Professor Ray Bush's Publications
(2012) Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt. London: Zed Books.
In the wake of the new Egyptian revolution, this insightful collection explores issues of power, politics, and inequality in Egypt and the Middle East.
(2007) Poverty and neoliberalism : persistence and reproduction in the global south. Pluto Press.
(2002) Counter-revolution in Egypt's countryside: land and farmers in the era of economic reform. Zed Books.
(1999) Economic Crisis and the Politics of Reform in Egypt. Westview Press.
(1994) The Transition to Independence in Namibia. Lynne Reinner - Boulder.
(2012) “Marginality or abjection? The political economy of poverty production in Egypt”, Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt, Bush R; Ayeb H (eds.). London: Zed Books.
(2012) “Introduction: Marginality and exclusion in Egypt and the Middle East”, Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt, Bush R; Ayeb H (eds.). London: Zed Books.
(2010) “‘Conclusion: mining, dispossession and transformation in Africa’”, Zambia, Mining, and Neoliberalism, Fraser A; Larmer M (eds.). Palgrave MacMillan.
(2009) “When "Enough" is not Enough:Resistance during Accumulation by Dispossession”, Political and Social Protest in Egypt, Hopkins NS (eds.). Cairo Papers in Social Science. Cairo: American Univesity in Cairo Press.
The article contributes to an understanding of the ways in which rural resistance is shaped in contemporary Egypt
(2009) “The Land and the People”, Egypt:The Moment of Change, El-Mahdi R; Marfleet P (eds.). London & New York: Zed Books.
Examines rural transformation in Egypt and the impact of ecnomic reform in the countryside.
(2007) “Mubarak’s legacy for Egypt’s rural poor: Returning land to the landlords”, Land, poverty and livelihoods in the era of globalization: perspectives from developing and transition countries, Akram-Lodhi AH; Borras SM; Jr; Kay C (eds.). Routledge.
(2006) “Staying Hungry: Food Politics in Egypt and the Near East”, Cultural Dynamics in Contemporary Egypt, Abdelrahman M; Hamdy IA; Rouchdy M; Saad R (eds.). 1/2. Cairo Papers in Social Science. The American Univeristy in Cairo Press.
(2005) “Crisis of Rural Livelihoods, Economic Reforms and Civil Society in Egypt”, Civil Society and The Market Question. Dynamics of Rural Development and Popular Mobilization, Ghimire KB (eds.). Palgrave, Macmillan.
(2004) “Agriculture and Economic Adjustment in Egypt”, Economic Reform in the 21st Century: Neo-Conservative Failure, Governance and Alternative Budgets, Akram-Lodhi AH; Chernomas R (eds.). Arbeiter Ring Publishing. [Accepted]
(2003) “Competing views on Policy and Farming in Egypt”, Politics from Above, Politics from Below: The Middle East in the Age of Age of Economic Reform, Kienle E (eds.). Saqi Books.
(2003) “Modernizing Agriculture or Underdeveloping the Countryside? Competing Views on Policy and Farming in Egypt”, Politics From Above, Politics from Below: The Middle East in the Age of Economic Reform, Kienle E (eds.). Saqi.
(2002) “More Losers than Winners in Egypt’s Countryside: the Impact of Changes in Land Tenure”, Counter-Revolution in Egypt’s Countryside: Land and Farmers in the Era of Economic Reform, Bush R (eds.). Zed Books.
(2002) “Economic Adjustment and Agricultural Reform”, Which way forward for Egyptian Agriculture?, Sayyid MKE (eds.). Center for the Study of Developing Countries, Cairo University.
(2002) “Land Reform and Counter Revolution”, Counter-Revolution in Egypt’s Countryside: Land and Farmers in the Era of Economic Reform, Bush R (eds.). Zed Books.
(1998) “Facing Structural Adjustment: Strategies of Peasants, the State, and the International Financial Institutions”, Directions of Change in Rural Egypt, Hopkins N; Westergaard K (eds.). The American University in Cairo Press.
“Debating agricultural modernisation”, Economic Liberalisation in the Middle East, Keinle E (eds.). Economic Liberalisation in the Middle East. [Submitted]
(2007) Politics, power and poverty: twenty years of agricultural reform and market liberalisation in Egypt. Third World Quarterly.
(2011) “2011 ‘Coalitions for Dispossession and Resistance? Land, Politics and Agrarian Reform in Egypt’ in Special Issue. 'The Dynamics of Reform Coalitions in the Arab World',”, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies,. 38.3: 391-405. [Accepted]
(2010) “‘Food Riots: Poverty, Power and Protest’ , Symposium: The 2007-8 World Food Crisis’”, Journal of Agrarian Change,. 10, 1, pp119-129,.1: 119-129.
(2009) “When "Enough" is not Enough: Resistance during Accumulation by Dispossession”, Cairo Papers in Social Science, Hopkins NS (eds.). 29.2/3: 85-99.
The article contributes to an understanding of the ways in which patterns of especially rural resistance are shaped in Egypt.
(2009) “2009 ‘‘Soon there will be no-one left to take the corpse to the morgue’: Accumulation and Abjection in Ghana’s mining communities’,”, Resources Policy. 34,: 57-63.
(2008) “'Scrambling to the Bottom? Mining, Resources and Underdevelopment'”, Review of African Political Economy. September. 35.117: 361-366.
Examines the issues relating to the possibility that resouorce led growth is feasible and desirable in Africa
(2006) “North Africa: Power, Politics & Promise”, Review of African Political Economy. 108.33: 175-184.
(2004) “Undermining Africa”, Historical Materialism. 12.4: 173-201.
(2004) “Poverty and Neo-Liberal Bias in the Middle East and North Africa”, Development and Change. 35.4: pp.673–695+.
(2004) “Commentary: Bringing Imperialism Back In”, Review of African Political Economy. 80: 165-169.
(2004) “Commissioning Africa for Globalisation: Blair's project for the world's poor”, Global Dialogue. 6.3-4: 14-15.
(2003) “Zimbabwe Out in the Cold? (editorial).”, Review of African Political Economy. 30.98: 535-537.
(2003) “War and the Forgotten Continent”, Review of African Political Economy. 30.96: 181-186.
(2002) “Sovereignty, Democracy & Zimbabwe’s Tragedy”, Review of African Political Economy, Burgess EJ; Seddon D (eds.). 91.29: 5-12.
(2001) “Africa’s Future: That Sinking Feeling”, Review of African Political Economy, Burgess EJ; Seddon D (eds.). 88.28: 149-153.
(2001) “Misir’da siyasi otoritarizm ve tarim reformu (Political authoritarianism and agricultural reform in Egypt)”, Toplum ve Bilim. 88: 105-121.
(2000) “An Agricultural Strategy without Farmers: Egypt's Countryside in the New Millennium”, Review of African Political Economy. 84: 235-249.
(2000) “Commentary: The Struggle for Land”, Review of African Political Economy. 84: 173-180.
(1996) “The Politics of Food and Starvation”, Review of African Political Economy. 68: 169-195.
(1995) “Coping with Poverty and Adjustment in Egypt''s Countryside”, Review of African Political Economy. 66: 499-516.
(1994) “Crisis in Egypt: Structural Adjustment, Food Security and the Politics of USAID”, Capital and Class. 53: 15-37.
“Egypt’s Agricultural Crisis”, Journal of Peasant Studies. [Submitted]
“Review of African Political Economy(Editorship)”, Review of African Political Economy. 108.33
Mining for fish. : 20pp+. [Submitted]
(2011) ‘An alternative vision for mining’, i. London: Nexus Strategic Partnerships.
(2003) Civil Society and the Uncivil State: Land Tenure Reform in Egypt and the Crisis of Rural Livelihoods. PP CSSM 9, UNRISD Geneva.