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Development Books for Review

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The following books are available for review in PROGRESS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES.  

Please email me your top two choices, with your affiliation, a land address, and a fax number.  You then send me a review of 1,000 words by Jan 30 2009 (or earlier).
The list of books is also here... please consult this website if you get this message after a few days.
http://personal.lse.ac.uk/forsytht/PIDS_Books_for_Review.htm


PROGRESS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES is an international journal cited in international indexing and Ingenta (web), published by SAGE.  We welcome subscriptions and submitted papers on all aspects of international development.  We specialize on review papers of important topics of development theory and practice, but can also publish case studies and other empirical work.

Click here for more information: http://pdj.sagepub.com/
Or: http://www.sagepub.com/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal201836

Please note, some books will be more popular than others. You will keep the book.

Thank you!

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Can NGOs make a difference: The challenge of development alternatives
Eds: A Bebbington, S Hickey, D Mitlin
Zed, 2008                                    pp358, 17 chapters
various case studies, worldwide
 
Institutions and Development: Advances in New Institutional Analysis
M. Shirley
Elgar, 2008                                pp226, 8 chapters
institutional economics: Coase etc, discussions of aid, urban water reform, Millennium Project (no econometrics)
 
NGOs as advocates for development in a globalising world
Ed B Rugendyke
Routledge, 2007                    pp260, 10 chapters
political economy, resource mobilisation theory, lots of case studies including HIPC and Oxfam, Mekong region, making poverty history, corporations
 
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid and external shocks
Eds D Go and J Page
World Bank, 2008                pp570, 12 chps
macroeconomic, not much econometrics, analysis of policy approaches etc
 
Land and sustainable development in Africa
Eds K A Amanor and S Moyo
Zed, 2008                                    pp226, 6 chapters plus intro and conclusion
land reform, agriculture, ecotourism, conflicts; examples from mainly SSA
 
Revolutions in Development Inquiry
Robert Chambers
Earthscan, 2008                        pp232, 9 chpts
critique of development methodologies from surveys and PRA/ RRA, updated approach to participatory research
 
The New Development Management
Eds S Dar and B Cooke
Zed, 2008                                    pp238, 10 chapters
political economy, governance, rise of the new global managers, many good and far reaching essays
 
The Road not travelled: Education reform in the Middle East and North Africa
World Bank, 2008                        pp359
evaluation of education reforms
 
Africa's future, Africa's challenge: Early childhood care and development in sub-Saharan Africa
Eds: M Garcia, A Pence, and J Evans
World Bank, 2008                        pp525, 24 chapters
various aspects of early childhood care, health, education, etc, international comparisons
 
Reinventing Foreign Aid
ed W Easterly
MIT Press, 2008                        pp567, 20 chpts
political and occasionally econometric analysis of aid policy and perfomance
 
Africa and the new globalization
Ed G K Kieh
Ashgate, 2008                            pp192, 9 chpts
analysis of NGOs, state, sovereignty, no econometrics
 
The gender politics of development
S Rai
Zed, 2008                                pp216
good textbook, post-colonial state, discursive politics, nation building, India as main case study
 
Planning, monitoring and evaluation in development organizations: sharing training and facilitation experiences
John de Coninck et al
Sage, 2008                            9 chpts, pp201
Manual for development workers, nicely illustrated, focus on India
 
ICTs and Indian Social Change: diffusion, poverty, governance
eds; A Saith, M Vijayabaskar, V Gayathri
Sage, 2008                            16 chpts, pp418
social science perspectives on the social identities, roles, connectivity created by ICTs (no econometrics)
 
An East Asian model for Latin American Success
Anil Hira
Ashgate, 2007                                pp186
developmental state, industrial policy, political economy, non-econometrics
 
Towards Full and Decent Employment
Eds: J A Ocampo and Jomo KS
Zed and the UN, 2008
Assessment of decent work initiative, labour flexibility, employment; charts but no econometrics
 
Social Justice and Development
B Morvaridi
Ashgate, 2008                            pp214
political economy, discussion of globalization, rights, development, no statistics / econometrics
 
Growth divergences: Explaining differences in economic performance
Eds: J A Ocampo, Jomo KS, and R Vos
Zed and the UN, 2008
cross-country comparison of growth and apparent determinants; some statistics / econometrics
 
Good governance and development
BC Smith                                    
Palgrave Macmillan, 2007               pp320
overview of objectives, history, and criticisms of 'good' governance, corruption, participation et
 
Corruption and development: The anti-corruption campaigns
Ed S Bracking
Palgrave Macmillan, 2007        pp310, 16 chapters
overview chapters about corruption, lots of case studies including Malawi, Georgia, Mozambique etc
 
Understanding Financial crises
F Allen and D Gale
Oxford Uni Press, 2007                pp303
econometrics, finance, trade shocks, speculative bubbles, lending booms etc
 
Contagious Capitalism: Globalization and the politics of labor in China
M E Gallagher
Princeton Uni Press, 2005                pp240
political economy, labor markets, regulation, non-econometric approach
 
Violence in the city of women: Police and batteries in Bahia, Brazil
S Hautzinger
Univ California Press, 2007            pp343
violence, gender, police, institutions, reform
 
Family farms: survival and prospect: a world-wide analysis
H Brookfield and H Parsons
Routledge, 2007                            pp250
agrarian reform, agro-diversity, long term analysis of large societies (Russia, Brazil, China, etc)
 
The impact of international debt relief
A Geshke Dijkstra
Routledge, 2007                            pp138
overview of issues, straightforward, statistics and prose, no econometrics
 
Making poor nations rich: Entrepreneurs and the process of economic development
Ed B Powell
Stanford Uni Press, 2007            pp452, 14 chapters
overview chapters, case studies from various countries including in the north
 
Women in China's long twentieth century
G Hershatter
University California Press, 2007            3 chapters, pp162
review of books from / about China, marriage, sexuality, identity, modernity
 
Remapping gender in the new global order
Eds: M Griffin Cohen and J Brodie
Routledge, 2007                        12 chapters, pp249
globalization, neoliberalism, migration, activism, examples from various places inc Mexico
 
Gender, generation and poverty: exploring the 'feminization of poverty' in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Sylvia Chant
Elgar, 2007                            7 chapters, pp428
overview followed by analysis from Costa Rica, the Gambia and Philippines
 
Poverty: An international Glossary (2nd ed)
Eds. P Spicker, SA Leguizamon, S Gordon
Zed, 2007                            pp247
poverty, various political and economic and historic references
 
Fiscal fragmentation in decentralized countries: Subsidiarity, solidarity and asymmetry
Eds. R Bird and R Ebel
Elgar, 2007                            13 chapters, pp440
examples around the world, North and South, financial management, economic development, not econometric
 
 Eliminating human poverty: Macroeconomic and social policies for equitable growth
S Mehrotra and E Delamonica
Zed, 2007                                    11 chapters, pp432
macroeconomic and social policy, targeting of poor, non-econometric approach
 
Human rights in Asia: A comparative legal study of 12 Asian jurisdictions, France and the USA
Eds R Perenboom, C Petersen, A Chen
Routledge 2006                    16 chapters, pp529
all East/ Southeast Asian countries except Burma, Laos, Cambodia. Good summary and overview of issues and laws etc.
 
Schooling Passions: nation, history and language in contemporary Western India
V Benei
Stanford Uni Press, 2008            pp346
ethnography, education, India, identity, citizenship
 
Economic reform in developing countries: reach, range, reason
Eds: J Fanelli, L Squire
Elgar, 2008                                pp376, 10 chapters
Some econometrics, various case studies from Asia and Africa, transitional economies
 
Countering development: Indigenous modernity and the moral imagination
David Gow
Duke, 2008                                pp300
based in Cauca - Colombia, ethnography, critique of indigeneity and development, citizenship
 
The state of resistance: popular struggles in the global south
Ed F Polet
Zed, 2007                                pp208, 34 chapters
lots of case studies from around the world
 
AIDS and Governance
eds: N Poku, A Whiteside, and B Sandjkjaer
Ashgate, 2007                        pp267, 13 chps
various political analyses of HIV generally, pharmaceuticals, civil society etc
 
Sustainable Development in Water Stressed Developing Countries: A Quantitative Policy Analysis
Satoshi Kojima
Elgar, 2007                            pp218, 7 chps
lots of econometrics, Morocco data, models of water-economy
 
The Cairo Consensus: demographic surveys, women's empowerment, and regime change in population policy
Saul Halfon
Lexington, 2007                    pp260, 10 chapters
Social analysis of 'surveys' as an underpoliticized, unexamined form of data generation; implications for policy and unrepresented groups
 
Peasant Pasts: History and Memory in Western India
Vinayak Chaturvedi
UC Press, 2007                    pp307, 64 chapters (yes)
social history, peasant practices and discourses, nationalism and nation building
 
Going Local: Decentralization, Democratization, and the Promise of Good Governance
Merilee Grindle
Princeton, 2007                pp228, 8 chps
political analysis, governance, civil society, local government, some case material from Mexico
 



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Dr. Tim Forsyth
Development Studies Institute
London School of Economics
London WC2A 2AE
England

Editorial board member of 'Progress in Development Studies' http://pdj.sagepub.com/ Books for review: http://personal.lse.ac.uk/forsytht/PIDS_Books_for_Review.htm  



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