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Forthcoming Rural Development Books

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  1. The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A Comparative Global Perspective

    By Rory Shand

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra...

    To Be Published July 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 August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 August 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Equity 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 September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics

    Edited 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 October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors

    By Elizabeth Goldsmith

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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