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Sustainable livelihoods and rural development

Author: Ian Scoones
Publisher: Blackpoint, Nova Scotia : Fernwood Pub., ©2015.
Series: Agrarian change and peasant studies series, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The message of Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development is clear: livelihood approaches are an essential lens to view questions of rural development, but these questions need to be situated in a better understanding of political economy. Ian Scoones delves into the history of livelihoods thinking, reflects on the links to studies of poverty and wellbeing and discusses the array of livelihood frameworks and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Scoones
ISBN: 9781552667743 155266774X 9781552667729 1552667723
OCLC Number: 907096327
Description: xviii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Livelihoods Perspectives: A Brief History --
Livelihoods, Poverty and Wellbeing --
Livelihoods Frameworks and Beyond --
Access and Control: Institutions, Organizations and Policy --
Livelihoods, the Environment and Sustainability --
Livelihoods and Political Economy --
Asking the Right Questions: An Extended Livelihoods Approach --
Methods for Livelihoods Analysis --
Bringing Politics Back In: New Challenges for Livelihoods Perspectives.
Series Title: Agrarian change and peasant studies series, 4.
Responsibility: Ian Scoones.

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"The message of Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development is clear: livelihood approaches are an essential lens to view questions of rural development, but these questions need to be situated in a better understanding of political economy. Ian Scoones delves into the history of livelihoods thinking, reflects on the links to studies of poverty and wellbeing and discusses the array of livelihood frameworks and their potentials and limitations" -- Provided by publisher.

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