Carol Carpenter

Senior Lecturer and Associate Research Scientist in Natural Resource Social Science and Adjunct Lecturer in Anthropology

Selected Publications

Conservation, Anthropology and.

International Encyclopedia of Anthropology

. Wiley, in press.


Power in Conservation: Environmental Anthropology beyond Political Ecology

. Routledge, 2020.


Donovan, C., A. Saxena, C. Carpenter & D. Humphries. 2019. “Don’t bring me any chickens with sad wings ”: Discipline, Surveillance, and “Communal Work ” in Peri-urban Childcare Centres in Cochabamba, Bolivia. In:

Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home: Critical Perspectives

. V. Harman,B. Cappellini & C. Faircloth, Eds. Routledge. Pp. 63-83.


Ecology, Cultural. With Michael R. Dove. In:

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability Volume 1: The Spirit of Sustainability

. Willis Jenkins, Ed. Berkshire Publishing, 2010. Pp. 129-131.


Environmental Anthropology: A Historical Reader

. Co-edited with Michael R. Dove. Blackwell, 2007.

This is one of the best-selling texts in environmental anthropology, now being reprinted.


Introduction. With Michael R. Dove. In:

Environmental Anthropology: A Historical Reader

. Co-edited with Michael R. Dove. Blackwell. 2007.


The ‘Poison Tree’ and the Changing Vision of the Indo-Malay Realm: Seventeenth to Twentieth Centuries. With Michael R. Dove. In:

Histories of the Borneo Environment

. Reed L. Wadley, Ed. KITLV Press, 2005.


The Role of Economic Invisibility in Development: Veiling Women’s Work in Rural Pakistan.

Natural Resources Forum

vol. 25, Pp. 11-19, 2001.


Women and Livestock, Fodder, and Uncultivated Land in Pakistan. In

Women Working in the Environment

. Carolyn Sachs, Ed. Taylor & Francis, 1997.


The Sociology of Natural Resources in Pakistan and Adjoining Countries: Case Studies in Applied Social Science

. Edited, with Michael R. Dove. Vanguard Press, 1992.