Agriculture and Food Products

  • Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

  • Progress in Agricultural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    In the second half of the twentieth century, significant changes were occurring within the agricultural industry, including an increase in efficiency and government intervention, as well as expanded and more complicated patterns of trade. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1986, reflects…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Ethics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Ronald L. Sandler

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • Rural Development and the Construction of New Markets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Sergio Schneider, Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences are covered to provide a rich multidisciplinary and…

    Hardback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. …

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    1st Edition

    By Molly E. Brown

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress

    An Environmental History, 1st Edition

    By Cameron Muir

    Food and the global agricultural system has become one of the defining public concerns of the twenty-first century. Ecological disorder and inequity is at the heart of our food system. This thoughtful and confronting book tells the story of how the development of modern agriculture promised…

    Paperback – 2014-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Food City

    1st Edition

    By CJ Lim

    In Food City, a companion piece to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, innovative architect and urban designer CJ Lim explores the issue of urban transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been and can again become a construct for the practice of everyday life. Food City…

    Paperback – 2014-04-30
    Routledge

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