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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. China's Urban Space

    Development under market socialism

    By Terry McGee, George C.S. Lin, Mark Wang, Andrew Marton, Jiaping Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China’s urban growth is unparalleled in the history of global urbanization, and will undoubtedly create huge challenges to China as it modernizes its society. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book presents an overview of the radical transformation of China’s urban space since the 1970s,...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Environment, Development, Agriculture

    Integrated Policy Through Human Ecology

    By Bernhard Glaeser

    This reissue, first published in 1995, focuses on philosophy and social science in human ecology, and includes case studies dealing with the problems of political implementation of development plans and schemes. Part One deals with theory, including a comprehensive introduction to the field and an...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Economic Development

    Edited by Andreas Kontoleon, Unai Pascual, Melinda Smale

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book reflects current developments in the economics of agrobiodiversity and focuses its attention on the role agrobiodiversity can have for economic development. As a new and rapidly expanding subfield at the interface of environmental/ecological, agricultural and development economics, the...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. International Indebtedness and the Developing Countries

    By George C. Abbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1979, this study focuses upon two of the major economic problems faced by developing countries: massive foreign debts and the shortage of foreign funds offered on concessional terms for development purposes. The relationship between the two is highlighted in the effect that debt...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge