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  • Rural Regeneration in the UK

    1st Edition

    By Simon Pemberton

    Rural Regeneration in the UK provides an accessible yet critical overview of rural regeneration policy and governance in the UK. It charts the key patterns and processes of rural change since 1945 and the emergence and evolution of rural regeneration policy and governance in shaping rural spaces. A…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Community Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) emerged in the 1980s as a response to the need for greater local participation to conserve and manage natural and wild resources in the face of increasing encroachment by agricultural and other forms of land use development. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Peri-Urban China

    Land Use, Growth and Integrated Urban Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Li Tian

    The urban-rural relationship in China is key to a sustainable global future. This book is particularly interested in peri-urbanization in China, the process by which fringe areas of cities develop. Recent institutional change has helped clarify property rights over collective land, facilitating…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Rural Development

    1st Edition

    By Adam Pain, Kjell Hansen

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge

  • Migration and Agriculture

    Mobility and change in the Mediterranean area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Corrado, Carlos de Castro, Domenico Perrotta

    In recent years, Mediterranean agriculture has experienced important transformations which have led to new forms of labour and production, and in particular to a surge in the recruitment of migrant labour. The Mediterranean Basin represents a very interesting arena that is able to illustrate labour…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognized by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Scott, Nick Gallent, Menelaos Gkartzios

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning provides a critical account and state of the art review of rural planning in the early years of the twenty-first century. Looking across different international experiences – from Europe, North America and Australasia to the transition and emerging…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Rural Enterprise

    Shifting Perspectives on Small-scale Production, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Whatmore, Terry Marsden, Philip Lowe

    Originally published in 1991.  The focus of the contributions in this book concentrate on the relationships between rurality and small-scale production.  The contributors explore the diversity and significance of rural small-scale production in different countries and the regional…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

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