Development Studies: Environment & the Developing World

  • Green Asia: Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles, and Ethical Consumption book cover

    Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles, and Ethical Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time, rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural–urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience: Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming book cover

    Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage book cover

    The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage, 1st Edition

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America book cover

    Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh book cover

    Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Alston

    Bangladesh is by no means a high emitter of carbon, but it is nevertheless one of the countries most critically affected. There is a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as droughts,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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