publications

Monographs

2015 The Franco-Mauritian Elite: Power and Anxiety in the Face of Change. New York: Berghahn Books (new directions in anthropology series).

Edited volumes and special issues

2014 Anxiety at the Top. Comparative Sociology 13 (with Erella Grassiani).

2013 The Anthropology of Elites: Power, Culture and the Complexities of Distinction. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (with Jon Abbink).

Peer-reviewed articles

2019 Conflicting interpretations: On analyzing an agribusiness’ concerns about critique. Journal of Business Anthropology.

2018 Attribution and contestation: Relations between elites and other social groups. Critique of Anthropology 38 (3): 265–284 (with Irene Skovgaard-Smith).

2018 Facing criticism: An analysis of (land-based) corporate responses to the large-scale land acquisition countermovement. Journal of Peasant Studies.

2017 Home is where our beach is: An analysis of Franco-Mauritians’ limited interest to emigrate. Journal of Mauritian Studies (special issue: Mauritian Diaspora in Question: Trajectories and Connections).

2016 Who belongs to the elite? Insights from the study of the Franco-Mauritians. Zeitschrift für Ethnologie.

2015 (Dis)unity in diversity: How common beliefs about ethnicity benefit the white Mauritian elite. Journal of Modern African Studies 53 (4): 533–555.

2015 Who does the state work for? Geopolitical considerations in the organization of (global) finance. Real-World Economics Review 71: 124–140.

2014 Change, anxiety and exclusion in the postcolonial reconfiguration of Franco-Mauritian elite geographies. The Geographical Journal 180 (3): 236–245 (with Iain Hay).

2014 Introduction: Anxiety at the top. Comparative Sociology 13: 1–11 (with Erella Grassiani).

2013 Balancing redistribution: Franco-Mauritians Landownership in the maintenance of an Elite Position. Journal of Contemporary African Studies 31 (1): 503-521.

2011 Embodied signs of elite distinction: Franco-Mauritians’ white skin colour in the face of change. Comparative Sociology 10 (4): 548–570.

2010 In defence: Elite power. Journal of Political Power 3 (3): 385–404.

book chapters

2014 Balancing redistribution: Franco-Mauritians landownership in the maintenance of an elite position (reprint 2013 article). In: George Barrett, Shirley Brooks, Jenny Josefsson’s und Nqobile Zulu (Hg.). The Changing Face of Land and Conservation in Post-Colonial Africa: Old Land, New Practices? New York: Routledge.

2013 Introduction: An anthropological perspective on elite power and the cultural politics of elites. In: Jon Abbink and Tijo Salverda (Eds.). The Anthropology of Elites: Power, Culture and the Complexities of Distinction. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (with Jon Abbink).

2013 In defense: Elite power (reprint 2010 article). In: Jon Abbink and Tijo Salverda (Eds.). The Anthropology of Elites: Power, Culture and the Complexities of Distinction. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2008 Maintaining an elite position: How Franco-Mauritians sustain their leading role in post-colonial Mauritius. In: Jon Abbink and André van Dokkum (Eds.). Dilemmas of Development: Conflicts of Interest and their Resolutions in Modernizing Africa. Leiden: Afrika-Studiecentrum, African studies collection 12.

other publications

2019 ‘Decent work’ – historical and cultural varieties. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC; http://voices.uni-koeln.de/; withAndrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Nina Schneider and Oliver Tappe).

2018 Controlling Knowledge and the Role of Engaged Intellectuals. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC; http://voices.uni-koeln.de/; with Andrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Nina Schneider and Oliver Tappe).

2018 How capitalists think–about belonging, moralities, global entanglements, and historical social processes, for example. Focaal Blog (http://www.focaalblog.com/; with Patrick Neveling)

2018 Aiming to keep capitalist accumulation in check: The role of the global land rush’s fiercest critics. Focaal Blog.

2017 Social Water. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC; with Franz Krause, Andrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Nina Schneider and Oliver Tappe).

2017 Beyond the horizon: The logics of exclusive seaside resorts. In: Franz Krause, Andrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Tijo Salverda, Nina Schneider and Oliver Tappe (Eds.). Social Water. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC).

2016 Hope for the future? Efforts and ideas to improve the current economic predicament. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC; with Andrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Nina Schneider and Oliver Tappe).

2016 Reclaiming the state. In: Tijo Salverda, Andrea Hollington, Sinah Kloß, Nina Schneider with Oliver Tappe (Eds.). Hope for the future? Efforts and ideas to improve the current economic predicament. Voices from Around the World (online journal GSSC).

2015 Concepts of the Global South. Voices from Around the World (Online-Journal GSSC; with Andrea Hollington, Oliver Tappe and Tobias Schwarz).

2015 Die grauen Herren von der Wall Street. Kulturaustausch. Stuttgart: Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations.

2007 Still standing, the maintenance of a white elite in Mauritius. IIAS newsletter 45.

2004 Changing definitions of ethnic boundaries on Mauritius. IIAS newsletter 33.

Tijo Salverda