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  1. Identity and the State in Malaysia

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Regional Inequality in China

    Trends, Explanations and Policy Responses

    Edited by Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Xiaobo Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    China’s spectacular growth and poverty reduction has been accompanied by growing inequality which threatens the social compact and thus the political basis for economic growth. Chinese policy makers have realized the importance of the problem and have launched a series of investigations and policy...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Governing Rapid Growth in China

    Equity and Institutions

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Xiaobo Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    After three decades of spectacular economic growth in China, the problem is no longer how to achieve growth, but how to manage its consequences and how to sustain it. The most important consequence, at least as far as Chinese policy makers are concerned, is the rapidly growing inequality, between...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Reforming Land and Resource Use in South Africa

    Impact on Livelihoods

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Charlie Shackleton

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book debates the emergent proprieties of rural and peri-urban South Africa since land and agrarian reforms were initiated after the transition to democracy in 1994. It explores how these reforms have broadened options for the use of land and natural resources. Reform-minded policies in South...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Water, Environmental Security and Sustainable Rural Development

    Conflict and cooperation in Central Eurasia

    Edited by Murat Arsel, Max Spoor

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This co-edited volume provides a unified scholarly treatment of intensifying debates on the relationship between water scarcity and environmental security in Central Eurasia. Using discussions of sustainable rural development as its conceptual backdrop, the chapters in this volume combine solid...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. African Environments and Resources

    By L. A. Lewis, L. Berry

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1988, this work provides a comprehensive picture of the range of physical environments in Africa, focusing upon those characteristics and issues central to the management of environmental resources. Beginning with an overview of the geographical and environmental history of...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Food Chains: Quality, Safety and Efficiency in a Challenging World

    Edited by George Baourakis, Prodromos Kalaitzis, Konstadinos Mattas

    Food Chains: Quality, Safety and Efficiency in a Challenging World addresses the many issues facing European food producers and other food chain stakeholders, who endeavour to improve their competitive position in a highly competitive world food market. The Food Chain is one of the main...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Interpreting Rurality

    Multidisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Gary Bosworth, Peter Somerville

    The British countryside is a national institution; most people aspire to live there, many people use it for leisure and recreation and we can all watch rural life played out on our television screen, read about it in novels or consume its imagery in art and cinematography. The aim of this book is...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Local Governance and Poverty in Developing Nations

    Edited by Nicky Pouw, Isa Baud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This volume examines the persistence of poverty - both rural and urban - in developing countries, and the response of local governments to the problem, exploring the roles of governments, NGOs, and CSOs in national and sub-national agenda-setting, policy-making, and poverty-reduction strategies. It...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge