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John Cameron. 2009. Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner / First Forum Press.

Liisa North and John Cameron, eds. 2008. Desarrollo rural y neoliberalismo: Ecuador desde una perspectiva comparativa. Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional.

Liisa North and John Cameron, eds. 2003. Rural Progress, Rural Decay: Neoliberal Adjustment Policies and Local Initiatives in Latin America. Bloomfield, Connecticut: Kumarian Press.


Book Chapters:

John Cameron. 2016. “Rethinking Thinking about Canadian Aid from a Cosmopolitan Perspective” in Stephen Brown, David Black, Molly Den Heyer, eds. Rethinking Canadian Aid. University of Ottawa Press, 55-70.

 John Cameron. 2015. “Auto-gouvernance autochtone dans les Andes : les contradictions des institutions politiques hybrides” in Nancy Thede, ed. Hybridité et résistances : Trajectoires inattendues de la démocratie locale.  Paris : Editions Karthala, pp 223-273.

John Cameron.  2014. “Grounding Experiential Learning in ‘Thick’ Conceptions of Global Citizenship” in Rebecca Tiessen and Bob Huish, eds. Globetrotting or Global Citizenship : Perils and Potentials of International Experiential Learning. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 21-42.

Gonzalo Colque and John Cameron. 2010. “El difícil matrimonio entre la democracia liberal e indígena en Jesús de Machaca” in Juan Pablo Chumacero, ed. Reconfigurando territorio: Reforma Agraria, control territorial y gobiernos indígenas en Bolivia. La Paz, Bolivia: Fundación Tierra, 173-208.

John Cameron. 2010. “Democracia y gobiernos indígenas en América Latina” in Bolivia Post-Constituyente: Tierra, territorio y autonomías indígenas. La Paz, Bolivia: Fundación Tierra, 86-88.

John Cameron. 2008. “Democratización municipal y desarrollo rural en la sierra ecuatoriana” in Liisa North and John Cameron, eds. Desarrollo rural y neoliberalismo en el Ecuador. Quito: Corporación Editora Nacional, 205-230.

John Cameron. 2003. “Municipal Democracy and Rural Development in Highland Ecuador” in Liisa North and John Cameron, eds. Rural Progress, Rural Decay: Neoliberal Adjustment Policies and Local Initiatives in Latin America. Bloomfield, Connecticut: Kumarian Press: pp 164-186.


 Refereed Journal Articles:

Wilfredo Plata and John Cameron. In press. “Decir “no” a la autonomía indígena en tierras altas de Bolivia: Pragmatismo, hibridez y modernidades alternativas en la base” Cuestión Agraria (La Paz, Bolivia: Fundación Tierra).  

John Cameron. 2015. “Can Poverty be Funny? The Serious Use of Humour as a Strategy of Public Engagement for Global Justice” Third World Quarterly 36, 2: 274-290.

Jason Tockman, John Cameron and Wilfredo Plata. 2015. “New Institutions of Indigenous Self-Governance in Bolivia: Between Autonomy and Self-Discipline” Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies (Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy in Latin America) 10, 1: 37-59.

Jason Tockman and John Cameron. 2014. “Indigenous Autonomy and the Contradictions of Plurinationalism in Bolivia” Latin American Politics and Society 56, 3: 46-69.

John Cameron. 2013. “Bolivia’s Contentious Politics of ‘Normas y Procedimientos Propios’” Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies 8, 2: 179-201.

John Cameron, Fahimul Quadir and Rebecca Tiessen. 2013. “A Changing Landscape for Teaching and Learning in International Development Studies: An Introduction to the Special Issue” Canadian Journal of Development Studies 34, 3: 349-363.

John Cameron. 2009. “Development is a Bag of Cement: The Infrapolitics of Participatory Budgeting in the Rural Andes” Development in Practice 19, 6: 692-701.

John Cameron. 2009. “Hacía la Alcaldia: The Municipalization of Peasant Politics in the Andes” Latin American Perspectives 36, 4: 64-82.

John Cameron and Anna Haanstra. 2008. “Development Made Sexy: How it Happened and What it Means” Third World Quarterly 29, 8: 1475-1489.

John Cameron. 2007. “CIDA in the Americas: New Directions and Warning Signs for Canadian Development Policy” Canadian Journal of Development Studies 28, 2: 229-249.

John Cameron. 2005. “Municipal Democratization in Rural Latin America: Methodological Insights from Ecuador” Bulletin of Latin American Research (London, UK: Blackwell) 24, 3: pp 367-390.

John Cameron. 2004. “The World Bank and the New Institutional Economics: Contradictions and Implications for Development Policy” Latin American Perspectives 31: pp 97-106.

Liisa North and John Cameron. 2000. “Grassroots-based Development Strategies in Comparative Perspective: the Case of Ecuador.” World Development 28, 10: pp 1751-1766.

 ▪  John Cameron and Liisa North. 1997. “Las Asociaciones de Granjeros y el Desarollo Agrícola en Taiwán: su (ir)relevancia para otros contextos socio-politicos?” (“Farmers Associations and Agricultural Development in Taiwan: Their (Ir)relevance for Other Socio-Political Contexts”) Ecuador Debate (Quito, Ecuador), No. 42 (December): pp 183-205.


 Unrefereed Publications:

With Olivia Kwiecien. 2016. “Canadian Civil Society Organizations Need To Reinvest In Political Advocacy” Huffington Post. April 8.

2016. “Getting to Know the Sustainable Development Goals in the Classroom” in Canadian Council for International Cooperation (CCIC), ed. Transforming Our World: Canadian Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals. Ottawa: CCIC, pp iii-iv.

2015. “How Humour Helps Us Think Seriously About Injustice” Huffington Post. June 13.

▪ 2015. With Robert Huish. “Instead of Being a Voluntourist, Stop Buying Clothes From Sweatshops” Huffington Post. May 28.

 2014. “Reflections on Excellence in Academic-Civil Society Research Collaboration on Indigenous Self-Governance in Bolivia.” Ottawa: International Development Research Centre.

▪ 2013. “Internationalization and Global Citizenship: Competing or Contrasting Goals” Focus on University Teaching and Learning 21, 1 (Spring). Dalhousie University, Centre for Teaching and Learning. Halifax, Canada, pp 1-5.

 2013. With Wilfredo Plata and Jason Tockman. “Análisis de los 5 primeros Estatutos Autonómicos en el marco de la Ley Marco de Autonomías y Descentralización” (‘Analisis of the First Five Statutes of Indigenous Autonomy in the Context of the Framework Law of Autonomy and Decentralization’). Commissioned report for the Consejo Nacional de Ayllus y Markas del Qullasuyu (National Council of Ayllus and Markas of Qullasuyu), Bolivia.

▪ 2012. “Identidades Conflictuadas: Conflictos internos de clase y de identidad étnica en la Construcción de las Autonomías Indígena Originaria Campesinas en Bolivia” Fundación TIERRA: www.ftierra.org (24 pages).

▪ 2012. “Las consecuencias inesperadas del conflicto TIPNIS para la plurinacionalidad en Bolivia” en Fundación Tierra, ed. Marcha indígena por el TIPNIS: La lucha en defensa de los territorios. La Paz: Fundación Tierra, pp 192-193.

▪ 2012. “Identidades en conflicto: La movilización de identidades y memorias históricas en la construcción de las Autonomías Indígena Originaria Campesinas” Nuestra Tierra (Newspaper published by Fundación TIERRA). March 29. (2 pages)

▪ 2011. “The Uncertain Path of Indigenous Autonomy in Bolivia” ACIC Update 9, 2: 6-7.

▪ 2011. “La Autonomía Indígena Originaria Campesina en Bolivia ¿Crónica de una muerte anunciada?” Observatorio de Territorios Indígenas – Fundación TIERRA (Bolivia): www.ftierra.org (December 20). (2 pages)