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  • Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12

  • The Human Right to Water and its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Cahill Ripley

    The Human Right to Water and Its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories provides an overview and examination of the human right to water as determined under international human rights law. This is a highly topical issue, with the UN General Assembly having passed a resolution which…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Asit K. Biswas, Benedito P.F. Braga, Cecilia Tortajada, Marco Palermo

    It is now widely accepted that the world is likely to face a major water crisis unless the present management practices are improved very significantly. Promoted extensively by donors and international institutions over the past 15 years, integrated water resources management (IWRM) has been…

    Paperback – 2013-02-15

  • Marine Environmental Governance

    From International Law to Local Practice, 1st Edition

    By Erika Techera

    Marine Environmental Governance: From International Law to Local Practice considers the relationship between international environmental law and community-based management of marine areas. Focusing on small island states, in which indigenous populations have to a large extent continued to maintain…

    Paperback – 2013-02-11

  • Protecting Biological Diversity

    The Effectiveness of Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes, 1st Edition

    By Carmen Richerzhagen

    During the last ten years the enormous global loss of biodiversity has received remarkable attention. Among the numerous approaches undertaken to stop or lessen this process, access and benefit-sharing (ABS), a market-based approach, has emerged as among the most prominent. In theory, ABS turns…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Rural Development Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Ruth McAreavey

    Rural development is inherently viewed as a positive thing; it is seen as something that brings together groups of individuals with automatic positive implications and outcomes. Policy rhetoric frequently uses popular terms such as involvement, participation and power sharing to describe rural…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Water Policy Processes in India

    Discourses of Power and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Vandana Asthana

    The privatization of water is a keenly contested issue in an economically-liberalizing India. Since the 1990s, large social groups across India's diverse and disparate peoples have been re-negotiating their cultural relationships with each other as to whether they support or oppose…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Culture and the Environment in the Himalaya

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arjun Guneratne

    This book is concerned with human-environment relations in the Himalaya. It explores how different populations and communities in the region understand or conceive of the concept of environment, how their concepts vary across lines of gender, class, age, status, and what this implies for policy…

    Paperback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Water, Food and Poverty in River Basins

    Defining the Limits, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myles J. Fisher, Simon E. Cook

    Conventional wisdom says that the world is heading for a major water crisis. By 2050, global population will increase from 7 billion to a staggering 9.5 billion and the demands this will place on food and water systems will inevitably push river basins over the edge. The findings from this book…

    Paperback – 2012-02-02
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison, 1st Edition

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

    Lessons from Cuba, 1st Edition

    By Julia Wright

    When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and – up till now – only systematic and empirical study to come…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09

  • Agriculture in Urban Planning

    Generating Livelihoods and Food Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Redwood

    This volume, by graduate researchers working in urban agriculture, examines concrete strategies to integrate city farming into the urban landscape. Drawing on original field work in cities across the rapidly urbanizing global south, the book examines the contribution of urban agriculture and city…

    Paperback – 2011-11-29

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