Selected Books and Peer Reviewed Papers
2016. Special Edited Issue of Journal of Peasant Studies: Soy Development in South America. Vol 41 (5-6) (With Gustavo Oliveira)
2015. People In Motion, Forests in Transition. Trends in migration, urbanization and remittances, and their effects on tropical forests. (With Anastasia Yang, Bimbika Bassnett, Christine Padoch, Nancy Peluso). CIFOR Occasional Paper 142. 37pp
2014. The Social Life of Forests: The Past, Present and Futures of Wooded Landscapes..Edited with Kathleen Morrison; Christine Padoch, University of Chicago Press
2013. The Scramble for the Amazon and the Lost Paradise of Euclides da Cunha. University of Chicago Press (April 2013)
2012 Land Use Dynamics and Forest Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainability Report
2011. InterAmerican Development Bank. Washington DC. IDB. www.iadb.org/sustainability/hecht
2012. Migration, Livelihoods and Natural Resources. Susanna Hecht, Susan Kandel, Abelardo Morales (eds) IDRC, El Salvador
2011. Fate of the Forest: Destroyers, Developers and Defenders of the Amazon. University of Chicago Press (updated fourth edition)
1992. Development or Destruction: The Conversion of Tropical Forest to Pasture in Latin America. T. Downing, S. Hecht, H. Pearson, C. Downing, (editors). Westview Press. (405 pages)
1990. Agroecology and Small Farm Development. With Miguel Altieri. Boca Raton: CRC Press. (262 pages)
John Muir in the Amazon and Muirism in Amazonia. Annals of the AAG Forthcoming.
Beyond Canudos: Euclides da Cunha and the Amazon, Latin American Research Review
2016. Sacred Groves and Sacrifice Zones: globalization, intensification and Neo-nature in South America. Journal of Peasant Studies Vol 41 (5-6) 877-910
2016. Domestication, domesticated landscapes and tropical natures: Environmental humanities in political ecologies of Amazon land development politics In : Ursula Heise and Michele Niemann. New Frontiers in Environmental Humanities. Routledge
2015. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: A meditation on Nietschmann’s cultural ecology and the Politics of History. Progress in Human Geography Vol 39 (6) 852-866
2014. Forests Lost and Found: the Woodland “Green Revolution”. Journal of Peasant Studies 41 (5) 877-909
2012. Insurgent Citizenship, and the Politics of Environmentalisms, Journal of Cultural Geographies. Vol. 28 (1)203-225.
2010. Thomas Rudel, Laura C. Schneider , Maria Uriarte , B. Turner, Ruth DeFries, Deborah Lawrence, Jacqueline Geoghegan , Susanna Hecht , Amy Ickowitz , Eric Lambin, Trevor Birkenholtz , Sandra Baptista , Ricardo Grau, “Agricultural Intensification and Changes in Cultivated Areas, 1970-2005”. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences 106(49) 20675-80.
2009. “The New Rurality: Globalization, Peasants and the Paradoxes of Landscapes,” Land Use Policy 27(2) 161-169.
2007. Susanna B Hecht and Sassan Saatchi, “Globalization and Forest Resurgence: Changes in Forest Cover in El Salvador,” Bioscience Vol. 57(8) 663- 672.
2007. Factories, Forests , Fields and Family: Gender and Neoliberalism in Extractive Reserves,” Journal of Agrarian Change. Vol. 7 (3) 316-347.