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Household vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks : findings from Melanesia / edited by Simon Feeny.

Publication:
Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (167 p.)
Series:
Ashgate Economic Geography Series
Ashgate economic geography series
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Subjects:
Households -- Melanesia.
Financial crises -- Melanesia.
Melanesia -- Economic conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, the book identifies the household impacts of the recent food, fuel and economic crises. The authors also examine resilience by identifying how households responded to these recent economic events in order to cope with their impacts. The authors highlight key areas in which public policy and development programmes can reduce household vulnerability and increase their resili
Contents:
Household vulnerability and resilience to shocks in Melanesia : an overview / Simon Feeny and May Miller-Dawkins
Coconut trees in a cyclone : vulnerability and resilience in a Melanesian context / Lachlan McDonald
Responding to shocks : women's experiences of economic shocks in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu / Jaclyn Donahue, Kate Eccles and May Miller-Dawkins
Mobility and economic resilience in Melanesia / Alberto Posso and Matthew Clarke
Vulnerability to what? multidimensional poverty in Melanesia / Matthew Clarke, Simon Feeny and Lachlan McDonald
Vulnerability, resilience and dynamism of the custom economy in Melanesia / Lachlan McDonald, Vijay Naidu and Manoranjan Mohanty
Vulnerability and resilience in Melanesia : a case for formal social protection? / Simon Feeny.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Feeny, Simon.
ISBN:
1-317-12106-6
1-317-12105-8
1-4724-1920-0
OCLC:
863824558