Publications: Books

Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

Marc Edelman, James C. Scott, Amita Baviskar, Saturnino M. Borras, Deniz Kandiyoti, Eric Holt-Giménez, Tony Weis and Wendy Wolford

2015, London and New York: Routledge This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground experiments, and policy innovations flying under its broad banner. Despite its…

A Routledge Handbook of Cities of the South

Susan Parnell and Sophie Oldfield (eds.)

2014, London: Routledge. The Handbook works towards a geographical realignment in urban studies, bringing into conversation a wide array of cities across the global south – the ‘ordinary’, ‘mega’, ‘global’ and ‘peripheral’. With interdisciplinary contributions from a range of leading international experts, it profiles an emergent and geographically diverse body of work. The contributions draw…

Africa’s Urban Revolution

Susan Parnell and Edgar Pieterse (eds.)

2014, London: Zed Press. The facts of Africa’s rapid urbanisation are startling. By 2030 African cities will have grown by more than 350 million people and over half the continent’s population will be urban. Yet in the minds of policy makers, scholars and much of the general public, Africa remains a quintessentially rural place. This…