Agriculture, Environment and Development: International Perspectives on Water, Land and Politics

Agriculture, Environment and Development: International Perspectives on Water, Land and Politics

by Antonio A.R Ioris (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319812359
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/04/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Antonio A. R. Ioris is Lecturer in Environment and Society and Director of the MSc in Environment and Development at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He trained as a political geographer and agricultural engineer and is an international scholar with an extensive research portfolio and numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals. Recent books include Water, State and the City (2015, Palgrave Macmillan).

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 - Introduction: Underscoring Agribusiness Failures, Environmental Controversies and Growing Food Uncertainties.- Chapter 2 - Water Governance and Agricultural Management: Collaboratively Dealing with Complex Policy Problems.- Chapter 3 - Revisiting Food Studies from a Political Ecology Perspective: Lessons from Mediterranean Agri-food Systems.- Chapter 4 - On the Climate of Scarcity and Crisis in the Rainfed Drylands of India.- Chapter 5 - Water, Land, Socioterritorial Movements, Labour and Capital: Territorial Disputes and Conflictuality in Brazil.- Chapter 6 - Environmental Impacts of Fruit Production in Brazil.- Chapter 7 - Water Incorporated in Agricultural Production: Water Balance Considerations.- Chapter 8 - Politics of Scale and Water Governance in the Upper Xingu Basin, Brazil.- Chapter 9 - Controversial Frontiers of Agricultural Development and Environmental Change.

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