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Philanthrocapitalism, ‘pro-poor’ agricultural biotechnology and development

Sally Brooks

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The rising interest in new forms of philanthropy, particularly philanthrocapitalism, has led scholars to consider how biodiversity conservation is affected by these new ways of thinking about and ... More


Philanthropy and the politics of social policy

Ayşe Buğra

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter traces the evolution of philanthropic involvement in developing country agriculture from the ‘scientific philanthropy’ of the Rockefeller Foundation during and after the Green Revolution ... More


The Ecological and Environmental Significance of Urban Wastelands and Drosscapes

C. Michael Hall

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the significance of “drosscapes” and the different understandings of city and suburban wastelands. It highlights how such wastelands may in fact be very ecologically rich and ... More


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