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The Resource Vulnerability in developing countries, edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray

Vulnerability in developing countries, edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray

Label
Vulnerability in developing countries
Title
Vulnerability in developing countries
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vulnerability has become the defining challenge of our times. More than one billion people worldwide live in extreme poverty. Facing risks exacerbated by natural hazards, ill-health and macroeconomic volatility, many are mired in inescapable poverty while millions others are on the brink of poverty. The need to better understand vulnerability is pressing, particularly in the case of developing countries where bulwarks against risks can be in short supply. This volume brings together essays from leading scholars to study the critical dimensions of vulnerability in developing countries, including
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.509172/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC59.7
LC item number
.V83 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 I-219
  • HC 59.7
NLM item number
V991 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Naudé, Wim A
  • Santos Paulino, Amelia Uliafnova
  • McGillivray, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Public health
  • Natural disasters
  • Developing Countries
  • Poverty
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Natural disasters
  • Poverty
  • Public health
  • Developing countries
  • Armut
  • Gesundheitswesen
  • Naturkatastrophe
  • Entwicklungsländer
Label
Vulnerability in developing countries, edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vulnerability, poverty and coping in Zimbabwe
  • Kate Bird and Martin Prowse
  • Vulnerability dynamics and HIV risk in the semi-arid tropics of rural Andhra Pradesh
  • B. Valentine Joseph Gandhi, Ma. Cynthia Serquiña Bantilan and Devanathan Parthasarathy
  • Vulnerability to hunger : responding to food crises in fragile states
  • Colin Andrews and Margarita Flores
  • Vulnerability of small-island economies : the impact of "natural" disasters in the Caribbean
  • Martin Philipp Heger, Alex Julca and Oliver Paddison
  • Natural disasters and remittances : poverty, gender and disaster vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS
  • Marlene Attzs
  • Vulnerability in developing countries : an introduction
  • Growth-oriented macroeconomic policies for small-island economies : lessons from Singapore
  • Anis Chowdhury
  • Vulnerability in developing countries : implications and conclusions
  • Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
  • Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
  • Measuring vulnerability and poverty : estimates for rural India
  • Raghav Gaiha and Katsushi Imai
  • Vulnerability, trust and micro-credit : the case of China's rural poor
  • Calum G. Turvey and Rong Kong
  • Assets, poverty dynamics and vulnerability : evidence from rural Tajikistan
  • Oleksiy Ivaschenko and Cem Mete
Control code
697182391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280871401
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697182391
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Vulnerability in developing countries, edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vulnerability, poverty and coping in Zimbabwe
  • Kate Bird and Martin Prowse
  • Vulnerability dynamics and HIV risk in the semi-arid tropics of rural Andhra Pradesh
  • B. Valentine Joseph Gandhi, Ma. Cynthia Serquiña Bantilan and Devanathan Parthasarathy
  • Vulnerability to hunger : responding to food crises in fragile states
  • Colin Andrews and Margarita Flores
  • Vulnerability of small-island economies : the impact of "natural" disasters in the Caribbean
  • Martin Philipp Heger, Alex Julca and Oliver Paddison
  • Natural disasters and remittances : poverty, gender and disaster vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS
  • Marlene Attzs
  • Vulnerability in developing countries : an introduction
  • Growth-oriented macroeconomic policies for small-island economies : lessons from Singapore
  • Anis Chowdhury
  • Vulnerability in developing countries : implications and conclusions
  • Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
  • Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
  • Measuring vulnerability and poverty : estimates for rural India
  • Raghav Gaiha and Katsushi Imai
  • Vulnerability, trust and micro-credit : the case of China's rural poor
  • Calum G. Turvey and Rong Kong
  • Assets, poverty dynamics and vulnerability : evidence from rural Tajikistan
  • Oleksiy Ivaschenko and Cem Mete
Control code
697182391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789280871401
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697182391
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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