Development Studies: Rural Development

  • Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources: Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia book cover

    Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sandagsuren Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". Drawing on the classic work of Elinor Ostrom and the readings of political ecology, this book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development: Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape book cover

    Innovation Platforms for Agricultural Development

    Evaluating the mature innovation platforms landscape, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iddo Dror, Jean-Joseph Cadilhon, Marc Schut, Michael Misiko, Shreya Maheshwari

    Innovation Platforms (IPs) form the core of many Agricultural Research for Development programmes, stimulating multi-stakeholder collaboration and action towards the realization of agricultural development outcomes. This book enhances the body of knowledge of IPs by focusing on mature IPs…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies book cover

    Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research: Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity book cover

    The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific: Revisiting the Region book cover

    Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Food Security in a Changing Environment book cover

    Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Food Security in a Changing Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyndi Spindell Berck, Peter Berck, Salvatore Di Falco

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predictable rainfall. These strategies include promoting…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Conservation and Development in India: Reimagining Wilderness book cover

    Conservation and Development in India

    Reimagining Wilderness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonil Bhagwat

    Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and poverty alleviation in India. It opens up discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan: The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers book cover

    Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

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