Rankin_CulturalPoliticsBOOKS

Rankin, K. N. 2004. The Cultural Politics of Markets: Economic Liberalization and Social Change in Nepal. Pluto Press and University of Toronto Press. Order here.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Rankin, K.N., Nightingale, A.J., Hamal, P. and Sigdel, T. (forthcoming). ‘The Politics of Post-Conflict Transition in Nepal’s Agrarian Districts,’ Journal of Peasant Studies.

Nightingale, A.J., Bhattarai, A., Ojha, H.R., Sigdel, T., and Rankin, K. (forthcoming). ‘Fragmented Public Authority and State Un/making in the ‘New’ Republic of Nepal,’ Modern Asian Studies.

McLean, H. and Rankin, K. N. 2015. Inner-Suburban Neighbourhoods, Activist Research, and the Social Space of the Commercial Street, ACME 14(4): 1283-1308.

Rankin, K. N. and H. McLean. 2015. ‘Governing the commercial streets of the city: New terrains of disinvestment and gentrification in Toronto’s inner suburbs’, Antipode 47(1): 216-239.

Nightingale, A. J. and K. N. Rankin. 2014. ‘Political Transformations: Collaborative Feminist Scholarship in Nepal,’ special issue on ‘Gender in the Himalaya’ in Himalaya 34(1): 105-117.

Rankin, K.N. 2013. ‘A Critical Geography of Poverty Finance,’ Third World Quarterly 34(4): 551-572.

Rankin, K.N. 2013. ‘Polanyian Pedagogies in Planning and Economic Geography,’ Environment and Planning A 45: 1650-1655.

Rankin, K. 2011. ‘Assemblage and the Politics of Thick Description,’ City 15(5): 671-677.

Rankin, K. N. and J. Delaney. 2011. ‘Community BIAs as Practices of Assemblage: Contingent Politics in the Neoliberal City,’ Environment and Planning A 43:1363-1380.

Mazer, K. and K.N. Rankin. 2011. ‘The Social Space of Gentrification: Limits to Neighborhood Accessibility in Toronto’s Downtown West,’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 29(5): 822 – 839.

Rankin, K. N. 2010. ‘Toward a more ambitious role for economic geography in response to the Global Financial Crisis’, Dialogues in Human Geography 1(1), 26-28.

Rankin, K. N. 2010. ‘Reflexivity and post-colonial critique: Toward an ethics of accountability in planning praxis,’ Planning Theory 9(3): 1-19.

Rankin, K. N. 2009. ‘Planning praxis and critical development studies,’ City 13(2-3): 216-226.

Rankin, K. N. 2008. ‘Manufacturing rural finance in Vietnam: Contested governance, market societies, entrepreneurial subjects,’ Geoforum 39(6): 1965-1977.

Shakya, Y. B. and K. N. Rankin. 2008. ‘The Politics of Subversion in Development Practice: Microfinance in Nepal and Vietnam,’ Journal of Development Studies 44(8): 1214-1235.

Goonewardena, K. and K. N. Rankin. 2004. ‘The Desire Called Civil Society: A Contribution to the Critique of a Bourgeois Category,’ Planning Theory 3(2): 117-149.

Goonewardena, K., K. N. Rankin and S. Weinstock. 2004. ‘Diversity and Planning Education: A Canadian Perspective,’ Canadian Planning and Policy [a joint initiative of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Canadian Journal of Urban Research (CJUR), formerly a CJUR supplement] 13:1 Supplement 2004: 1-27.

Rankin, K. N. 2003. ‘Anthropologies and Geographies of Globalization,’ Progress in Human Geography 27(6): 708-734.

Rankin, K. N. 2003. ‘Cultures of Economies: Gender and Socio-Spatial Change in Nepal,’ Gender, Place and Culture 10(2): 111-129.

Rankin, K. N. 2002. ‘Social Capital, Microfinance, and the Politics of Development,’ Journal of Feminist Economics 8(1): 1-24. [Reprinted in Jude Fernando, ed., 2006. Perils and Prospects of Micro-Credit: Neoliberalism and Cultural Politics of Empowerment (London: Routledge), pp. 89-111.

Mayer, M. and K. N. Rankin. 2002. ‘Social Capital and (Community) Development: a North/South perspective,’ Antipode 34(4): 804-808.

Rankin, K. N. 2001. ‘Governing Development: Neoliberalism, Microcredit, and Rational Economic Woman,’ Economy and Society 30(1): 18-37.

Rankin, K. N. 2001. ‘Planning and the Politics of Social Needs: Lessons from Financial Market Regulation in Nepal,’ International Planning Studies 6(1): 89-102.

Henders, S. J., et al. [8 co-authors]. 2001. ‘Democracy and Identity Conflicts in Asia: Identifying the Issues for Canada and Multilateral Institutions’, Canadian Foreign Policy 9(1): 55-66.

Rankin, K. N. 1996. ‘Planning for Equity: Ethical Principles from Newar Representations of Finance,’ Studies in Nepali History and Society 1(2): 395-421.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Ninglekhu, S. and Rankin, K. N. (forthcoming). ‘The Urban Poor: The Urban Majority and Everyday Life,’ pp. 260-275) in Bain, A. and Peake, L., eds., Globalization in an Urban Context. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Rankin, K. N. and K. Kamizaki. 2015. ‘Commercial gentrification on the streets of Toronto’s neighborhoods,’ pp. 140-169 in Kasinitz, P., Xiangming, C., Zukin, S., eds., Global Cities, Local Streets, New York: Routledge.

Nightingale, A. J. and Rankin, K. N. 2015. ‘The Challenges for Adaptation to Climate Change in Nepal: social marginalisation and contentious politics,’ pp. 53-64 in Shrestha, K, Ojha, H, McManus, P, Rubbo, A, Dhote, K, eds Inclusive Urbanization: Rethinking Policy, Practice, and Research in the Age of Climate Change. New York: Routledge.

Rankin, K.N. 2012. ‘Economic Geographies of Global Governance: Rules, rationalities, and ‘relational comparisons’, pp. 307-323. In Barnes T, Sheppard E, Peck J, eds, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography. Oxford: Blackwell.

Rankin, K. N. 2012. ‘The Praxis of Planning and Contributions of Critical Development Studies’, pp. 102-116. In Brenner N, Marcuse P and Mayer M, eds, Cities for People, Not for Profit. New York: Routledge.

Rankin K. N. 2009. ‘Globalization, Cultural’, pp. 570-580. In Kitchin R, Thrift N (eds) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Volume 4. Oxford: Elsevier.

Ninglekhu, S. and K. N. Rankin, 2008, ‘Neighborhood Associations as Civic Space in Kathmandu: Progressive and Regressive Possibilities,’ pp. 151-174. In Amrita Daniere and Michael Douglass (eds.), The Politics of Civic Space in Asia: Building Urban Communities. New York: Routledge.

Rankin, K. N. and Y. B. Shakya, 2007, ‘Neoliberalising the Grassroots: Microfinance and the Politics of Development in Nepal,’ pp. 48-76. In Kim England and Kevin Ward (eds.), Neo-liberalisation: Networks, States, Peoples. Oxford: Blackwell.

Rankin, K.N, 2006. ‘Social Capital, Microfinance, and the Politics of Development,’ pp. 89-111. In Jude Fernando, (ed.), Perils and Prospects of Micro-Credit: Neoliberalism and Cultural Politics of Empowerment. London: Routledge.

Rankin, K. N. 2003. ‘Neoliberalism and Newar Economics of Practice: Gender and the Politics of Consciousness in a Nepalese Merchant Community,’ pp. 127-146. In Gracia Clark (ed.), Gender and Economic Life, in the series Monographs in Economic Anthropology. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

Rankin, K. N. and K. Goonewardena. 2003. ‘The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Asia: Democracy Beyond Democracy,’ pp. 95-116. In Susan Henders (ed.), Identity and Ethnic Conflict in Asia. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield. 

Rankin, K. N. 1999. ‘The Predicament of Labor: Kamaiya Practices and the Ideology of Freedom,’ pp. 27-45. In H. Skar (ed.), Nepal: Tharu and Tarai Neighbors. Biblioteca Himalayica Series III, Volume 16, ed. H.K. Kuloy. Kathmandu: Biblioteca Himalayica.

BOOK REVIEWS

Silvey, R. and K.N. Rankin. 2012. ‘Historical Ethnography and Critical Development Studies in Geography: A Dialogue,’ Review symposium in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(2): 499-500.

Rankin, K.N. 2012. ‘Subalterneity, Ethnography, and Praxis,’ Review symposium in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(2): 508-510.

Rankin, K.N. 2012. ‘Pedagogy, Critique and the Politics of Double Agency in Poverty Capital,’ Review symposium in Antipode  44(2): 522-528.

Rankin, K.N. 2010. ‘Pedagogical contributions and challenges in The Will to Improve,’ Review symposium in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 100(1): 6-8.

Rankin, K. N. 2007. Review of The Anthropology of Development and Globalization: From Classical Political Economy to Contemporary Neoliberalism (edited by Marc Edelman and Angelique Haugerud), Progress in Human Geography 31(6): 853-855.

Rankin, K. N. 2005. Review of High Frontiers: Dolpo and the Changing World of Himalayan Pastoralists (by Kenneth M. Bauer), Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (formerly Man), 11(2), 384-385.

Rankin, K. N. 2005. Review of The Anthropology of Space and Place: Locating Culture (edited by Setha Lowe and Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga), Progress in Human Geography, 29(1): 107-108.

Rankin, K. N. 2004. Review of Gender, Development and Globalization (by Lourdes Benería), Journal of the American Planning Association 70(4): 493-4.

Rankin, K. N. 1994. ‘Review of Mutual Regards: America and Nepal Seen through Each Other’s Eyes,’ (co-authored by S.M. Tamang, B.B. Tamang, D.H. Holmberg and K.S. March), Contributions to Nepalese Studies 21(1): 131-135.

REPORTS AND MONOGRAPHS

Rankin, K. N., Kamazaki, K. and McLean, H. 2013. ‘The State of Business in Mount Dennis’, West-End Local Economic Development (WELED), http://www.weled.ca/.

Nightingale, A. and K. N. Rankin. 2012. ‘Peace Building from the Grassroots? The practices and challenges of local democracy in Nepal,’ Landscapes of Democracy: the cultural politics of governance in Nepal, Briefing Note 2, January 2012, http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/anightin/Landscapes/.

Nightingale, A. and K. N. Rankin. 2009. ‘How is democratic governance understood and performed in local communities in Nepal?,’ Landscapes of Democracy: the cultural politics of governance in Nepal, Briefing Note, March 2009, http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/anightin/Landscapes/.

Rankin, K. N. 1995. ‘Social Soundness Analysis for Women’s Participation in Market Access for Rural Development,’ paper submitted to USAID/Nepal, published as a special report, 1995, 36 pp.

Rankin, K. N. 1991. Choosing the Right Bank: An Investment in Your Community. Washington, DC: American Bar Association, 1991, 44 pp.

Pradhan, Bina and K. N. Rankin. 1991. ‘Local Impact of a Watershed Management Project (A Case Study of Shivapuri),’ Working Paper Series, Centre for Women and Development.