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  1. Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Outcomes of post-2000 Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe

    Edited by Lionel Cliffe, Jocelyn Alexander, Ben Cousins, Rudo Gaidzanwa

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    The struggle over land has been the central issue in Zimbabwe ever since white settlers began to carve out large farms over a century ago. Their monopolisation of the better-watered half of the land was the focus of the African war of liberation war, and was partially modified following...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Rural Governance

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Lynda Cheshire, Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Recent decades have witnessed the transition from the government of rural areas towards processes of governance in which the boundaries between the state and civil society are blurred. As a result, governance is commonly linked to ‘bottom-up’ or community-based approaches to planning and...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Land Tenure, Conservation and Development in Southeast Asia

    By Peter Eaton

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines the relationship between land tenure, conservation and rural development in the context of the Southeast Asian archipelago. In particular, it is concerned with people living in and around national parks and other protected areas. It discusses the value of reinforcing indigenous...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. New Frontiers of Land Control

    Edited by Nancy Lee Peluso, Christian Lund

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Questions about land control have invigorated thinkers in agrarian studies and economic history since the nineteenth century. ‘Exclusion’, ‘alienation’, ‘expropriation’, ‘dispossession’, and ‘violence’ animate histories of land use, property rights, and territories. More recently, agrarian...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Rural Development Theory and Practice

    By Ruth McAreavey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Rural development is inherently viewed as a positive thing; it is seen as something that brings together groups of individuals with automatic positive implications and outcomes. Policy rhetoric frequently uses popular terms such as involvement, participation and power sharing to describe rural...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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