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Selected publications in Human Ecology

Technology as Culture

  • 2014, Hornborg, A., Technology as Fetish: Marx, Latour, and the Cultural Foundations of Capitalism. Theory, Culture, and Society 31(4):119-140.
  • 2010, Hornborg, A. Myten om maskinen: Essäer om makt, modernitet och miljö. Daidalos.
  • 2001b, Hornborg, A., The Power of the Machine: Global Inequalities of Economy, Technology, and Environment. Altamira/Rowman & Littlefield.
  • 2001a, Hornborg, A., Symbolic Technologies: Machines and the Marxian Notion of Fetishism. Anthropological Theory 1(4):473-496.
  • 1992, Hornborg, A., Machine Fetishism, Value and the Image of Unlimited Good: Towards a Thermodynamics of Imperialism. Man (N.S.) 27:1-18.

Environmentalism and Identity on Cape Breton

  • 2004, Hornborg, A., Undermining Modernity: Protecting Landscapes and Meanings among the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia. S. Paulson & L.L. Gezon, eds., Political Ecology across Spaces, Scales, and Social Groups, pp. 196-214. Rutgers University Press.
  • 1998, Hornborg, A., Mi'kmaq Environmentalism: Local Incentives and Global Projections. A. Sandberg & S. Sörlin, eds., Sustainability - The Challenge: People, Power and the Environment, pp.202-211. Black Rose Books.
  • 1997, Hornborg, A., Miljökamp hos mi'kmaq: Identitet och politik. U. Dahre, ed., Ursprungsbefolkningar och miljön, pp.30-38. International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs.
  • 1995, Hornborg, A., Att få tala som en hövding: Om framväxten av en ny självbild hos mikmak. M. Kurkiala & H. Moksnes, ed., Den obrutna cirkeln: Motstånd och överlevnad bland Amerikas indianer, pp.157-183. Carlssons.
  • 1994, Hornborg, A., Environmentalism, Ethnicity and Sacred Places: Reflections on Modernity, Discourse and Power. Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 31:245-267.
  • 1993, Hornborg, A., Environmentalism and Identity on Cape Breton: On the Social and Existential Conditions for Criticism. G. Dahl, ed., Green Arguments and Local Subsistence, pp.128-161. Stockholm.

Negotiating Nature

  • 2000, Hornborg, A. & G. Pálsson, eds., Negotiating Nature: Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 2. Lund University Press.
  • 2002, Lisberg Jensen, E., Som man ropar i skogen: Modernitet, makt och mångfald i kampen om Njakafjäll och i den svenska skogsbruksdebatten 1970-2000. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 3. Lund University.

Research School for Ecological Land Use

  • 2003, Borgström Hansson, C., Misplaced Concreteness and Concrete Places: Critical Analyses of Divergent Discourses on Sustainability. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 5. Lund University.
  • 2007, Hornborg, A., Learning from the Tiv: Why a Sustainable Economy Would Have to be Multicentric. Culture and Agriculture 29:2:63-69.

Modernity and Modernism in the Muslim Gulf

  • 2002, Ouis, P., Power, Person, and Place: Tradition, Modernity, and Environment in the United Arab Emirates. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 4. Lund University.

The Östarp Project

  • Gooch, P.
  • 2010, Hornborg, A., Etnobiologi, antropologi och humanekologi: Studier av traditionell kunskap om naturen. H. Tunón & A. Dahlström, eds., Nycklar till kunskap: Om människans bruk av naturen, pp.17-24. Kungliga Skogs- och Lantbruksakademien.
  • 2000, Hornborg, A., ed., Östarpprojektet - Lokala kunskapsprocesser för självbärande kretsloppssystem: experimentell agrarhistoria och ’ekologisk produktion’. Human Ecology Division, Lund University.
  • 1999, Hornborg, A., Traditionen och det moderna tillståndet: om att återerövra platsen. Kulturens årsbok 1999, pp.187-207.

Native American Ecocosmologies

  • 2013, Hornborg, A., Submitting to Objects: Animism, Fetishism, and the Cultural Foundations of Capitalism. G. Harvey, ed., The Handbook of Contemporary Animism, pp.244-259. Acumen.
  • 2006, Hornborg, A., Animism, Fetishism, and Objectivism as Strategies for Knowing (or Not Knowing) the World. Ethnos 2006:1:21-32.
  • 2003, Hornborg, A., From Animal Masters to Ecosystem Services: Exchange, Personhood and Human Ecology. A. Roepstorff, N. Bubandt & K. Kull, eds., Imagining Nature: Practices of Cosmology and Identity, pp.97-116. Aarhus University Press.
  • 1998, Hornborg, A. & Mikael Kurkiala, eds., Voices of the Land: Identity and Ecology in the Margins. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 1. Lund University Press.

Women of the Coral Gardens

  • 2014, Malm, T., Tonga, totem och tabu. Vetenskapssocieteten i Lunds årsbok 2014, pp. 118-135.
  • 2010, Malm, T., Why is the Shark not an Animal? On the Division of Life-form Categories in Oceania. Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge 27:17-22.
  • 2009d, Malm, T., Den omöjliga kedjan. Människan och mångfaldens mönster. Arkiv förlag.
  • 2009c, Malm, T. Women of the Coral Gardens: The Significance of Marine Gathering in Tonga. Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge 25:2-15.
  • 2009b, Malm, T., The Tragedy of the Commoners: The Decline of the Customary Marine Tenure System of Tonga. Asia-Pacific Forum 44:82-108.
  • 2009a, Malm, T., Searching for Clues in the Lagoon: Is Marine Gathering a Reflection of Our Evolutionary Past? Women in Fisheries 20:10-16.
  • 2008, Malm, T., Outriggers Lost in the Sea of Time: An Overlooked Aspect of      Cultural Change and Conditions for Sustainable Development in Oceania. Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge 23, 3-12.
  • 2007c, Malm, T., Mo'ui: Tongan Names for Plants and Animals. Working Papers in Human Ecology.  
  • 2007b, Malm, T., No Island is an "Island": Some Perspectives on Human Ecology and Development in Oceania. A. Hornborg & C.L. Crumley, eds., The World System and the Earth System: Global Socioenvironmental Change and Sustainability Since the Neolithic, pp. 268–279. Left Coast Press.
  • 2007a, Malm, T., Bendable Facts: A Note on the Division of Labour in Tonga. Women in Fisheries 16:3–9.
  • 2003, Malm, T., De svarta pärlornas ö: Tahiti i centrum och periferi. Arkiv Förlag.

The Coast to Coast Project

  • 2005, Hornborg, A., ‘Neolithization’, Ethnogenesis, and Material Culture: A View from Amazonia. H. Knutsson, ed., Coast to Coast - Arrival: Results and Reflections, pp.309-344. Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University.
  • 2003, Johansson, P., The Lure of Origins: An Inquiry into Human-Environmental Relations, Focused on the ‘Neolithization’ of Sweden. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 6. Lund University.

The Prehistory of Amazonian Languages

  • 2013, Carling, G., L. Eriksen, A. Holmer & J. van de Weijer, Implementing the Matrix Model: The Method of Contrasting Linguistic and Archaeological Data by Means of GIS and Cluster Analysis of the Arawakan Language Family.  A. Saxena & L. Borin, eds. Comparing Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences. Mouton de Gruyter.
  • 2013, Carling, G., L. Eriksen, A. Holmer & J. van de Weijer, The Dispersal of Linguistic and Cultural Features and their Mutual Relationship: An Arawakan Case Study. Beyond Phylogenies. Special issue of Language Dynamics and Change.
  • 2013, Eriksen, L. & S. Danielsen, The Arawakan Matrix. L. O’Connor & P. Muysken,  eds. The Native Languages of South America: Origins, Development, Typology. Cambridge University Press.
  • 2013, Eriksen, L. & A.V. Galucio, The Tupian Expansion. L. O’Connor & P. Muysken,  eds. The Native Languages of South America: Origins, Development, Typology. Cambridge University Press.
  • 2013, Eriksen, L., Språk i Amazonas. V. Johansson, G. Carling & A. Holmer, eds., Språket, människan och världen. Studentlitteratur.
  • 2012, Eriksen, L., Kulturella expansioner i det förhistoriska Amazonområdet. Vetenskapssocieteten i Lunds årsbok 2012. Lund.
  • 2011, Eriksen, L., Nature and Culture in Prehistoric Amazonia: Using G.I.S. to Reconstruct Ancient Ethnogenetic Processes from Archaeology, Linguistics, Geography, and Ethnohistory. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 12. Lund University.
  • 2005, Eriksen, L., Culture and Ecology in Amazonia: GIS Mapping of Historical Data on the Distribution of Indigenous South Americans. Human Ecology Division, Lund University.
  • 2014, Hornborg, A., Political Economy, Ethnogenesis, and Language Dispersals in the Prehispanic Andes: A World-System Perspective. American Anthropologist 116:4.
  • 2005b, Hornborg, A., Ethnogenesis, Regional Integration, and Ecology in Prehistoric Amazonia: Toward a System Perspective. Current Anthropology 46:4:589-620.
  • 2005a, Hornborg, A., Amazonas som kulturlandskap: Förhistoriska kulturella processer i Sydamerikas lågländer. C. Bunte, B. Berglund & L. Larsson, eds., Arkeologi och naturvetenskap, pp.178-197. Gyllenstiernska Krapperupstiftelsen.
  • 2011, Hornborg, A. & L. Eriksen, An Attempt to Understand Panoan Ethnogenesis in Relation to Long-term Patterns and Transformations of Regional Interaction in Western Amazonia. A. Hornborg & J. Hill, eds., Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Reconstructing Past Identities from Archaeology, Linguistics, and Ethnohistory, pp. 129-151. University Press of Colorado.
  • 2011, Hornborg, A. & J.D. Hill, eds., Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Reconstructing Past Identities from Archaeology, Linguistics, and Ethnohistory. University Press of Colorado. 

Power, Land, and Materiality (MMM)

  • 2012, Bogadóttir, R., Fleece: Imperial Metabolism in the Pre-Columbian Andes. A. Hornborg, B. Clark & K. Hermele, eds., Ecology and Power: Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present, and Future, pp. 83-96. Routledge.
  • 2013, Hornborg, A., L. Eriksen & R. Bogadóttir, Correlating Landesque Capital and Ethno-political Integration in Pre-Columbian South America. T. Håkansson & M. Widgren, eds., Landesque Capital: The Historical Ecology of Enduring Landscape Modifications, pp.215-231. Left Coast Press.
  • 2013, Hornborg, A., The Fossil Interlude: Euro-American Power and the Return of the Physiocrats. S. Strauss, S. Rupp & T. Love, eds., Cultures of Energy: Power, Practices, Technologies, pp.41-59. Left Coast Press.
  • 2012, Hornborg, A., B. Clark & K. Hermele, eds., Ecology and Power: Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present, and Future. Routledge.
  • 2007, Hornborg, A., J.R. McNeill & J. Martinez-Alier, eds., Rethinking Environmental History: World-System History and Global Environmental Change. AltaMira/Rowman & Littlefield.
  • 2006, Hornborg, A. & C. Crumley, eds., The World System and the Earth System: Global Socio-Environmental Change and Sustainability since the Neolithic. Left Coast Press.
  • 2000, Hornborg, A., Accumulation Based on Symbolic versus Intrinsic 'Productivity': Conceptualizing Unequal Exchange from Spondylus Shells to Fossil Fuels. R. Denemark, J. Friedman, B. Gills & G. Modelski, eds., World System History: The Social Science of Long-Term Change, s.235-252. Routledge.
  • Håkansson, T.

Sustainable Development as a Problem of Global Distribution

  • 2014, Hermele, K., The Appropriation of Ecological Space. Routledge.
  • 2012, Hermele, K., Land Matters: Agrofuels, Unequal Exchange, and Appropriation of Ecological Space. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 13. Lund University.
  • 2014b, Hornborg, A., Urban Sustainability as Myth and Practice. McDonogh, G., M. Checker & C. Isenhour, eds., Sustainability as Myth and Practice in the Global City. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2014a, Hornborg, A., Vem har råd med miljöteknik? U. Gunnarsson-Östling & R. Österberg, eds., Orättvisans landskap: En bok om miljörättvisa och global hållbarhet [in press]
  • 2010, Hornborg, A. & A.K. Jorgenson, eds., International Trade and Environmental Justice: Toward a Global Political Ecology. Nova Science Publishers.
  • 2009, Hornborg, A., Zero-Sum World: Challenges in Conceptualizing Environmental Load Displacement and Ecologically Unequal Exchange in the World-System. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 50(3-4):237-262.
  • 2006c, Hornborg, A., Cornucopia or Zero-Sum Game? The Epistemology of Sustainability. E. Kick & A. Jorgenson, eds., Globalization and the Environment, pp.23-35. Brill Press.
  • 2006b, Hornborg, A., Ecosystems and World Systems: Accumulation as an Ecological Process. S. Babones & C. Chase-Dunn, eds., Global Social Change: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, pp.161-175. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • 2006a, Hornborg, A., Footprints in the Cotton Fields: The Industrial Revolution as Time-Space Appropriation and Environmental Load Displacement. Ecological Economics 59:1:74-81.
  • 1998, Hornborg, A., Towards an Ecological Theory of Unequal Exchange: Articulating World System Theory and Ecological Economics. Ecological Economics 25(1):127-136.

Lund University Centre of Excellence for the Integration of Social and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability (LUCID)

  • 2014b, Hornborg, A., The Political Ecology of the Technocene: Uncovering Ecologically Unequal Exchange in the World-System. C. Hamilton, C. Bonneuil & F. Gemenne, eds., The Anthropocene and the Social Sciences. Routledge. [in press]
  • 2014a, Hornborg, A., Conceptualizing Ecologically Unequal Exchange: Society and Nature Intertwined. T. Perreault, G. Bridge & J. McCarthy, eds., Handbook of Political Ecology. Routledge.
  • 2011b, Hornborg, A., Uneven Development as a Result of the Unequal Exchange of Time and Space: Some Conceptual Issues. The Austrian Journal of Development Studies 26(4):36-52.
  •  2011a, Hornborg, A., Global Ecology and Unequal Exchange: Fetishism in a Zero-Sum World. Routledge.
  • 2012b, Malm, A., Steam: Nineteenth-century Mechanization and the Power of Capital. A. Hornborg, B. Clark & K. Hermele, eds., Ecology and Power: Struggles over Land and Material Resources in the Past, Present, and Future, pp. 108-123. Routledge.
  • 2012a, Malm, A., China as Chimney of the World: The Fossil Capital Hypothesis. Organization & Environment 25(2): 146–177.
  • 2013c, Malm, A., The Origins of Fossil Capital: From Water to Steam in the British Cotton Industry. Historical Materialism 21(1): 15–68.
  • 2013b, Malm, A., Fleeing the Flowing Commons: Robert Thom, Water Reservoir Schemes, and the Shift to Steam Power in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain. Environmental History 19(1): 55–77.
  • 2013a, Malm, A. Sea Wall Politics: Uneven and Combined Protection of the Nile Delta Coastline in the Face of Sea Level Rise. Critical Sociology 39(6): 803–832.
  • 2014c, Malm, A., Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam-Power in the British Cotton Industry, c. 1825–1848, and the Roots of Global Warming. PhD thesis in Human Ecology. Lund Studies in Human Ecology 14. Lund University.
  • 2014b, Malm, A., Tahrir Submerged? Five Theses on Revolution and Climate Change. Capitalism Nature Socialism 25(3): 28–44.
  • 2014a, Malm, A., Exploding in the Air: Beyond the Carbon Trail of Neoliberal Development. T. Marois & L. Pradella, eds., Polarizing Development: Alternatives to Neoliberalism and the Crisis. Pluto. [in press]
  • 2012b, Malm, A. & S. Esmailian, Ways In and Out of Vulnerability to Climate Change: Abandoning the Mubarak Project in the Northern Nile Delta, Egypt. Antipode, 45(2): 474–492.
  • 2012a, Malm, A. & S. Esmailian, Doubly Dispossessed by Accumulation: Egyptian Fishing Communities Between Enclosed Lakes and a Rising Sea. Review of African Political Economy 39(133): 408–426.
  • 2014, Malm, A. & A. Hornborg, The Geology of Mankind? A Critique of the Anthropocene Narrative. The Anthropocene Review 1(1): 62–69.

Centre for Cognitive Semiotics (CCS)

  • 2011, A. Hornborg, Darwin, antropologi och kulturella selektionsprocesser. M. Hammarström, E. Gerle & P. Gärdenfors, red., Människan sedd: Olika vetenskapliga prismor, pp. 101-111. Nya Doxa.
  • 2009, Hornborg, A., In Defense of the Nature/Culture Distinction: Why Anthropology can Neither Dispense With, nor be Reduced to, Semiotics. Cognitive Semiotics 4:92-115.
  • 2001, Hornborg, A., Vital Signs: An Ecosemiotic Perspective on the Human Ecology of Amazonia. Sign Systems Studies 29(1):121-152.
  • 1999, Hornborg, A., Money and the Semiotics of Ecosystem Dissolution. Journal of Material Culture 4(2):143-162.
  • 1996, Hornborg, A., Ecology as Semiotics: Outlines of a Contextualist Paradigm for Human Ecology. P. Descola & G. Pálsson, eds., Nature and Society: Anthropological Perspectives, pp.45-62. Routledge.
  • 1991, Hornborg, A., Money and Meaning: Towards a Multi-centric Economy. J.C. Dragan, E.K. Seifert & M.C. Demetrescu, eds., Entropy and Bioeconomics, pp.311-321. Nagard.

Time, Memory, Representation (TMR)

  • 2013, Hornborg, A., 1812, 1912, 2012 – Tre nedslag i industrisamhällets historia. M. Viktorin & C. Widmark, eds., Antropologi och tid, pp.219-233. Ymer 2013.
  • 2011, Hornborg, A., Rethinking the Industrial Revolution and the Rise of the West: Historical Contingencies and the Global Prerequisites of Modern Technology. H. Ruin & A. Ers, eds., Rethinking Time: Essays on Historical Consciousness, Memory, and Representation, pp.267-275. Södertörn Philosophical Studies 10.

Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities, and Trade (EJOLT)

  • 2014, Hornborg, A. & J. Martinez-Alier, eds., Ecologically Unequal Exchange and Ecological Debt. Journal of Political Ecology special issue [forthcoming]
  • 2014b, Hornborg, A., Why Economics Needs to be Distinguished from Physics, and Why Economists Need to Talk to Physicists: A Response to Foster and Holleman. Journal of Peasant Studies []
  • 2014a, Hornborg, A., Ecological Economics, Marxism, and Technological Progress: Some Explorations of the Conceptual Foundations of Theories of Ecologically Unequal Exchange. Ecological Economics 105:11-18.
  • 2013, Warlenius, R., In Defence of Climate Debt Ethics: A Response to Olivier Godard. Working Papers in Human Ecology No. 5. Human Ecology Division, Lund University.

Financialisation, Economy, Society, and Sustainable Development (FESSUD)

  • 2013, Clark, E & K. Hermele, Financialisation of the Environment: A Literature Review. FESSUD Working Paper 32.
  • 2014, Hermele, K., Commodity Currencies vs. Fiat Money: Automaticity vs. Embedment. FESSUD Working Paper 44.
  • 2013, Hornborg, A., Revelations of Resilience: From the Ideological Disarmament of Disaster to the Revolutionary Implications of (P)anarchy. Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses 1(2):116-129.
  • 2014, Trawick, P. & A. Hornborg, Revisiting the Image of Limited Good: On Sustainability, Thermodynamics, and the Illusion of Creating Wealth. Current Anthropology [in press]
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