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  1. Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    The last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and offsetting emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies from Africa, this book...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Green Transformations

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach, Peter Newell

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    This book asks what it takes to create the multiple ‘green transformations’ required if humanity is to live sustainably on planet earth. It focuses on the politics of transformations and the diverse directions of pathways that can be taken. Different chapters examine the meaning of ‘green’ and the...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The New Enclosures: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Land Deals

    Edited by Ben White, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Ruth Hall, Ian Scoones, Wendy Wolford

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This collection explores the complex dynamics of corporate land deals from a broad agrarian political economy perspective, with a special focus on the implications for property and labour regimes, labour processes and structures of accumulation. This involves looking at ways in which existing...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Biofuels, Land and Agrarian Change

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Philip McMichael, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This book addresses key questions on biofuels within agrarian political economy, political sociology and political ecology. Contributions are based on fresh empirical materials from different parts of the world. The book starts with four key questions in agrarian political economy: Who owns what?...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Scoones 3 Book Pack

    By Ian Scoones

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Scoones 2 Book Pack

    By Ian Scoones

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Revolutionizing Development

    Reflections on the Work of Robert Chambers

    Edited by Andrea Cornwall, Ian Scoones

    This book tells the story of development studies in practice over the last fifty years through the work of one remarkable individual, Robert Chambers. His work has taken him from being a colonial officer in Kenya through training and managing large rural development projects to a fundamental...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Dynamic Sustainabilities

    Technology, Environment, Social Justice

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, Andy Stirling

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Linking environmental sustainability with poverty reduction and social justice, and making science and technology work for the poor, have become central practical, political and moral challenges of our times. These must be met in a world of rapid, interconnected change in environments, societies...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

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