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221. ድርቅንና ረሀብን ለመቋቋም የተደረጉ እንቅስቃሴዎች (1966-1983)
1997 E.C
Editor: Shiferaw Bekele
የዕርዳታ ማስተባበሪያና ማቋቋሚያ ኮሚሽን ከተቋቋመበት ከ1966 ጀምሮ ለሚቀጥሉት አስር ያህል ዓመታት በድርቅና በረሀብ የተጎዱ ሰዎችን ሕይወት ለማዳን፣ መልሶ ለማቋቋምና ለምግብ ዕጥረት ዘላቂ መፍትሔ ለመፍጠር የተደረገውን ጥረት የሚያስረዳ የውይይት ጽሑፍ፡፡

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222. Lord, Zèga and Peasant: A Study of Property and Agrarian Relationsin Rural Eastern Gojjam
Author: Habtamu Mengistie
The work analyses the socio economic condition of peasants, an impoverished and subordinate class known as zèga, and lords in the Northern part of Ethiopia. It introduces the institution of zègenät into the historical discourse on Ethiopia and provides an insight into its implication for class and the land tenure system in rural Gojjam. The study contends that the property system was not an impediment to the economic growth of the country.
223. Poverty and the Social Context of Sex Work in Addis Ababa: An Anthropological Perspective
Author: Bethlehem Tekola
This book explores the social ties of sex workers in Ethiopia and critiques the very common castigation of sex workers as social misfits who pose dangers to society. It proposes a human approach that makes a distinction between the institution of commercial sex and the women who practice it.
224. Democratic Assistance to Post-Conflict Ethiopia: Impact and Limitations
Author: Dessalegn Rahmato and Meheret Ayenew
This study examines international assistance to the democratization process in Ethiopia, with particular focus on assistance to the post-conflict electoral processes, human rights, the media, and legal and institutional reforms. It concludes that international assistance to the democratization process has been limited.
225. The World of Girls and Boys in Rural and Urban Ethiopia
Editor: Eva Poluha
This book presents a collection of essays about the lives, ideas and modes of interaction of children in Ethiopia. The case studies cover school children in Addis Ababa, the Amhara Region, Oromia Region, SNNPR. Apart from examining gender, religion, age and ethnic factors in shaping children’s thoughts, attitudes and interactions with their peers and adults, at home, at school and their communities, it also deals with media portrayals of and influences on children.