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  • Critical Perspectives on Agrarian Transition

    India in the global debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by B. B. Mohanty

    This book evaluates the relevance of classical debates on agrarian transition and extends the horizon of contemporary debates in the Indian context, linking national trends with regional experiences. It identifies new dynamics in agrarian political economy and presents a comprehensive account of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • 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

  • 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, 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 Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus

    Lessons from India for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • US Agricultural and Food Policies

    Economic Choices and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Toland, Jr., William E. Nganje, Raphael Onyeaghala

    Policy analysis is a dynamic process of discovery rather than a passive exercise of memorizing facts and conclusions. This text provides opportunities to "practice the craft" of policy analysis by engaging the reader in realistic case studies and problem-solving scenarios that require the selection…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agriculture and Rural Development in a Globalizing World

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Prabhu Pingali, Gershon Feder

    Rapid structural transformation and urbanization are transforming agriculture and food production in rural areas across the world. This textbook provides a comprehensive review and assessment of the multi-faceted nature of  agriculture and rural development, particularly in the developing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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