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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. Subaltern Movements in India

    Gendered Geographies of Struggle Against Neoliberal Development

    By Manisha Desai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communication, Technology, and the Development of People

    By Bernard Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1993. This book outlines the failure of investment for Third World development to address the development of people, communities and institutions and an underlying cause of this global phenomenon. It shows how new perceptions of the communication process in development and...

    To Be Published November 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Communications and the 'Third World'

    By Geoffrey Reeves

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. An introduction to the rapidly-changing field of modern communications at the time, this book brings together a wide range of literature from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It presents a critical revaluation of the dominant theoretical perspectives which informed...

    To Be Published November 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Tourism, Mobilities, and Development in Sparsely Populated Areas

    Edited by Doris Carson, Dean Carson, Linda Lundmark

    Tourism ‘mobilities’ are not restricted to the movement of tourists between places of origin and destinations. Particularly in more peripheral, remote, or sparsely populated destinations, workers and residents are also likely to be frequently moving between locations. Such destinations attract...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Fisher Folk of Later Imperial and Modern China

    An Historical Anthropology of Boat-and-Shed Living

    Edited by Xi He, David Faure

    Series: The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

    Although most studies of rural society in China deal with land villages, in fact very substantial numbers of Chinese people lived by the sea, on the rivers and the lakes. In land villages, mostly given to farming, people lived in permanent houses, whereas on the margins of the waterways many people...

    To Be Published December 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Stephanie Assmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    Rural communities in Japan have suffered from significant depopulation and economic downturn in post-war years. Low birth rates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, which destroyed farming and...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good Practices for In situ and On-farm Conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo Lamers, Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Agribusiness Management

    2nd Edition

    By Freddie L. Barnard, Jay T. Akridge, Frank J. Dooley, John C. Foltz, Elizabeth Yeager

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. Agribusiness Management helps prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. This text...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Harnessing the Power of Collective Learning

    Feedback, accountability and constituent voice in rural development

    By Roy Steiner, Duncan Hanks

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge