Agricultural Economics Products

  • Environmental Justice and Farm Labor

    By Rebecca E. Berkey

    Utilizing a model derived from literature on environmental justice (EJ) overlaid with multiple scales of agriculture, Environmental Justice and Farm Labor provides key insights about laborers in agriculture in the United States. It addresses three main topics: (1) justice-related issues…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture

    An integrated systems research approach

    Edited by Ingrid Oborn, Bernard Vanlauwe, Michael Phillips, Richard Thomas, Kwesi Atta-Krah

    Sustainable intensification has recently been developed and adopted as a key concept and driver for research and policy in sustainable agriculture. It includes ecological, economic and social dimensions, where food and nutrition security, gender and equity are crucial components. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Growth, Productivity and Regional Change in India

    Challenges of globalisation, liberalisation and food insecurity

    By Surendra Singh, Prem Chhetri

    Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined. In particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation are not being empirically investigated at a small-area level using advanced…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Trans-Oceanic Marketing Channel

    A New Tool for Understanding Tropical Africa's Export Agriculture

    By Erdener Kaynak

    If you feel you have a disjointed, or unbalanced, view of the global system of demand and supply, you are probably correct. Most studies leave out a very important part of the system--the marketing channel. That is why Laurens van der Laan developed and wrote this book, The Trans-Oceanic Marketing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture

    By Jessica Eise, Whitney Hodde

    Today, the general public craves information on food and agriculture with an unprecedented passion. But the agricultural sector, unaccustomed to an interested and inquisitive society, has largely failed to respond to the public’s demands for information. Instead, corporations, time-pressed…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Agricultural Development

    Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Economics of Biofuels

    The impact of EU bioenergy policy on agricultural markets and land grabbing in Africa

    By Stefania Bracco

    Biofuels are a renewable source of energy used mainly for transportation. They link together food, energy and natural resources sectors, and involve ecological, social and inequality issues. They are an emblematic example of the interactions between economic, environmental, social and political…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors, 3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth B. Goldsmith

    From identity theft to product recalls, from what we once thought of as unshakeable institutions to increasing concerns about sustainability, consumer issues are an integral part of modern life. This fully updated third edition of Consumer Economics offers students an accessible and thorough guide…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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