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Title Living with floods in a mobile Southeast Asia : a political ecology of vulnerability, migration and environmental change / edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst and Supang Chantavanich
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge studies in development, mobilities and migration
Routledge studies in development, mobilities, and migration.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Migration and floods in Southeast Asia: a mobile political ecology of vulnerability, resilience and social justice / Bernadette P. Resurreccion -- 2. Living with the flood: a political ecology of fishing, farming, and migration around Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia / Borin Un -- 3. Migrants seeking out and living with floods: a case study of Mingalar Kwet Thet settlement, Yangon, Myanmar / Maxime Boutry -- 4. Risky spaces, vulnerable households, and mobile lives in Laos: Quo vadis flooding and migration? / Jacqueline Ernerot -- 5. Living with and against floods in Bangkok and Thailand's central plain / Narumon Arunotai -- 6. Generating vulnerability to floods: poor urban migrants and the state in Metro Manila, Philippines / Sharon Feliza ann P. Macagba -- 7. Responses to flooding: Migrants' perspectives in Hanoi, Vietnam / Pham Quang Minh -- 8. Flooding in a city of migrants: ethnicity and entitlement in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia / Ari Darmastuti -- 9. Vulnerabilities of local people and migrants due to flooding in Malaysia: identifying gaps for better management / Joy Jacqueline Pereira -- 10. Floods and migrants: synthesis and implications for policy / Werasit Sittitrai
Summary "This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of migration, and instead considers the ways in which floods figure in migration-based livelihoods and amongst already mobile populations. The book develops a conceptual framework based on a 'mobile political ecology' in which particular attention is paid to the multidimensionality, temporalities and geographies of vulnerability. Rather than simply emphasising the capacities (or lack thereof) of individuals and households, the focus is on identifying factors that instigate, manage and perpetuate vulnerable populations and places: these include the sociopolitical dynamics of floods, flood hazards and risky environments, migration and migrant-based livelihoods and the policy environments through which all of these take shape. The book is organised around a series of eight empirical urban and rural case studies from countries in Southeast Asia, where lives are marked by mobility and by floods associated with the region's monsoonal climate. The concluding chapter synthesises the insights of the case studies, and suggests future policy directions. Together, the chapters highlight critical policy questions around the governance of migration, institutionalised disaster response strategies and broader development agendas."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Environmental aspects -- Southeast Asia.
Floods -- Social aspects -- Southeast Asia.
Migration, Internal -- Environmental aspects -- Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Suphāng Čhanthawānit, editor
Elmhirst, Rebecca., editor
Middleton, Carl, editor
ISBN 1138793248
1317645162 (electronic bk.)
9781317645160 (electronic bk.)