Selected publications

Article

Xheneti, Mirela, Thapa Karki, Shova and Madden, Adrian (2017) Negotiating business and family demands within a patriarchal society – the case of women entrepreneurs in the Nepalese context. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. ISSN 0898-5626 (Accepted)

Xheneti, Mirela and Thapa Karki, Shova (2016) Off the record: formalisation per se does not support Nepali women to expand and ensure the sustainability of their business. Kathmandu Post.

Thapa Karki, Shova and Hubacek, Klaus (2015) Developing a conceptual framework for the attitude–intention–behaviour links driving illegal resource extraction in Bardia National Park, Nepal. Ecological Economics, 117. pp. 129-139. ISSN 0921-8009

Thapa Karki, Shova (2013) Do protected areas and conservation incentives contribute to sustainable livelihoods? A case study of Bardia National Park, Nepal. Journal of Environmental Management, 128. pp. 988-999. ISSN 03014797

Thapa, Shova and Hubacek, Klaus (2011) Drivers of illegal resource extraction: Analysis of socio-economic factors affecting resource extraction at Bardia National park, Nepal. Journal of Environmental Management, 92 (1). pp. 156-164. ISSN 0301-4797

Thapa Karki, Shova (2010) Effectiveness of means used for crop protection against wildlife: Implications for conservation and biodiversity management at Bardia National Park. Crop Protection, 29 (11). pp. 1297-1304. ISSN 02612194

Thapa, Shova and Chapman, Daniel S (2010) Impact of illegal resource extraction on the forest structure and diversity at Bardia National Park. Forest Ecology and Management, 259 (3). pp. 641-649. ISSN 0378-1127

Book Section

Xheneti, Mirela and Thapa Karki, Shova (2017) Gendered institutions and women’s informal entrepreneurial activities in Nepal. In: Yousafzai, Shumaila, Lindgreen, Adam, Saeed, Saadat, Henry, Colette and Fayolle, Alain (eds.) Women's entrepreneurship: going beyond the gender-neutral approach. Taylor & Francis. (Accepted)

Thapa Karki, Shova (2013) Community-based conservation: an institutional approach to assessing biodiversity conservation efforts at Bardia National Park in Nepal. In: Smith, Johnson B (ed.) National parks: sustainable development, conservation strategies and environmental impacts. Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology . Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 105-128. ISBN 9781626189348

Hubacek, Klaus, Fraser, Evan and Thapa, Shova (2008) Land Use Governance. In: Unset Unset.

Conference or Workshop Item

Thapa Karki, Shova and Xheneti, Mirela (2016) Women entrepreneurs in the informal economy of Nepal– is formalization a burden or empowerment? In: 61st Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference, 15-18 Jun 2016, New York.

Xheneti, Mirela and Thapa Karki, Shova (2016) The socio-spatial differences of transitions to the formal economy - the case of informal women entrepreneurs in three Nepali regions. In: 61st Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference, 15-18 Jun 2016, New York.

Thapa Karki, Shova, Xheneti, Mirela and Madden, Adrian (2016) Is formalisation a route towards sustainability? Understanding women entrepreneurs' attitudes and intentions towards business registration in the case study of Nepal. In: Private Sector Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) Workshop, 14-15 Mar 2016, London.

Xheneti, Mirela, Thapa Karki, Shova and Madden, Adrian (2015) Exploring family dynamics in women's choices in the informal economy - the case of Nepal. In: RENT XXIX: Research in entrepreneurship and small business conference, 18-20 Nov 2015, Zagreb, Croatia.

Thapa Karki, Shova, Xheneti, Mirela and Madden, Adrian (2015) 'My business has been sustaining my livelihood, I don't see a point in registration': an investigation of women entrepreneurs' attitudes towards formalisation in three regions of Nepal. In: Regional Studies Association (RSA) Annual Conference 2015, 24-27 May 2015, Piacenza, Italy.

Reports and working papers

Xheneti, Mirela and Thapa Karki, Shova (2016) [PEDL Research Note ERG project 2533]: Transitioning into the formal – women entrepreneurs in the informal economy of Nepal. Other. Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Thapa, Shova, Marshall, Fiona and Stagl, Sigrid (2010) Understanding Peri-Urban Sustainability: The role of the Resilience Approach. Working Paper. STEPS Centre, Brighton, UK.