- Series: Critical Development Studies
Contested Global Governance Space and Transnational Agrarian Movements
An empirical, un-matched study of transnational movements deeply embedded in financialization theories.
The Political Economy of Agribusiness
A Critical Development Perspective
This book analyzes global economic policies that impact rural communities, land use, food sovereignty and environmental justice.
The Politics of Transnational Movements
This book draws upon political economy and political ecology debates to focus on the socio-ecological dynamics of fisheries politics.
Tiny Engines of Abundance
A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression
Food production by small peasant farmers is both more productive and sustainable than food produced by corporate agriculture.
COVID-19 and the Future of Capitalism
Postcapitalist Horizons Beyond Neo-Liberalism
COVID-19 revealed the crisis of neoliberal globalization, and this book posits a revolutionary program that takes advantage of the pandemic environment to defeat and transcend capitalism.
Politics, Economy and Ecology
This book adopts an interdisciplinary and critical perspective to explore the politics among humans and with the environment in natural resource appropriation.
The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism
Lessons From Bolivia
The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism analyzes how the Bolivian countryside is transformed by the development and expansion of the soy complex and reveals the extractive dynamics of capitalist industrial agriculture, while also challenging dominant discourses legitimating this model as a means to achieve inclusive and sustainable rural development.
Development in Latin America
Toward a New Future
In Development in Latin America, Maristella Svampa explores the contemporary development and resistance dynamics of capitalist development — the workings (on people and societies) of the world capitalist system — in the context of Latin America, where these dynamics have had their most notable outcomes.
Power, Globalization and Development
In this concise volume, Adam Sneyd argues that it is imperative to understand the sub-field of development politics. He shows how the hard skill of careful political analysis can shed new light on some of today’s most intractable development challenges.
Critical Development Studies
The first book in the Critical Development Studies is a searing expose of the whole development industry. It is an introduction to the critical approach to development focusing on the needs of people rather than the pursuit of profit.