Other Publications

Sullivan, S. 2017 Making nature investable: from legibility to leverageability in fabricating ‘nature’ as ‘natural capital’. Science and Technology Studies.

Sullivan, S. 2017 The disvalues of alienated capitalist natures. Invited commentary on Kay, K. and Kenney-Lazar, M. 2017 Value in capitalist nature: an emerging framework. Dialogues in Human Geography 7(3) 310–313.

Sullivan, S. and Hannis, M. 2017 ‘Mathematics maybe, but not money’: on balance sheets, numbers and nature in ecological accounting. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal 30(7): 1459-1480 (special issue, ‘Ecological accounts: making non-human worlds (in)visible during moments of socio-ecological transformation’, eds. Markus J. Milne, Shona L. Russell and Colin Dey).

Sullivan, S. 2017 Noting some effects of fabricating ‘nature’ as ‘natural capital’. The Ecological Citizen 1(1): 65-73.

Carver, L. and Sullivan, S. 2017 How economic contexts shape calculations of yield in biodiversity offsetting. Conservation Biology 31(5): 1053–1065.

Sullivan, S. 2017 On ‘natural capital’, ‘fairy-tales’ and ideology. Invited Review Essay, Development and Change 48(2): 397-423. DOI: 10.1111/dech.12293

Sullivan, S. 2017 What’s ontology got to do with it? On nature and knowledge in a political ecology of ‘the green economy’. Journal of Political Ecology 24: 217-242 (special section, ‘Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities’, eds. Cavanagh, C.J. and Benjaminsen, T.A.).

Sullivan, S. and Homewood, K. 2017 On non-equilibrium and nomadism: knowledge, diversity and global modernity in drylands, in Pimbert, M. (ed.) Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Knowledge: Constructing and Contesting Knowledge. London: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment https://www.routledge.com/Food-Sovereignty-Agroecology-and-Biocultural-Diversity-Constructing-and/Pimbert/p/book/9781138955363

Sullivan, S. 2016 Beyond the Money Shot; or how framing nature matters? Locating Green at Wildscreen. Journal of Environmental Communications 10(6): 749-762 (special issue, ‘Spectacular Environmentalisms: Media, Knowledge and the Framing of Ecological Politics’).

Sullivan, S. 2016 (Re-)embodying which body? Philosophical, cross-cultural and personal reflections on corporeality, pp. 119-138 in Thomas-Pellicer, R., de Lucia, V. and Sullivan, S. (eds.) Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments. London: GlassHouse Books, Routledge Law, Justice and Ecology Series.

Sullivan, S. 2016 What’s ontology got to do with it? On the knowledge of nature and the nature of knowledge in environmental anthropology, pp. 155-169 in Kopnina, H. and Shoreman-Ouimet, E. (eds.) Routledge International Handbook of Environmental Anthropology. London: Routledge.

Sullivan, S. and Hannis, M. 2015 Nets and frames, losses and gains: Value struggles in engagements with biodiversity offsetting policy in England. Ecosystem Services 15: 162-173 (special issue, ‘Biodiversity Offsets as MBIs? From discourses to practice’, eds. Froger, G., Hrabanski, M. and Boisvert, V.).

Mueller, T. and Sullivan, S. 2015 Making other worlds possible? Riots, movement and counterglobalisation, pp. 239-255 in Davies, M. (ed.) Disturbing the Peace: Collective Action in Britain & France, 1381 to the Present. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Sullivan, S. and Low, C. 2014 Shades of the rainbow serpent? A KhoeSān animal between myth and landscape in southern Africa – ethnographic contextualisations of rock art representations. The Arts 3(2): 215-244; special issue on World Rock Art.

Sullivan, S. 2014 Nature on the Move III: (Re)countenancing an animate nature. pp.** in Büscher, B., Dressler, W. and Fletcher, R. (eds.) Nature™ Inc: New Frontiers of Environmental Conservation in the Neoliberal Age. University of Arizona Press.






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