Journal of Political Ecology
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Volume 7 Table of Contents   |   Volume 7_1   |   Volume 7_2    |   Volume 7_3   |   Volume 7_4   |   Volume 7_5

Volume 7-4 (2000) 

Towards Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy . Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft (1999). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 323 pp. Reviewed by  John Schelhas , Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL.

Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature . By Carl N. McDaniel and John M. Gowdy. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2000, xiv, 225 pp. Reviewed by David Zurick, Department of Geography, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 40475.

The Untouchables: Subordination, Poverty and the State in Modern India , by Oliver Mendelsohn and Marika Vicziany. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998, xviii, 289 pp. Reviewed by Lynn Vincentnathan , Department of Anthropology, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

Gender, Law, and Resistance in India , by Erin P. Moore. Tucson: University of Arizona Press (1998), x, 205 pp. Reviewed by Helen Vallianatos , Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

Myth and Reality in the Rain Forest: How Conservation Strategies are Failing in West Africa , by John F. Oates, Berkeley: University of California Press (1999), xxviii, 310 pp. Reviewed by Jefferson S. Hall , School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.

Women and Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh. An Anthropological Study of Grameen Bank Lending , by Aminur Rahman. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999, xi, 188 pp. Reviewed by Geeta Chowdhry , Department of Political Science, Northern Arizona University.

Warmth of the Welcome: The Social and Economic Causes of Economic Success for Immigrants in Different Nations and Cities . By Jeffrey G. Reitz. Boulder: Westview Press (1998), xiii, 298 pp. Reviewed by Marilyn Fernandez , Department of Sociology, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA.