Gerald F. Murray
Research in Haiti

     2004            (With M. Bannister) Peasants, agroforesters, and anthropologists: A 20-year venture in income-generating trees and hedgerows in Haiti.  Agroforestry Systems 61:383-397.  

     2004           (With G. Smucker).  The uses of children: A study of trafficking in Haitian children.   Report prepared for USAID / Haiti.   175 pp. 

       2004           La niñez en peligro: Un estudio sobre la trata de niños haitianos.   Translation from the English of the preceding report. 
                        Translated by Gerald Murray
and Maria Alvarez.

     1997           A Haitian peasant tree chronicle: Adaptive evolution and institutional intrusion.  In Reasons for Hope, A. Krishna, N. Uphoff, and M. Esman, eds.   West Hartford, Ct.: Kumarian Press

     1995           The volunteer niche in post-embargo Haiti.  Report prepared for Peace Corps, Washington, D.C.

     1994           The Tree Project: Guidelines for reincorporation of high volume wood tree planting in rural Haiti.  Report prepared as a member of USAID's Environmental Task Force.  Port-au-Prince: Pan American Development Foundation

     1993         La organización de proyectos rurales en ambientes de represión política: El  caso de los árboles hiaitianos.  Invited paper presented at the Caribbean Conference on Alternative Production, Work, Management, and Organization.   Havana, Cuba, Dec.5 -- Dec. 11, 1993.

     1993       Institutional systems and community systems: Observations on child survival activities in Haiti.  Port-au-Prince: USAID/Haiti and Datex.

     1991       The tree gardens of Haiti: From extraction to domestication.  In D. Challinor & M. Hardt Frondorf (Eds.), Social forestry: Communal and private management strategies compared (pp. 35-44). Washington, D.C.: School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.

     1991       The phantom child in Haitian Voodoo: A folk-religious model of uterine life. In K. Davis & E. Farajaje-Jones (Eds.), African Creative Expressions of the Divine.   Wash­ington, D.C.: Howard U. Press, pp. 4-26

     1991       Campesino, árbol, e Iglesia: Un proyecto de reforestacion intermediado por la Iglesia. Estudios Sociales (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) 84: 73-85.

     1990       'Bon-dieu' e os ritos de passagem no Haiti rural: determinantes estruturais da teologia e dos rituais pos-coloniais.  Estudos Afro-Asiaticos (Brazil) 19:5-28.  Translation of 1985.

     1990       Land tenure and trees in the Central Plateau: Anthropological guidelines for project design in Haiti.  Port-au-Prince and Wash. D.C.: Organization of American States. (160 pp.)

     1990       The protection of trees or the production of trees?: The World Bank's Haiti portfolio.  Wash., D.C.: World Bank.

     1989        The domestication of wood in Haiti: A case study in applied evolution.  In  A. Podolefsky & P.J. Brown (Eds.), Applying anthropology: An introductory reader (pp. 148-156). Mountain View, CA: Mayfield. (Reprinted from 1987).  Reprinted from the 1987 article below.

     1989       Programming tree flows in Haiti: A case study.  Cambridge, MA: Case Study #1 of the Coolidge Center for Environmental Leadership. 17 pp.

     1989       Anthropology and the tree planting transition in Haiti.  Paper presented at the Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C. November 19, 1989.

     1988       Technology without literacy: Agrarian innovation in rural Haiti.  Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society 7 (5‑6): 615‑20.

     1987       The domestication of wood in Haiti: A case study in applied evolution. In  R. Wulff & S. Fiske (Eds.), Anthropological praxis (pp. 223-240).  Boulder, CO: Westview Press.  (Was included in an anthropological reader in 1989.  See above.)

     1987       Land tenure and agroforestry in Haiti: A case study in anthropological project design. In  J.B. Raintree (Ed.), Land, trees, and tenure: Proceedings of an international workshop on tenure issues in agroforestry (pp. 323‑328).    Nairobi and Madison: Int'l Council for Research in Agroforestry  and Land Tenure Center, U. of Wisconsin.

     1986       Seeing the forest while planting the trees: An anthropological approach to agroforestry in rural Haiti.  In  D.W. Brinkerhoff & J.C. Garcia‑Zamor (Eds.), Politics, projects, and peasants: Institutional development in Haiti (pp. 193‑ 226).  N.Y.: Praeger.

     1986       Watersheds, hillside agriculture, and erosion control in Haiti: The feasibility of a project design.  Wash. D.C.: Development Alternatives, Inc. 

     1985       Bon‑Dieu and the rites of passage in rural Haiti: Structural determinants of postcolonial religion.  In  T. Bruneau, M.
                    Mooney,& and C. Gabriel (Eds.),   The Catholic Church and religions in Latin America (pp. 188-231).   Montreal: Centre for
                    Developing‑Area Studies,

     1985       Haitian peasants, cash flows, and felt needs: Integrating "process" and "product" in project design.  Westport, Ct.: Save the Children.  (25 pp.)

     1984       The wood tree as a peasant cash‑crop: An anthropological strategy for the domestication of energy.  In  A. Valdman & R. Foster (Eds.), Haiti‑‑today and tomorrow: An interdis­ciplinary study (pp. 141‑160).  N.Y: University Press of America.

     1983       Los campesinos plantadores de árboles en Haiti.  Ahora 22 (April): 40‑48.  (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic).

     1983       Voodoo in Haiti. Scuwiff (College University of Dublin) 1 (1): 11‑12.

     1983       Agroforestry outreach: An approach to tree planting in rural Haiti. Zurich: Helvetas.

     1983       Haiti Agroforestry Outreach Project: The Church as an instrument of environmental restoration in Haiti.  Port-au-Prince: Pan American Development Foundation. (8 pp.)

     1982        The groupman of Gros Morne: An experiment in Haitian peasant organization. Port‑au‑Prince: Catholic Relief Service.(40 pp.)

     1981       Peasant tree planting in Haiti: A social soundness analysis.  Port‑au‑Prince: USAID.  (33 pp.)

     1981       Socialization for scarcity: Child feeding practices and beliefs in a Haitian village.  Port‑au‑Prince: USAID. (Written with María Alvarez. 250 pp.)           Part 1     Part 2     Part 3     Part 4     Part 5     Part 6     Part 7     Part 8     Part 9    Part 10     Part 11     Part 12

     1980       Population pressure, land tenure, and Voodoo: The economics of Haitian peasant ritual.  In  E. Ross (Ed.), Beyond the myths
                    of culture
(pp. 295‑321).   New York: Academic Press

     1980       Haitian peasant contour ridges: The evolution of indigenous erosion control technology.  Development discussion paper #86, Harvard Institute for International Development.    Part 1     Part 2

     1979       Terraces, trees, and the Haitian peasant: An assessment of 25 years of erosion control in rural Haiti. Port‑au‑Prince: USAID.(265pp.)                            Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Part 4    Part 5   Part 6   Part 7   Part 8   Part 9   Part 10   Part 11  Part 12   Part 13   Part 14   Part 15

     1978       Hillside units, wage labor, and Haitian peasant land tenure: A strategy for the organization of erosion control.  Port‑au‑Prince: USAID. (35 pp.)

     1978       Land tenure, land insecurity, and planned agricultural devel­op­ment among Haitian peasants. Port‑au‑Prince: USAID. (90 pp.)

     1977      The evolution of Haitian peasant land tenure: A case study in agrarian adaptation to population growth.  Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University, Department of Anthropology.

     1977       Folk healers of Petit‑Goave, Haiti: A model for incorporating traditional healers into the modern health delivery system.  Port‑au‑Prince and Toronto: International Development Research Centre. (65 pp.)   Part 1     Part 2     Part 3     Part 4     Part 5

     1976       Women in perdition: Ritual fertility control in Haiti.  In J. Marshall & S. Polgar (Eds.), Culture, natality, and family planning (pp. 59-68).   Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina.

     1976       Truths and untruths in village Haiti: An experiment in Third World survey research.  In  J. Marshall & S. Polgar (Eds.), Culture, Natality, and Family Planning (pp.241-262). Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina.  (Written with K. Chen).

     1975       Haitian bean circuits: Cropping and trading maneuvers among a cash oriented peasantry.  In  Sidney W. Mintz (Ed.), Working papers in Haitian society and culture (pp. 85‑126).  New Haven: Antilles Research Program, Yale U. (Written with Maria D. Alvarez).

     1973       Childbearing, sickness and ritual healing in a Haitian village. Port‑au‑Prince: Division d'Hygiène Familiale. (With Maria D. Alvarez, 223 pp.)

     1973        La commercialisation des haricots en Haiti: Une étude exploratoire.  Port‑au‑Prince: Instituto Internacional de Cooperación
                     Agrícola. (With Maria D. Alvarez, 31 pp.)

      1973       Aspectos de la actual organización económica y social de los campesinos de la llanura baja de Gonaives, Haiti. 
Port‑au‑Prince:  Instituto Internacional  de Cooperación Agrícola.
(33 pp.)

     1972       The economic context of fertility in a rural Haitian community.  Columbia U.: International Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction.  (83 pp.)         Part 1     Part 2     Part 3     Part 4     Part 5     Part  6     Part  7