Development Geography Products

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making

    1st Edition

    By Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, Gianluca Bocchi

    Using the borderscapes concept, this book offers an approach to border studies that expresses the multilevel complexity of borders, from the geopolitical to social practice and cultural production at and across the border. Accordingly, it encourages a productive understanding of the processual,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • 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

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