Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries

Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries

by Frank Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198296967

ISBN-13: 9780198296966

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Rural families in developing countries make a living by engaging in diverse activities. These range from farming, to rural trade, to migration to distant cities and even abroad. This book explores the implications of rural livelihood diversity for key topics in development studies and for poverty reduction policies. The livelihoods approach is gaining momentum, and

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Overview

Rural families in developing countries make a living by engaging in diverse activities. These range from farming, to rural trade, to migration to distant cities and even abroad. This book explores the implications of rural livelihood diversity for key topics in development studies and for poverty reduction policies. The livelihoods approach is gaining momentum, and this is the first book to set it out in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198296966
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Concepts, Definitions, and Framework
1. Livelihoods, Diversification, and Agrarian Change
2. A Framework for Livelihoods Analysis
Part II. Dimensions of Diverse Rural Livelihoods
3. Determinants of Livelihood Diversification
4. Poverty and Income Distribution
5. Agriculture and Farm Productivity
6. Environment and Sustainability
7. Gender and Rural Livelihoods
8. Macro Policies and Reform Agendas
Part III. Investigating Livelihoods for Policy Purposes
9. Methods and Livelihoods
10. A Case-Study in Rural Tanzania
Part IV. Looking Ahead
11. Livelihoods, Diversification, and Policies

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