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Understanding natural resource users' incentives

E. J. Milner-Gulland and Marcus Rowcliffe

in Conservation and Sustainable Use: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198530367
eISBN:
9780191713095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530367.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter summarizes the methods available for collecting data about people's motivations for natural resource use, thus providing information on the social and economic facets of sustainability. ... More


Three Case Studies

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The sixth and seventh chapters that make up Part II of the book consist of one practical and much narrower application of the capability approach, namely, a discussion of how economic analysis ... More


Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Sabina Alkire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author examines how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently—and practically—put to work in participatory poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values of the poor matter. ... More


Children and Young People in Families

Julia Brannen

in Social Research Matters: A Life in Family Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529208566
eISBN:
9781529208610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208566.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter studies children and young people in families. Throughout most of the twentieth century, psychology and its associated field of child development were lead disciplines in the study of ... More


Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Nicola Mai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book draws on unique and original research on the experiences of women, men, transgender people, minors and third party agents working in the sex industry in a variety of settings and jobs in the ... More


Research methodology

Alexander Betts, Louise Bloom, Josiah Kaplan, and Josiah Naohiko

in Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795681
eISBN:
9780191836985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795681.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter outlines the mixed-methods methodology used in the research in Uganda. It explains the original features of the research design in order to enable others to understand, adapt, and ... More


Conclusion: Critical and different perspectives on user involvement

Marian Barnes and Phil Cotterell

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The conclusion of the book moves from consideration of specific examples of involvement to reflect on the extent to which such developments as a whole can be considered to have led to a ... More


Complicating actions and complicated lives: raising questions about narrative theory through an exploration of lesbian lives

Nicki Ward

in Biography and turning points in Europe and America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428608
eISBN:
9781447307655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428608.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Ward looks at changing family structures in modern society, in this case Britain, and asks the theoretical questions: how might turning points help public-private analyses?; what constitutes a ... More


Conclusion

Claire Snell-Rood

in No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284807
eISBN:
9780520960503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284807.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion offers suggestions for incorporating the research conclusions into policy and future study. The book’s findings on community relationships suggest that women’s cooperatives, a ... More


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