Revolving Sheep Bank Project
The Rural Change Project
(Under Construction)
Tibetan Street Songs
(Under Construction)

Bauer, Kenneth and Childs, Jeff

Demographies, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas   (.pdf)

[ JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5568, 8 pp]

Bauer, Kenneth; Childs, Geoff; Craig, Sienna; Fischer, Andrew

Development in Tibet: Land, Labor and Social Policy in a Context of Rapid Tranisition  (.pdf)

[Himalaya. XXX(1-2):7-9, 2010]



Poplulation, Pasture Pressure, and School Education: Case Studies from Nag chu, TAR, PRC

[JIATS (Journal of the International Association of Tibet Studies). Special Issue. Guest eds. Ken Bauer, Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer, and Daniel Winkler. "In the Shadow of the Leaping Dragon: Demography, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas." Issue 4. December 2008.!jiats=/04/beimatsho/]

Bian, Quanqin

Chengshi hua shiye xia san zaju de Zangzu yu Hanzu de guanxi: yi Chengdu minzu yongpin yitiao jie weili [the relationship of dispersed and mixed Tibetan and Han Chinese from the perspective of urbanization: a case study of the ethnic items street in Chengdu] (.pdf)

[NN, 2011]

Cencetti, Elisa

New Settlements on the Tibetan Plateau of Amdo-Qinghai (.pdf)

[In On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society. Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China. Trine Brox and Ildiko Beller-Hann (eds.), 159-182]

Childs, Geoff; Choedup, Namgyal

Indigenous Management Strategies and Socioeconomic Impacts of Yartsa Gunbu (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) Harvesting in Nubri and Tsum, Nepal (.pdf)
[Himalaya XXXIV: 1(7). 2014]

Childs, Geoff; Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Jiao, Ben; Beall, Cynthia

Tibetan Fertility Transitions in China and South Asia (.pdf)
[Population and Development Review. 31(2): 337-349, June 2005.]

Childs, Geoff; Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Wangdui, Puchung

Externally-Resident Daughters, Social Capital, and Support for the Elderly in Rural Tibet
[Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 26: 1-22, 2011]


An Entrepreneurial Transition? Development and Economic Mobility in Rural Tibet
[Himalaya. XXX(1-2):51-63, 2010]

Costello, Susan

The Economics of Cultural Production in Contemporary Amdo .pdf
[In Amdo Tibetans in Transition. Society and Culture in the Post-Mao Era. Proceedings of the Nonth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000. Toni Huber (ed.), Leiden: Brill, pp. 221-240]

Dreyer, June Teufel

Economic Development in Tibet Under the People's Republic of China.
[Journal of Contemporary China. 12(36): 411-430. 2003.]

Feng, Min

Zangzu jingshang liudong renkou dui duoyuan wenhua chengshi de gongxian: 'minzu yongpin yitiao jie' de diaocha yu sikao [How mobile Tibetan business people contribute to the multicultural city in Chengdu: research and reflections on the ethnic items street] .pdf

[Xizang Yanjiu, No. 2 (2005): 103-14.]

Fischer, Andrew Martin

Labour Transitions and Social Inequalities in Tibet and Xinjiang: A Comparative Analysis of the Structural Foundations of Discrimination and Protest .pdf

[In On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China, edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann, 29-68. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2014.]


The Great Transformation of Tibet?: Rapid Labor Transitions in Times of Rapid Growth in the Tibet Autonomous Region

[Himalaya. XXX(1-2):63-79, 2010.]


Subsistence Capacity: The Commodification of Rural Labor Re-Examined Through the Case of Tibet. [Working Paper Series. 6(75): 1-30. 2006.]

Resolving the Theoretical Ambiguities of Social Exclusion with Reference to Polarisation and Conflict
[DESTIN Working Paper No. 90, January 2008.]

Perversities of Extreme Dependence and Unequal Growth in the TAR
[Tibet Watch Special Report, August 2007]

"Population Invasion" versus Urban Exclusion in the Tibetan Areas of Western China  (.pdf)
   [Publishing info to follow]

Subsistence Capacity: The Commodification of Rural Labour Re-Examined Through the Case of Tibet
[London: Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics, DESTIN Working Paper No. 06-75, August 2006]

Close Encounters of an Inner Asian Kind: Tibetan-Muslim Co-Existence and Conflift Past and Present
[London: Crisis States Programme, London School of Economics, Crisis States Working Paper No. 68, September 2005]

Economic Dimensions of Autonomy and Right to Development in Tibet
[Montreal: International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, 2004]

Poverty by Design: The Economics of Discrimination in Tibet
[Montreal: Canada Tibet Committee, IBSN 0-9731527-0-2]

Urban Fault Lines in Shangri-La: Population and Economic Foundations of Interethnic Conflict in the Tibetan Areas of Western China
[Crisis States Programme, London School of Economics, Crisis States Working Paper No. 42, 2004]

The Revenge of Fiscal Maoism in China's Tibet
[International Institute of Social Studies. Working Paper No. 547. ISSN 0921-0210. 2012.]

Foggin, J.M.

Building New Partnerships for Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Tibetan Plateau Region: Recent Experiences in the Yangtze River Headwaters. (.pdf)
[Plenary paper: First International Conference on Environment & Development in West China, May 2004]


Foggin, Peter M.; Torrance, Marion E.; Foggin, Marc J.

Accessibility of Healthcare for Pastoralists in the Tibetan Plateau Region: A Case Study from Southern Quinghai Province, China .pdf

[In Ethnic Minorities and Regional Development in Asia Reality and Challenges. Huhua Cao (ed.), Amsterdam University Press, 83-91]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Comment on Winkler's interview

[in TibetInfoNew/ Auguts 28, 2008]

High Altitude Tibetan Populations in the Remote Himalaya: Social Transformations and its Demographic, Economic, and Ecological Consequences (.pdf)

[Mountain Research and Development. 1(1):5-18. 1981.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Beall, Cynthia M.

China's Birth Control Policy in the Tibet Autonomous Region: Myths and Realities (.pdf)
[Asian Survey. Vol. XXXI. 3: 285-303, March 1991.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Jiao, Ben; Beall, Cynthia M.; Tsering, Phuntso

Development and Change in Rural Tibet, Problems and Adaptations (.pdf)
[Asian Survey , 43: 5, pp. 758-779, 2003]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Jiao, Ben; Beall, C.M.; Tsering, Phuntso

Fertility and Family Planning in Rural Tibet (.pdf)
[The China Journal. 47: 19-40, 2002.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Childs, Geoff; and Wangdui, Puchung

"Beijing's "People First" Development Intiiative for the Tibet Autonomous Region's Rural Sector-A Case Study from the Shigatse Area"
[The China Journal. 63: 57-75, January 2010.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Childs, Geoff; and Wangdui, Puchung

"Going for Income" in village Tibet: a longitudinal analysis of change and adaptation, 1997-2007."
[Asian Survey. 48:3 May/June 2008, 513-534, 2008]

Gyatso, Sonam; Jiao, Ben; and Postliglione, Gerard A.

Education in Rural Tibet: Devolpment, Problems, and Adaptations
[Education and Social Change in China: Inequality in a Market Economy edited by Gerard A.  Postiglione. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2006. pp137-159]

Hillman, Ben

Ethnic Tourism and Ethnic Politics in Tibetan China (.pdf)
[Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Spring 2009]

Money Can't Buy Tibetan's Love (.pdf)

[Far Eastern Economic Review. April 2008]


Monastic Politics and the Local State in China: Authority and Autonomy in an Ethnically Tibetan Prefecture (.pdf)
[The China Journal, 54, pp. 29-51, July 2005]

Hu, Xiaojiang; Salazar, Miguel A.

Ethnicity, Rurality and Status: Hukou and the Institutional and Cultural Determinants of Social Status in Tibet
[The China Journal, No.60 (2008): 1-21]

Iselin, Lilian

Modern Education and Changing Identity Constructions in Amdo .pdf
[Himalaya XXX(1)17. 2010]

Kapstein, Matthew T.

A Thorn in the Dragon's Side: Tibetan Buddhist Culture in China (.pdf)

[In Governing China's Multi-Ethnic Frontier, edited byMorris Rossabi, 230-69. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2004.]

Ketola, Tarja

Developing Tibet into a Special Sustainability Zone in China? (.pdf)

[Lakkala, Hanna and Vehmas, Jarmo (eds.). 2011. Trends and Future of Sustainable Development. Proceedings of the conference "Trends and Future of Sustainable Development," 9-10 June 2011. Tampere, Finland. FFRC eBook 15/2011. Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku.126-137.]

Ma, Rong

Bilingual Education for China's Ethnic Minorities  (.pdf)
[Chinese Education and Society, vol. 40, no. 2, March/April 2007, pp. 9–25.]

The Development of Minority Education and the Practice of Bilingual Education in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region  (.pdf)
[Front. Educ China 2009, 4(2): 188–251. 2009.]

Education of Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China  (.pdf)
[International Symposium on China's Positive Policies in Minority Education: Plural Persepctives, Dickinson College, USA, April 14-15 2006.]

Ethnic Relations in Contemporary China: Cultural Tradition and Ethnic Policies Since 1949  (.pdf)
[Policy and Society, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2006), pp. 85-108]

A New Perspective in Guiding Ethnic Relations in the 21st Century: 'De-politicization' of Ethnicity in China  (.pdf)
[Asian Ethnicity, Volume 8, Number 3 (October 2007), pp. 199-217]

Economic Development, Labor Transference, and Minority Education in the West of China  (.pdf)
[Development and Society Volume 32, Number 2 (December 2003): 125-145]

Han and Tibetan Residential Patterns in Lhasa  (.pdf)
[The China Quarterly No. 128 (December 1991), pp. 814-835.]

Nation-building and Ethnicity  (.pdf)
[Social Change in the Age of Globalization, 2006, Leiden: Koninklijki Brill NV, pp. 251-260]

Nation-building of China's Pluralist Unity and the Future Perspectives  (.pdf)
[Journal of Indian Anthropology Society, 33: 47-57 (1998)]

Economic Patterns of the Tibet Autonomous Region: The Past and Present  (.pdf)
[Population, Ethnicity, and Nation-building, 1995, pp. 37-75]

Marriages and Spouse Selection in Tibet  (.pdf)
[Development and Society Volume 30, Number 1 (June 2001), pp. 79-117]

Migrant and Ethnic Integration in the Process of Socio-economic Change in Inner Mongolia, China: A Village Study  (.pdf)
[Nomadic Peoples, Number 33: 1993, pp. 173-191.]

Ma, Rong; Tanzen Lhundup

Temporary Migrants in Lha Sa in 2005  (.pdf)
[ Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 4 (2008) ]

Magnusson, Jan

Tibetan Refugees As Objects of Development. Indian Development Philosophy And Refugee Resistance In The Establishment of Lukzung Samdrupling, The First Tibetan Refugee Settlement In India (.pdf)
[ Himalaya XXX (1)19. 2010]

Makley, Charlene

Minzu, Market and the Mandala: National Exhibitionism and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-mao China (.pdf)
[ In Faiths on Display: Religion, Tourism, and the Chinese State, edited by Tim Oakes and Donald S. Sutton, 127-56. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.]

Postiglione, Gerard; Jiao, Ben; and Xiaoliang, Li

Education Change and Development in Nomadic Communities of the Tibetan Autonomous Region

(TAR) (.pdf)
[International Journal of Chinese Education, 89-105, 2005.]

Postiglione, Gerard A.; Jiao, Ben; and Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Education in the Tibetan Autonomous Region: policies and practices in rural and nomadic

communities. (.pdf)
[Education Reform in China: Changing concepts, contexts and practices. Janette Ryan (ed.), 

Routledge. May 2006]

RGTFP (Neidi Zangzu liudong renkou yanjiu  keti zu [The Research Group of Tibetan Floating People])

Cong zai neidi de Zangzu liudong renkou zhuangkuang kan Han Zang minzu guanxi: yi Chengdu shi zangzu liudong renkou zhuangkuang weili [Han-Tibetan ethnic relations from the perspective of Tibetan migrants in the interior: a case study of the situation of the mobile Tibetan population in Chengdu] .pdf
[Zhongguo zang xue [China Tibetology] 2, (2012)]

Schrempf, Mona

Introduction: Figurations and Representations of Modernity
[V. Houben and M. Schrempf (eds.), Figurations of Modernity - Global and Local Representations in Comparative Perspective, pp. 7-20, 2008]

The Earth-ox and the Snowlion
[T. Huber (ed.), Tibetan Revival in Modern Amdo: Society and Culture During the Late 20th Century (PIATS, Leiden, Brill Academic Publishers), pp. 147-171, 2002]

Taming the Earth, Controlling the Cosmos: Transformation of Space in Tibetan Buddhist and Bon-po Ritual Dance
[T. Huber (ed.), Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places in Tibetan Culture (Dharamsala, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives), pp. 198-224.]

Schrempf, Mona; Hayes, Jack

From Temple to Commodity? Tourism in Songpan and the Bon Monasteries of A'mdo Shar khog
[Samten Karmay and Donatella Rossi (eds.), Bon: the Everlasting Religion of Tibet. Tibetan Studies in Honour of Professor David L. Snellgrove, East and West (IsIAO) 59 (1-4): 285-312.]

Tashi, Nyima

Development Discourses on the Tibetan Plateau: Urbanization and Expropriation of Farmland in Dartsedo (.pdf)

[Himalaya. XXX (1-2): 79-91, 2010.]


In the name of conservation and harmonious development: The separation of pastoralists from pastures in Tibet (.pdf)

[In On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society. Tibetan and Uyghurs in Socialist China. Trine Brox and Ildiko Beller-Hann (eds.), 127-158, 2014.]

Tanzen Lhundup; Ma, Rong

Temporary Labor Migration in Three Cities of the Tibet Autonomous Region
[In China's Internal and International Migration, edited by Li Peilin and Laurence Roulleau-Berger. New York: Routledge, 2013]

Turek, Magdalene Maria

"In This Body and Life" The Religious and Social Significance of Hermits and Hermitages in Eastern Tibet Today and During Recent History
[PhD dissertation. Universität zu Berlin. 22.01.2013.]

Wang, Xiuhong; Zheng, Du; and Shen, Yuancu
   Land Use Change and its Driving Forces on the Tibetan Plateau During 1990-2000

   [Catena 72 (2008) 56–66]

Wilk, Richard

Decision Making and Resource Flows Within the Household: Beyond the Black Box .pdf
[In The Household Economy. Reconsidering the Domestic Mode of Production. Richard R. Wilk (ed.), Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 23-53, 1989.]

Winkler, Daniel

Interview on the role of Caterpillar fungus in the rural Tibetan economy.
[TibetInfoNet. August 28, 2008]

Wu, Bijun

Chengdu Zangzu yimin shehui ronghe de xianzhuang yu yingxiang yinsu fenxi [An analysis of the factors influencing the social integration of Tibetan migrants in Chengdu] .pdf
[Journal of the Party School of Province-level of Sichuan Province Committee of CCP, Vol.3, (2010): 84-87.]

Xiaojiang, Hu; Salazer, Miguel A.

Market Formation and Transformation: Private Business in Lhasa.pdf
[In Contemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region, edited by Barry utman and June Teufel Dreyer, 166-189. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2006.]

Yeh, Emily T.

Tropes of Indolence and the Cultural Politics of Development in Lhasa, Tibet .pdf
[Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 97(3): 593-612, 2007.]

'An Open Lhasa Welcomes You’: Disciplining the Researcher in Tibet .pdf
[In Doing Fieldwork in China, edited by Maria Heimer and Stig Thøgersen, 96-109. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2006]

Yeh, Emily T. and Henderson, Mark

Interpreting Urbanization in Tibet: Administrative Scales and Discourses of Modernization (.pdf)

[JIATS (Journal of the International Association of Tibet Studies). Special Issue. Guest eds. Ken Bauer, Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer, and Daniel Winkler. "In the Shadow of the Leaping Dragon: Demography, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas." Issue 4. December 2008]

Zhang, Tracy Y.

Carpet Worlds: The Construction of a Commodity Hierarchy and the Politics of Difference in Lhasa .pdf

In On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China edited by Trine Brox and Ildikó Bellér-Hann, 98-126. Copenhagen: NIAS Press.