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Uneven Outcomes and Growing Inequalities

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores the uneven consequences of global environmental change and globalization for agriculture and rural livelihoods. The first part of the chapter examines two of the most ... More


Going, Going, Gone! The Four Wastelands Auction Policy

Peter Ho

in Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280698
eISBN:
9780191602528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928069X.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Deals with wasteland and related policies. In order to exploit wasteland resources, the central government launched the so-called Four Wastelands Auction Policy. This policy was hailed as a ... 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


Rural Livelihoods Perspectives on Drug Crop Production

David Mansfield

in A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 3 draws on literature on rural livelihoods and agrarian economics. It offers an alternative way of both examining and understanding drug crop cultivation and how the concept and ... More


The Commons and Rural Livelihoods: Shifting Dependencies and Supra-local Pressures

Ajit Menon, Viren Lobo, and Sharachchandra Lele

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter argues that there is a need to relook at the forest dependence question given the changing and perhaps declining nature of forest dependence amongst local communities. It highlights a ... More


Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in ... More


Q2 Causal Analysis: Exploring the Drivers of Poverty Status and Dynamics 1

Paul Shaffer

in Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676903
eISBN:
9780191756269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676903.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the empirical application of the ‘conditional association’ and ‘mechanism-based’ approaches to causation. It makes a preliminary distinction between poverty status and dynamics, ... More


Living off the Land

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter expands on the exploration of meanings of development at the personal and familial level, finding narratives of development woven into personal histories and aspirations. It recounts the ... More


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