Development Studies: Rural Development

  • The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger: An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution book cover

    The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution, 1st Edition

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on…

    Hardback – 2007-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Poverty Orientated Agricultural and Rural Development book cover

    Poverty Orientated Agricultural and Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Hartmut Brandt, Uwe Otzen

    Over the last twenty years the proportion of development cooperation resources earmarked for agricultural development has dwindled to between six and seven per cent of total bi- and multilateral Official Development Assistance. This is despite the fact that eighty per cent of the world's poor…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Rural Governance: International Perspectives book cover

    Rural Governance

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynda Cheshire, Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

    Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and…

    Hardback – 2006-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The African-Asian Divide: Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya book cover

    The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new…

    Hardback – 2006-06-23
    Routledge
    New Political Economy

  • Land Tenure, Conservation and Development in Southeast Asia book cover

    Land Tenure, Conservation and Development in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Peter Eaton

    This book examines the relationship between land tenure, conservation and rural development in the context of the Southeast Asian archipelago. In particular, it is concerned with people living in and around national parks and other protected areas. It discusses the value of reinforcing indigenous…

    Hardback – 2004-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Sustainable Development in Rural China: Farmer Innovation and Self-Organisation in Marginal Areas book cover

    Sustainable Development in Rural China

    Farmer Innovation and Self-Organisation in Marginal Areas, 1st Edition

    By Bin Wu

    Sustainable development in marginal areas, especially in those where rural poverty and environmental degradation are interwoven, is a great concern of development agencies worldwide, and much effort is put into development programmes, technology transfer schemes and so on. The problem is…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26
    Routledge

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