Rural Studies Products

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of US National Parks (including Monuments, Seashores, Lakeshores, Recreation Areas, Historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) Programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected areas…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Biogeology

    Evolution in a Changing Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Michaux

    This detailed exposition gives background and context to how modern biogeography has got to where it is now. For biogeographers and other researchers interested in biodiversity and the evolution of life on islands, Evolution on a Changing Landscape provides an overview of a large swathe of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    CRC Press
    CRC Biogeography Series

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 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 – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Drip Irrigation for Agriculture

    Untold Stories of Efficiency, Innovation and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Venot, Marcel Kuper, Margreet Zwarteveen

    Initially associated with hi-tech irrigated agriculture, drip irrigation is now being used by a much wider range of farmers in emerging and developing countries. This book documents the enthusiasm, spread and use of drip irrigation systems by smallholders but also some disappointments and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India, 1st Edition

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • 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 recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo Lamers, Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

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