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The road towards sustainable rural development: issues of theory, policy and research practice
Developing a more widespread diffusion of sustainable agricultural practices as part of progressing rural sustainable development is being hampered by different modes of environmental social thought.Expand
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Land concentration and land grabbing in Europe: a preliminary analysis
Abstract This article offers three insights. First, the renewed global land rush is indeed global: it occurs in the Global North too. Second, the ongoing trend of (generic) land concentration is justExpand
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Influence of habitat and seasonal variation on wild mammal diversity and distribution with special reference to the Trypanosoma brucei gambiense host-reservoir in Bipindi (Cameroon).
To evaluate the role of wildlife in the resurgence and perenisation of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), we investigated the influence of habitat and seasonal variations on the diversity andExpand
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Multiple job holding in rural villages and the Chinese road to development
This paper examines some of the interrelations that exist between rural China's peasant economy and the wider economy in which it is embedded. In doing so it focuses on the circular flows that linkExpand
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‘Why must we protect crocodiles?’ Explaining the value of the Philippine crocodile to rural communities
What are valid arguments to protect the Philippine crocodile in the wild? And how are we to explain the normative foundations of biodiversity conservation to rural communities in the developingExpand
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Reconnecting nature, farming and society: environmental cooperatives in the Netherlands as institutional arrangements for creating coherence
An important implication of agricultural modernization has been the break-down of interlinkages between farming, ecology and society. Historically, farming systems evolved from the specific responsesExpand
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The incursions of extractivism: moving from dispersed places to global capitalism
ABSTRACT The commonplace notion of extractivism relates to the production of value through physically extractive processes (mining, oil extraction, certain kinds of agriculture, etc.) where valueExpand
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Peasant-driven agricultural growth and food sovereignty
The concept of food sovereignty presents us with an important theoretical and practical challenge. The political economy of agriculture can only take up this gauntlet through improving itsExpand
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Rural development through the construction of new, nested, markets: comparative perspectives from China, Brazil and the European Union
This article discusses and compares the rural development processes and practices currently occurring in China, Brazil and the European Union. Although these are strongly rooted in the specificitiesExpand
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Forum: Fifty years of debate on peasantries, 1966–2016
The idea for this discussion originated in a wooden cabin in the Dutch polders in the late summer of 2015. Harriet Friedmann responded enthusiastically to my observation that the International RuralExpand
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