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  1. Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Rural Resource Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke, Chris C. Park

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1985, provides an overview of resource management, together with a geographical treatment of physical, landscape and social resources. Drawing on British, European and North American material, the book has three main objectives: to offer an integrated review of the...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Rural Development

    Sustainable livelihoods and the Community Capitals Framework

    Edited by Mary Emery, Isabel Gutierrez-Montes, Edith Fernandez-Baca

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book brings together several systems-level approaches to the consideration of the interaction of livelihood choices, natural resource management and participatory action research on sustainable development. By focusing on these approaches to community change, the volume hopes to encourage...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Technological and Social Dimensions of the Green Revolution

    Connecting Pasts and Futures

    Edited by Pratyusha Basu, Bruce Scholten

    Rising concerns about agricultural productivity and food security in rapidly changing economic and environmental contexts have led to renewed interest in agricultural development. But the extent to which new policies and programs will enable socially just and environmentally sustainable futures for...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millennium

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume II of a set of two Volumes. Volume II considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject of domestic, regional and...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Southern African Development Community Land Issues Volume I

    Towards a New Sustainable Land Relations Policy

    Edited by Ben Chigara

    This book constitutes Volume I of a set of two Volumes. Volume I attempts a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in light of intensifying...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community

    Edited by Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu, Jeffrey L. Jordan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The World of Agricultural Economics

    An Introduction

    By Carin Martiin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This textbook takes a truly international approach towards agricultural economics, uniting many different perspectives on the subject and providing insight into agriculture in general, and into how practical farming works in particular. The book is laced throughout with real world examples and...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge