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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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been...

    To Be Published June 30th 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

    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 July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmentalist organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals ...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Agriculture for a Post-growth World

    By Andrew Barnes

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging book the author shows how the ideas of post-growth economic theory can be applied to the development of sustainable agriculture. This must be capable of meeting the needs for food of a growing world population, while at the same time protect the environment and natural resources...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge