhou province, China. Journal of Tourism and Cultural ChangeDoi:10.1080/14766825.2015.1011162

2014:

Champalle, Clara and Sarah Turner, 2014: Cash Crops and Climate Shocks: Flexible Livelihoods and Food Security in Southeast Yunnan, China. Chinese Journal of Applied Anthropology, 3 (1) 47-78.

Rousseau, Jean-François, 2014: An imperial railway failure: the Indochina-Yunnan railway, 1898-1941. Journal of Transport History, 35:1, 1-17.

Trincsi, Kate, Pham T.T. Hien, and Sarah Turner, 2014: Mapping mountain diversity: Ethnic minorities and land use land cover change in Vietnam’s borderlands. Land Use Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.06.022

Eidse, Noelani and Sarah Turner, 2014: Doing resistance their own way: counter-narratives of street vending in Hanoi, Vietnam through solicited journaling. Area. doi: 10.1111/area.12107

Bonnin, Christine and Sarah Turner, 2014: Remaking Markets in the Mountains: Integration, trader agency and resistance in upland northern Vietnam. Journal of Peasant Studies.DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2014.905471

Zhang Jialong, Pham T.T. Hien, Kalacska, M. and Sarah Turner, 2014: Using Landsat Thematic Mapper records to map land cover change and the impacts of reforestation programmes in the borderlands of southeast Yunnan, China: 1990-2010. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 31, 25-36.

Gerber, Jonathan, Sarah Turner and Milgram, L. 2014: Food provisioning and wholesale agricultural commodity chains in northern Vietnam. Human Organization 73 (1), 50-61. 

2013:

Turner, Sarah. 2013 “Dilemmas and Detours: Fieldwork with Ethnic Minorities in Upland Southwest China, Vietnam, and Laos”, pp.1-21. In S. Turner (ed.) Red stamps and gold stars. Fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Cornet, Candice. 2013 “The Fun and Games of Taking Children to the Field in Guizhou, China”, pp.80-99. In S. Turner (ed.) Red stamps and gold stars. Fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Bonnin, Christine. 2013 “Doing Fieldwork and Making Friends in Upland Northern Vietnam: Entanglements of the Professional, Personal, and Political”, pp.121-142. In S. Turner (ed.) Red stamps and gold stars. Fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Turner, Sarah. 2013 “The Silenced Research Assistant Speaks Her Mind”, pp.220-238. In S. Turner (ed.) Red stamps and gold stars. Fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press

Mackenzie, C. A., B. Ricker, J. Christensen, E. Heller, E. Kagan, P. M. Osano, Lindsay Long and Sarah Turner, 2013: Dear Diary Revisited: Reflecting on collaborative journaling. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 37 (4), 480-486. 

Bonnin, Christine and Sarah Turner, 2013: ’A good wife stays home’: Gendered negotiations over state agricultural programmes and food security, upland Vietnam. Gender, Place and Culture.DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2013.832663

Turner, Sarah, 2013: Red stamps and green tea: Fieldwork negotiations and dilemmas in the Sino-Vietnamese borderlands. Area.45 (4), 396-402.

Turner, Sarah, 2013: Under the state’s gaze: Upland trading-scapes on the Sino-Vietnamese border. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 34 (1), 9-24.

Mackenzie, C. A., Christensen J. and Turner Sarah, 2013: Advocating beyond the academy: dilemmas of communicating relevant research results. Qualitative Research.DOI: 10.1177/1468794113509261

Michaud, Jean, 2013: Digging up military ethnography from Upland Tonkin (Northern Vietnam), 1897-1904. Journal of Vietnamese Studies 8(4).

Michaud, Jean, 2013 “Comrades of minority policy in China, Vietnam, and Laos”, pp.22-39. In S. Turner (ed.) Red stamps and gold stars. Fieldwork dilemmas in upland socialist Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

2012:

Bonnin, Christine and Sarah Turner, 2012: At What Price Rice? Food Security, Livelihood Vulnerability, and State Interventions in Upland Northern Vietnam. Geoforum. 43 (1), 95-105.

Messier, Philippe and Jean Michaud, 2012: ‘The nice culture and the good behaviour’: State Media and Ethnic Minorities in Lào Cai Province, Vietnam. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. 19(3):339-359. DOI:10.1080/1070289X.2012.705251

Michaud, Jean, 2012: Hmong Infrapolitics: A view from Vietnam. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 35 (11), 1853-1873. DOI:10.1080/01419870.2011.615411

Turner, Sarah, 2012: ‘Forever Hmong’: ethnic minority livelihoods and agrarian transition in upland northern Vietnam. Professional Geographer. 64 (4), 540-553.

Turner, Sarah, 2012: Making a living the Hmong way: an actor-oriented livelihoods approach to everyday politics and resistance in upland Vietnam. Annals of the Association of American Geographers102 (2), 403-422.

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2011:

Bonnin, Christine and Sarah Turner, 2011: Livelihood Vulnerability and Food Security among Upland Ethnic Minorities in Northern Vietnam. Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies. 26 (1-2), 308-314.

Daviau, Steve, 2011: “Integration of a lineage society on the Laos-Vietnam border, Foucaldian analysis of State integrationist pressures, resettlement and local agency in Tarieng communities”, in Michaud, J. and T. Forsyth (eds) Moving Mountains: Livelihoods and Ethnicity in upland China, Vietnam and Laos. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Michaud, Jean, 2011: “Conclusion: Lesson for the Future” pp. 215-227. In J. Michaud & T. Forsyth (eds), Moving Mountains: Highland Livelihoods and Ethnicity in China, Vietnam and Laos. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. 

Tugault-Lafleur, Claire and Sarah Turner, 2011: Of Rice And Spice: Hmong Livelihoods And Diversification in the Northern Vietnam Uplands. In in Michaud, J. and T. Forsyth (eds) Moving Mountains. Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam and Laos. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

2010:

Special issue of Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2) 2010 with numerous lab member contributors. 

Turner, Sarah, 2010: Challenges and dilemmas: fieldwork with upland minorities in socialist Vietnam, Laos and southwest China. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2), 121-134.

Cornet, Candice, 2010: Fieldwork among the Dong national minority in Guizhou, China: practicalities, obstacles and challenges. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

Gros, S. 2010: A Heuristic Blunder: Notes on an ethnographic situation in southwest China. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

McKinnon, J. 2010: Ways of seeing environmental change: Participatory research engagement in Yunnan, China with ethnic minority Hani participants. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

Bonnin, Christine, 2010: Navigating fieldwork politics, practicalities and ethics in the upland borderlands of northern Vietnam. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

Daviau, Steve, 2010: Conducting fieldwork with Tarieng communities in southern Laos: Negotiating discursive spaces between neoliberal dogmas and Lao socialist ideology. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

Turner, Sarah, 2010: The silenced assistant: reflections of invisible interpreters and research assistants. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2), 206-219.

Michaud, Jean. Research note: Fieldwork, supervision and trust. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 51 (2).

Daviau, Steve, 2010: Organisations à but non lucratif: timide émergence de la société civile en République Démocratique Populaire Lao. Canadian Journal of Development Studies. (30), number 3–4.

Michaud Jean, 2010: Editorial: Zomia and Beyond. Journal of Global History. 5(2),187-214.

Turner, Sarah, 2010: Borderlands and border narratives: a longitudinal study of challenges and opportunities for local traders shaped by the Sino-Vietnamese border. Journal of Global History. (5), 265-287.

2009:

Michaud, J. 2009: Handling Mountain Minorities in China, Vietnam and Laos: From History to Current Issues. Asian Ethnicity. 10(1), 25-49.

Tugault-Lafleur, C. and Turner S. 2009: The Price of Spice: Ethnic Minority Livelihoods and Cardamom Commodity Chains in Upland Northern Vietnam. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 30, 388-403.

Turner, Sarah and Dominique Caouette. 2009: Agrarian Angst: Rural Resistance in Southeast Asia. Geography Compass. 3, 950-975.

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2008:

Daviau, S. 2008: Kehitysen aiheuttaman uudelleenasuttamisen ongelmat Laosin kansantasavallasa (in Finnish). Ethnia: 1/2008, 23-29.

Michaud, J. 2008: Flexibilité de l’économie chez les Hmong de la haute région du Viêt-nam septentrional. Aséanie. 22, 151-83.

Schoenberger, L., and Turner S. 2008: Negotiating Remote Borderland Access: Small-Scale Trade on the Vietnam – China Border. Development and Change. 39 (4), 667–696.

Turner S., and Michaud J. 2008: Imaginative and Adaptive Economic Strategies for Hmong Livelihoods in Lào Cai Province, Northern Vietnam. In Special issue ‘Minorities at Large: New Approaches to Minority Ethnicity in Vietnam.’ Journal of Vietnamese Studies 3(3), 154-186.

2007:

DaCosta, E., and Turner S. 2007: Negotiating Changing Livelihoods: the Sampan Dwellers of Tam Giang Lagoon, Viet Nam. Geoforum. 38, 190-206.

Daviau, S. 2007: Development Induced Resettlement and social suffering in Lao PDR. Indigenous Affairs, IWGIA, 4, 07:22-29.

Turner, S. 2007: Trading Old Textiles: the Selective Diversification of Highland Livelihoods in Northern Vietnam. Human Organization. 66 (4), 389-404.

Before 2007:

Michaud, J., and Turner S. 2006: Contending Visions of Sa Pa, A Hill-Station in Viet Nam. Annals of Tourism Research. 33 (3), 785-808.

Michaud, J. 2004: French Missionary Expansion in Colonial Upper-Tonkin. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. 35(2), 287-310.

Michaud, J. 2004: Missionary Ethnographers in Upper-Tonkin: The Early Years. Asian Ethnicity. 5(2),179-194.

Michaud, J., and Turner S. 2003: Tribulations d’un marché de montagne. Sapa, province de Lao Cai, Vietnam. Études rurales. n° 165-166, janvier-juin. 53-80.

Michaud, J., Turner S., and Roche, Y. 2004: Mapping ethnic diversity in highland Northern Vietnam. GeoJournal. 57 (4), 281-299. Mapping Ethnic Diversity in Highland Northern Vietnam link for maps.

Michaud, J. 2000: The Montagnards in Northern Vietnam from 1802 to 1975: A Historical Overview from Exogenous Sources. Ethnohistory. 47(2), 333-68.

Michaud, J. and Turner S. 2000: The Sa Pa Marketplace, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam. Asia Pacific Viewpoint. 41 (1), 85-100.

Turner, S., Hardy A., and Michaud J. 2000: Special Issue. Migration, Markets and Social Change in the Highlands of Vietnam. Asia Pacific Viewpoint. 41 (1).