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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat, Wondimu Bayu

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

    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 emergent dimension of rural population aging, to understand the diverse...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Elephant Conservation and Society in India

    Encounters, Spaces and Politics

    By Maan Barua

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    The Asian elephant is an endangered species and a cultural icon in both Asia and the West, while in India it is both deified and demonized. Human-elephant encounters and relationships are the focus of this book, which shows how these are politicized and pose challenges for rural development and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca J. Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This volume contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability and resilience associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular...

    To Be Published July 31st 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 decline in post-war years. Problems of declining birthrates, aging populations, agricultural decline and youth migration to large cities have been compounded by the triple disaster of March 11, 2011, which...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A Comparative Global Perspective

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge