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Forthcoming Agriculture & Related Industries Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James Pease, Larry Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the U.S.: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of U.S. agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Political Ecologies of Meat Production and Consumption

    Edited by Jody Emel, Harvey Neo

    Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, in part due to economic growth and demand for meat in industrializing countries. Yet there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption, from perspectives including human health, animal welfare,...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Metrics for Agricultural Sustainability

    By Marty D. Matlock

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    The confusing way in which sustainable agriculture has been defined and measured is clarified in this comprehensive volume, which provides an inventory of the metrics for sustainable agriculture from cradle to the farm gate, organized by media and scale. Example metrics include change in...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Agriculture for a Post-growth World

    By Andrew Barnes

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging book the author shows how the ideas of post-growth economic theory can be applied to the development of sustainable agriculture. This must be capable of meeting the needs for food of a growing world population, while at the same time protect the environment and natural resources...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge