Development Studies: Rural Development

  • MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India book cover

    MGNREGA: Employment, Wages and Migration in Rural India

    1st Edition

    By Parmod Kumar, Dipanwita Chakraborty

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was enacted in India with the multiple objectives of providing employment in a rights-based framework, addressing rural poverty, checking migration, and building rural infrastructure. As such, every year around 15–20 per cent of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal: A comparative global perspective book cover

    The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Democratic Rural Organizations: Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia book cover

    Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland: The State and Local Leaders book cover

    The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources book cover

    Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas book cover

    Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal: Adapting to a Changing World book cover

    Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Reimagining Industrial Sites: Changing Histories and Landscapes book cover

    Reimagining Industrial Sites

    Changing Histories and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Heatherington

    The discourse around derelict, former industrial and military sites has grown in recent years. This interest is not only theoretical, and landscape professionals are taking new approaches to the design and development of these sites. This book examines the varied ways in which the histories and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development book cover

    Rural Housing and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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