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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. 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 August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics

    By Stephen Whitfield

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Future climatic and agro-ecological changes in Africa are uncertain and associated with high degrees of spatial and temporal variability and this change is differently simulated within divergent climate-crop models and in controlled crop breeding stations. Furthermore, uncertainty emerges in local...

    To Be Published September 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors

    By Elizabeth Goldsmith

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge