Crisis and Conflict in Agriculture

Editors:Zurayk, R., Woertz, E. and Bahn, R.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: CABI

Single-User Purchase Price: $160.00
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ISBN: 978-1-78639-364-7
Category: Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
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This book discusses the causes and effects of crisis and conflict within an agricultural and rural context. It explores issues such as competition over resources, and looks at how crisis and conflict impact upon developing country agriculture for both the physical and human agricultural landscape.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction to the Volume
  • Theoretical Exploration of and Methodological Approaches to Agriculture, Crisis and Conflict
  • 1 Agriculture, Conflict and the Agrarian Question in the 21st Century - Rachel Bahn and Rami Zurayk
  • 2 Geopolitics, Food and Agriculture - Eckart Woertz
  • 3 Climate Change and Conflict: Agriculture, Migration and Institutions - Martin Smidt and Ole Magnus Theisen
  • 4 Water, Agriculture and Conflict: Global, National and Local Analysis of Conflict in MENA, sub-Saharan Africa and the United States - Martin Keulertz
  • 5 Illegal Drug Plant Cultivation and Armed Conflicts: Case Studies from Asia and Northern Africa - Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy
  • 6 Remote Sensing and GIS-based Technologies for Assessing the Impact of Conflict on Agricultural Production - Hadi Jaafar
  • Case Studies on Agriculture, Crisis and Conflict
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • 7 The ‘Arab Spring’ in North Africa: Egypt and Tunisia - Ray Bush
  • 8 Degraded Capital Formation: the Achilles’ Heel of Syria's Agriculture - Linda Matar
  • 9 Crisis and Agricultural Change in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, 1980s–2010s: an Interdisciplinary Approach - Lina Eklund and Katharina Lange
  • 10 Yemen's Agricultural World: Crisis and Prospects - Max Ajl
  • 11 Farming for Freedom: the Shackled Palestinian Agricultural Sector - Alaa Tartir
  • Pastoral Belts in Africa and Central Asia
  • 12 Games without Frontiers: Development, Crisis and Conflict in the African Agro-Pastoral Belt - Michele Nori and Edoardo Baldaro
  • 13 Border Change and Conflict in Central Asia: the Case of Agro-Pastoral Communities in Cross-Border Areas of the Ferghana Valley - Asel Murzakulova and Irène Mestre
  • South and Southeast Asia
  • 14 Conflict and Resistance in Southern Punjab: a Political Ecology of the 2010 Floods in Pakistan - Ali Nobil Ahmad
  • 15 India: Rural Roots of Naxalite–Maoist Insurgency - Archana Prasad
  • 16 Agrarian Transition, Adaptation and Contained Conflict in Cambodia and Vietnam since the 1990s - Christophe Gironde
  • Latin America
  • 17 Beyond Displacement by Armed Conflict: the Relationship Between Environmental, Economic and Armed Displacement in Colombia - Carolina Castro Osorio and Edinso Culma
  • 18 Prior Consultation and the Defence of Indigenous Lands in Latin America - Marcela Torres Wong
  • 19 The Political Mediation of Indigenous Land Conflicts in Argentina - Matthias vom Hau
  • Europe
  • 20 The Role of Land Reform in Rural Development: Promoting Productivity or Democracy? - Matthew Hoffman