Land and livelihood

geographical essays in honour of George Jobberns.
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New Zealand Georgraphical Society , Christchurch
Jobberns, George, -- 1895-, Geography., New Zealand -- Description and tr
StatementEdited by Murray McCaskill.
SeriesMiscellaneous series / New Zealand Geographical Society -- no. 4., Miscellaneous series (New Zealand Geographical Society) -- no. 4.
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Pagination280 p.
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Open LibraryOL17638016M

In this book, noted Oaxacan scholar Scott Cook draws on thirty-five years of fieldwork (–) in the region to present a masterful ethnographic historical account of how nine communities in the Oaxaca Valley have striven to maintain land, livelihood, and civility in the face of transformational and cumulative change across five by: 4.

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In this book, noted Oaxacan scholar Scott Cook draws on Land and livelihood book years of fieldwork (–) in the region to present a masterful ethnographic historical account of how nine communities in the Oaxaca Valley have striven to maintain land, livelihood, and civility in the face of transformational and cumulative change across five centuries Brand: University of Texas Press.

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This study therefore examined land acquisition and use in Nigeria within the context of food and livelihood security. The chapter used secondary data obtained from the World Bank website, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and other : Isaac B. Oluwatayo, Omowunmi Timothy, Ayodeji O. Ojo. In Papua New Guinea powerful interests have their eyes on land.

At stake are the livelihoods of most of the country’s seven million people, mostly in rural : Khandakar Elahi. Land, Livelihood, the Economy and the Environment in Indonesia: Essays in Honour of Joan Hardjono - Ebook written by Anne Booth, Chris Manning, Thee Kian Wie.

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This book brings together a unique collection of theoretical and empirical analyses of women’s access to land, labour and livelihoods in contemporary India. The authors recognize that gender relations must be viewed intersectionally, along with other social relationships such as caste.

Livelihood diversification and non-farm employment are important levers for rural economic growth. Across developing countries, the success of the Green Revolution led to the idea of a “unimodal” agrarian structure (Tomich et al., ).It was believed that agricultural growth through productivity-enhancing strategies could generate economy-wide growth multipliers, leading to across Author: Prabhu Pingali, Anaka Aiyar, Mathew Abraham, Andaleeb Rahman.

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Free shipping for many products. Livelihood diversification of rural households has long been an important adaptation option in many countries. Ellis () argues that rural households in developing countries diversify their livelihoods due to insufficient income from a single livelihood activity, for example, if farming on their own land does not provide sufficient means for the survival of many rural households.

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In developing economies, majority of the people derive livelihood from agriculture. In such instances, sustainable agriculture and sustainable livelihood become two sides of the same coin (Bairwa.

Losing Land and Livelihood in Appalachia Steven Stoll This is a book about people who grew their own food. It is also about the stories we tell ourselves about settlers, peasants, campesinos, smallholders, or simply agrarians. Its principal subject is the household economy of the Southern Mountains, a region known as Appalachia.

In the years IFile Size: KB. Livelihood, Economic and Other Incentives. Livelihood, economic and other incentives are actions that aim to motivate or influence behavioral change (Salafsky et al., ). To encourage behaviors that benefit conservation, positive incentives have included the development of new businesses that depend on viable natural resources, the promotion.

About the Book Depletion and destruction of forests have eroded the already fragile survival base of adivasis across the country. Deprived of their traditional livelihoods, an alarmingly large number of adivasis have been displaced to make way for development projects.

Many have been forced to migrate to other rural areas, the urban fringes or cities in search of work, leading to further.

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This book brings together a unique collection of theoretical and empirical analyses of women’s access to land, labour and livelihoods in contemporary India. The authors recognize that gender relations must be viewed intersectionally, along with other social relationships such as caste, ethnicity, religion, sexuality and age, in order to.

A person's livelihood (derived from life-lode, "way of life"; cf. OG lib-leit) refers to their "means of securing the basic necessities (food, water, shelter and clothing) of life".Livelihood is defined as a set of activities essential to everyday life that are conducted over one's live span.

Such activities could include securing water, food, fodder, medicine, shelter, clothing. Klappentext In the Valley of Oaxaca in Mexico's Southern Highland region, three facets of sociocultural life have been interconnected and interactive from colonial times to the present: first, community land as a space to live and work; second, a civil-religious system managed by reciprocity and market activity wherein obligations of citizenship, office, and festive sponsorships are met by.

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The Adivasi Question situates t 4/5(2). Land, Livelihood, and Civility in Southern Mexico by Scott Cook,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

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(). Land and Livelihood: Geographical Essays in Honour of George Jobberns. Economic Geography: Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. Author: Stephen B. Jones, Murray McCaskill. the customary land tenure categories: ‘the holding’ and ‘the commons’ (Box 4).

However, many people in the region continue to obtain their livelihood from places far apart. The reform of residential tenure may be more important for households whose main source of livelihood is pursued outside a rural area but who return regularly.

RURAL LIVELIHOOD DIVERSITY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: EVIDENCE AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS. Frank Ellis. This paper examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural File Size: 57KB.

II Livelihood And Land Use 20 1. Livelihood 20 Rice cultivation 20 Other crops 22 Other sources of income 22 2. Land use 25 Village settlement area 27 Church land 27 Common land for Church use 27 Cemetery 27 Farm land 28 Forest land 33 Grazing land 34 Bamboo land 35 III Customary Tenure And Management Of Land And Resources 36 1.

Customary tenure   In The Atlantic’s September Issue, Vann R. Newkirk II reports the shameful story of how nearly 1 million black farmers were robbed of their livelihood.

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Rice-land adequately supplied by water gave the family owning it access to.Land Deals, Dispossession, and the Threat to Peasant Livelihood in Northern Ghana: /ch The chapter discusses how the security of communal lands tenureship and the livelihood choices that such land entitlements confer on peasants in northernCited by: 1.