Paperbacks Direct: Development Studies

  • Revival: Community Development on the North Atlantic Margin (2001): Selected Contributions to the Fifteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions book cover

    Revival: Community Development on the North Atlantic Margin (2001)

    Selected Contributions to the Fifteenth International Seminar on Marginal Regions, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Hutson, Reginald Byron

    This title was first published in 2001. Isolated communities, dependent upon fishing, farming and forestry, which are scattered around the North Atlantic coast, have shared a disastrous decline during the last decade. These communities are in the peripheries of advanced industrial nation-states,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability book cover

    Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • The King and the Making of Modern Thailand book cover

    The King and the Making of Modern Thailand

    1st Edition

    By Antonio L. Rappa

    The making of modern Thailand is grounded in specific political institutions, Brahmanical tropes, and sacred Buddhist traditions stylized with Hindu rituals. Over and above these mysterious practices and ancient customs, modern Thailand is a product of the late Great Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Gender and Employment in Rural China book cover

    Gender and Employment in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Song

    With China’s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Domination and Global Political Justice: Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives book cover

    Domination and Global Political Justice

    Conceptual, Historical and Institutional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Buckinx, Jonathan Trejo-Mathys, Timothy Waligore

    Domination consists in subjection to the will of others and manifests itself both as a personal relation and a structural phenomenon serving as the context for relations of power. Domination has again become a central political concern through the revival of the republican tradition of political…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean: A path to sustainable growth book cover

    Creative Practice and Socioeconomic Crisis in the Caribbean

    A path to sustainable growth, 1st Edition

    By Kent J. Wessinger

    Although the world is saturated with extraordinary methods, innovation, and technology, the Caribbean seems to have been left behind in the sustainable growth of global development. While the majority of the world defines the Caribbean as "paradise," the reality of life for Afro-Caribbean culture…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach book cover

    Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Working the Sahel book cover

    Working the Sahel

    1st Edition

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development: Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation book cover

    Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Two of the greatest current challenges are climate change (and variability) and food security. Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will require major efforts aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation. One approach to agriculture has recently been captured by the widely adopted…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City: Acting in the common place book cover

    Pragmatic Justifications for the Sustainable City

    Acting in the common place, 1st Edition

    By Meg Holden

    What can justice and sustainability mean, pragmatically speaking, in today’s cities? Can justice be the basis on which the practices of city building rely? Can this recognition constitute sustainability in city building, from a pragmatic perspective? Today, we are faced with a mountain of reasons…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective book cover

    Sustainable Development Policy

    A European Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael von Hauff, Claudia Kuhnke

    Sustainable Development Policy: A European Perspective uses a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives to explore the ways in which sustainable infrastructures can play a more prominent and effective role in international development policy. Building on a solid introduction to sustainability and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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