The Resource Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

Label
Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change
Title
Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, new technologies and expanding networks of production and consumption have been changing the face of rural economies in significant ways. Millions of rural dwellers have found survival increasingly difficult and have fled to urban centres. Others have remained: some retrenching, struggling to just subsist, others attempting to innovatively redefine their place within 'new' rural economies. Over the past 30 years, rural economies have largely been ignored by policy makers, but recent growing concerns about food security, environmental degradation, climate change, continu
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
307.1/412
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN49.C6 .R88165 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods
Label
Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change
Publication
Note
Environmental conservation in Mexico: a new rural economy?
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Rural livelihoods and processes of change; Introduction; (Re)defining 'rural' livelihoods; Re-valuing rural resources; Concluding remarks; References; 2. 'We will not farm like our fathers did': multilocational livelihoods, cellphones, and the continuing challenge of rural development in western Kenya; Introduction; Agrarian, environmental, and demographic change in Kenya; Rural livelihoods and diversification; Agrarian change and livelihood diversification
  • Occupational diversification within and among householdsConclusions: the changing face of a rural economy; Notes; References; 4. Maasai livelihood pathways in Kenya: macro-level factors in diversifying diversification; Introduction; Methods; Drivers of diversification; The spectrum of diversification; On the ends of the spectrum: four case studies; Ewuaso Kedong (EK); Maji Moto (MM); Enoosupukia (SP); Olchoronyori (CH); Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Notes; References; 5. A place that found its brand: Kyoto's agricultural economy in the twenty-first century; Introduction
  • Rural non-farm economy and livelihoodsMigration and multilocational livelihoods; Site and methods; 'Every Kenyan is a farmer': land, identity, and intergenerational struggles in rural Kenya; Unequal access to land and household food security; Changing patterns of land inheritance and intergenerational tensions; The persistence of smallholder farming; 'This phone is my lifeline': cellphones, multilocational households, and changing roles; Off-farm activities' contributions to livelihoods in Ebusiloli; Multilocational households and 'telephone farmers'
  • The emergence of Kyoto's place brandsChanges to Kyoto's agricultural and culinary heritage; The place branding of Kyoto's agricultural and food products; Conclusions; Acknowledgements; Notes; References; 6. Balancing conservation and over-exploitation: rural economies, protected areas, and sea cucumber fisheries in Yucatán, Mexico; Introduction; Conservation, protected areas, and neoliberalism; At the crossroads of globalization: transitions in the rural Yucatec economy; Subsistence economy; The emergence of a fishing-based economy; Fishing in Celestún
  • The transformation of local agroecological knowledgeImplications for rural development and agrarian change; Notes; References; 3. The new face of the countryside: agriculture and generational livelihood strategies in rural Costa Rica; Introduction; Agriculture and rural livelihood diversification; Farming families in Pérez Zeledón; Livelihood diversification: in and out of agriculture; Exiting agriculture: wage labour and entrepreneurship; New avenues in agriculture; Coffee markets: gourmet, alternative, and organic; Domestic food markets
Control code
ocn868491061
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (435 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136029127
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b37074180
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)868491061
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