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Sustainable livelihood approach : a critique of theory and practice

Author: Stephen Morse; Nora McNamara
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
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We all view the ubiquitous term 'sustainability' as a worthwhile goal. But how can we apply the principles of sustainability in the real world, at the sharp end of communities in developing nations where income insecurity is the troubled norm? This volume provides some practical answers, explaining the precepts of the 'sustainable livelihood approach' (SLA) through the case study of a microfinance scheme in Africa.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Morse; Nora McNamara
ISBN: 9789400762688 9400762682
OCLC Number: 828402352
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Sustainability and Sustainable Livelihoods --
The Theory Behind the Sustainable Livelihood Approach --
Context of the Sustainable Livelihood Approach --
The Sustainable Livelihood Approach in Practice --
Livelihood into Lifestyle.
Responsibility: Stephen Morse, Nora McNamara.

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This book provides some practical advice on how to address problems of sustainability in developing nations, demonstrating the precepts of the 'sustainable livelihood approach' (SLA) by examining a  Read more...

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