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Publications of Charles D. Piot    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Piot, C, The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles (June, 2019), pp. 232 pages, Duke University Press, ISBN 1478001917  [abs]
  2. Piot, C, Nostalgia For the Future: West Africa After the Cold War (2010), University of Chicago Press (Winner of the African Politics Conference Group Award for Best Book on African Politics published in 2010.)
  3. Piot, C, Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa (1999), University of Chicago Press (Co-winner of the Royal Anthropological Institute's Amaury Talbot Prize for Africanist Anthropology and a finalist for the African Studies Association's Herskovits Prize. French translation - "Isolement Global: la Modernite du Village au Togo" - Karthala Press, 2008..)

Published Articles

  1. Allison, A; Boyer, D; Piot, C, FINANCING OPEN ACCESS: Introducing Friends of Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 31 no. 2 (May, 2016), pp. 159-161, Society for Cultural Anthropology [doi]
  2. Allison, A; Piot, C, Editing the times, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 30 no. 4 (January, 2015), pp. 525-530, Society for Cultural Anthropology [doi]
  3. Allison, A; Piot, C, Editors' note on "neoliberal futures", Cultural Anthropology, vol. 29 no. 1 (February, 2014), pp. 3-7, Society for Cultural Anthropology [doi]
  4. Allison, A; Piot, C, Editors' farewell, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 29 no. 4 (January, 2014), pp. 599-601, Society for Cultural Anthropology [doi]
  5. Harms, E; Hussain, S; Newell, S; Piot, C; Schein, L; Shneiderman, S; Turner, TS; Zhang, J, Remote and edgy: New takes on old anthropological themes, Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, vol. 4 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 361-381, University of Chicago Press [doi]  [abs]
  6. Alison, A; Piot, C, Editors' introduction: Open access, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 29 no. 2 (January, 2014), pp. 201-202, Society for Cultural Anthropology [doi]
  7. C. Piot, Fin Des Temps Et Nouveaux Departs: Un Scheme De Ponzi Dans Le Lome Des Annees 2010, Politique Africaine, vol. 135 (October 2014)
  8. C.D. Piot, Entangled histories, HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, vol. 4 no. 1 (2014), pp. 369-370
  9. Allison, A; Piot, C, Editors' note, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 28 no. 3 (August, 2013), pp. 369-371, WILEY [doi]
  10. Allison, A; Piot, C, Untitled, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 27 no. 2 (May, 2012), pp. 191-192, WILEY [doi]
  11. Allison, A; Piot, C, Editors' notes, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 27 no. 1 (February, 2012), pp. 1-2, WILEY [doi]
  12. Piot, C, Pentecostal and Development Imaginaries in West Africa, in Pentecostalism and Development: Churches, NGOs and Social Change in Africa, edited by Freeman, D (2012), Palgrave Macmillan
  13. Allison, A; Piot, C, Untitled, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 26 no. 4 (November, 2011), pp. 511-513, WILEY-BLACKWELL [doi]
  14. Allison, A; Piot, C, INTRODUCTION, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 26 no. 2 (May, 2011), pp. 157-157, WILEY [doi]
  15. Allison, A; Piot, C, New Editors' Greeting, Cultural Anthropology, vol. 26 no. 1 (February, 2011), pp. 1-5, WILEY [doi]
  16. Piot, C, Border Practices, in Hard Work, Hard Times: Ethnographies of Volatility and African Being-in-the-World, edited by Buggenhagen, B; Jackson, S; Makhulu, A-M (2010), University of California Press
  17. Piot, C, The 'Right' To Be Trafficked, Indiana Journal of Global Studies, vol. 18 no. 1 (2010), pp. 1-12
  18. Geschiere, P; Goheen, M; Piot, C, Introduction: Marginal gains revisited, African Studies Review, vol. 50 no. 2 (December, 2007), pp. 37-41, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]  [abs]
  19. Piot, C, KC's World, Transforming Anthropology, vol. 15 no. 2 (October, 2007), pp. 158-166, WILEY, ISSN 1051-0559 [repository], [doi]
  20. Piot, C; Amselle, JL, Ethnicity: Western Africa, in New Encyclopedia of Africa, vol. 2 (2007), pp. 342-344
  21. Piot, C, Representing Africa in the Kasinga Asylum Case, in Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives, edited by Abusharaf, R (2006), University of Pennsylvania Press (Reprinted in: Female Genital Cutting in the World: The Challenge of a Cross-cultural Encounter, eds. Y. Hernlund & B. Shell-Duncan.)
  22. Piot, C, Togolese Cartographies: Re-mapping Space in a post-Cold War City, in Crisis and Creativity: Exploring the Wealth of the African Neighborhood, edited by Konings, P; Foeken, D (2006), Leiden: Brill Press
  23. Piot, C, Jeux de frontières : La Loterie des Cartes Vertes au Togo, Politique Africaine, vol. 101 (2006), pp. 171-80
  24. Piot, C, Asylum and Culture: Comments on Khanna and Noll, Texas International Law Journal, vol. 41 no. 3 (2006), pp. 503-506
  25. Piot, C, Fractal Figurations: Homologies and Hierarchies inKabre Culture, in On the Order of ’Chaos’: Social Anthropology and the Science of Chaos, edited by Mosko, M; Damon, F (2005), Blackwell
  26. Piot, C, An African Postcolony in the Age of Empire, Antropologi [Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society], vol. 29 no. 1 (2004), pp. 20-27
  27. Piot, C, Heat on the Street: Video Violence in American Teen Culture, Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 6 no. 3 (2003), pp. 351-365
  28. Piot, C, Des cosmopolites dans la brousse, Les Temps Modernes, vol. 57 no. 620-21 (2002), pp. 240-260
  29. Piot, C, Expectations of modernity myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt., Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 74 no. 2 (April, 2001), pp. 89-90, ISSN 0003-5491 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  30. Piot, C, Atlantic Aporias: Africa and Gilroy's Black Atlantic, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 100 no. 1 (January, 2001), pp. 155-170, Duke University Press, ISSN 0038-2876 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  31. Piot, C, Of Hybridity, Modernity and their Malcontents: Reflections on John and Jean Comaroff’s "Of Revelation and Revolution", Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Vol. 2, vol. 3 no. 1 (2001), pp. 112-118
  32. Piot, C, Réponse Aux Critiques, Politique Africaine, vol. 82 (2001), pp. 206-210 (Response to 3 reviews of Remotely Global.)
  33. Piot, C, Editorial: "Of Revelation and Revolution", Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 3 no. 1 (2001), pp. 1-4
  34. Piot, C, The mask of anarchy: the destruction of Liberia and the religious dimension of an African civil war., The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 6 no. 4 (December, 2000), pp. 745-746, ISSN 1359-0987 [Gateway.cgi]
  35. Piot, C, The modernity of witchcraft: Politics and the occult in postcolonial Africa., American Ethnologist, vol. 26 no. 1 (February, 1999), pp. 247-248, WILEY, ISSN 0094-0496 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  36. Piot, C, Perspectives on Africa: A reader in culture, history, and representation., edited by Roy Richard Grinker & Christopher Steiner, American Anthropologist, vol. 100 no. 3 (September, 1998), pp. 812-813, ISSN 0002-7294 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  37. Piot, C, Of slaves and the gift: Kabre sale of kin during the era of the slave trade, The Journal of African History, vol. 37 no. 1 (1996), pp. 31-49, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0021-8537 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  38. Piot, CD, Secrecy, Ambiguity, and the Everyday in Kabre Culture, American Anthropologist, vol. 95 no. 2 (June, 1993), pp. 353-370, WILEY, ISSN 0002-7294 [doi]
  39. Piot, C, Wealth production, ritual consumption, and center/periphery relations in a West African regional system, American Ethnologist, vol. 19 no. 1 (February, 1992), pp. 34-52, WILEY, ISSN 0094-0496 [doi]
  40. Piot, C, Of Persons and Things: Some Reflections on African Spheres of Exchange, Man, vol. 26 no. 3 (September, 1991), pp. 405-424, ISSN 0025-1496 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  41. Tambiah, S, "Comment" on "Bridewealth and Dowry Revisited: The position of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa and North India", Current Anthropology, vol. 30 no. 4 (1989), pp. 430-431
  42. Piot, C, Fathers and Sons: Domestic Production, Conflict and Social Forms Among the Kabre, Research in Economic Anthropology, vol. 10 (1988), pp. 269-285
  43. Geentz, C, Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology, Journal of Speech Quarterly, vol. 71 no. 3 (1985), pp. 390-392

Edited Volumes

  1. C. Piot, editor, Doing Development in West Africa: A Primer For Undergraduates, in Duke Press, under contract (2014)