Lewis, David


Professor David Lewis  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Policy

Professor of Social Policy and Development and Head of Department

Experience keywords:

international development; NGOs; development organizations

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Overall my research is concerned with international development policy. I have a particular interest in the roles of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society in development; and in anthropological approaches to the study of development organizations: my main geographical focus is on South Asia; mainly Bangladesh but also India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. I have also worked in the Philippines. I have undertaken consultancy for a range of development organizations including Oxfam, Save the Children, UK Department for International Development (DFID), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and The Body Shop.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

EnvironmentPolicy and Regulatory BodiesPublic Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Bangladesh; Philippines; South Asia

Languages:

Bengali [Spoken: Basic]; French [Written: Basic]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

020 7955 6037

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2015

Gardner, Katy and Lewis, David (2015) Anthropology and development: challenges for the twenty-first century Pluto Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780745333656

Lewis, David (2015) NGOs and civil society In: Riaz, Ali and Rahman, Mohammad Sajjadur , (eds.) Routledge handbook of contemporary Bangladesh. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415734615

2014

Schuller, Mark and Lewis, David (2014) Anthropology of NGOs In: Jackson, John, (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford University Press, New York, USA.

Lewis, David and Tanner , Thomas and Wrathall, David (2014) Livelihood resilience in the face of climate change Nature Climate Change . ISSN 1758-678X

Lewis, David (2014) Understanding the role of non-government organizations (NGOs) as cultural brokers: a review of approaches Osterreichische Zeitschrift fur Volkskunde. ISSN 0029-9669

Lewis, David (2014) Non-governmental organizations, management and development 3rd edition, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415816502

Lewis, David (2014) Commodifying development experience: deconstructing development as gift in the development blockbuster Anthropological Forum: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Comparative Sociology . 1-14. ISSN 0066-4677

Lewis, David and Rogers, Dennis and Woolcock, Michael, eds (2014) Popular representations of development: insights from novels, films, television and social media Rethinking Development. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415822817

Lewis, David (2014) Heading south: time to abandon the ‘parallel worlds’ of international non-governmental organization (NGO) and domestic third sector scholarship? VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 25 (5). 1132-1150 . ISSN 0957-8765

Lewis, David (2014) Contesting parallel worlds: time to abandon the distinction between the ‘international’ and ‘domestic’ contexts of third sector scholarship? Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organisations. ISSN 0957-8765

Lewis, David (2013) The anthropology of policy processes: making sense of the Bangladesh ‘reality check’ initiative

Lewis, David (2013) Why should the world care about Bangladesh?

Lewis, David (2013) Reconnecting development policy, people and history In: Wallace, Tina and Porter, Fenella, (eds.) Aid, NGOs and the realities of women's lives: a perfect storm. Practical Action Publishing , Rugby, UK. ISBN 9781853397783

Lewis, David (2013) Building the welfare mix or sidelining the state? Non-governmental organizations in developing countries as social policy actors In: Surender, Rebecca and Walker, Robert, (eds.) Social Policy in a Developing World. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 58-80. ISBN 9781849809900

Lewis, David (2013) Building the welfare mix or side-lining the state? non-governmental organizations in developing countries as social policy actors In: Surender, Rebecca and Walker, Robert, (eds.) Social policy in a developing world. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 58-80. ISBN 9781849809900

Lewis, David and Rodgers, Dennis and Woolcock, Michael (2013) The projection of development: cinematic representation as a(nother) source of authoritative knowledge? Journal of Development Studies, 49 (3). 383-397. ISSN 0022-0388

Lewis, David (2013) Sideways strategies: civil society-state reformist crossover activities in the Philippines 1986–2010 Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs, 35 (1). 27-55. ISSN 0129-797X

Lewis, David (2012) Conclusion: the big society and social policy In: Ishkanian, Armine and Szreter , Simon, (eds.) The big society debate: a new agenda for social welfare?. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781781002070

Lewis, David (2012) Rural development, technology, and policy memory In: Parker, Rachel A. and Appelbaum, Richard P., (eds.) Can emerging technologies make a difference in development?. Routledge, London, UK, 28-39. ISBN 9780415884327

Lewis, David (2012) Can we learn from the past? policy history and climate change in Bangladesh In: Castro, Peter A. and Taylor, Dan and Brokensha , David W. , (eds.) Climate change and threatened communities . Practical Action Publishing, Rugby, UK, 153-162. ISBN 9781853397257

Austin, Michael J. and Dal Santo, Teresa and Lewis, David (2012) Boundary-crossing careers of senior human service administrators: a cross-case analysis Administration in Social Work, 36 (2). 109-132. ISSN 0364-3107

Lewis, David (2012) Bangladesh: politics, economy and civil society Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England. ISBN 9780521713771

Lewis, David (2012) Across the little divide? life histories of public and third sector “boundary crossers” Journal of Organizational Ethnography, 1 (2). 158 -177. ISSN 2046-6749

Lewis, David (2011) When things go wrong in development NGOs: what can be learned from organizational breakdown and failure

Lewis, David (2011) Tidy concepts, messy lives: defining tensions in the domestic and overseas careers of UK non-governmental professionals In: Mosse, David, (ed.) Adventures in Aidland: the Anthropology of Professionals in International Development. Berghahn Books. ISBN 9780857451101

Lewis, David (2011) There is no crisis of civic participation: The Big Society risks undermining the integrity of both state and civil society British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Jan 2011) Blog entry

Lewis, David (2011) The voluntary sector is at the centre of the government’s Big Society plans: this may offer the possibility of better services, but not necessarily cheaper ones British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jun 2011) Blog entry

Biggs, Stephen and Justice, Scott and Lewis, David (2011) Patterns of rural mechanisation, energy and employment in South Asia: reopening the debate Economic and Political Weekly, XLVI (9). 78-82. ISSN 0012-9976

Lewis, David (2011) Exchanges of professionals between the public and non-governmental sectors: life-work histories from Bangladesh Modern Asian Studies, 45 (3). 735-757. ISSN 0026-749X

2010

Lewis, David (2010) Non-governmental organisations In: Barnard, A. and Spencer, J., (eds.) Encyclopedia of social and cultural anthropology . Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415409780

Lewis, David (2010) Encountering hybridity: lessons from individual experiences In: Billis, David, (ed.) Hybrid Organizations and the Third Sector: Challenges for Practice, Theory and Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9780230234635

Lewis, David (2010) Disciplined activists, unruly brokers?: exploring the boundaries between non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donors, and the state in Bangladesh In: Gellner, David, (ed.) Varieties of Activist Experience: Civil Society in South Asia. Governance, conflict and civic action. Sage Publications, London. ISBN 9788132104506

Lewis, David (2010) Disciplined activists, unruly brokers? exploring the boundaries between non-governmental organisations, donors and state in Bangladesh In: Gellner , David N., (ed.) Varieties of activist experience: civil society in South Asia . Governance, Conflict and Civic Action (3). Sage, New Delhi, India, 159-180. ISBN 9788132104506

Lewis, David (2010) Political ideologies and non-governmental organizations: an anthropological perspective Journal of Political Ideologies, 15 (3). 333-345. ISSN 1356-9317

Lewis, David (2010) The strength of weak ideas?: human security, policy history and climate change in Bangladesh In: Security and Development. Critical interventions: a forum for social analysis, 11 (11). Berghahn Books, Oxford, England, 113-129. ISBN 9780857451774

2009

Lewis, David and Kanji, Nazneen (2009) Non-governmental organisations and development Routledge perspectives on development. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415454308

Lewis, David (2009) Non-governmental organizations In: Anheier, Helmut K. and Toepler, Stefan, (eds.) International encyclopedia of civil society. Springer, New York, USA. ISBN 9780387939940

Lewis, David (2009) Reflections on organizational anthropology In: Sridhar, Devi , (ed.) Anthropologists inside organizations: South Asian case studies. Sage, London, UK, 149-152. ISBN 9788178298863

Biggs, Stephen and Lewis, David (2009) Fair trade and organizational innovation in Nepal: lessons from 25 Years of growth of the Association of Craft Producers (ACP) European Journal of Development Research, 21 (3). 377-396. ISSN 0957-8811

Lewis, David (2009) International development and the ‘perpetual present’: anthropological approaches to the re-historicization of policy European Journal of Development Research, 21 (1). 32-46. ISSN 0957-8811

2008

Lewis, David and Ravichandran, N., eds (2008) NGOs and social welfare: new research approaches Rawat Books, Jaipur, India. ISBN 9788131602003

Lewis, David (2008) Beyond “the net”? the changing rural power structure in Bangladesh In: Gellner, David and Hachhethu , Krishna , (eds.) Local democracy in South Asia: microprocesses of democratization in Nepal and its neighbours . Governance, Conflict and Civic Action (1). Sage Publications, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9780761936503

Lewis, David and Hossain, Abul (2008) Understanding the local power structure in rural Bangladesh SIDA studies (22). SIDA, Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 9789158681156

Lewis, David (2008) Using life histories in social policy research: the case of third sector/public sector boundary crossing Journal of Social Policy, 37 (4). 559-578. ISSN 0047-2794

Lewis, David and Hossain, Abul (2008) A tale of three villages: power, difference and locality in rural Bangladesh Journal of South Asian Development, 3 (1). 33-51. ISSN 0973-1741

Lewis, David and Rodgers, Dennis and Woolcock, Michael (2008) The fiction of development: literary representation as a source of authoritative knowledge Journal of Development Studies, 44 (2). 198-216. ISSN 0022-0388

Lewis, David (2008) Crossing the boundaries between 'third sector' and state: life-work histories from the Philippines, Bangladesh and the UK Third World Quarterly, 29 (1). 125-141. ISSN 0143-6597

2007

Opoku-Mensah, Paul and Lewis, David and Tvedt, Terje, eds (2007) Reconceptualising NGOs and their roles in development: NGOs, civil society and the international aid system Aalborg University Press, Aalborg, Denmark. ISBN 9788773077993

Bebbington, Anthony and Lewis, David and Batterbury, Simon and Olson, E and Shameem Siddiqi, M (2007) Beyond the development text: the World Bank and empowerment in practice Journal of Development Studies, 43 (4). 597-621. ISSN 0022-0388

Lewis, David (2007) Bringing in society, culture and politics: values and accountability in a Bangladesh NGO In: Ebrahim, Alnoor and Weisband, Edward, (eds.) Global accountabilities: participation, pluralism, and public ethics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 131-148. ISBN 9780521876476

Hallman, Kelly and Lewis, David and Begum, Suraiya (2007) Assessing the impact of vegetable and fishpond technologies on poverty in rural Bangladesh In: Adato, Michelle and Meinzen-Dick, Ruth, (eds.) Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries. An international food policy research institute book. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA, 103-148. ISBN 9780801887215

Hossain, Mahabub and Lewis, David and Bose, Manik L. and Chowdhury, Alamgir (2007) Rice research, technological progress, and impacts on the poor: the Bangladesh case In: Adato, Michelle and Meinzen-Dick, Ruth, (eds.) Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries. An International Food Policy Research Institute book. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA, 56-102. ISBN 9780801887215

Hossain, Mahabub and Bose, Manik L. and Lewis, David and Chowdhury, Alamgir (2007) Rice research, technological process, and impacts on the poor: the Bangladesh case In: Adato, Michelle and Meinzen-Dick, Ruth, (eds.) Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries. An international food policy research institute book. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA, 56-102. ISBN 9780801887215

2006

Lewis, David (2006) Non-governmental organisations In: Tate, N., (ed.) Governments of the World. Macmillan Reference, 205-209. ISBN 9780028658117

Lewis, David and Mosse, D. (2006) Development brokers and translators: the ethnography of aid agencies Kumarian Books, Bloomfield, CT. ISBN 156549217X

Lewis, David (2006) Globalization and international service: a development perspective Voluntary Action, 7 (2). 13-26. ISSN 1465-4067

Lewis, David (2006) Issues and priorities in non-governmental organisation research Journal of Health Management, 8 (2). 181-193. ISSN 0972-0634

Lewis, David (2006) The management of non-governmental development organisations Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations. 2nd, Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415370936

Lewis, David and Mosse, D (2006) Encountering order and disjuncture: Contemporary anthropological perspectives on the organisation of development Oxford Development Studies, 34 (1). 1-13. ISSN 1360-0818

Lewis, David (2006) Non-governmental organisations and international politics In: Tate, Neal, (ed.) Governments of the world: a global guide to citizens' rights and responsibilities. Macmillan Reference USA , Farmington Hills, USA. ISBN 9780028658117

Lewis, David (2006) Anthropology and development: knowledge, history, power and practice

Lewis, David and Opoku-Mensah, Paul (2006) Moving forward research agendas on international NGOs: Theory, agency and context Journal of International Development, 18 (5). 665-675. ISSN 0954-1748

Lewis, David and Siddiqi, M. Shameen (2006) Social capital from sericulture? : actors, markets, and power in a multi-agency project in Bangladesh In: Bebbington, Anthony J. and Woolcock, Michael and Guggenheim, Scott E. and Olson, Elizabeth, (eds.) The Search for Empowerment: Social Capital as Idea and Practice at the World Bank. Kumarian Press, Bloomfield, CT., USA, 239-257. ISBN 1565492153

2005

Mosse, David and Lewis, David (2005) The aid effect: giving and governing in international development Pluto Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780745323862

Gardner, Katy and Lewis, David (2005) Beyond development? In: Edelman, Marc and Haugerud, Angelique, (eds.) The Anthropology of Development and Globalization: From Classical Political Economy to Contemporary Neoliberalism. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, 352-360. ISBN 9780631228806

Lewis, David (2005) Policy tensions in public space: shifting boundaries between non-governmental organisations (NGOs), donors and state in Bangladesh

Lewis, David (2005) Individuals, organisations and public action : trajectories of the non-governmental in development studies In: Kothari, Uma, (ed.) A Radical History of Development Studies. Zed Books Ltd, London, 200-222. ISBN 1842770000

Lewis, David (2005) Anthropology and development : the uneasy relationship In: Carrier, James G., (ed.) A Handbook of Economic Anthropology. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 472-486. ISBN 1843761750

Lewis, David and Rodgers, Dennis and Woolcock, Michael (2005) The fiction of development: knowledge, authority and representation Working Paper 05-61. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Lewis, David (2005) Entries on ‘civil society’, ‘non-governmental organisations’ and ‘Grameen Bank’ In: Forsyth, Tim, (ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Development. Routledge. ISBN 9780415253420

2004

Glasius, Marlies and Lewis, David and Seckinelgin, Hakan, eds (2004) Exploring civil society : political and cultural contexts Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 0415325463 hb

Lewis, David (2004) Non-Governmental Organisations In: Thomas, Clive S, (ed.) Research Guide to Us and International Interest Groups. Praeger Publishers, Westport, CT, 263-264. ISBN 0313295433

Lewis, David (2004) "Old" and "new" civil societies in Bangladesh In: Glasius, Marlies and Lewis, David and Seckinelgin, Hakan, (eds.) Exploring Civil Society: Political and Cultural Contexts. Routledge, London, 113-120. ISBN 0415325455

Lewis, David (2004) Icebergs, hippos and organizational change in Africa, a reply to Rick James Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 15 (2). 259-263. ISSN 1048-6682

Lewis, David (2004) On the difficulty of studying “civil society”: NGOs, state and democracy in Bangladesh Contributions to Indian Sociology, 38 (3). 299-322. ISSN 0069-9667

Lewis, David and Madon, Shirin (2004) Information systems and non-governmental development organisations: advocacy, organisational learning and accountability The Information Society, 20 (2). 117-126. ISSN 0197-2243

2003

Lewis, David (2003) Civil society In: Christensen, Karen and Levinson, David, (eds.) Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World. Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA. ISBN 0761925988

Lewis, David (2003) Theorising the organisation and management of non-governmental development organisations: towards a composite approach Public Management Review, 5 (3). 325-344. ISSN 1471-9037

Lewis, David (2003) NGOs, organizational culture, and institutional sustainability Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 590 (1). 212-226. ISSN 0002-7162

Lewis, David and Bebbington, Anthony J. and Batterbury, Simon and Shah, Alpa and Olson, Elizabeth and Siddiqi, M. Shameem and Duvall, Sandra (2003) Practice, power and meaning: frameworks for studying organizational culture in multi-agency rural development projects Journal of International Development, 15 (5). 541-557. ISSN 0954-1748

Lewis, David (2003) Nongovernmental organizations, business, and the management of ambiguity Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 9 (2). 135-152. ISSN 1048-6682

Lewis, David (2003) Organization and management in the third sector: toward a cross-cultural research agenda Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 13 (1). 67-83. ISSN 1048-6682

Lewis, David (2003) « Old » and « new » civil societies? reflections on NGOs, state and democracy in Bangladesh Journal des Anthropologues , 94-95. 93-121. ISSN 1156-0428

Lewis, David (2002) NGOs, performance and accountability: an overview In: Desai, Vandana and Potter, Robert B., (eds.) The Arnold Companion to Development Studies. Arnold Publishers, London, UK, 519-522. ISBN 0340760516

Lewis, David (2002) The rise of non-governmental organisations: issues in development management In: Clarke, Ron and Kirkpatrick, Colin H. and Polidano, Charles, (eds.) Handbook on development policy and management. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 372-380. ISBN 1840641428

Lewis, David (2002) Civil society in African contexts: reflections on the usefulness of a concept Development and Change, 33 (4). 569-586. ISSN 0012-155X

2001

Lewis, David (2001) The management of non-governmental development organisations: an introduction Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415207584

Lewis, David (2001) Civil society in non-Western contexts: reflections on the ‘usefulness’ of a concept Civil Society Working Paper series, 13. Centre for Civil Society, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753013789

2000

Lewis, David and Wallace, Tina, eds (2000) New roles and relevance: development NGOs and the challenge of change Kumarian Press, West Hartford, CT. ISBN 978-1565491212

Lewis, David (2000) International aid agencies: policy conflict and convergence In: Harris, Margaret and Rochester, Colin, (eds.) Voluntary organisations and social policy in Britain: perspectives on change and choice. Macmillan, Houndmills, UK. ISBN 9780333793138

Lewis, David and Sobhan, Babar (2000) Routes of funding, roots of trust? Northern NGOs, Southern NGOs and the rise of direct funding In: Eade, Deborah and Wallace, Tina, (eds.) Development and management. Development in practice readers. Oxfam, Oxford, UK, 202-219. ISBN 9780855984298

Lewis, David (2000) Building 'active' partnerships in aid-recipient countries: lessons from a rural development project in Bangladesh In: Osborne, Stephen P., (ed.) Public Private Partnerships: Theory and Practice in International Perspective. Routledge advances in management and business studies. Routledge, New York, 252-264. ISBN 9780415212687

Lewis, David (2000) building active partnerships in aid-recipient countries: lessons from a rural development project in Bangladesh In: Osborn , Stephen, (ed.) Public-private partnerships: theory and practice in international perscpective . Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies. Routledge, London, UK, 252-264. ISBN 9780415212687

Gardner, Katy and Lewis, David (2000) Dominant paradigms overturned or 'business as usual'? Development discourse and the White Paper on international development Critique of Anthropology, 20 (1). 15-29. ISSN 0308-275X

Gardner, Katy and Lewis, David (2000) Dominant paradigms overturned or 'business as usual'?: development discourse and the white paper on international development Critique of Anthropology, 20 (1). 15-29. ISSN 0308-275X

1999

Lewis, David (1999) Development NGOs and the challenge of partnership In: Finer, Catherine J, (ed.) Transnational Social Policy. Broadening perspectives in social policy. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, 49-60. ISBN 9780631211280

Lewis, David (1999) Partnership as process: building an institutional ethnography of an inter-agency aquaculture project in Bangladesh Journal of Social Studies, 85. 61-82.

Lewis, David (1999) International perspectives on voluntary action: reshaping the third sector Earthscan Ltd, London, UK. ISBN 9781853835568

Lewis, David and Sobhan, Babar (1999) Routes of funding, roots of trust? northern NGOs, southern NGOs, donors, and the rise of direct funding Development in Practice, 9 (1-2). 117-129. ISSN 0961-4524

Lewis, David (1999) Revealing, widening, deepening?: a review of the existing and the potential contribution of anthropological approaches to ‘third sector’ Human Organization, 58 (1). 73-81. ISSN 0018-7259

1998

Lewis, David (1998) Partnership as process: building an institutional ethnography of an inter-agency aquaculture project in Bangladesh In: Mosse, David and Farrington, John and Rew, Alan, (eds.) Development as process: concepts and methods for working with complexity. Routledge Research/ODI Development Policy Studies. Routledge, London, UK, 99-114. ISBN 9780415186056

Lewis, David (1998) Interagency partnerships in aid-recipient countries: lessons from an aquaculture project in Bangladesh Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 27 (3). 323-338. ISSN 0899-7640

Lewis, David (1998) Development NGOs and the challenge of partnership: changing relations between North and South Social Policy & Administration, 32 (5). 501-512. ISSN 0144-5596

Lewis, David (1998) Bridging the gap?: the parallel universes of the non-profit and non-governmental organisation research traditions and the changing context of voluntary action International Working Paper Series, 1. Centre for Civil Society, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1997

Lewis, David (1997) Rethinking aquaculture for resource-poor farmers: perspectives from Bangladesh Food Policy, 22 (6). 533-546. ISSN 0306-9192

Lewis, David (1997) NGOs, donors, and the state in Bangladesh The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 554 (1). 33-45. ISSN 0002-7162

1996

Lewis, David and Wood, Geoffrey and Gregory, Rick (1996) Trading the silver seed Practical Action Publishing, Rugby, UK. ISBN 9781853393426

Gardner, Katy and Lewis, David (1996) Anthropology, development and the post-modern challenge Pluto Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780745307473

Lewis, David (1996) ‘Appropriating’ technology? tractor owners, brokers, artisans and farmers in rural Bangladesh Journal of International Development, 8 (1). 21-38. ISSN 0954-1748

Lewis, David (1996) Understanding rural entrepreneurship in a Bangladesh village — individuals, roles or structures? Small Enterprise Development, 7 (4). 22-31. ISSN 0957-1329

1993

Farrington, John and Lewis, David, eds (1993) Non-governmental organizations and the state in Asia: rethinking roles in sustainable agricultural development Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415088480

Bebbington, Anthony and Farrington, John and Lewis, David and Wellard, Kate, eds (1993) Reluctant partners? NGOs, the state and sustainable agricultural development Non-Governmental Organizations series. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415088435

Lewis, David and Gregory, Rick and Wood, Geoffrey D. (1993) Indigenising extension: farmers, fish-seed traders and poverty-focused aquaculture in Bangladesh Development Policy Review, 11 (2). 185-194. ISSN 0950-6764

Lewis, David (1993) Going it alone: female-headed households, rights and resources in rural Bangladesh The European Journal of Development Research, 5 (2). 23-42. ISSN 0957-8811

1992

Lewis, David (1992) Social research and aquaculture in Bangladesh: a case study from the North West In: Sadeque, Syed Zahir , (ed.) Environment and natural resource management in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Sociological Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

1991

Lewis, David (1991) Technologies & transactions: a study of the interaction between new technology and agrarian structure in Bangladesh-Dhaka Dhaka University. Centre for Social Studies , Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lewis, David (1991) The offstage miracle: carrying out and writing up field research in Bangladesh Journal of Social Studies, 52. 43-68.


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