Books reviewed in this article:

Tom Athanasiou, Divided Planet: The Ecology of Rich and Poor

Ester Boserup, My Professional Life and Publications 1929–1998

Joachim von Braun, Tesfaye Tekxu, and Patrick Webb, Famine in Africa: Causes, Responses, and Prevention

John Brotchie, Peter Newton, Peter Hall, and John Dickey (eds.), East West Perspectives on 21st Century Urban Development: Sustainable Eastern and Western Cities in the New Millennium

Alex de Sherbinin and Victoria Dompka (eds.), Water and Population Dynamics: Case Studies and Policy Implications

Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs: Threatened Reproduction and Identity in the Cameroon Grassfields

Peter H. Gleick, The World's Water 1998–1999: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Inge Kaul, Isabelle Grunberg, and Marc A. Stern (eds.), Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Patricia W. Lunneborg, The Chosen Lives of Childfree Men

Thomas Gale Moore, Climate of Fear: Why We Shouldn't Worry About Global Warming

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, World Population Prospects: The 1998 Revision. Volume I: Comprehensive Tables; Volume II: The Sex and Age Distribution of the World Population

US Agency for International Development and US Department of Commerce, World Population Profile: 1998, with a Special Chapter Focusing on HIV I AIDS in the Developing World