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Cover for Gendered livelihood adjustments in the context of climate-induced disasters.

This chapter focuses on the impact of climate-induced disasters on gendered livelihood adaptations in three contrasting countries: Lao PDR, Bangladesh, and Australia. At first glance there appears little commonality between these countries and their responses. The focus of this chapter is on the...

Author(s)
Alston, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

In this chapter, we provide a brief background to the major players in global lumber markets, both countries and companies. In addition, the four measures economists use for measuring welfare and income redistributions are described, and the remaining chapters outlined.

Author(s)
Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'We construct our worlds within these four walls': urban Indian women's leisure constructions and social justice.

Equality for all genders, reflecting that gender is not a simple binary, is about individuals being able to lead their everyday lives autonomously, with their own freedom to maximize their quality of life. Indian women living an urban life appear to have access to individual and collective leisure...

Author(s)
Sharma-Brymer, V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248203)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Macroeconomics: the workings of the whole economy.

As a first step in analysing the workings of the aggregate economy and offering explanations for macroeconomic phenomena, this chapter constructs a simple model of the flow of income within the economy and uses it to explain what determines the level of that flow. The multiplier effect, the level...

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620063)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for You owe it to yourself.

In this chapter the farmers reflect on the overall results of the experiment. The farmers have also learned different data analysis techniques and information processing. Tom talks about analysing the contents of the tapes that recorded the proceedings of all the sessions of the farmer groups. He,...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620124)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rabbit production.

This edition updated the material and provides more of an international focus on rabbit production practices around the world. One such change is that units of measure appear in both English (pounds, gallons, feet, etc.) and metric (grams, liters, meters, etc.) systems where numeric measures are...

Author(s)
Lukefahr, S. D.; McNitt, J. I.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249781)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism development in Mexico.

This chapter analyses tourism development and impacts in Mexico from a sociological perspective. By arguing that tourism development in the country is structurally articulated by the condition of being a developing country, the chapter critically reviews the evolution of tourism development through ...

Author(s)
Osorio-García, M.; Novo, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Income and quality of life.

This chapter discusses the following achievements of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh: increased income and changes in sources of income; increased land ownership and housing; improved water and sanitation; increased asset value; improved food security; and increased...

Author(s)
Sarker, K. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

This 288-page-book consists of eight chapters and is a practical manual for goat production systems covering: breeding and selection (chapters 1-3), feeding based on available crops and resources (chapter 4), and targeted preventative health care for increased productivity and income (chapters...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tenure-responsive zoning regulations for better gender equality in land management in Kigali City, Rwanda.

The passage of land management rules promoting gender equality in land ownership and formal registration of individuals' land rights in the framework of enhancing de jure tenure security is not enough. This is evidenced by the urban development regulations that infringe upon these rights and become ...

Author(s)
Uwayezu, E.; Nyiransabimana, M. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247664)
Type
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