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Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countriesav Frank Ellis789Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.Rural families in developing countries make a living by engaging in diverse activities. These range from farming, to rural trade, to migration to distant cities and even abroad. This book explores the implications of rural livelihood diversity for key topics in development studies and for poverty reduction policies. The livelihoods approach is gaining momentum, and this is the first book to set it out in detail.
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Steve Wiggins, Journal of Development Studies this book ... has much to commend it
Steve Wiggins, Journal of Development Studies This is a good guide to those entering the subject with little prior knowledge
Steve Wiggins, Journal of Development Studies Professor Ellis is to be congratulated. Not for the first time, he has produced a book whose chapters can readily be added to student reading lists
Steve Wiggins, Journal of Development Studies In a field where there has been much excitement and debate over the last two years, little of this has been overtaken by events: a tribute oto the author's ability to present lucidly mainstream positions and yet still incorporate insights from some interesting but less well known work
Mary Tiffen, Development Policy Review The great virtue of Ellis's book is that it summarises the literature, and seeks to define the terms in a way that will enable future discussion to proceed from a common base
Mary Tiffen, Development Policy Review strongly recommended. If you only have time to read one book on livelihoods, this is it
PART I. CONCEPTS, DEFINITIONS, AND FRAMEWORK; 1. Livelihoods, Diversification, and Agrarian Change; 2. A Framework for Livelihoods Analysis; PART II. DIMENSIONS OF DIVERSE RURAL LIVELIHOODS; 3. Determinants of Livelihood Diversification; 4. Poverty and Income Distribution; 5. Agriculture and Farm Productivity; 6. Environment and Sustainability; 7. Gender and Rural Livelihoods; 8. Macro Policies and Reform Agendas; PART III. INVESTIGATING LIVELIHOODS FOR POLICY PURPOSES; 9. Methods and Livelihoods; 10. A Case-Study in Rural Tanzania; PART IV. LOOKING AHEAD; 11. Livelihoods, Diversification, and Policies