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School of Politics and International Studies

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Professor Ray Bush's Publications

Books

  • Bush R; Ayeb H (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.

  • Bush RC (2007) Poverty and neoliberalism : persistence and reproduction in the global south. Pluto Press.

  • Bush RC (2002) Counter-revolution in Egypt's countryside: land and farmers in the era of economic reform. Zed Books.

  • Bush RC (1999) Economic Crisis and the Politics of Reform in Egypt. Westview Press.

  • Bush RC (1994) The Transition to Independence in Namibia. Lynne Reinner - Boulder.

Chapters

  • Bush RC (2012) “Marginality or abjection? The political economy of poverty production in Egypt”, In: Bush R; Ayeb H (eds.) Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt. London: Zed Books.

  • Bush R; Ayeb H (2012) “Introduction: Marginality and exclusion in Egypt and the Middle East”, In: Bush R; Ayeb H (eds.) Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt. London: Zed Books.

  • Bush R (2010) “‘Conclusion: mining, dispossession and transformation in Africa’”, In: Fraser A; Larmer M (eds.) Zambia, Mining, and Neoliberalism. Palgrave MacMillan.

  • Bush R (2009) “When "Enough" is not Enough:Resistance during Accumulation by Dispossession”, In: Hopkins NS (eds.) Political and Social Protest in Egypt. Cairo Papers in Social Science. Cairo: American Univesity in Cairo Press. 85-99

    The article contributes to an understanding of the ways in which rural resistance is shaped in contemporary Egypt

  • Bush R (2009) “The Land and the People”, In: El-Mahdi R; Marfleet P (eds.) Egypt:The Moment of Change. London & New York: Zed Books. 51-67

    Examines rural transformation in Egypt and the impact of ecnomic reform in the countryside.

  • Bush RC (2007) “Mubarak’s legacy for Egypt’s rural poor: Returning land to the landlords”, In: Akram-Lodhi AH; Borras SM; Jr; Kay C (eds.) Land, poverty and livelihoods in the era of globalization: perspectives from developing and transition countries. Routledge. 254-283

  • Bush RC (2006) “Staying Hungry: Food Politics in Egypt and the Near East”, In: Abdelrahman M; Hamdy IA; Rouchdy M; Saad R (eds.) Cultural Dynamics in Contemporary Egypt. 1/2. Cairo Papers in Social Science. The American Univeristy in Cairo Press. 156-172

  • Bush RC (2005) “Crisis of Rural Livelihoods, Economic Reforms and Civil Society in Egypt”, In: Ghimire KB (eds.) Civil Society and The Market Question. Dynamics of Rural Development and Popular Mobilization. Palgrave, Macmillan. 162-188

  • Bush RC (2003) “Competing views on Policy and Farming in Egypt”, In: Kienle E (eds.) Politics from Above, Politics from Below: The Middle East in the Age of Age of Economic Reform. Saqi Books.

  • Bush RC (2003) “Modernizing Agriculture or Underdeveloping the Countryside? Competing Views on Policy and Farming in Egypt”, In: Kienle E (eds.) Politics From Above, Politics from Below: The Middle East in the Age of Economic Reform. Saqi.

  • Bush RC (2002) “More Losers than Winners in Egypt’s Countryside: the Impact of Changes in Land Tenure”, In: Bush R (eds.) Counter-Revolution in Egypt’s Countryside: Land and Farmers in the Era of Economic Reform. Zed Books. 185-210

  • Bush RC (2002) “Economic Adjustment and Agricultural Reform”, In: Sayyid MKE (eds.) Which way forward for Egyptian Agriculture?. Center for the Study of Developing Countries, Cairo University. 15-43

  • Bush RC (2002) “Land Reform and Counter Revolution”, In: Bush R (eds.) Counter-Revolution in Egypt’s Countryside: Land and Farmers in the Era of Economic Reform. Zed Books. 3-31

  • Bush RC (1998) “Facing Structural Adjustment: Strategies of Peasants, the State, and the International Financial Institutions”, In: Hopkins N; Westergaard K (eds.) Directions of Change in Rural Egypt. The American University in Cairo Press. 88-112

Internet Publications

  • Bush RC (2007) Politics, power and poverty: twenty years of agricultural reform and market liberalisation in Egypt. Third World Quarterly.

    Author URL [www.informaworld.com]

Journal Articles

  • Bush RC (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.

    Among top 20 articles downloaded for Journal of Agrarian Change

  • Bush R (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.

  • Bush RC (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.

  • Bush R (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

  • Bush RC; Keenan J (2006) “North Africa: Power, Politics & Promise”, Review of African Political Economy. 108.33: 175-184.

  • Bush RC (2004) “Undermining Africa”, Historical Materialism. 12.4: 173-201.

  • Bush RC (2004) “Poverty and Neo-Liberal Bias in the Middle East and North Africa”, Development and Change. 35.4: pp.673–695+.

  • Szeftel M; Bush RC (2004) “Commentary: Bringing Imperialism Back In”, Review of African Political Economy. 80: 165-169.

  • Bush RC (2004) “Commissioning Africa for Globalisation: Blair's project for the world's poor”, Global Dialogue. 6.3-4: 14-15.

  • Bush RC (2003) “Zimbabwe Out in the Cold? (editorial).”, Review of African Political Economy. 30.98: 535-537.

  • Bush RC; Abrahamsen R (2003) “War and the Forgotten Continent”, Review of African Political Economy. 30.96: 181-186.

  • Bush RC; Szeftel M (2002) “Sovereignty, Democracy & Zimbabwe’s Tragedy”, Review of African Political Economy Burgess EJ; Seddon D (eds.). 91.29: 5-12.

  • Bush RC; Mohan G (2001) “Africa’s Future: That Sinking Feeling”, Review of African Political Economy Burgess EJ; Seddon D (eds.). 88.28: 149-153.

  • Bush RC (2001) “Misir’da siyasi otoritarizm ve tarim reformu (Political authoritarianism and agricultural reform in Egypt)”, Toplum ve Bilim. 88: 105-121.

  • Bush RC (2000) “An Agricultural Strategy without Farmers: Egypt's Countryside in the New Millennium”, Review of African Political Economy. 84: 235-249.

  • Bush RC; Szeftel M (2000) “Commentary: The Struggle for Land”, Review of African Political Economy. 84: 173-180.

  • Bush RC (1996) “The Politics of Food and Starvation”, Review of African Political Economy. 68: 169-195.

  • Bush RC (1995) “Coping with Poverty and Adjustment in Egypt''s Countryside”, Review of African Political Economy. 66: 499-516.

  • Bush RC (1994) “Crisis in Egypt: Structural Adjustment, Food Security and the Politics of USAID”, Capital and Class. 53: 15-37.

  • Bush RC; Keenan J “Review of African Political Economy(Editorship)”, Review of African Political Economy. 108.33

Reports

  • Bush RC (2011) ‘An alternative vision for mining’, i. London: Nexus Strategic Partnerships.

  • Bush RC (2003) Civil Society and the Uncivil State: Land Tenure Reform in Egypt and the Crisis of Rural Livelihoods. PP CSSM 9, UNRISD Geneva.

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