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  1. Community Economic Development

    Edited by Rhonda G. Phillips, Terry Besser

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The role of economic development in communities is multi-faceted, having an array of antecedents, impacts, and implications. This volume explores the relationships between economic development and community development, focusing on the aspects that impact communities such as social capital,...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social and Economic Benefits of Protected Areas

    An Assessment Guide

    Edited by Marianne Kettunen, Patrick ten Brink

    Protected areas (PAs) contain biodiversity and ecosystems of high conservation value. In addition, these areas provide a range of benefits, both direct and indirect, to our societies and economies, i.e. so called ecosystem services. These services include, for example, an ecosystem's...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Feeding India

    Livelihoods, Entitlements and Capabilities

    By Bill Pritchard, Anu Rammohan, Madhushree Sekher, S. Parasuraman, Chetan Choithani

    Food security is one of the twenty-first century’s key global challenges, and lessons learned from India have particular significance worldwide. Not only does India account for approximately one quarter of the world’s under-nourished persons, it also provides a worrying case of how rapid economic...

    Published August 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Identity, Inequity and Inequality in India and China

    Governing Difference

    Edited by Ravinder Kaur, Ayo Wahlberg

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume explores how difference is constructed, manifested, mobilised and obscured in socially uneven societies, particularly those fuelled by neoliberal economic growth in the recent years. The book approaches difference as a double edged concept that allows one to make sense of the...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Paul Cloke

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, provides a detailed analysis of rural land-use policies on a country-specific basis. Case studies include analyses of planning and legislation in Britain, The Netherlands, Japan, the U.S.A. and Australia. Alongside a comprehensive overview of the...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Key Settlements in Rural Areas (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Cloke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The problems of providing essential services in a constrained economic climate, and of conserving the rural environment whilst protecting rural people, are of immediate importance. This book, first published in 1979, was the first major piece of published research on the topic of rural settlement...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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