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New and Published Books

  1. Low-Grade and Nonconventional Sources of Manganese (Routledge Revivals)

    By David B. Brookes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1966, reports the results of a pilot study devoted to understanding the middle-term resource situation for one metal – manganese. Two factors bring the different parts of the manganese supply-demand picture together, one economic and the other political, both of which...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  2. The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles H. Stoddard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  3. U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An Agenda for Research

    By Resources For The Future Ltd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  4. U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John A. Zivnuska

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Unknown

  5. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    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...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Unknown

  6. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Unknown

  7. Biopesticides Handbook

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore

    Offering a full spectrum and review of the range of organisms and organic products that may be used in the biological control of insects, this book discusses the uses and abuses of biopesticides that have been in circulation for more than 50 years, as well as more recent advances in this area. It...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management

    By Fikret Berkes

    Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change,...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Unknown

  10. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    Published January 9th 2015 by Unknown