Journal of Political Ecology
Journal of Political Ecology
Volume 8 Table of Contents   |   Volume 8_1   |   Volume 8_2    |   Volume 8_3   |   Volume 8_4   |   Volume 8_5   |   Volume 8_6   |   Volume 8_7   |   Volume 8_8

Volume 8-6 (2001) 

The Baobab and the Mango Tree: Lessons About Development - African and Asian Contrasts. By Nicholas Thompson and Scott Thompson. London: Zed Books (2000), xii+212 pp. Reviewed by A. F. Robertson , Anthropology Department, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Teetering on the Rim: Global Restructuring, Daily Life, and the Armed Retreat of the Bolivian State . By Lesley Gill. New York: Columbia University Press (2000), 222 pp. Reviewed by Robert Albro , Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Wheaton College, Massachusetts.

Global Multiculturalism: Comparative Perspectives on Ethnicity, Race, and Nation , edited by Grant H. Cornwell and Eve Walsh Stoddard, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2000), 368 pp. Reviewed by Frank J. Lechner , Department of Anthropology, Emory University.

On the Plaza: The Politics of Public Space and Culture  by Setha M. Low. Austin: University of Texas Press (2000), xv, 274 pp. Reviewed by James N. Green , Latin American History Department, California State University, Long Beach.

Hardest Times: The Trauma of Long Term Unemployment . by Thomas J. Cottle. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers (2001), 311 pp. Reviewed by Paul Durrenberger , Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University.

Information Ecologies: Using Technology with Heart , by Bonnie A. Nardi and Vicki L. O'Day. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (1999), viv, 232 pp. Reviewed by Chris Halaska , Social Design, Eugene, Oregon.

Environmentalism: A Global History , by Ramachandra Guha, New York: Longman (2000), xiii, 161 pp. Reviewed by Kathryn Hochstetler , Department of Political Science, Colorado State University.

Disaffected Democracies: What's Troubling the Trilateral Countries  edited by Susan Pharr and Robert Putnam, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press (2000), xxvi, 362 pp. Reviewed by David S. Meyer , Department of Sociology, University of California-Irvine.