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  1. Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources....

    Published June 4th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Family Farms: Survival and Prospect

    A World-Wide Analysis

    By Harold Brookfield, Helen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Marx, Lenin and Kautsky all regarded family farming as doomed to be split into capitalist farms and proletarian labour. Most modern economists regard family farming as an archaic form of production organization, destined to give way to agribusiness. Family Farms refutes these notions and analyses...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Rural Geographies

    Land, property and resources in Britain: Essays in honour of Richard Munton

    Edited by Hugh Clout

    This book provides a cohesive set of research statements on critical related issues in British rural geography, as well as echoing the priorities identified by an influential figure in British rural geography, Richard Munton. This book demonstrates that the rural world needs to be seen in a far...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Fair Trade

    The Challenges of Transforming Globalization

    Edited by Laura T. Raynolds, Douglas Murray, John Wilkinson

    This book explores the challenges and potential of Fair Trade, one of the world’s most dynamic efforts to enhance global social justice and environmental sustainability through market based social change. Fair Trade links food consumers and agricultural producers across the Global North/ South...

    Published May 9th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Farmers and Village Life in Japan

    Edited by Yoshiaki Nishida, Ann Waswo

    Rural Japan during the twentieth century has been portrayed as a vast reservoir of conservatism in much of the literature on Japan's modern development, and Japanese agriculture since the 1960s has been treated as an artificial creation sustained only by protectionism of the worst sort.This book...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. China Along the Yellow River

    Reflections on Rural Society

    By Cao Jinqing

    This text had a major impact in its original Chinese version. Reviewed in the Far East Economic Review as 'one of the richest portraits of the Chinese countryside published in the reform era', it charts a long journey through the hinterland region of the Yellow River undertaken by the author...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Citizenships Contingen&Country

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Rural Poverty

    Marginalisation and Exclusion in Britain and the United States

    By Paul Milbourne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Moving beyond the highly visual forms of poverty characteristic of the city, Rural Poverty explores the nature of poverty in rural spaces in Britain and America. Setting out key features, it highlights the important processes that hide key components of rural poverty. The book...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    Public concern about the landscape, in particular its appearance, is increasing all the time. For those charged with managing, developing or conserving a wide range of landscapes it is a major task to take visual aspects into account. Elements of Visual Design in the Landsacpe presents a vocabulary...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside

    Rights, Culture, Land and the Environment

    By Gavin Parker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Citizenships, Contingency and the Countryside defines citizenship in relation to the rural environment. The book expands and explores a widened conceptualization of citizenship and sets out a range of examples where citizenship, at different scales, has been expressed in and over the rural...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge