Development Studies: Rural Development

  • The Green Revolution Revisited: Critique and Alternatives book cover

    The Green Revolution Revisited

    Critique and Alternatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    The Green Revolution – the apparently miraculous increase in cereal crop yields achieved in the 1960s – came under severe criticism in the 1970s because of its demands for optimal irrigation, intensive use of fertilisers and pesticides; its damaging impact on social structures; and its monoculture…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
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  • Learning From China?: Development and Environment in Third World Countries book cover

    Learning From China?

    Development and Environment in Third World Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Glaeser

    First published in 1987, this volume was written to shed some light upon the nature and environmental consequences and wider relevance of development strategies in the Peoples’ Republic of China. It covers industrialisation, food production, energy use and landscape and settlement planning. The…

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  • Urbanisation, Housing and the Development Process book cover

    Urbanisation, Housing and the Development Process

    1st Edition

    By David Drakakis-Smith

    Initially published in 1981, this book examines the problems of housing provision for the urban poor in developing countries, within the context of the development process as a whole. The investigation concentrates on the political economy of housing investment and illustrates how programmes and…

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  • Urbanisation and Planning in the Third World: Spatial Perceptions and Public Participation book cover

    Urbanisation and Planning in the Third World

    Spatial Perceptions and Public Participation, 1st Edition

    By Robert Potter

    First published in 1985, this book reconsiders the whole question of urbanisation and planning in the Third World. It argues that public involvement, which is now an accepted part of Western planning, should be used more in Third World cities. It shows that many inhabitants of Third World cities…

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  • Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium: Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy book cover

    Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and…

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  • Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I: Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy book cover

    Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying…

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  • Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community book cover

    Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu, Jeffrey L. Jordan

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
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    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Reclaiming Food Security book cover

    Reclaiming Food Security

    1st Edition

    By Michael S. Carolan

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
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    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The World of Agricultural Economics: An Introduction book cover

    The World of Agricultural Economics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Carin Martiin

    This textbook takes a truly international approach towards agricultural economics, uniting many different perspectives on the subject and providing insight into agriculture in general, and into how practical farming works in particular. The book is laced throughout with real world examples and…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
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    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I: Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947 book cover

    Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume I

    Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    First published in 1982, this work offers an analysis Brazil’s long-term economic history and development, spanning the period from independence to post-war industrial growth. The book focuses upon the classic problem of why Brazil failed to develop economically during the nineteenth century in a…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
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  • Urbanisation in the Developing World book cover

    Urbanisation in the Developing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1986, this reissue is concerned with the increased social problems, regional imbalances, and economic dislocation resulting from the alarming growth rate of cities in the developing world. It considers theoretical questions and contains wide-ranging case studies to support the…

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  • Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II: Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development book cover

    Underdevelopment and Development in Brazil: Volume II

    Reassessing the Obstacles to Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel H Leff

    First published in 1982, this work builds on the detailed economic history of Brazil in its companion volume: "Economic Structure and Change, 1822-1947", assessing and challenging the established interpretations. The book covers in depth the causes of the Northeast’s poor economic experience and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-28
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