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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
When it first appeared in 1965, The Conditions of Agricultural Growth heralded a breakthrough in the theory of agricultural development. Whereas 'development' had previously been seen as the transformation of traditional communities by the introduction (or imposition) of new technologies, Ester Boserup argued that changes and improvements occur from... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 21.95
Vom Denken der Technik oder wie Technik und Kultur die Welt verändern Wie eng Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften zusammenhängen, zeigt Karl Wilhelm Böddeker. In seiner geschichtlichen Betrachtung fokussiert sich Böddeker nicht auf allseits bekannte Beispiele wie die industrielle Revolution, sondern widmet sich vor allem auch brennenden... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99
In der Forschung zum israelisch-palästinensischen Konflikt verschwindet das fluide Wasserthema hinter den großen geopolitischen Themen wie Sicherheit, Grenzen und Jerusalem. In einer detaillierten Betrachtung weist dieser Band dem Gegenstand ?Wasser? seinen rechtmäßig zentralen Platz bei der Analyse des Konfliktes zu. Statt wie üblich Konflikt oder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99
Dragons with Clay Feet? presents state-of-the-art research on the impact of ongoing and anticipated economic policy and institutional reforms on agricultural development and sustainable rural resource in two East-Asian transition (and developing) economies?China and Vietnam. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Drylands are a sizeable part of the world's potentially arable land. They vary from the hyper-arid regions of the classic deserts of Africa and Asia to the more common semi-arid and sub-humid areas that support extensiveagricultural systems dependent on rainfall or irrigation.Following their successful and innovative work The Economics of Dryland Management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious. Over 20 per cent of the world's population lives in dryland areas, and unless action is taken drylands... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
As the reality of a food deficit emerged in the Middle East, rural society and the agricultural sector ? once viewed as peripheral to national development ? swiftly rose up the policy agendas of nearly every Middle East country. This book, first published in 1982, looks at the complex interrelationships of food production, development schemes and... more...