Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries

Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries

by Frank Ellis
     
 

"This book sets out the rural livelihoods approach within the larger context of past and current themes in rural development. It adopts diversity as its principal theme, and explores the implications of diverse rural livelihoods for ideas about poverty, agriculture, environment, gender, and macroeconomic policy. It also considers appropriate methods for gaining quick… See more details below

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"This book sets out the rural livelihoods approach within the larger context of past and current themes in rural development. It adopts diversity as its principal theme, and explores the implications of diverse rural livelihoods for ideas about poverty, agriculture, environment, gender, and macroeconomic policy. It also considers appropriate methods for gaining quick and effective knowledge about the livelihoods of the rural poor for project and policy purposes."--BOOK JACKET.

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

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Tables
List of Illustrations
List of Boxes
1Livelihoods, Diversification and Agrarian Change3
2A Framework for Livelihoods Analysis28
3Determinants of Livelihood Diversification55
4Poverty and Income Distribution77
5Agriculture and Farm Productivity98
6Environment and Sustainability117
7Gender and Rural Livelihoods139
8Macro Policies and Reform Agendas160
9Methods and Livelihoods183
10A Case-Study in Rural Tanzania200
11Livelihoods, Diversification, and Policies231
References243
Index of Names265
Index of Subjects270

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