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  1. Farming Systems and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Priorities for science and policy under global change

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Africa has an immense variety of farming systems. An improved knowledge of these complex systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Social Welfare in Asia

    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Welfare in The Middle East

    Edited by John Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of the Middle East, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Welfare in Africa

    Edited by John Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1987, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Africa, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1989, this book analyses social welfare in countries with highly developed economies, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Welfare in Latin America

    Edited by John Dixon, Robert P. Scheurell

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1990, this book analyses social welfare in Latin America, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Welfare in Socialist Countries

    Edited by John Dixon, David Macarov

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Comparative Social Welfare

    First published in 1992, this book analyses social welfare in eight socialist countries, at that time: Czechoslovakia, China, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, North Korea and the Soviet Union. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Racial Encounter

    The Social Psychology of Contact and Desegregation

    By Kevin Durrheim, John Dixon

    The political and legislative changes which took place in South Africa during the 1990s, with the dissolution of apartheid, created a unique set of social conditions. As official policies of segregation were abolished, people of both black and white racial groups began to experience new forms of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Historical Ground

    The role of history in contemporary landscape architecture

    By John Dixon Hunt

    Historical Ground investigates how contemporary landscape architecture invokes and displays the history of a site. In the light of modernism’s neglect of history, these essays by John Dixon Hunt explore how, in fact, designers do attach importance to how a location manifests its past. The process...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Biofuel Cropping Systems

    Carbon, Land and Food

    Edited by Hans Langeveld, John Dixon, Herman van Keulen

    Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organisation affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

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