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  • Blood and Waterby David Gilmartin

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    The Indus basin was once an arid pastoral watershed, but by the second half of the twentieth century, it had become one of the world?s most heavily irrigated and populated river basins. Launched under British colonial rule in the nineteenth century, this irrigation project spurred political, social, and environmental transformations that continued... more...

  • OECD Review of Agricultural Policies: Colombia 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 68.00

    This review assesses the performance of Colombian agriculture over the last two decades, evaluates Colombian agricultural policy reforms and provides recommendations to address key challenges in the future. The evaluation is based on the approach that agriculture policy should be evidence-based and carefully designed and implemented to support productivity,... more...

  • Libya: Agriculture and Economic Development (RLE Economy of Middle East)by J.A. Allan; K.S. McLachlan; Edith T. Penrose

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 115.00

    Oil revenues have made Libya rich since 1961, when oil exports began. This new wealth has affected all sectors of the economy and especially the agricultural sector; there have been considerable movements of population, changes in the use of land, and, possibly most important, there has been a profound change in the expectations of the Libyan people.... more...

  • Water Resources Allocationby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 33.00

    Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from water resources. This report overviews how allocation works in a range of countries and how the performance of allocation arrangements can be improved... more...

  • Agrarinteressen als Verhandlungsmasseby Dieter Konold

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67

    Die Handelspolitik der EU ist ? oder scheint ? widersprüchlich. Einerseits setzt sich die Gemeinschaft für eine liberale Weltwirtschaftsordnung ein, andererseits schützt sie ihren Agrarsektor. Gemeinhin wird der Sonderstatus der Landwirtschaft auf die Stärke der ?Bauernlobby? zurückgeführt. Eine eingehende Untersuchung der agrarpolitischen Entwicklungen... more...

  • Rebel Lands of Cubaby Joanna Swanger

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    This comparative history of Cuban campesinos, from 1934 to 1974, covers two regions marked by extreme differences in race, gender, and land tenure: Oriente and Escambray. more...

  • Kritsman and the Agrarian Marxists (RLE Marxism)by Terry Cox; Gary Littlejohn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Of all the scholarly work on the countryside done in pre-1917 Russia and in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, that of L.N. Kritsman and those influenced by him ? the so-called ?Agrarian Marxists? ? is perhaps the least well known. However, that work was of extremely high quality and very original. Its significance is more than historical, since it has... more...

  • States of Fragility 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00

    This 2015 OECD report on fragility contributes to the broader debate to define and implement post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It points out that addressing fragility in the new framework will be crucial if strides in reducing poverty are to be made. It argues in favour of proposed SDG 16 - promoting peaceful and inclusive societies -... more...

  • Water, Power and Identityby Rutgerd Boelens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the self-evidence of State-/market-based water governance,... more...

  • Negotiating Water Governanceby Emma S. Norman; Christina Cook; Alice Cohen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Recently, efforts to understand the relationship between water and political boundaries have come to the fore of water governance debates: how and why does water governance fragment across sectors and governmental departments? How can we govern shared waters more effectively? How do politics and power play out in water governance? This book brings... more...