Development Studies: Rural Development

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Ageing Resource Communities: New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism book cover

    Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach book cover

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management: A Historical Account book cover

    The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge

  • Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries: Theory, Evidence, and Policy book cover

    Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries

    Theory, Evidence, and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Oya, Nicola Pontara

    There is a striking scarcity of work conducted on rural labour markets in the developing world, particularly in Africa. This book aims to fill this gap by bringing together a group of contributors who boast substantial field experience researching rural wage employment in various developing…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    1st Edition

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge

  • Anti-Poverty Land Reform Issues Never Die: Collected essays on development economics in practice book cover

    Anti-Poverty Land Reform Issues Never Die

    Collected essays on development economics in practice, 1st Edition

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    What can we do to unlock the unrealised potential of the hundreds of millions of rural poor and landless workers? The ever-topical central theme in this collection of essays is the mixed role of government and the institutionally regulated market in tackling rural poverty and land distribution…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Rural-Urban Dynamics: Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers book cover

    Rural-Urban Dynamics

    Livelihoods, mobility and markets in African and Asian frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jytte Agergaard, Niels Fold

    It has increasingly been recognised that rural and urban areas are inextricably interlinked. This book adopts a fresh approach to the issue of rural-urban dynamics through a study of the changing nature of livelihoods, mobility and markets in ten study sites across four countries of Africa and Asia…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Rural Livelihoods in China: Political economy in transition book cover

    Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to…

    Hardback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products: Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting book cover

    Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    People and Plants International Conservation

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