Tibetan Nomads

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Books and Articles

Bai, W. Q.; et al. 

Bailey J.F.; B. Healy; H. Jianlin; L. Sherchang; S.L. Pradhan; et al.

Banks, Tony 

Barrett, Christopher B.

  • Rural Poverty Dynamics: Development Policy Implications [2003.]

Bauer, Kenneth

  • Development and the Enclosure Movement in Pastoral Tibet Since the 1980s.
    [Nomadic Peoples, 9(1 &2):53-81. 2005. (In English).]
  • Development and the Enclosure Movement in Pastoral Tibet Since the 1980s.
    [Nomadic Peoples, 9(1 &2):53-81.2005. (In Chinese).]
  • Common Property and Power: Insights from a Spatial Analysis of Historical and Contemporary Pasture Boundaries among Pastoralists in Central Tibet.
    [Journal of Political Ecology, 13, 2006.]
  • Common Property and Power: Insights from a Spatial Analysis of Historical and Contemporary Pasture Boundaries among Pastoralists in Central Tibet.
    [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]
  • The cultural ecology of yak production in Dolpo, West Nepal.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Bauer, Kenneth and Childs, Geoff

  • Demographics, Development, and the Environment in Tibetan Areas.
    [JIATS (Journal of the International Association of Tibet Studies), no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5568, 8 pp]

Bauer, Kenneth and Yonten, Nyima

  • Laws and Regulations Impacting the Enclosure Movement on the Tibetan Plateau of China.
    [Himalaya. XXX (1-2): 23-39, 2010]

Beimatsho

  • 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]

Beall, Cynthia M. , Melvyn C. Goldstein

  • Dietary Seasonality among Tibetan Nomads
    [Research & Exploration 9(4): 477-479]
  • Mongolian Nomads
    [National Geographic Magazine: May 1993]
  • High Prevalence of Excess Fat and Central Fat Patterning Among Mongolian Passtoral Nomads
    [American Journal of Human Biology 4(6): 747-756. 1992]
  • The Changing World of Mongolia's Nomads
    [University of California Press. 1994]

Beall, Cynthia M. , Melvyn C. Goldstein, & The Tibetan Academy of Social Sciences

Bedunah, Donald J. & Harris, Richard B.

  • Past, Present & Future: Rangelands in China
    [Rangelands 24(4):17-22, 2002.]

Brower, B.; Dennis, A.

  • Yak grazing and forest dynamics in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development.]

Buffetrill, Katia

  • A controversy on vegetarianism
    [In Roberto Vitali (ed.) Trails of the Tibetan Tradition, Papers for Elliot Sperling. Dharamsala, Amye Machen Institute. 2014: 113-128]

Cai, Ga; H. A.; and Tang, Z.

  • Yushu Zhou dongchongziacao ziyuan xianzhuang ji guanli duice (.pdf) [Current status of catepillar fungus resources and the management strategy in Jekundo.]
    [Qinghai Journal of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences (Qinghai Xumu Xhouyi Zazhi) 35(4): 54.]

Cencetti, Elisa

  • Tibetan Plateau Grassland Protection: Tibetan Herders' Ecological Conceptions Versus State Policies
    [Himalaya. XXX (1-2): 39-51, 2010.]

Cerny, Astrid

  • Going Where the Grass is Greener: China Kazaks and the Oralman immigration policy in Kazakhstan
    [Pastorialism. 1(2). 2010]

Chang, D. H. S.

  • The Vegetation Zonation of the Tibetan Plateau
    [Mountain Research and Development. 1 (1): 29-48. 1981.Access restricted due to license; may be available at JSTOR site. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3672945.]

Cheng, Guodong and Wu, Tonghua

  • Responses of Permafrost to Climate Change and Their Environmental Significance, Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
    [Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 112, June 2007]

Chos-bstan-rgyal

  • Following the Herds: Rhythms of Tibetan Pastoral Life in Amdo
    (www.plateauculture.org/writing/following-herds-rhythms-tibetan-pastoral-life-mdo)
    [Asian Highlands Perspectives, 32(2014): 1-212]

Chu, Duo; Lu, Lixin; and Zhang, Tingjun.

  • Sensitivity of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to Seasonal and Interannual Climate Conditions in the Lhasa Area, Tibetan Plateau, China.
    [Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research Journal. Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado. 39(4):635-641. (Nov., 2007).]

Cincotta, Richard P.; Van Soest; Peter J.; Robertson, James B.; Beall, Cynthia M.; and Goldstein, Melvyn C.

  • Foraging Ecology of Livestock on the Tibetan Changtang: A Comparison of Three Adjacent Grazing Areas
    [Arctic and Alpine Research. 23(2): 149-61, 1991.]

Ciren Yangzong

  • The Household Responsibility Contract System and the Question of Grassland Protection
    [Master Thesis. University of Tromso. 2006]

Clarke, Graham E.

  • Socio-Economic Change and the Environment in a Pastoral Area of Lhasa Municipality
    [G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 97-119]
  • Development, Society and Environment in Tibet
    [G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 1-45]
  • Aspects of the Social Organisation of Tibetan Pastoral Communities
    [NARITA 1992. Reprinted from: Tibetan Studies, Proceedings of the 5th Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, NARITA 1989.]

Costello, Susan

  • The Flow of Wealth in Golok Pastoralist Society: Towards an Assessment of Local Financial Resources for Economic Development
    [Barnett, Robert; Schwartz, Ronald (eds.). Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS), 2003. Volume 11: Tibetan Modernities. Access restricted due to license; may be available at brillonline site. http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/9789047428237. DOI: 10.1163/ej.9789004155220.i-458.17.]

Craig, Sienna

  • Pasture Management, Indigenous Veterinary Care and the role of the Horse in Mustang, Nepal
    [Daniel J. Miller and Sienna Craig (eds.). Rangelands and Pastoral Development in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas. Proceedings of a Regional Experts' Meeting. Kathmandu, Nepal. 1996.]

Dasgupta, Shreya

  • Overpopulation and grazing imperils nomadic lifestyle and wildlife in Ladakh
    [Mongabay.com, Environmental News, August 23, 2013]

Davidson, Grant; Behnke, R. H.; and Kerven, C.

  • Implications of Rangeland Enclosure Policy on the Tibetan Plateau
    [IHDP, Update 2: 59-62. 2008.]

Dawa, Tsering and Farrington, John D.

  • Conflict Between Nomadic Herders and Brown Bears in the Byang Thang Region of Tibet
    [JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5557, 42 pp.]

Dbang 'dus sgrol ma

  • The Ecological Migration Project: The Case of Ca Chog Mtsho Sngon (Qinghai) Province, China
    [Asian Highlands Perspectives 18: Environmental Issues Facing Tibetan Pastoral Communities. 2012]

Dbang 'dus sgrol ma; Dkon mchog dge legs; et al

  • Environmental Issues Facing Tibetan Pastoral Communities
    [CK Stuart and G Roche, eds. Asian Highlands Perspectives 18. 2012]

Dideron, Sylvie; Beerling, Marie-Louise

  • The Socioeconomic Situation of Herders in Guoluo Prefecture
    [Wageningen, N.;Wenjun, S. (ed.), The Living Plateau: Changing Lives of Herders in Qinghai - Concluding Seminar of Qinghai Livestock Development Project. 2001. ISBN: 92-9115-376-1. Access restricted due to license; may be available at ICIMOD site.]

Dong, Shikui;Long, Ruijun; Hu Zizhi; Ding Luming; and Xi Meiyong

  • Influence of Grazing Intensity on Performance of Perennial Grass Mixtures in the Alpine Region of theTibetan Plateau.
    [New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 46: 175-183. 2003.]

Dong, Shikui; Long, Ruijun; and Kang, Muyi

  • Milking Performance of China Yak (Bos grunniens): A Preliminary Report.
    [African Journal of Agricultural Research. 2(3): 52-57. 2007.]

Droma, Tsamcho

  • The Changes of the Social Status of Tibetan Women in Nomadic Area: A Survey on the Women in Nyerong County
    [Tibetan Studies, pp. 111-120, 2013]

Du, Fachun

  • Ecological Resettlement for Tibetan Herder in the Sanjiangyuan: A Case study in Madoi County of Qinghai.
    [Nomadic Peoples 16(1):116-133, 2012]
  • A Study on the Rationale and Consequences of Ecological Migration in the Sanjiangyuan of the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau.
    [Canadian Diversity 8(1): 27-31, 2011]

Ekvall, Robert B

  • Cultural Relations on the Kansu-Tibetan Border
    [Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.]

  • Demographic Aspects of Tibetan Nomadic Pastoralism
    [Population Growth: Anthropological Implications by Brian Spooner, (1972), pp. 269-285.]

  • Some Differences in Tibetan land tenure and utilization
    [Sinologica. 4(1): 39-48. 1956.] \

  • The High-Pasturage ones of Tibet also grow old
    [Proceedings of the American Philisophical Society, 124 (6): 429-437. December 1980.]

Feng, Lu

  • Change Four Dimensions of Civilization to Construct Eco-civilization.
    [Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 90-91.]

Fischer, Andrew

  • Subsistence and Rural Livelihood Strategies in Tibet Under Rapid Economic and Social Transition.
    [JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5569, 49 pp.]

Foggin, J.M.

  • Biodiversity protection and the search for sustainability in Tibetan plateau grasslands.
    [PhD dissertation. Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. 397 pp 2000.]

  • Building new partnerships for conservation and sustainable development in the Tibetan Plateau region: Recent experiences in the Yangtze River headwaters. [Plenary paper presented at the First International Conference on Environment & Development in West China, sponsored by the China Association of Science & Technology (CAST), held in Xian, China, in May 2004. Xining, China: Plateau Perspectives.]

  • Depopulating the Tibetan grasslands: The role of national policies and perspectives for the future of Tibetan herders, Qinghai Province, China. [Mountain Research and Development 28(1): 26-31.]

  • Local Communities and Conservation on the Tibetan Plateau: Two case studies of collaborative management in the Sanjiangyuan region. [Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 50-54.]

  • Another article by J. M. Foggin that may be of interest: Rethinking "Ecological Migration: and the value of cultural continuity: A response to Wang, Song, and Hu. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 40(1): 100-101. doi: 10.1007/s13280-010-0105-05 [Access restricted due to license; may be available via publisher site.]

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

  • Accessibility of Healthcare for Pastoralists in the Tibetan Plateau Region: A Case Study from Southern Quinghai Province, China.
    [In Ethnic Minorities and Regional Development in Asia Reality and Challenges. Huhua Cao (ed.), Amsterdam University Press, 83-91]

Foggin, J.M., and Smith, A.T.

  • Rangeland utilization and biodiversity on the alpine grasslands of Qinghai Province, People's Republic of China; The use of regional and county-level datasets.
    [Pp. 247-258 in BWG/CCICED, Conserving China's Biodiversity (II). Beijing, China: China Environmental Science Press. 2001.] 

Foggin, Peter M.; Torrance, Marion E.; Dorjec, Drashi; Xuric, Wenzha; Foggin, J. Marc; and Torrance, Jane

  • Assessment of the Health Status and Risk Factors of Kham Tibetan Pastoralists in the Alpine Grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau. [Social Science and Medicine. 63 (2006): 2512–2532.]

Fox, Joseph L.; Mathiesen, Per; Yangzom, Drolma; Næss, Marius W.; and Binrong, Xu

  • Modern Wildlife Conservation Initiatives and the Pastoralist/Hunter Nomads of Northwestern Tibet.
    [Rangifer. Special Issue 15: 17-27, 2004.]

Fox, Joseph L.; Yangzong, Ciren; Dhondup, Kelsang; Dorji, Tsechoe; and Richard, Camille

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Pastoralism on the Northwest Tibetan Plateau: Coexistence or Conflict? [JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5558, 21 pp]

Fox, Joseph L.; Dhondup, Kelsang; and Dorji, Tsechoe

  • Tibetan antelope and new rangeland management activities in and around the Aru Basin, Chang Tang Nature Reserve. [Report to the Tibet Autonomous Region Forestry Bureau. 5 February 2008. pp.1-13.]

Fox, Joseph L. & Dorji, Tsechoe

  • Tibetan Antelope Traditional Hunting, its Relation to Antelope Migration, and its Rapid Transformation in the Western Chang Tang Nature Reserve.
    [University of Tromso & Tibet University]

Frauenfeld, Oliver W.; Zhang, Tingjun; and Serreze, Mark C.

  • Climate Change and Variability Using European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Renalysis (ERA-40) Temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau.
    [Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, 2005]

Gao, Y.H.; Luo, P.; Wu, N.; Chen, H.; and Wang, G.X.

  • Grazing Intensity Impacts on Carbon Sequestration in an Alpine Meadow on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau.
    [Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. 3(6): 642-647. 2007.]

Gao, Y.H.; Luo, P.; Wu, N.; Yi, S.; and Chen, Huai.

  • Biomass and Nitrogen Responses to Grazing Intensity in an Alpine Meadow on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau.
    [Polish Journal of Ecology. 55.3. p469-479. 2007]

Gaerrang

  • The Alternative to Development on the Tibetan Plateau: Preliminary Research on the Anti-Slaughter Movement 
    [Revue d'Etudes Tibetaines, 21, October 2011, p31-43]

Gasse, F.; Derbyshire, E.

  • Environmental changes in the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas - Preface.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 120 (1-2): 1-3.1996. doi: 10.1016/0031-0182(95)00030-5. [Access restricted due to license; may be available via publisher site.]

Gelek, Lobsong

  • The Washu Serthar: A Nomadic Community of Eastern Tibet.
    [G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 47-58]
  • Nomads of Tibet: Anthropological Fieldwork Reports from China.
    [Manuscripts, 2002.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Goldstein, Melvyn C. & Beall, Cynthia M.

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Beall, Cynthia M.; and Cincotta, Richard P.

Gongbuzeren, Yanbo Li, Wenjun Li

  • China's Rangeland Management Policy Debates: What Have We Learned?
    [Rangeland Ecology & Management 68: 305-314, 2015.]
  • Grassland Laws of the People's Republic of China.
    [china.org.cn. Adopted June 18, 1985.]
    [http://www.china.org.cn/environment/2007-08/20/content_1034338.htm]
  • Ammended Grassland Law of the People's Republic of China
    [english.gov.cn. Adopted March 1, 2003.]
    [http://english.gov.cn/laws/2005-10/09/content_75387.htm]
  • Several Opinions of the State Council on promoting sound and rapid development of pastoral areas.
    [english.gov.cn. August 9, 2011. In English.]
    [In Chinese: http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2011-08/09/content_1922237.htm]

Gruschke, Andreas

  • Nomads Without Pastures? Globalization, Regionalization, and Livelihood Security of Nomads and Former Nomads in Northern Khams.
    [JIATS, no. 4 (December 2008), THL #T5570, 40 pp.]
  • Yushu Nomads on the Move: How can the use of pastoralist resources be sustainable?
    [Selection of Presentations from the "Human Dimensions of Ecological Conservation in the Tibetan Plateau Region" International Symposium. Xining, Qinghai, China. 21-26 August, 2011. pp 61-81.]
  • From Yak Herders to Yartsa Traders: Tibetan Nomads and New Market Options in Qinghai's Yushu Region.
    [China Tibetology 1: S95-118, March 2011]
  • Tibetan Patoralists in Transition. Political Change and State Interventions in Nomad Societies.
    [H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 273-289. 2012]
  • Nomads and their Market Relations in Eastern Tibet's Yushu Region: The Impact of Caterpillar Fungus.
    [In Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems. Markets and Livelihoods. Jörg Gertel and Richard LeHeron (eds.), Farnham: Ashgate, 211-229, 2011]

Gruschke, Andreas; Breuer, Ingo

  • Tibetan Pastoralists and Development Negotiating the Futures of Grassland Livelihoods.
    [Gruschke, Andreas, Breuer, Ingo. 2007. Reichert Verlag Publishing]

Gurung, G.; McVeigh, C.

  • Pastoral management and yak rearing in Manang's Nar-Phu valley.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Hafner, Silke; Unteregelsbacher, Sebastian; Seeber, Elke; et al.

  • Effect of grazing on carbon stocks and assimilate partitioning in a Tibetan montane pasture revealed by 13CO2 pulse labeling.[Global Change Biology 18: 528-538. 2012]

Han, J.G.; Zhang, Y.J.; Wang, C.J.; Bai, W.M.; Wang, J.R.; Han, G.D.; and Li, L.H.

  • Rangeland Degradation and Restoration Management in China [The Rangeland Journal. 30, 233–239. 2008]

Harris, Richard

  • Market forces in Northwest China: Ecological constraints, government policies, and the concept of wealth.
    [2004 Mansfield Conference, The University of Montana, Missoula]
  • Wildlife Conservation on the Tibetan Plateau: Part of "Development?or "Anti-Development?
    [ms. Sustainable Development in Tibet: Roundtable Symposium, May 8, 2001, Brandeis University.]
  • Rangeland Degradation on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.
    [Journal of Arid Environments, 10 July 2009, pp. 1-12]

Harris, Richard & Pletscher, David H.

  • Incentives Toward Conservation of Argali Ovis Ammon: A Case Study of Trophy Hunting in Western China.
    [Oryx. 36 (4): 2002.]

Ho, Peter

  • The Clash Over State and Collective Property: The Making of the Rangeland Law.
    [The China Quarterly. 161: 240-263, 2002.]

Holzner, W. and Kriechbaum, M.

  • Pastures in South and Central Tibet (China) II: Probable Causes of Pasture Degradation.
    [Die Bodenkultur. 52(1) 2001. p37-44]

Holzner, W.; Kriechbaum, M.; Ramble, C.; Diemberger, H.

  • Integrated ecological studies of pasture problems in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, P. R. China. [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development.]

Hongyan, X.; Richard, C.; Jianchu, X.; Jianhua, W.

  • Current rangeland management in Zhongdian County, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, P. R. China.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Horlemann, Bianca

  • Modernization Efforts in Golog: A Chronicle, 1970-2000.
    [In Amdo Tibetans in Transition: Society and Culture in the Post-Mao Era. Edited by Toni Huber. 2: 241-67, 2002.]

Huber, Toni

  • Antelope Hunting in Northern Tibet: Cultural Adaptations to Wildlife Behaviour.
    [Memoire della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali, Milano. Edited by A. Boesi and F. Cardi: 5-17, 2004.]
  • Territorial Control by "Sealing": A Religio-Political Practice in Tibet.
    [ZAS 33. 2004.]
  • Traditional Environmental Protectionism in Tibet
    [The Tibet Journal. 1991.]
  • Green Tibetans: A Brief Social History.
    [Tibetan Culture in the Diaspora. Edited by F. J. Korom: 103-119, 1997.]
  • The Chase and the Dharma: The Legal Protection of Wild animals in Pre-modern Tibet.
    [Wild Animals in Asia. Cultural Perspectives. Edited by John Knight: 36-55, 2004.]
    SEE: Rinzin Thargyal below
  • The Changing Role of Hunting and Wildlife in Pastoral Communities of Northern Tibet/
    [H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 195-215. 2012]

Huber, Toni & Pederson, Poul

  • Meteorological Knowledge and Environmental Ideas in Traditional and Modern Societies: The Case of Tibet.
    [Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, new series 3,3: 577-598, 1997.]

Inamura, Tetsuya

  • The Pastoralism in the Andes and the Himalayas.
    [Global Environmental Research 6(1): 85-102 (2002)]

Iselin, Lilian

  • Of Horses and Motorbikes: Negotiating Modernities in Pastoral Amdo, Sichuan Province.
    [Journal of International Association of Tibetan Studies (JIATS) 6: 429-450, 2011.]

Jest,  C.; Bonnemaire, J.

  • Towards a global approach to the study of yak research and development.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Special Session.]

Jianzhong, Yan; Yingying, Wu; Yili, Zhang

  • Adaptation strategies to pasture degradation: Gap between government and local nomads in the eastern Tibetan Plateau, Journal of Geographical Sciences 21(6): 1112-1122. doi: 10.1007/s11442-011-0904-z.
    [Access restricted due to institutional license; may be available via publisher site.]

Jin, Chengwu

  • Impoverishment Risks Caused by the Ecological Resettlement Project.
    [In Breaking Out of the Poverty Trap. Case Studies from the Tibetan Plateau in Yunnan, Qinghai and Gansu. Luolin Wang and Ling Zhu (eds.), Hackensack, NJ: World Century, 99-124, 2013]

Jun, He

  • Globalized Forest-Products: Commodification of Matsutake Mushroom in Tibetan Villages Yunnan Province, Southwest China.
    [The Eleventh Conference of the International Association for the Study of Common Property (IACS) - Survival of the commons: Mounting Challenges and New Realities. June 19-23, 2006, Bali, Indonesia.]

Katzner, T.E.; Lai, C.H.; Gardiner, J.D.; Foggin, J.M.; Pearson, D.; and Smith, A.T.

  • Adjacent nesting by Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus and Himalayan Griffon Vulture Gyps himalayensis on the Tibetan Plateau, China.
    [Forktail 20: 94-96. 2004.]

Ketola, Tarja

  • Developing Tibet into a Special Sustainability Zone in China?
    [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.]

Klein, Julia A.; Harte, John; and Zhao, Xin-Quan

  • Experimental Warming, Not Grazing, Decreases Rangeland Quality on Tibetan Plateau.
    [Ecological Applications. 17(2): 541-557. 2007.]

Klein, J.; Xinquan, Zh.; Harte, J.

  • Climatic and grazing controls on vegetative aboveground biomass: Implications for the rangelands on the north-eastern Tibetan Plateau.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Klein, Julia A.; Yeh, Emily; Bump, Joseph; Nyima, Yonten; and Hopping, Kelly

  • Coordinating Environmental Protection and Climate Change Adaptation Policy in Resource-Dependent Communities: A Case Study from the Tibetan Plateau.
    [J. D. Ford and L. Berrang-Ford (eds.), Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations: From Theory to Practice, Advances in Global Research 42, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0567-8_31, Springer Science+Business Media B. V. 2011.]

Kumpula, Timo; Colpaert, Alfred; Qian, Wang; Manderscheid, Angela

  • Remote sensing in inventory of high altitude pastures of the eastern Tibetan Plateau.
    [Rangifer. Special Issue 15: 53-64, 2004.]

Kreutzman, Hermann

  • The tragedy of responsibility in high Asia: modernizing traditional pastoral practices and preserving modernist worldviews.
    [Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 3(7), 2013]
  • Pastoralism: A Way Forward or Back?
    [H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 323-336. 2012]
  • Pastoral Practices in Transition: Animal Husbandry in High Asian Contexts.
    [H. Kreutzmann (ed.) Pastoral practices in High Asia, Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research, Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 1-29. 2012]
  • Recent results of yak research in Western High Asia.
    [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Lai, H.H.

  • China's Western Development Program: It's Rationale, Implementation and Prospects.
    [Modern China. 28(4): 432-466. 2002.]

Levine, Nancy

  • From Nomads to Ranchers: Managing Pasture Among Ethnic Tibetans in Sichuan.
    [G.E. Clarke (ed.) Development, Society and Environment in Tibet, Papers Presented at the Panel of the 7th Seminar Intern. Assoc. for Tibetan Studies (IATS) Graz 1995. Proc. 7th Seminar IATS, vol.5, Vienna, 69-76]

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Li, Chaoliu; Kang, Shichang; Chen, Pengfei; Zhang, Qianggong; et al.

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Li, J.; Cook, E.; D'arrigo, R.; Chen, F.; Gou, X.; Peng, J.; and Huang, J.

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Liu, Xiaodong and Chen, Baode

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Lu, Qingshui and Zhao, Zhiping

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Lu, Tao; Wu, Ning; and Luo, Peng

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MacMillan, Douglas

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Mailisha

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McVeigh, Colleen

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Meiping, Wang; Cheng-Zhang, Zhao; Limin, Hua; Squires, Victor

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Merkle, R.

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Namgail, Tsewang; Bhatnagar, Yash Veer; Mishra, Charudutt; and Bagchi, Sumanta

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Næss, Marius W.; Lhagyal, Dondrup; Yangzom, Drolma; Mathiesen, Per; Fox, Joseph L.; andBårdsen, Bård J.

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Ptackova, Jarmila

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Rhode, David; Madsen, David B.; Brantingham, P. Jeffrey; and Dargye, Tsultrim

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Richard, Camille; Jingzheng, Tan

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Salik, Jan; Yongping, Yang Yongping; and Amend, Anthony

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Schwartz, Ronald D.

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Schwarzwalder, Brian; Baohua, Zheng; Ping, Li; et al.

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Sillanpää, Mika; Hulkkonen, Riina-Maarit; Manderscheid, Angela

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Skjervold, Marius &Johnsrud, Anders Bille

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Sneath, David

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Squires, Victor; Limin, Hua

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Song, Hongyuan

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Sulek, Emilia

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Tan, Gillian

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Tashi, Gongbo; Foggin, Marc

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Wu, Ning; Yan, Zhaoli; Lu, Tao

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Xie, Hongyan; Cammile Richard,  Xu Jianchu, and Wang Jianhua

  • Collective Management of Improved Forage in Zhongdian County, Deqin, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Northwest Yunnan, P.R. China. [2002.]

Xu, Jianchu et al

  • Understanding Land Use, Livelihoods, and Health Transitions among Tibetan Nomads: A Case from Gangga Township, Dingri County, Tibetan Autonomous Region of China  (.pdf) [EcoHealth 5, 104-114, 2008 DOI: 10.1007/s10393-008-0173-1]

Xu, Jun

Xue, B.; Zhao, X. Q.; and Zhang, Y. S.

  • Seasonal Changes in Weight and Body Composition of Yak Grazing on Alpine-meadow Grassland in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau of China.
    [American Society of Animal Science. 83: 1908-1913. 2005.]

Yeh, Emily T.

  • Restoring Grasslands? [China Dialogue, 26.01.2010/ https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/3470-restoring-the-grasslands-]
  • Greening Western China. A Critical View. [Geoforum 40:884-894, 2009.]

Yingchun, L.; Qingping, Zh.

  • Sustainable development of rangeland resources on the Qinghai - Tibetan Plateau, P. R. China. [Jianlin H., Richard C., Hanotte O., McVeigh, C. and Rege J.E.O. (eds.) 2002. Yak production in central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the third international congress on yak held in Lhasa, P. R. China, 4-9 September 2000. ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Nairobi, Kenya. Session 1. Rangeland Development. ]

Zhang, Jiancai

  • Guoluo Zhou chongcao ziyuan guanli xianzhuang ji guanli. [Current status and management of caterpillar fungus resources in Golok Prefecture]
    [Qinghai Prataculture, 12(1): 33-34 and 37. 2003.]

Zhang, Qian

  • The Dilemma of Conserving Rangeland by Means of Development: Exploring Ecological Resettlement in a Pastoral Township of Inner Mongolia. [Nomadic Peoples 16(1): 88-115, 2012.]

Zhang, R. C.

  • Effects of Environment and Management on Yak Reproduction. [Zhao X. X. and Zhang R. C. (eds.) Recent Advances in Yak Reproduction. International Veterinary Information Service, Ithaca NY (www.ivis.org). 2000; A1303.0900]

Zukosky, Michael

  • Making Pastoral Settlement Visible in China. [Nomadic People 11(2): 107-133. 2007]

Nomads of Golok, Qinghai 

Katia Buffetrille

Susette Cooke

Robert B. Ekvall

Bianca Horlemann

Nancy E. Levine

Fernanda Pirie

  • Feuding, Mediation and the Negotiation of Authority among the Nomads of Eastern Tibet [Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, 2005]

Emily T. Yeh

  • Tibetan Range Wars: Spatial Politics and Authority on the Grasslands of Amdo.  [Development and Change Vol. 34 N. 3: 499-523, 2003.]
  • Property Relations in Tibet Since Decollectivisation and the Question of Fuzziness. [Conservation and Society. 2(1): 107-131, 2004.]

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