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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good Practices for In situ and On-farm Conservation

    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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside

    By Shan Wei

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book, based on extensive original research including survey research in the Chinese countryside, examines how market reforms and the changing nature of the Chinese state have made a huge impact on how ordinary Chinese people in rural areas relate to authority. The book explores the nature of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Well-being and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Initiatives for nature conservation often involve conflicts between human livelihoods and the restriction of people or activities from protected areas, reserves or national parks. The main argument of this book is that socially just conservation of nature is better for both human...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  6. 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 March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Dharma and Science in India

    Experiments with Sustainability

    By Pankaj Jain, George A James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    The Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO) arose in the 1970s as a new movement looking at the economic and development needs of rural villages in the Indian Himalayas, and encouraging them to use local resources in order to open up new avenues to self-reliance. This...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge