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Weathering Risk in Rural Mexico: Climatic, Institutional, and Economic Change (Paperback)
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Weathering Risk in Rural Mexico: Climatic, Institutional, and Economic Change (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 30/03/2017
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Hallie Eakin draws on ethnographic data collected in three agricultural communities in rural Mexico to show how economic and climatic change not only are linked in cause and effect at the planetary scale but also interact in unpredictable and complex ways in the context of regional political and trade relationships, national economic and social programs, and the decision-making of institutions, enterprises, and individuals. Eakin argues that in order to develop policies that effectively address rural poverty and agricultural development, we need an improved understanding of how households cope simultaneously with various sources of uncertainty and adjust their livelihoods to accommodate evolving environmental, political, and economic realities.

Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816533589
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 358 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm


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An excellent, intelligent, and beautifully crafted volume. Latin American Studies
This is a subtle but powerful book. . . . Both academics and students will find this book readable and thought-provoking, and its findings will hopefully influence policy debates in years to come. Royal Geographical Society"
"An excellent, intelligent, and beautifully crafted volume."--Latin American Studies

"This is a subtle but powerful book. . . . Both academics and students will find this book readable and thought-provoking, and its findings will hopefully influence policy debates in years to come."--Royal Geographical Society

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