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Christophe Gironde 092021

Christophe GIRONDE

Senior Lecturer, Development Studies
AFFILIATED WITH THE CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND THE GENDER CENTRE
Spoken languages
English, French
Areas of expertise
  • Agrarian change and rural development
  • Household economy, livelihoods and gender
  • Inequality and poverty
  • Emerging economies
  • Development, cooperation and aid policies
Geographical Region of Expertise
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central Africa

Profile

 

Christophe Gironde is a political economist, currently working as a senior lecturer at the Graduate Institute. He received his PhD from the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (University of Geneva) in 2001. His thesis analyses the restoration and transformation of the household economy in rural Vietnam (1985-2000). His main domains for teaching and research are agrarian change, livelihoods and human development. He has extensive field research experience in rural Vietnam and Cambodia, and previously in the Republic of Congo and Burundi. Before joining the Institute in 2004, he worked as a researcher in Norway (Fafo, International Studies) and lived two years in Vietnam (1996-97). He is currently working on the process of agricultural commercialization and their gender consequences on livelihoods in Cambodia and Ghana (DEMETER).

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

  • Mondes paysans: crises, persistances et innovations
  • Développement, pauvreté et inégalité en Asie du Sud-est
  • Capstone / Applied research seminar
  • From emergency to development

 

Selected publications

 

Books

  •  J. Bourke-Martignoni, C. Gironde, C. Golay, E. Prügl, and D. Tsikata (Eds), Agricultural commercialisation, gender equality and the right to food: insights from Cambodia and Ghana, Abingdon UK, Routledge (forthcoming)
  • C. Gironde and G. Carbonnier (Eds.), 2019, The ILO @ 100 - Addressing the Past and Future of Work and Social Protection, International Development Policy series No.11 (Geneva, Boston: Graduate Institute Publications, Brill-Nijhoff.
  • C. Gironde, C. Golay and P. Messerli (eds), 2015, Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Focus on South-East Asia, International Development  Policy series No.6, Geneva: Graduate Institute Publications, Boston: Brill-Nijhoff
  • F. Fortunel et C. Gironde (sous la direction de), 2014. L’Or Blanc. Petits et grands planteurs à l’épreuve du «boom» de l’hévéaculture. Regards croisés Viêt-nam-Cambodge, Bangkok: Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine; Carnets de l’IRASEC 24
  • Le Vietnam à l’aube du XXIème siècle – Bilan et perspectives politiques, économiques et sociales, Christophe Gironde et Jean-Luc Maurer (sous la direction de), 2004, Paris : Karthala, Genève: IUHEI-IUED, 353 p.

Peer-reviewed articles

Book chapters

  • C. Gironde, A. Torrico Ramirez, A. Peeters and T. Kim (forthcoming), From food-crop to food-shop. Agricultural commercialization, food security and gender relations in Cambodia. In J. Bourke-Martignoni, C. Gironde, C. Golay, E. Prügl, and D. Tsikata (Eds), Agricultural commercialisation, gender equality and the right to food: insights from Cambodia and Ghana, Abingdon UK, Routledge
  • C. Gironde (2019), « Les espaces ruraux : une mise en valeur et une intégration renforcée », in L’Asie du Sud-Est. Une géographie régionale, Céline Pierdet et Éric Sarraute (Coordinateurs), Paris : Ellipses, pp. 143-153
  • C. Gironde (2018), « Le monde rural », in Histoire du Viêt Nam de la colonisation à nos jours, B. de Tréglodé (Editeur), Paris: Editions de la Sorbonne, pp. 139-159
  • C. Gironde (2018), « Agrarian transition, adaptation and contained conflict in Cambodia and Vietnam since the 1990s », in Zurayk R. Woertz E. and Bahn R. (eds), Crisis and Conflict in the Agrarian World: An Evolving Dialectic, Oxfordshire: CABI Publishers, pp. 214-231
  • C. Gironde et F. Fortunel (2014), Le ‘boom’ de l’hévéaculture au Cambodge : une conversion hasardeuse pour les petits producteurs autochtones de Ratanakiri, in L’Or Blanc. Petits et grands planteurs à l'épreuve du 'boom' de l’hévéaculture : regards croisés Viêt-Nam-Cambodge, Bangkok: Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine (IRASEC), pp. 143-171.
  • C. Gironde et B. de Tréglodé (2011), “Viêt Nam : une année à l’ombre du Congrès”, in L’Asie du Sud-Est 2011, Bangkok: Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine (IRASEC), pp. 309-332.
  • F. Fortunel et C. Gironde (2011), “Transitions agraires et recompositions sociales en Asie du Sud-Est”, in Dynamiques des espaces ruraux dans le monde, J. Guibert (Editeur), Paris: Armand Colin (collection U), pp. 215-235.
  • C. Gironde (2009), “La croissance agricole et ses limites”, in Viet Nam Contemporain, Benoît de Tréglodé et Stéphane Dovert (sous la direction de), Paris: Les Indes Savantes et Bangkok: Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine (IRASEC), pp. 219-246.
Christophe Gironde
Christophe Gironde

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