Tepoztlán and the Transformation of the Mexican State: The Politics of Loose Connections. University of Arizona Press, 2005.
The Paths to Domination Resistance and Terror Co Edited with Carolyn Nordstrom. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.
Articles: (All publications are refereed unless otherwise noted)
“Emiliano Zapata: National Hero/Bloodthirsty Criminal: Reporting Crime During the Mexican Revolution.” Crime’s Power: Anthropologists and the Ethnography of Crime. Philip Parnell and Stephane Kane,eds. Palgrave/st. Martins pp. 173-195, 2003.
“Fragments from the Past: The Politics of Storytelling in Morelos Mexico.” In Traditional Storytelling Today. Margaret Read McDonald, ed. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers pp. 498-501, 1999. (not refereed)
“From Revolution to Modernization: Discursive Disruptions in State/Peasant Relation in Morelos, Mexico.” Socialist Review: Reimagining Capitalism: Explorations in Postmodern Marxism (3&4):83 112,1995.
“The Chasm of the Political in Postmodern Theory.” with Cynthia Kaufman Rethinking Marxism Volume 7(4):86 102. 1994.
“The Antagonisms of Class and Community in Women's Politics in Morelos, Mexico.” Women of the Mexican Coutryside. 1850 1990 Heather Fowler Salamini and Mary Kay Vaughan, eds. Arizona University Press, 1994. pp. 225-242.
“Contesting Authenticity: Battles over the Representation of History in Morelos, Mexico.” Ethnohistory Vol 40 (3):438 458, 1993: An earlier version of this paper is also published as Working Paper #194 for the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame.
“When the People were Strong and United: Stories of the Past and the Transformation of Politics in a Mexican Community.” The Paths to Domination Resistance and Terror. Nordstrom, Carolyn and JoAnn Martin, eds. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.
“Domination, Resistance and Terror.” (with C. Nordstrom) The Paths to Domination Resistançe and Terror. Nordstrom, Carolyn and JoAnn Martin, eds. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.
“Motherhood and Power: The Production of a Women's Culture of Politics in a Mexican Community.” American Ethnologist 17:470 490, 1990.
A Review of 'Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights'. By Slyomovics, Susan and Barbara Rose Johnson. Peace Review, Oct-Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p465-469.
Review of Spirit and system: media, intellectuals, and the dialectic in modern German culture By Dominic Boyer. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Mar2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1:202-203.
Review of Social Stratification and Mobility in Central Veracruz. Hugo G. Nutini. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 13:497-498, 2007.
Review of Women and Social Movements in Latin America Power from Below. Stephen, Lynn. American Ethnologist 26(2):482, 1999.
Review of More Than Class Studying Power in U.S Workplaces Kingsolver, Ann, eds. American Anthropologists 101(3):680, 1999.
Review of The Meanings of Macho Being a Man in Mexico City by Matthew Gutmann. The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 3(4):817, 1997.
Review of Autonomy and Power The Dynamics of Class and Culture in Rural Bolivia by Maria L. Lagos. American Anthropologists 97(4):837 838, 1995.
Review of Toward an Anthropology of Law in Complex Societies: An Analysis of Critical Concepts by Rene Gadacz. Anthropologic 26(1):66 67, 1987.
Papers Presented at Meetings:
Cynicism: A Gateway to Political Activism. Paper presented 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November 17-21, 2010. New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Migration of the Living Dead: Bodies, The Exhibition. Paper presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association, November, 2008, San Francisco California. Betrayal, Agency and Integrity in Women's Politics: Rethinking Agency. Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropology Association. November 15-19, 2006. San Jose, California.
Specters of the Revolutionary Subject: From Marx to Derrida. Paper presented at the Rethinking Marxism Conference: Marxism on the Global State, November, 2003, University of Massachusetts: Amherst, Massachusetts.
From Revolution to Modernization: Discursive Disruptions of State/Peasant Relations in Morelos, Mexico. Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association Meetings, Washington, D.C. September 28 30, 1995.
Communal Land and Political Passion on the Eve of Privatization: A View from Morelos, Mexico. Paper presented at the American Anthropology Meetings in San Francisco, CA. December 2 5, 1992.