10/95-9/96 Dissertation Fieldwork, Sabah, Malaysia.
Research focused on the changing nature of property rights controlling
access to forest and agricultural resources from 1880-present in
two rural villages in east Malaysia.
6/86-9/86 Anthropological Fieldwork, Sabah Malaysia.
Research for undergraduate honors thesis investigating the cultural
and physiological origins of a culture-bound, gender-specific syndrome
known as latah.
Appell, Amity C. P.
1991 Latah Behavior by Females Among
the Rungus of Sabah. In Female and Male in Borneo: Contributions
and Challenges to Gender Studies, Vinson H. Sutlive, Jr., editor.
Borneo Research Council Monograph Series Volume 1. Williamsburg:
Borneo Research Council.
1998 Historical and Contemporary Views
of Legal Pluralism in Sabah, Malaysia. Forum Commentary in Common
Property Resource Digest No. 47:1-5.
1999 Controlling the Land: Property Rights
and Power Struggles in Sabah, Malaysia 1881-1996. Ph.D. dissertation,
2000 Review of "The Politics of Environment
in Southeast Asia: Resources and Resistance," edited by Philip
Hirsch and Carol Warren. Journal of Asian Studies 59(3):800-801.
2001 "Are They Making Fun of Us?"
The Politics of Development in Sabah, Malaysia. Moussons: Social
Science Research on Southeast Asia 4:75-95.
2001 From Village Land to "Native
Reserve": Changes in Property Rights in Sabah, Malaysia,
1950-1996. Human Ecology 29(1):69-98.
2002 Review of "Indigenous Environment
Knowledge and Its Transformations: Critical Anthropological Perspectives," edited by Roy Allen, Peter
Parkes and Alan Bicker. American Ethnologist 29(1):180-181.
2002 The Unseen, Unheard and Misunderstood:
What Can We Learn from the Social History of Property Relations?
Tropical Resources: The Bulletin of the Yale Tropical Resources
2002 Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and
Its Transformations: Critical Anthropological Perspectives.
In American Ethnologist, 29(1), 180-181.
2003 Colliding Discourses: Western Land Laws
and Native Customary Rights in North Borneo, 1881-1928.
Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 34:97-126.
2004 "Powerful Persuasions: The Language of Property and Power in Sabah, Malaysia, 1881-1996." Modern Asian Studies. 38(4):821-850.
2005 Property and Politics in Sabah, Malaysia (North Borneo): A Century of Native Struggles over Land Rights, 1881-1996. University of Washington Press, Nature and Culture Series.
2005 Review of "In Search of the Rainforest," Candace Slater, ed. American Anthropologist, 10(7).
Forthcoming. "Controlling the Land: Property Rights and Power
Struggles in Sabah, Malaysia 1881-1996" in Environmental
Change in Native and Colonial Histories of Borneo: Lessons from
the Past, Prospects for the Future, Reed Wadley, ed, Leiden: KTLV Press.
In preparation. "Resources, Ideologies, and Nationalism: The Politics of Development in Sabah, Malaysia." In Development Brokers and Translators, David Mosse and Davis Lewis, eds. Bloomfield, CT.: Kumarian Press.
In preparation. "Re-defining Native Customary Law: Struggles over Property Rights Between Native Peoples and Colonial Rulers in Sabah, Malaysia," in Dove, Sajise and Doolittle, eds. Re-interpreting Nature and Culture in Southeast Asia.
Dove, M., P. Sajise and A. Doolittle (eds.). 2005 . Introduction: The Problem of Conserving Nature on Cultural Landscapes. In Nature in Culture: Case Studies from Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia Monograph Series, Volume 54, Yale University.
Dove, M. and A. Doolittle. In preparation. "Changing Ways of Thinking about the Relations between Society and Environment," in Re-interpreting Nature and Culture in Southeast Asia.