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Managing Risk and Securing Livelihood : the Karrayu Pastoralists, their Environment and the Ethiopian State.

Author: Girum G Alemu
Publisher: Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016.
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Alemu, Girum G.
Managing Risk and Securing Livelihood : The Karrayu Pastoralists, their Environment and the Ethiopian State.
Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Girum G Alemu
ISBN: 9783515114059 351511405X
OCLC Number: 1107607483
Notes: 8.3 LOCALIZING THE INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Contents: Intro; TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF PHOTOS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; GLOSSARY; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABSTRACT; ZUSAMMENFASSUNG; 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 THE PROBLEMATICS OF THE HEGEMONIC ADAPTATION PERSPECTIVE; 1.2 APOLITICAL ADAPTATION AND PASTORALISTS' DEVELOPMENT; 1.3 APPROACHING THE 'LOCAL CONTEXTS' FROM A POLITICAL ECOLOGY PERSPECTIVE; 1.4 POINT OF DEPARTURE: RISK, RESOURCES AND RELATIONAL MODES; 1.5 ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK; 2. ADAPTATION, VULNERABILITY AND LOCAL AGENCY: THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL REFLECTIONS; 2.1 INTRODUCTION 2.2 PUTTING THE CONCEPT OF ADAPTATION IN PERSPECTIVE2.3 THE CONVENTIONAL APPROACH TO ADAPTATION; 2.4 THE INADEQUACY OF THE CONVENTIONAL APPROACH; 2.5 THE CONCEPT OF VULNERABILITY IN ADAPTATION RESEARCH; 2.6 POLITICAL ECOLOGY AND THE VULNERABILITY PARADIGM; 2.7 LOCATING ACTORS IN POLITICAL ECOLOGY; 2.8 SUMMARY; 3. RESEARCHING WITH THE LOCALS: METHODOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS; 3.1 INTRODUCTION; 3.2 UPPER AWASH VALLEY, FENTALLE WOREDA: DESCRIPTIONS; 3.3 METHODOLOGICAL STANCES: QUALITATIVE APPROACH IN GEOGRAPHY; 3.4 THE RESEARCH PROCESS: PRELIMINARY VISITS AND INITIAL ACQUAINTANCE 3.5 MIXING VARIOUS INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES3.6 FIELD NOTES AND PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION; 3.7 DOCUMENT ANALYSIS AND SECONDARY INFORMATION; 3.8 ANALYSIS AND WRITE UP; 3.9 ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS; 4. LIVELIHOOD INSECURITY IN CONTEXT: HISTORICAL TRAJECTORIES; 4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 STATE-PASTORALISTS RELATIONS: 'DEVELOPMENT' AND THE PERILS OF PLANNING; 4.3 ENVIRONMENTAL SOURCES OF LIVELIHOOD RISK; 4.4 THE POST-1991 STATE IN PASTORAL SPACES: A LIABILITY OR AN ASSET?; 4.5 IN-MIGRATION AND INCREASED POPULATION PRESSURE; 4.6 SUMMARY: MULTIPLE SOURCES OF LIVELIHOOD INSECURITY 5. ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATION AND LIVESTOCKBASED LIVELIHOOD PRACTICES5.1 INTRODUCTION; 5.2 ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSFORMATION AND SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION; 5.3 PASTORALISTS' AGENCY AND RESPONSE TO CHANGE; 5.4 CONTEXTS INFLUENCING PASTORAL MOBILITY DECISIONS; 5.5 REORGANIZATION: CAMEL-BASED LIVELIHOOD PRACTICES; 5.6 SURVIVING ON CAMELS: RISK MANAGEMENT AND LIVELIHOOD PRACTICES; 5.7 SUMMARY; 6. LIVING THE TRANSFORMATION: THE MOVE TOWARDS AGRO-PASTORALISM; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 CULTIVATION AS RISK MANAGEMENT AND LIVELIHOOD PRACTICE; 6.3 SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS INFLUENCING DECISIONS TO CULTIVATE 6.4 BRINGING NEW PRINCIPLES IN: FENCING COMMUNAL PASTURE6.5 EMERGENCE OF NEW ARRANGEMENTS; 6.6 SOME CONSTRAINTS TO CULTIVATION AS A CONTEMPORARY STRATEGY; 6.7 NON-PASTORAL AND NON-AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES; 6.8 SUMMARY; 7. CONTEXTUALIZED ADAPTATION: HEGEMONIC PERSPECTIVES AND LOCAL RESPONSES; 7.1 INTRODUCTION; 7.2 THE POLITICS OF ADAPTATION: TOP-DOWN APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT; 7.3 SITUATED AND LOCAL-LEVEL ADAPTATION PRACTICES; 7.4 SUMMARY; 8. CONCLUSIONS; 8.1 STARTING-POINT VULNERABILITY: THE POLITICAL ECOLOGY OF LOCAL ADAPTATION; 8.2 LOCATING AGENCY IN POLITICAL ECOLOGY

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