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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. 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 December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Ganges River Basin

    Status and Challenges in Water, Environment and Livelihoods

    Edited by Luna Bharati, Bharat R. Sharma, M.A. Sattar Mandal, Vladimir Smakhtin

    Series: Earthscan/IWMI Series on Major River Basins of the World

    The Ganges is one of the most complex, yet fascinating river systems in the world. The basin is characterized by a high degree of heterogeneity from climatic, hydrological, geomorphological, cultural, environmental and socio-economic perspectives. More than 400 million people are directly or...

    To Be Published February 14th 2016 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 27th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Pastoralism and Common Pool Resources

    Rangeland co-management, property rights and access in Mongolia

    By S. Undargaa

    The grazing of animals on common land and associated property rights were the original basis of the concept of "the tragedy of the commons". This book questions the application of exclusive property rights to mobile pastoralism and rangeland resource governance and argues that this approach...

    To Be Published February 27th 2016 by Routledge