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  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

    1st Edition

    By Benno Pokorny

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in New Postcolonialisms

  • Environmental Factors and Malaria Transmission Risk

    Modelling the Risk in a Holoendemic Area of Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Yazoumé Yé

    The fifth Millennium Development target of reducing infant mortality by two thirds by the year 2015 can only be achieved if mortality due to malaria is significantly reduced. WHO recommends early detection and treatment among high-risk groups as one of the strategies for reducing the malaria burden…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Living With Urban Environmental Health Risks

    The Case of Ethiopia, 1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Although it still has a low urban population when compared with the rest of the world, Ethiopia nevertheless has been experiencing one of the most rapid urbanization processes of recent years. This rapid urban growth, however, has not been accompanied by a commensurate increase in basic…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Mapping the Rural Problem in the Baltic Countryside

    Transition Processes in the Rural Areas of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilkka Alanen

    The agricultural privatization strategy adopted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania was based on the premise that family farms are the most effective alternative to socialist large-scale agriculture. In addition, international organizations, particularly the World Bank, made recommendations concerning…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Migration, Health and Livelihoods

    INDEPTH Network Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Kubaje Adazu

    Using INDEPTH's multi-site network to provide new demographic insights into population variables, this book provides a new perspective on migration, health and livelihood's interaction over time. The book starts with providing a conceptual and methodological framework to inform the epidemiological…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Development Process

    A Spatial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Akin Mabogunje

    Written from the perspective of developing countries, this book discusses the development process from a spatial perspective, focussing particularly on the evoltuion of the intra-national space-economy. With emphasis on African nations, this book offers a distinctive interpretation of the current…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Global Thinking and Local Action

    Agriculture, Tropical Forest Loss and Conservation in Southeast Nigeria, 1st Edition

    By Uwem E. Ite

    This title was first published in 2001. Based on extensive local field research undertaken in and around the Cross River National Park in Nigeria, this book provides a socio-economic study of the tensions between agriculture and nature conservation. Taking a ’bottom-up’ approach and focussing on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Teleworking in the Countryside

    Home-Based Working in the Information Society, 1st Edition

    By Michael Antony Clark

    This title was first published in 2000. Since the 1970s there has been widespread debate on the potential of information communication technologies on the organization of work and in particular, the implications of and opportunities engendered through telework and the decentralization of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversies

    Ontological Politics of Tourism Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Media and Development

    1st Edition

    By Richard Vokes

    At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of ‘media revolutions’ throughout the developing world – beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in the late-1960s, followed by the rapid expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

    1st Edition

    By Richard Heeks

    Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development. They now affect every…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

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