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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.