March/April 2015: In This Issue
Recently, the world has witnessed a colonial-like rush and scramble for farmlands in the global south by big multinational corporations from wealthy countries, a phenomenon that has steadily increased in its scale and intensity lately and that is labeled “land grabbing” by international media due to irregularities and corruption in the acquisition process.
Karen T. Litfin, Cambridge, UK, and Malden, MA: Polity, 2014; 224 pp. (ISBN-13: 978-0745679501).
In Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community, Karen Litfin offers observations and preliminary analysis of a broad range of ecologically-focused community-design experiments on 5 continents.