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Change and Development in Nomadic and Pastoral Societies
(Leiden, the Netherlands: E.J. Brill, 1981)
Work and modesty: The dilemma of women market traders in South India
(College Park, MD: Feminist Studies, 1986)
This article reflects on the dilemma faced by women in Madras India regarding work and modesty. Women are the majority of petty traders in the informal sector, which offers a short-term solution to those with no or low ...
An improved methodology for erosion hazard mapping part II: Application to Lesotho
(Blackwell Publishing, 1988)
This is the second part of a paper on an improved technique for erosion hazard mapping. In this part, the authors apply the new methodology to Lesotho, where erosion has been the most important factor in the decline in ...
Access, control, and use of resources in African agriculture: An introduction
In general, the history of access, control and use of agricultural resources in colonial and postcolonial Africa has been one of cross-cultural interaction-through discourse as well as through political economy. That the ...
No-Tillage Agriculture Principles and Practices
(New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Inc., 1984)
The impact of new crop technology on the agricultural division of labor in a West African setting
(The University of Chicago Press, 1989)
This article examines the implications of technological change in rice production on the organization of labor and distribution of resources within households in The Gambia. The findings suggest that improved technologies ...
Land tenure and development problems in Mali: The case of the Niger delta
(London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985)
The aim of this chapter is to point out the distinctive features of one geographical region of Mali, the inner delta of the Niger. This area in both the distant and the recent past has seen several waves of settlers; it ...
Soil organic matter and structural stability: Mechanisms and implications for management
(Springer Netherlands, 1984)
This paper discusses the soil factors and mechanisms that influence the stability of micro- and macroaggregates and the consequential implications for soil management.
Society in the making: The study of technology as a tool for sociological analysis
(Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1987)
The author stresses that sociological, technoscientific, and economic analyses are interwoven in a web, leading to the new interpretation of the dynamics of technology. Actor networks help to develop the linkages between ...
Range/livestock research activities 1982/1983
(Western Sudan Agricultural Research Project Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 1984)
The following sections of this report summarize the activities of the Range/Livestock Section for 1982/1983. Diagnostic and investigative activities, in addition to in-herd and on-range trails are discussed. The focus of ...