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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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. This book examines social movements which challenge the neoliberal model of development. Based on extensive field research, the focus is on three particular struggles in Gujarat. These ongoing struggles by adivasis, farmers,...

    To Be Published September 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good Practices for In Situ and On-farm Management

    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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors

    By Elizabeth Goldsmith

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Economics of Feeding the Hungry

    Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security

    By Noel Russell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The role of sustainable intensification in achieving global food security is being debated by many commentators and organisations. However this continuing dialogue is not always well informed on the economic processes that support and help define the two fundamental notions of sustainable...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge