Many of my articles may be found at academia.edu
(in preparation) Intimate Insecurities: Moral Dilemmas and Everyday Engagement among Young Mothers in 21st Century Cusco
(under review) “Between Scene and Situation: Performing Racial and Gendered Alterity in a Peruvian Orphanage”
(2017) “Diving into the Gap: Reflections on “Words” and “Voices” in Monologism.” The Monologic Imagination. Edited by Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie. New York: Oxford University Press.
(2016) “Ethnology of the Southern Highlands.” Handbook of Latin American Studies: No. 71, Social Sciences. Prepared by a Number of Scholars for the Hispanic Division of The Library of Congress. Edited by Tracy North and Katherine D. McCann. Austin: University of Texas Press.
(2015) “The Intimacies of Power: Rethinking Violence and Affinity in the Andes.” In The Gender, Culture, and Power Reader. Dorothy Hodgson, ed. Oxford University Press. [A revised and abridged version of Van Vleet (2002)]
(2014) “Ethnology of the Southern Highlands.” Handbook of Latin American Studies: No. 69, Social Sciences. Prepared by a Number of Scholars for the Hispanic Division of The Library of Congress. Edited by Tracy North. Pp. 125-138. Austin: University of Texas Press.
(2011) Making Families through Adoption. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. [Co-authored with Nancy Riley.]
(2011) “On Devils and the Dissolution of Sociality: Andean Catholics Voicing Ambivalence in Neoliberal Bolivia.” Anthropological Quarterly (Special Issue “The Ethics of Dissolution,” Ilana Gershon and Alice Alexy, eds.) 84(4):835-864.
(2010) “Narrating Violence and Negotiating Belonging: The Politics of (Self-) Representation in an Andean Tinkuy Story.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. 15(1):195-221.
(2010) “Afterward: Cross-Cultural Implications of Japanese Heritage Language Policies and Practices.” Critical Asian Studies 42(2): 246-255. [Reprinted as (2011) “Afterward: Cross-Cultural Implications of Japanese Heritage Language Policies and Practices.” In Heritage, Nationhood, and Language: Migrants with Japan Connections. Neriko Musha Doerr, ed. Pp. 109-116. New York: Routledge.]
(2009) “I had already come to love her”: Raising Children at the Margins of the Bolivian State.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (Special Issue: “Adoption in Latin America”) 14(1):1-23.
(2008) Performing Kinship: Narrative, Gender, and the Intimacies of Power in the Bolivian Andes. Austin: University of Texas Press.
(2005) “Dancing on the Borderlands: Girls (Re)Fashioning Kinship and Citizenship.” In Natives Making Nation. Andrew Canessa, ed. Pp. 107-129. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press.
(2003) “Adolescent Ambiguities and the Negotiation of Belonging in the Andes” Ethnology 42(4):349-63.
(2003) “Partial Theories: Gossip, Envy, and Ethnography in the Andes” Ethnography 4(4):1-29.
(2002) “Repensando la violencia y el parentesco en los Andes de Bolivia.” T’inkazos 5(12): 11-39. La Paz, Bolivia: PIEB. [(2003) “‘Now my daughter is alone’”: Rethinking Kinship and Violence in the Andes.” T’inkazos: Anthology, 1998-2002 14:55-79.
(2002) “The Intimacies of Power: Rethinking Violence and Kinship in the Andes.” American Ethnologist 29(3):567-601.
(2002) “En torno a la violencia en contra de las mujeres.” T’inkazos 5(12):55-58. La Paz, Bolivia: PIEB. [Reprinted as (2003) “On Violence against Women: In Dialogue with Sonia Montaño and Denise Arnold.” T’inkazos: Anthology, 1998-2002 14:81-96.]
(2000) “Surtout, ne vous endormez jamais dans un bus…Le dialogisme dans la narration quechua méridionale.” In Les Rituals du dialogue: Promenades Ethnolinguistiques en Terres Amérindiennes (Proceedings from the 49th Annual Meetings of the International Congress of Americanists). Edited by Aurore MonodBecquelin and Philippe Erikson. Pp. 29-78. Nanterre, France: Société d’ethnologie. [Co-authored with Bruce Mannheim.]
(1998) “The Dialogics of Southern Quechua Narrative.” American Anthropologist 100(2): 326-346. [Co-authored with Bruce Mannheim.]