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Forthcoming Agriculture & Related Industries Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2

    Edited by Marc Edelman

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground experiments, and policy innovations flying under its broad...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity....

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may...

    To Be Published October 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and...

    To Be Published October 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Agricultural Markets Instability

    Revisiting the Recent Food Crises

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Bernhard Brümmer, Robert M'Barek, Miranda Meuwissen, Cristian Morales-Opazo

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market volatility has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on cereals and key...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Food and Finance

    By Ted P. Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The financialization, globalization and industrialization of our food systems make it increasingly difficult to access quality fresh food. In fact, the industrialized global food system is creating products that are less food-like, engendering growing questions about the health and safety of our...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Agribusiness Management

    2nd Edition

    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. Agribusiness Management helps prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber production and marketing. This text...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge