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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries

    Theory, Evidence and Policy

    Edited by Carlos Oya, Nicola Pontara

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Poverty is still a serious global phenomenon, and remains concentrated in rural areas of developing countries. Much literature has been devoted to understanding the lives and prospects for small poor producers (smallholder farmers) and micro-entrepreneurs, but much less is known and written about...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Carolina Martin, George Joseph, Olivier François, Quentin Wodon

    The Sundarbans covers a vast area of national park and mangrove forest in West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh, but is also densely populated. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hosts a major biosphere reserve, including for the Bengal tiger. Yet its low-lying topography and susceptibility...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political Economy in Transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Fundamental changes have taken place in China in ownership and control of, as well as access to livelihood assets in the context of transition and globalisation. This book examines the political economy of China's rural livelihoods transformations during the past three decades and in contemporary...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James Pease, Larry Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Economic analysis has been central to the development of agricultural policy over the last century and more. If policy alternatives represent different paths which might be taken, then the tools of economics can provide a logical, consistent framework for making a best choice among the alternatives...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Edited by Charlie Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Agriculture for a Post-growth World

    By Andrew Barnes

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging book the author shows how the ideas of post-growth economic theory can be applied to the development of sustainable agriculture. This must be capable of meeting the needs for food of a growing world population, while at the same time protect the environment and natural resources...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge