Agrarian Workshop


Selected Publications


Akram-Lodhi, H., K. Dietz, B. Engels and B. M. McKay (Eds.) (forthcoming, 2021) The Edward Elgar Handbook in Critical Agrarian Studies. Chelmsford: Edward Elgar.


Alonso-Yanez, G. Thumlert, K, de Castell S & Jenson J. (2019) Towards a Production Pedagogy Model for Critical Science and Technology Interventions. In Critical, Transdisciplinary and Embodied Approaches in STEM Education (pp. 41-60). Springer, Cham.


McKay, B.M., A. Alonso-Fradejas, A. Ezquerro-Cañete (Eds.) (forthcoming 2020). Agrarian Extractivism in Latin America. Routledge: London and New York.


McKay, B.M. (2020) The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism: Lessons from Bolivia. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.


McKay, B.M. (2018) Extractivismo agrario: Dinámicas de poder, acumulación y exclusión en Bolivia. La Paz: Fundación TIERRA. Available for download here


Pischke, E.C., A. Eastmond and G. Alonso-Yanez. (2019). Crossing Boundaries: Cross-national Research Questions and Teamwork. In A Research Agenda for Environmental Management. Edited by Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Chelsea Schelly, Robert Handler, Erin C. Pischke, Jessie L. Knowlton. Elgar. 


Journal Articles

Alonso-Yanez, G., House-Peters, L., Garcia-Cartagena, M., Bonelli, S., Lorenzo-Arana, I., & Ohira, M. (2019). Mobilizing transdisciplinary collaborations: Collective reflections on decentering academia in knowledge production. Global Sustainability, 2, E5. 

Alonso-Yanez, G. Thumlert, K, de Castell S & Jenson J. (2019). Pathways to sustainable futures: A “Production Pedagogy” Model for STEM Education. Futures. Available online 19 February 2019. 

Alonso-Yanez, G. (2018). Exploring Curriculum for Science Education: Lessons from a Mexican Biosphere Reserve. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development (11) 2, 89-101.

Alonso-Yanez, G. Thumlert, K & de Castell S. (2016). Re-mapping Integrative Conservation: (Dis)Coordinate Participation in a Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. Conservation and Society, 14(2), 13-20.;year=2016;volume=14;issue=2;spage=134;epage=145;aulast=Alonso-Yanez

Alonso-Yanez, G. & Davidsen, C. (2014). Conservation science policies versus scientific practice: Evidence from a Mexican biosphere reserve. Human Ecology Review, 20 (2), 3-29.

McKay, B.M. (2020). ‘Food sovereignty and neo-extractivism limits and possibilities of an alternative development model’, Globalizations.


McKay, B.M. (2018) ‘The politics of convergence in Bolivia: social movements and the state’, Third World Quarterly, 39(7): 1247-1269.


McKay, B.M. (2018) ‘Colombia’s Agrarian Dynamics: Rights, Reform and Restitution’, Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d’études du développement, 39(2):163-181.


McKay, B.M. (2018) ‘The politics of agrarian change in Bolivia’s soy complex’, Journal of Agrarian Change, 18(2):406-424.


McKay, B.M. (2018). ‘Control grabbing and value-chain agriculture: BRICS, MICs and Bolivia’s soy complex’, Globalizations, 15(1):74-91.


McKay, B.M. (2017) ‘Agrarian extractivism in Bolivia’, World Development, 91, 199-211. 


*For a full list of publications by Dr. Ben M. McKay, click here or visit his Google Scholar profile.


Conference Publications

Alonso-Yanez, G., Brown, B., Friesen, S. & Jacobsen, Michele. (2016). Innovative Methods to Study School System Dynamics. In M. Takeuchi, A.P. Preciado Babb, & J. Lock. IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation Selected Proceedings. Paper presented at IDEAS 2016: Designing for Innovation, Calgary, Canada (pg. 12-21). Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.


Blog Posts

Alonso-Yanez, G., House-Peters, L., Garcia-Cartagena, M. (2020, Feb 4). Decentering academia through critical unlearning in transdisciplinary knowledge production [Blog post].