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Book reviews

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  • David Gellner
  • Donald Curtis
  • Michael Parnwell
  • Lyla Mehta
  • James Copestake
  • Clement Tisdell
  • Mike Shepperdson
  • Thapelo Clayton Matsheka

Abstract

The Untouchables: Subordination, Poverty and the State in Modern India. By Oliver Mendelsohn and Marika Vicziany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp.xviii + 289. £50 and £16.95. ISBN 0 521 55362 8 and 55671 6 Development as Process: Concepts and Methods for Working with Complexity. Edited by David Moss, John Farrington and Alan Rew. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. Pp.xii + 202. £45. ISBN 0 415 18605 6 Culture and the City in East Asia. Edited by Won Bae Kim, Mike Douglass, Sang-Chuel Choe and Kong Chong Ho. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp.xvii + 262. £40. ISBN 0 19 823358 2 The Dam and the Nation: Displacement and Resettlement in the Narmada Valley. Edited by Jean Dreze, Meera Samson and Satyajit Singh. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp.ix + 328. £25. ISBN 0 19 5640047 Inside NGOs: Learning to Manage Conflicts Between Headquarters and Field Offices. By Naoki Suzuki. London: Intermediate Technology Publications, 1998. Pp.xvii + 245. ISBN 1 85339 413 0. Population, Economic Development and the Environment. Edited by Kerstin Lindahl Kiessling and Hans Landberg. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp.xii + 284. £14.99. ISBN 0 19 829242 2 Doctors for Democracy: Health Professionals in the Nepal Revolution. By Vincanne Adams. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp.xii + 251. £50 and £17.95. ISBN 0 521 58486 8 and 521 58548 1 Aspects of the Botswana Economy: Selected Papers. Edited by J.S. Salkin, D. Mpabanga, D. Cowan, J. Selwe and M. Wright. London: James Curry and Gaborone: Lentswe La Lesedi, 1997. Pp.vii + 579. £19.95/$42.00. ISBN 0 85255 159 2 and 0 99912 7104 1

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  • David Gellner & Donald Curtis & Michael Parnwell & Lyla Mehta & James Copestake & Clement Tisdell & Mike Shepperdson & Thapelo Clayton Matsheka, 1999. "Book reviews," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(4), pages 201-215.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jdevst:v:35:y:1999:i:4:p:201-215 DOI: 10.1080/00220389908422587
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