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  1. Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry

    Evidence from South America

    Edited by Anthony Bebbington

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    The extraction of minerals, oil and gas has a long and ambiguous history in development processes – in North America, Europe, Latin America and Australasia. Extraction has yielded wealth, regional identities and in some cases capital for industrialization. In other cases its main heritages have...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Towards Sustainable Rural Regions in Europe

    Exploring Inter-Relationships Between Rural Policies, Farming, Environment, Demographics, Regional Economies and Quality of Life Using System Dynamics

    Edited by John M. Bryden, Sophia Efstratoglou, Tibor Ferenczi, Karlheinz Knickel, Tom Johnson, Karen Refsgaard, Kenneth J. Thomson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book presents the methodology and results of a three-year, eleven-country science-to-policy research project – Toward a Policy Model of Multifunctional Agriculture and Rural Development – undertaken between 2005 and 2008 and financed under the European Union's Sixth Framework program...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources

    Success Stories and Best Practices

    Edited by Regine Andersen, Tone Winge

    Farmers' Rights are essential for maintaining crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agricultural production in the world. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recognizes Farmers' Rights and provides for relevant measures. However,...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Participatory Research and Gender Analysis

    New Approaches

    Edited by Nina Lilja, John Dixon, Deborah Eade

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

    By Benno Pokorny

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry,...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Food Economics

    Industry and Markets

    By Henning O. Hansen

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Food and food markets still enjoy a pivotal role in the world economy and the international food industry is moving towards greater consolidation and globalization, with increased vertical integration and changes to market structure. Companies grow bigger in order to obtain economies of scale and...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Capitalist Development in India's Informal Economy

    By Elisabetta Basile

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the economy and society of Provincial India in the post-Green Revolution period. It argues that the low 'quality' of capital development in India's villages and small towns is the joint outcome of the informal economic organisation, that is strongly biased in favour of...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Agricultural Finance

    By Charles B. Moss

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This textbook integrates financial economics and management in the area of agricultural finance. The presentation of financial economics discusses how the credit needs of farmer/borrowers are met by depositors through commercial banks. The financial management content presents methods used to make...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Grassroots Social Security in Asia

    Mutual Aid, Microinsurance and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Mitsuhiko Hosaka

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Grassroots Social Security in Asia investigates the role of mutual associations in providing income protection to low-income people in Asia and in particular the region's developing countries. Historically, these associations have consisted of small groups of people with common interests who save...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge