Rural Studies Products

  • Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Hardback – 2014-11-07
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • From the Forest to the Sea - Public Lands Management and Marine Spatial Planning

    1st Edition

    By Morgan Gopnik

    The management of common pool resources and publicly-owned areas is fraught with difficulty. This book explores the long, complex, and frequently contentious history of public lands management in the United States in order to draw lessons for the emerging field of marine spatial planning (MSP).&…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge

  • Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions.…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Grenville Barnes, Brian Child

    Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin…

    Hardback – 2014-05-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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