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  • Stephen Devereux
  • David Preston
  • Jan Kees Van Donge
  • Simon Vicary
  • Mak Arvin
  • Marcus Power
  • Roberta Rabellotti


Land, Labour and Livelihoods in Rural South Africa: Volume One: Western Cape. Edited by Michael Lipton, Mike de Klerk and Merle Lipton. Durban: Indicator Press, 1996. Pp.496. ISBN 1 86840 234 7 Land, Labour and Livelihoods in Rural South Africa: Volume Two: KwaZuIu-Natal and Northern Province. Edited by Michael Lipton, Frank Ellis and Merle Lipton. Durban: Indicator Press, 1996. Pp.480. ISBN 1 86840 234 7 Political Ecology, Mountain Agriculture, and Knowledge in Honduras. By Kees Jansen. Amsterdam: Thela Publishers, 1998. Pp.277. NP. ISBN 90 5538 030 X Cultural Politics in the Third World. By Mehran Kamrava. London: UCL Press, 1999. Pp.viii + 182. £13.95. ISBN 1 85728 265 5 Global Public Goods: International Co-operation in the 21st Century. Edited by Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg and Marc A. Stern. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Pp.xxviii + 546. £24.99 (hardback); £13.99 (paperback). ISBN 0 19 513051 0 and 513052 9 Aid to Africa: So Much to Do, So Little Done. By Carol Lancaster. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press for the Century Foundation, 1999. Pp.xiv + 303. $55 and $22. ISBN 0 226 46838 0 and 46839 9 Geographies of Development. By Robert B. Potter, Tony Binns, Jennifer A. Elliott, and David Smith. London: Addison Wesley Longman, 1999. Pp.288. £17.99. ISBN 0 582 29825 3 Small Enterprises and Economic Development: The Dynamics of Micro and Small Enterprises. By Carl Liedholm and Donald C. Mead. London: Routledge, 1999. Pp.viii + 176. £50. ISBN 0 415 193 516 Value for Money? Impact of Small Enterprise Development. By Malcolm Harper and Gerry Finnegan. London: Intermediate Technology Publications, 1998. Pp.xiii + 144. £14.95. ISBN 1 85339 436 X

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  • Stephen Devereux & David Preston & Jan Kees Van Donge & Simon Vicary & Mak Arvin & Marcus Power & Roberta Rabellotti, 2000. "Book reviews," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 169-181.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jdevst:v:36:y:2000:i:5:p:169-181
    DOI: 10.1080/00220380008422650

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