SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Recent publications in Agrarian Change and Development

Banaji, Jairus (2009) ‘Aristocracies, peasantries and the framing of the early Middle Ages’. Journal of Agrarian Change 9(1), pp59-91.

Banaji, Jairus (with Peter Sarris) (eds) (2009) Aristocrats, Peasants and the Transformation of Rural Society, c400-800. Special issue of Journal of Agrarian Change 9(1).

Bernstein, Henry (2006)  ‘Africa: Eco-populist utopias and (micro-)capitalist realities’ (with Phil Woodhouse). In The Socialist Register 2007 ed L Panitch and C Leys, London: Merlin Press, pp147-169.

Bernstein, Henry (2006) ‘Is there an agrarian question in the twenty-first century?’. Canadian Journal of   Development Studies 27 (4), pp449-460. [with responses by Harriet Friedmann and Miguel Murmis]

Bernstein, Henry 2007 ‘Structural adjustment and African agriculture: A retrospect’. In The World Bank. Development, Poverty, Hegemony, edited by David Moore, Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, pp 343-368.

Bernstein, Henry 2008  ‘Agrarian questions from transition to globalization’. In Peasants and Globalization. Political Economy, Rural Transformation and the Agrarian Question, ed A.H. Akram-Lodhi and C. Kay, London: Routledge, pp 239-261.

Byres, Terence J (2004) 'Neoclassical Neopopulism 25 Years On: Déjà Vu and Déjà Passé. Towards a Critique', Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1-2): 17-44. Special issue on Redistributive Land Reform.

Byres, Terence J (2006) 'Agriculture and Development: Towards a Critique of the 'New Neoclassical Development Economics' and of 'Neoclassical Neo-Populism'', in The New Development Economics: After the Washington Consensus, edited by Jomo KS and B. Fine, pp. 222-248. London: Zed Books.

Byres, Terence J (2008) ‘The landlord class, peasant differentiation, class struggle and the transition to capitalism: England, France and Prussia compared’. In Peasants and Globalization. Political Economy, Rural Transformation and the Agrarian Question, ed A.H. Akram-Lodhi and C. Kay, London: Routledge, pp 57-82.

Cramer, C., C. Oya & J. Sender (2008) 'Lifting the Blinkers: A New View of Power, Diversity and Poverty in Mozambican Rural Labour Markets'. Journal of Modern African Studies,Vol.46, (3), pp.361-92.

Johnston , Deborah (2007) 'Who Needs Immigrant Workers: A Case Study of Immigrant Farmworkers in South Africa.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 7 (4). pp. 494-525.

Johnston, Deborah and Le Roux, H. (2007) 'Leaving the Household out of Family Labour? The Implications for the Size-Efficiency Relationship of Unreconstructed Thinking about the Households.' The European Journal of Development Research, 19 (3). pp. 355-71.

Lerche, Jens (2007) 'A Global Alliance against Forced Labour? Unfree Labour, Neo-Liberal Globalization and the International Labour Organization.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 7 (4). pp. 424-52.

Lerche, Jens (2000) 'Stating the Difference: State, Discourse and Class Reproduction in Uttar Pradesh, India.' Development and Change, 31, no. 4 . pp. 857-87.

Oya, Carlos (2007) ‘Agricultural Maladjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Have We Learned After Two Decades of Liberalization?’, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 25 (2), pp. 275-297

Oya, Carlos (2007) ‘Stories of Rural Accumulation in Africa: Trajectories and Transitions Among Rural Capitalists in Senegal’, Journal of Agrarian Change, 7 (4), pp. 453-493

Oya, Carlos & J.Sender (2009) 'Divorced, Separated and Widowed Female Workers in Rural Mozambique'. Feminist Economics, 15 (2): 1-31. See earlier version in GEM-IWG Working Paper series, 2007.

Sinha, Subir (2008) ‘Lineages of the Developmentalist State: Transnationality and the Indian Village, 1900-1965’,  Comparative Studies in Society and History, volume 50 no 1, 2008.

Sinha, Subir & Saurabh Gupta (2008) ‘Beyond ‘Dispositif’ and ‘Apparatus’: Water Conservation Programs in Rajasthan, India’, in K. Lahiri-Dutta ed., Water Politics in South Asia, Sage Publication.

Sender J. and Johnston D. (2004) 'Searching for A Weapon of Mass Production in Rural Africa: Unconvincing Arguments for Land Reform', Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1-2): 142-164.

Sender, J., C. Oya & C. Cramer (2006) 'Women Working for Wages: Putting Flesh on the Bones of a Rural Labour Market Survey in Mozambique'. Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol 32 (2), pp. 313-333.