2017 Davidov, V. Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2013 Davidov, V. Ecotourism and Cultural Production: An Anthropology of Indigenous Spaces in Ecuador. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.

2013  Büscher, B. and Davidov, V. eds. The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus: Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows.  London: Routledge

Peer-reviewed articles

2016 “Social Lives and Symbolic Capital: Indigenous ‘Oil Lawsuits’ as Sites of Order and Disorder Making” Social Analysis 60(3): 57-75.

2016 Davidov, V. “Time and the NGOther: Development and Temporalities in an Ecuadorian Village.” Critique of Anthropology 36(1): 27-43.

2016 Davidov, V. and Nelson, I. “It’s About Time: Temporality as a Lens for NGO Studies” Critique of Anthropology 36(1): 3-12.

2015 Davidov, V. “Beyond Formal Environmentalistm: Eco-Nationalism and the ‘Ringing Cedars’ of Russia.” Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment: The Journal of Culture & Agriculture 37(1): 2-13.

2015 Büscher, B. and Davidov, V. “Environmentally Induced Displacements in the Ecotourism- Extraction Nexus” Area doi: 10.1111/area.12153 (special issue on environmentally induced displacements)

2014 Davidov, V. “Land, Copper, Flora: Dominant Materialities and the Making of Ecuador’s Resource Environments.” Anthropological Quarterly 87(1): 31-58.

2013 Davidov, V. “Copper Mining vs. Oil Extraction: Divergent and Differentiated Environmental Subjectivities in ‘Post-Neoliberal’ Ecuador.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 18(3): 485-504.

2013 Davidov, V. “Amazonia as Pharmacopia.” Critique of Anthropology 33(3): 243-262.

2013 Davidov, V. “Soviet Gold as Sign and Value: Anthropological Musings on Literary Texts as Cultural Artifacts.” Etnofoor 25(1): 15-28.

2012 Davidov, V. “From a Blind Spot to a Nexus: Building On Existing Trends in Knowledge Production to Study the Co-presence of Ecotourism and Extraction.” Environment and Society: Advances in Research 3: 78-102.

2012 Davidov, V. “‘Pedagogical’ and Ethnographic Fictions and Metanarratives of Development: 1 World Manga.” Journal of Development Studies 49(3): 398-411. (Reprinted in Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Televisions, and Social Media, D. Lewis, D. Rogers, and M. Woolcock eds., London: Routledge, 2013)

2012 Davidov, V. “Saving Nature or Performing Sovereignty? Ecuador’s Initiative to ‘Keep Oil in the Ground.’” Anthropology Today 28(3): 12-15.

2012 Swing, K., Davidov, V. and Schwartz, B. “Oil Development on Traditional Lands of Indigenous Peoples: Coinciding Perceptions on Two Continents.” Journal of Developing Societies 28(2): 257-280. (Special issue “The New Politics of Mineral Extraction in Latin America” guest-edited by Barbara Hogenboom.)

2012 Davidov, V. “From Colonial Primitivism to Ecoprimitivism: Constructing the Indigenous ‘Savage’” Arcadia 46(2): 467-487.

2010 Davidov, V. “Shamans and Shams: The Cultural Effects of Tourism in Ecuador.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 15(2): 387-410.

2010 Davidov, V. “Aguinda v. Texaco Inc.: Expanding Indigenous ‘Expertise’ Beyond Ecoprimitivism.” Journal of Legal Anthropology 2(1): 147-164.

2004 Davidov, V. “Representing Representations: The Ethics of Filming at Ground Zero.” Visual Studies 19(2):162-169.


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