The editors are grateful for the editing and production assistance of a number of IDA staff members, especially Sylvia Horowitz, who copyedited the entire manuscript and supervised its transformation for computer-generated typesetting. Vivian Carlip gave a second editorial reading, Cecily O'Neil helped with production, the manuscript was proofread by Vera Beers-Tyler, and Peter Daly designed the map on the following page. To the contributors, of course, goes our greatest appreciation, for their gracious cooperation in making requested revisions as well as for the content of their work.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Anthropology, Development, and Change in East Africa -- Putting Women in the Development Agenda: Agricultural Development in Malawi -- Lineage, District, and Nation: Politics in Uganda’s Bugisu Cooperative Union -- Farmers, Cooperatives, and Development Assistance in Uganda: An Anthropological Perspective -- Food Aid and Development in Rural Kenya -- Drought and Famine Management in Kitui District, Kenya -- Insect and Weed Control in Subsistence Farming Systems: Western Kenya -- Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Agricultural Research in Rwanda -- Issues in Agricultural Change: Case Study from Ismani, Iringa Region, Tanzania -- Changing Perceptions of Pastoral Development: A Case Study from Turkana District, Kenya -- Planning for Population Change in Kenya: An Anthropological Perspective -- Women’s Groups Near the Kenyan Coast: Patron-Clientship in the Development Arena -- Anthropology, Nutrition, and the Design of a Health Intervention Program in Western Kenya