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  1. Uniting on Food Assistance

    The Case for Transatlantic Cooperation

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Julia Steets, Andrea Binder

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book chronicles the most essential causes and implications of these trends, which have expanded international food assistance well beyond the simple shipment of donated food aid commodities. We pay particular attention to how these trends shape and are shaped by European Union (EU) and United...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. New Perspectives on Agri-environmental Policies

    A multidisciplinary and transatlantic approach

    Edited by Stephan J Goetz, Floor Brouwer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Significant advances have occurred in recent years in Europe and in North America in addressing agri-environmental policies. Land use issues tend to be more pressing in Europe than in the US as a whole because of different spatial exigencies. Because these advances have taken place within...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Environment, Development and Change in Rural Asia-Pacific

    Between Local and Global

    Edited by John Connell, Eric Waddell

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    This volume examines the economic, political, social and environmental challenges facing rural communities in the Asia-Pacific region, as global issues intersect with local contexts. Such challenges, from climatic change and volcanic eruption to population growth and violent civil unrest, have...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Poverty and Development in China

    Alternative Approaches to Poverty Assessment

    By Caizhen Lu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China has made huge economic strides in recent decades but poverty is still a major issue on the agenda for rural China. Poverty and Development in China analyses how poverty is recognized and measured and how people in poverty are identified, literally asking: who is poor in China? Lu Caizhen’s...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Risk and Social Change in an African Rural Economy

    Livelihoods in Pastoralist Communities

    By John G. McPeak, Peter D. Little, Cheryl R. Doss

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Pastoralists’ role in contemporary Africa typically goes underappreciated and misunderstood by development agencies, external observers, and policymakers. Yet, arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL), which are used predominantly for extensive livestock grazing, comprise nearly half of the continent’s land...

    Published July 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Politics and Markets in Rural China

    Edited by Björn Alpermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the reform era in China which saw important changes in agriculture and rural organizations, but it is clear that certain entrenched legacies from pre-reform China still linger on even after WTO accession, most importantly the key role played by state...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Market-Led Agrarian Reform

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Cristóbal Kay, Edward Lahiff

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Three-fourths of the world’s poor are rural poor. Most of the rural poor remain dependent on land-based livelihoods for their incomes and reproduction despite significant livelihood diversification in recent years. Land issue remains critical to any development discourse today. Market-led agrarian...

    Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Agricultural Marketing

    Structural Models for Price Analysis

    By James Vercammen

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    The price of food has become very volatile in recent years for a variety of reasons, including a strengthened connection between the prices of agricultural commodities and other commodities such as oil and metals, more volatile production due to more frequent droughts and floods, and a rising...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published April 13th 2011 by Routledge