Development Studies: Rural Development

  • Education and the Global Rural: Feminist Perspectives book cover

    Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of 11 March 2011, which destroyed farming and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Fisher Folk of Late Imperial and Modern China: An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living book cover

    The Fisher Folk of Late Imperial and Modern China

    An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xi He, David Faure

    Although most studies of rural society in China deal with land villages, in fact very substantial numbers of Chinese people lived by the sea, on the rivers and the lakes. In land villages, mostly given to farming, people lived in permanent houses, whereas on the margins of the waterways many people…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India book cover

    MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production: Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia book cover

    Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal: A comparative global perspective book cover

    The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Urbanization in Vietnam book cover

    Urbanization in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland: The State and Local Leaders book cover

    The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Central Asian Studies

  • Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources book cover

    Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas book cover

    Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies: Hydropower Development on the Mekong River book cover

    Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

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