Books written by Michael Lipton
Why Poor People Stay Poor: Urban Bias and World Development. (1977; 2nd ed., Avebury, 1988).
Land Reform in Developing Countries: Property Rights and Property Wrongs by Michael Lipton (2009) (link to wikipedia page about the book)
* Routledge webpage for the book, includes ordering info and the price of the Hardback and Paperback versions (and link to ebook version)
* Find the review of this book by Albert Berry here: The Case for Redistributional Land Reform in Developing Countries [from Development and Change 42(2): 637–648].
* A book review by Andrew Dorward here [from the Journal of Agricultural Economics].
* A review by Joe Hill here [from South Asian Water Studies 2(3)]
* A review by Mark L Wahlqvist here [from Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009 18 (4): 703]
* A review by Amy Ickowitz [from The Journal of Peasant Studies 2011 38(1): 193–207
With John Firn. The Erosion of a Relationship: India and Britain Since 1960 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (for Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London) 1975
With John Connell, Biplab Dasgupta and Roy Laishley. Migration from Rural Areas: The evidence from Village Studies. Delhi: Oxford University Press 1976
With John Connell. Assessing village labour situations in developing countries. Institute of Develop-ment Studies (Brighton, England), Village Studies Programme. Delhi: Oxford University Press 1977
With Richard Longhurst. Modern Varieties, International Agricultural Research, and the Poor. Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research. Washington, D.C.: 1985. Completely revised, updated and expanded book version (1989) can be found here (.pdf)
With Richard Longhurst. New Seeds and Poor People. London: Unwin Hyman 1989
With Robert Paarlberg. The role of the World Bank in agricultural development in the 1990s. UN Conference on Trade and Development: UN Development Programme: Group of Twenty-four. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute 1990. Full version can be found here. (.pdf)
With John Toye. Does Aid Work in India? A country study of the impact of official development assistance. London: Routledge 1990
With Eliane Darbellay and Shahin Yaqub. Successes in Anti-poverty. For University of Sussex and Poverty Research Unit. Geneva, International Labour Organisation (World Employment Programme) 1998. Full version can be found here (.pdf)
The Crisis of Indian Planning in the 1960s ed. Paul Streeten and Michael Lipton. Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. Oxford University Press 1968. Author, Urban bias and agricultural planning (chapter) and Introduction (with Paul Streeten)
Including the poor. Proceedings of a symposium organized by the World Bank and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Edited, with a preface, ‘Research and policy framework’, by Michael Lipton and Jacques van der Gaag. International Food Policy Research Institute; World Bank: Washington, D.C World Bank 1993
Land labour and livelihoods in rural South Africa. Edited by Michael Lipton, Merle Lipton, Mike de Klerk and Frank Ellis. 2 vols. Durban: Indicator Press 1996. Includes Michael Lipton, ‘Rural reforms and rural livelihoods: the contexts of international experience’ (Introduction to vol. 1).