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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. 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 August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China's Boat and Shed Living People

    Water Margins, Social Margins

    Edited by David Faure, Xi He

    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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    This book calls for policies, investments and initiatives in sustainable development that recognize women’s knowledge, agency and decision-making as fundamental. Such gender-equitable approaches can improve resource productivity and efficiency and enhance ecosystem conservation and sustainable use....

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics

    By Stephen Whitfield

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    This book examines the challenges of adaptation in smallholder farming in Africa, analysing the social, economic, political and climatic uncertainties that impact on agriculture in the region and the range of solutions proposed. Drawing on case studies of genetically modified crops, cash-crop...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 September 29th 2015 by Unknown

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 Unknown