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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Over the last three decades there has been a rapid expansion of intensive production of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Mediterranean regions of south and west Europe. Much of this depends on migrating workers for seasonal labour, including from Eastern Europe, North Africa and Latin America. This book is the first to address global agro-migration... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 29.25
Depuis 1975, une colonisation agricole soutenue a littéralement bouleversé le paysage des montagnes et plateaux du Centre du Vietnam. Parmi les conséquences, les lisières forestières de cette région ont reculé, à un point tel que les forêts n'y apparaissent plus qu'à l'état résiduel.... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 89.95
What is balanced growth? This book shows that the definitions and implications of the concept of balanced growth vary significantly among the different disciplines in economic science, but are not exclusive at all. Terms such as sustainability or balanced growth have become buzzwords. In practice, they are often a desirable vision rather than an achievable... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
Description: A documented study of Scotland's most emotive subjects. It traces the origins of the Clearances from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s, showing how the process of clearance was part of a wider European movement of rural depopulation. more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 40.84
Hauptbeschreibung Die Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit einem Phänomen der Alltags- und Rechtspraxis der DDR - den Eingaben der Bürger an örtliche und zentrale Staats- und Parteiorgane. Es wird untersucht, ob und wie Bürger durch Einsenden von Eingaben Ansprüche zivilrechtlicher Art verwirklichen konnten. Der Untersuchung liegen Originaleingaben zugrunde,... more...
Intercropping Under Rice-Based Cropping System: An Experimental Study on Productivity and ProfitabilityDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 52.06
Rice farmers are mostly involved in monoculture practices. This deprives the land for growing other food crops. Hence, a better alternative of mono/sole cropping is required to overcome this shortcoming. Therefore, a shift from mono cropping to inter/multiple cropping as an excellent strategy for intensifying land use and increasing income and production... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 41.99
From the perspective of village activists across China, this book tells the stories of farmers and rural laborers who raised the banner of opposition to constitutional reform during the first decade of the twentieth century. Using county archives-including oral histories-as well as memoirs, periodical literature, missionary records, and official documents... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In the blizzard of attention around the virtues of local food production, food writers and activists place environmental protection, animal welfare, and saving small farms at the forefront of their attention. Yet amid this turn to wholesome and responsible food choices, the lives and working conditions of farmworkers are often an afterthought. Labor... more...