Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Rural Development Books

You are currently browsing 101–110 of 161 new and published books in the subject of Rural Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 11

  1. The African-Asian Divide

    Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

    By Paul Vandenberg

    Series: New Political Economy

    Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns of capital accumulation in Kenya by the African and Asian (Indian) communities. Using a new...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Vulnerable People, Vulnerable States

    Redefining the Development Challenge

    By Daniel Bromley, Glen Anderson

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    Over five decades of economic and technical assistance to the countries of Africa and the Middle East have failed to improve the life prospects for over 1.4 billion people who remain vulnerable. Billions of dollars have been spent on such assistance and yet little progress has been made....

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Agribusiness Management

    By Freddie L. Barnard, Jay T. Akridge, Frank J. Dooley, John C. Foltz, Elizabeth Yeager

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. This new edition of Agribusiness Management was written to help prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh

    Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities

    By Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Impact Evaluation of Infrastructure Interventions

    Edited by Henrik Hansen, Ole Winckler Andersen, Howard White

    The focus on results in development agencies has led to increased focus on impact evaluation to demonstrate the effectiveness of development programmes. This book illustrates the broad range of methods available for counterfactual analysis of infrastructure programmes such as establishment,...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Contested Agronomy

    Agricultural Research in a Changing World

    Edited by James Sumberg, John Thompson

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    The dramatic increases in food prices experienced over the last four years, and their effects of hunger and food insecurity, as well as human-induced climate change and its implications for agriculture, food production and food security, are key topics within the field of agronomy and agricultural...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge