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  • Charles Polidano
  • Mats Lundahl
  • Frances Stewart
  • Paul Collier
  • Bill Brugger
  • Gareth Jones
  • Emanuel De Kadt
  • Anthony Thirlwall
  • Peter Furley
  • Neil Price
  • Cormac o Grada
  • Bridget O'Laughlin
  • Roger Southall
  • Derek Robinson
  • George Peters

Abstract

World Development Report 1997: The State in a Changing World. By the World Bank. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp.viii + 265. ISBN 0 19 521115 4 and 521114 6 Agenda for Africa's Economic Renewal. Edited by Benno Ndulu and Nicolas van de Walle. New Brunswick and Oxford: Transaction Publishers, 1996. Pp.ix + 246. $32.95. ISBN 1 56000 280 8 Limits of Adjustment in Africa. Edited by Poul Engberg-Pedersen, Peter Gibbon; Phil Raikes and Lars Udsholt. Copenhagen, Oxford and Portsmouth, NH: Centre for Development Research in association with James Currey and Heinemann, 1996. Pp.xi + 430. ISBN 0 85255 152 5 and 152 5 3 Economic Reform and the Poor in Africa. Edited by David E. Sahn. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp.xv + 488. £50. ISBN 0 19 829035 7 The Individual and the State in China. Edited by Brian Hook. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp.vii + 231. £12.99. ISBN 0 19 828931 6 In Search of Civil Society; Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China. By Gordon White, Jude A. Howell and Shang Xiaoyuan. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp.x + 241. £35. ISBN 0 19 828956 1 Institutional Development: A Third World City Management Perspective. By Ronald McGill. Basingstoke and London: Macmillan, 1996. Pp.xvi + 310. £45. ISBN 0 333 65413 7 Good Government in the Tropics. By Judith Tendler. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp.xi + 221. £30. ISBN 0 8018 5452 0 Emancipating the Banking System and Developing Markets for Government Debt. By Maxwell J. Fry. London: Routledge, 1997. Pp.xviii + 280. £45 and £14.99. ISBN 0 415 15640 8 and 15641 6 Floods of Fortune: Ecology and Economy along the Amazon. By Michael Goulding, Nigel J.H. Smith and Dennis J. Mahar. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. Pp.iii + 193. US$29.95. ISBN 0 231 10420 0 Non-Governmental Organizations and Health in Developing Countries. By Andrew Green and Ann Matthias. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997. Pp.xvi + 229. £40 and £14.99. ISBN 0 333 63874 3 and 68431 1 The Demography of Famines: An Indian Historical Perspective. By Arup Maharatna. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp.xviii + 317. Rs 545. ISBN 0 195 637119 Peace without Profit: How the IMF Blocks Rebuilding in Mozambique. By Joseph Hanlon. Oxford: James Currey and Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann for International African Institute and Irish Mozambique Solidarity, 1996. Pp.176. £35 and £9.95. ISBN 0 85255 801 7 and 800 7 Decolonization and African Society: The Labor Question in French and British Africa. By Frederick Cooper. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp.xvii + 677. £55 and £19.95. ISBN 0 521 56251 1 and 0 521 56600 2 Public-Sector Pay and Adjustment: Lessons from Five Countries. Edited by Christopher Colclough. London: Routledge, 1997. Pp.xii + 161. £40. ISBN 0 415 15338 7 The Economics of Agriculture, Volume 1: Selected Papers of D. Gale Johnson. Edited by John M. Antle and Daniel A. Sumner. Chicago, IL and London: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Pp.xi + 352. $49.95. ISBN 0 226 41172 3 The Economics of Agriculture, Volume 2: Papers in Honor of D. Gale Johnson. Edited by John M. Antle and Daniel A. Sumner. Chicago, IL and London: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Pp.ix + 437. $59.95. ISBN 0 226 40175 8.

Suggested Citation

  • Charles Polidano & Mats Lundahl & Frances Stewart & Paul Collier & Bill Brugger & Gareth Jones & Emanuel De Kadt & Anthony Thirlwall & Peter Furley & Neil Price & Cormac o Grada & Bridget O'Laughlin &, 1997. "Book reviews," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(2), pages 173-199.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jdevst:v:34:y:1997:i:2:p:173-199
    DOI: 10.1080/00220389708422516
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