Development Studies: Rural Development

  • 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

  • Gender Equality and Sustainable Development book cover

    Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    For pathways to be truly sustainable and advance gender equality and the rights and capabilities of women and girls, those whose lives and well-being are at stake must be involved in leading the way. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis: Financial And Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets book cover

    Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Financial And Economic Appraisal Using Spreadsheets, 2nd Edition

    By Harry F. Campbell, Richard P.C. Brown

    A social cost-benefit analysis of a proposed publicly funded project, or public policy change, may be commissioned by a municipal, state or federal government, by a government aid agency, or by an international. Proponents of a private project which has significant social impacts may also…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Governing Agricultural Sustainability: Global lessons from GM crops book cover

    Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Rural Politics in Contemporary China book cover

    Rural Politics in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye

    This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, political science, and geography,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • 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

  • Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies book cover

    Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Development and Planning: Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan book cover

    Development and Planning

    Essays in Honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagdish Bhagwati, Richard Eckhaus

    First published in 1972, this is a book of essays offered in honour of Paul Rosenstein-Rodan, the distinguished economist whose career started in mid-1920s Vienna and subsequently spanned Europe, Britain, the USA and many of the less developed countries of the world.The book includes reviews of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Development

  • Agricultural Policy in the United States: Evolution and Economics book cover

    Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics, 1st Edition

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other…

    Paperback – 2015-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • 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

  • Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963 book cover

    Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Report on the Second Rehovoth Conference Israel, August 1963, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raanan Weitz

    First published in 1965, this reissue is a report on the Second Rehovoth Conference of August 1963, convened by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Abba Eban, in order to enable the scientists and political leaders of developing countries to establish meaningful communication on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries book cover

    Economic Planning and Social Justice in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Ozay Mehmet

    First published in 1978, this book was written at a time when belief was high in Western-guided economic development of the emerging countries. The success of Marshall Plan in war-torn Europe generated a US-led optimism that, with generous inflows of aid and technical assistance, the Third World…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

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