Dynamics of Democracy and Inequality in the Context of Globalisation. Lecture given at the International Inequalities Institute Seminar, LSE, March 2017. Listen here.
North-South Struggles over Financing for Development: State, Society and Market in the Global Age. Public Lecture given at the Global South Studies Centre, University of Cologne, Germany. July 2017. Listen here.
2019. Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development. London: Routledge.
2012. Pentecostalism and Development: Churches, NGOs and Social Change in Africa. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Read a review here.
2003. Peripheral People: The Excluded Minorities of Ethiopia. London: Hurst. (Edited with Alula Pankhurst). Read the Conclusion here.
2002. Initiating Change in Highland Ethiopia: Causes and Consequences of Cultural Transformation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Read the Introduction here.
Selected Articles and Chapters
2020. Mission, Development and ‘Reverse Mission’ in Europe-Africa Religious Relations. In Africa-Europe Relations: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective, edited by Raffaele Marchetti. London: Routledge. (in press)
2020. Politics and Theology in the Micah Challenge Campaign for the Millennium Development Goals. In Faith Based Organizations in Development Discourses and Practices edited by Jens Koehrsen and Andreas Heuser. London: Routledge. (in press)
2018. North-South Struggles on Financing for Development: State, Society and Market in the Global Age. Global Policy, 9, 3: 377-386. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/88036/
2018. De-Democratisation and Rising Inequality: The Underlying Cause of a Worrying Trend. Global Society, 32, 2: 344-364. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/88038/
2018. From ‘Christians doing Development’ to ‘Doing Christian Development’: The Changing Role of Religion in the International Work of Tearfund. Development in Practice, 28, 2: 280-291. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/88039/
2017 The Global South at the UN: Using International Politics to Re-Vision the Global. The Global South, 11, 2: 71-91. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/88037/
2017. Affordances of Rupture and their Enactment: A Framework for Understanding Christian Change. Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 42, 4: 3-24. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/88040/
2015. Techniques of Happiness: Moving Toward and Away from the Good Life in Rural Ethiopia. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 5, 3: 157-176.
2015. Pentecostalism and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development, edited by Emma Tomalin. London: Routledge.
2013. Pentecostalism in a Rural Context: Dynamics of Religion and Development in Southwest Ethiopia. PentecoStudies 12,2: 231-249.
2013. Value Chains for Development: An Ethnography of Pro-Poor Market Interventions in Ethiopia. Anthropology of This Century. Issue 6.
2013. A Revolution of Consciousness: The Social Justice Protests in Israel. Bulletin of the Council for British Research in the Levant.
2012. The Pentecostal Ethic and the Spirit of Development. In Pentecostalism and Development: Churches, NGOs and Social Change in Africa, edited by Dena Freeman. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
2012. Development and the Rural Entrepreneur: Pentecostals, NGOs and the Market in the Gamo Highlands, Ethiopia. In Pentecostalism and Development: Churches, NGOs and Social Change in Africa, edited by Dena Freeman. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
2009. Development and (Un)happiness: A Case Study from Rural Ethiopia. In Gross National Happiness: Practice and Measurement, edited by K. Ura & D. Penjore. Centre for Bhutan Studies, Thimpu.
2006. Who are the D’ache? And Who are the Gamo?: Confusions of Ethnicity in Ethiopia’s Southern Highlands. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, edited by Siebert Uhling. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.
2003. Homeworkers in Global Supply Chains. Greener Management International, 43:1-12.
2003. Understanding Marginalisation in Ethiopia. In Peripheral People: The Excluded Minorities of Ethiopia, edited by Dena Freeman & Alula Pankhurst. London: Hurst.
2003. Change and Development: Lessons from the Twentieth Century. In Peripheral People: The Excluded Minorities of Ethiopia, edited by Dena Freeman & Alula Pankhurst. London: Hurst. (with Alula Pankhurst)
2002. From Warrior to Wife: Cultural Transformation in the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 8:34-44.
2000. The Generation of Difference: Initiations in Gamo, Sidamo and Boran (Oromo). Northeast African Studies, 7,3 (N.S):35-57.
2000. Cultural Variation in Southern Ethiopia: An Introduction. Northeast African Studies, 7,3 (N.S):15-20.