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Small-town livelihoods

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how people make a living in contemporary Poland. It explores a range of livelihood strategies available to people without higher education. It considers others assets that can ... More


Conclusions

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter summarises the book's empirical findings before presenting its main theoretical contributions, using two case studies to illustrate why it is useful to apply a livelihood strategy ... More


Environmental Injustices, Unsustainable Livelihoods, and Conflict: Natural Capital Inaccessibility and Loss among Rural Households in Tajikistan

Dominic Stucker

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines environmental injustice in Tajikistan in the form of limited access to and control of natural capital. It describes the rural vulnerability context and highlights the ... More


Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... More


The changing rural world and livelihood options for resource-poor rural people

Edward Heinemann

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that for many poor rural people in developing countries the economic opportunities open to them, the challenges they face and risks they confront are all changing rapidly. While ... More


Human Responses to Change: Modeling Household Decision Making in Western Serengeti

Kathleen A. Galvin, Steven Polasky, Christopher Costello, and Martin Loibooki

in Serengeti III: Human Impacts on Ecosystem Dynamics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226760339
eISBN:
9780226760353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226760353.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter has the following objectives: (1) it places the decision making and livelihood strategies of people who live on the west side of Serengeti National Park within a conceptual framework of ... More


Concluding chapter: the policy agenda

Peter Hazell and Atiqur Rahman

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Reviews what is meant by small farms, and summarises key trends in farm size distributions and off-farm income diversification. Argues that a situation has arisen where policy makers need to ... More


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