Publications relating to work in Pakistan

Department of Geography

Publications relating to work in Pakistan

(2013) (N. Cook and D. Butz) The Atta Abad Landslide and everyday mobility in Gojal, Northern Pakistan. Mountain Research and Development 33(4): 372-80.

(2011) (D. Butz and N. Cook) Accessibility interrupted: The Shimshal road, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The Canadian Geographer 55(3): 354-64.

(2011) (Cook, N. and D. Butz) Narratives of accessibility and social change in Shimshal, northern Pakistan. Mountain Research and Development 31(1): 27-34. 

(2007) (Dagleish, M.P., Qurban Ali, R. K. Powell, D. Butz, M.H. Woodford) Fatal Sarcoptes scabiei infection of blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) in Pakistan Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43(3): 512-517.

(2006) Tourism and portering labour relations in Shimshal, Gojal Hunza,  in H. Kreutzmann (ed) Karakoram in Transition - The Hunza Valley Oxford: Oxford and Karachi (pp. 394-403).

(2005) (Ali, I. and D. Butz) Report on Shimshal Nature Trust (SNT), Ghojal, Northern Areas, Pakistan, in D. Pansky (ed) Governance Stream of the Fifth World Parks Congress. Ottawa: Parks Canada and IUCN/WCPA. (17pp).

(2003) (I. Ali and D. Butz) The Shimshal governance model – A community conserved area, a sense of cultural identity, a way of life Policy Matters 12: 111-120.

(2002) Sustainable tourism and everyday life in Shimshal, Pakistan. Tourism Recreation Research 27(3): 53-65.

(2002) Resistance, representation and third space in Shimshal Village, Northern Pakistan ACME: An International Journal of Critical Geographies 1: 15-34.

(2001) (Butz, D. and K. MacDonald) Serving sahibs with pony and pen: the discursive uses of native authenticity Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 19(2): 179-201.

(2001) Autobiography, autoethnography and intersubjectivity: analyzing communication in northern Pakistan, in P. Moss (ed) Placing Autobiography in Geography: History, Method and Analysis Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 149-166.

(1999) (Butz D. and M. Ripmeester) Finding space for resistant subcultures InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Studies (2, Winter 1999) 16pp.

(1998) Orientalist representations of resource use in Shimshal, Pakistan, and their extra-discursive effects, in I. Stellrecht (ed) Karakorum - Hindukush - Himalaya: Dynamics of Change (Part 1) Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 357-386.

(1998) (MacDonald, K. and D. Butz) Investigating portering relations as a locus for transcultural interaction in the Karakoram region of northern Pakistan. Mountain Research and Development 18(4):333-343

(1997) (Butz, D. and J. Eyles) Reconceptualising senses of place: social relations, ideology and ecology Geografiska Annaler: Series B: 79(1) 1-25. (‘The definitive version is available at’) 

(1996) Sustaining indigenous communities: symbolic and instrumental dimensions of pastoral resource use in Shimshal, northern Pakistan The Canadian Geographer 40(1): 36-53.

(1995) Legitimating porter regulation in an indigenous mountain community in northern Pakistan, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 13(4): 381-414.

(1994) A note on crop distribution and micro-environmental conditions in Holshal and Ghoshushal Villages, Pakistan Mountain Research and Development 14(1): 89-97.

(1993) Developing Sustainable Communities: Community Development and Modernity in Shimshal, Pakistan, Unpublished PhD Dissertation, McMaster University, Hamilton.

(1989) The agricultural use of meltwater in Hopar Settlement, Pakistan Annals of Glaciology 13: 35-9.

(1987) Irrigation Agriculture in HighMountain Communities: The Example of Hopar Villages, Pakistan, Unpublished MA Thesis, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo.

(1987) Adapting meltwater supply to meet irrigation demand in high mountain agricultural communities: the example of Hopar Villages, Pakistan Proceedings of the 44th Annual Eastern Snow Conference, Fredericton, 34-47.

Atta Abad landslide deposit
Atta Abad landslide deposit as seen from barrier lake