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Title Social dimensions of climate change : equity and vulnerability in a warming world / Robin Mearns and Andrew Norton, editors
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 319 pages) : illustrations, map
Series New frontiers of social policy
New frontiers of social policy.
Contents Equity and vulnerability in a warming world : introduction and overview / Robin Mearns and Andrew Norton -- Vulnerability does not fall from the sky : toward multiscale, pro-poor climate policy / Jesse Ribot -- Implications of climate change for armed conflict / Halvard Buhaug, Nils Petter Gleditsch, and Ole Magnus Theisen -- Climate change and migration : emerging patterns in the developing world / Clionadh Raleigh and Lisa Jordan -- The gender dimensions of poverty and climate change adaptation / Justina Demetriades and Emily Esplen -- The role of indigenous knowledge in crafting adaptation and mitigation strategies for climate change in Latin America / Jakob Kronik and Dorte Verner -- Local institutions and adaptation to climate change / Arun Agrawal -- Climate change for agrarian societies in drylands : implications and future pathways / Simon Anderson, John Morton, and Camilla Toulmin -- Toward pro-poor adaptation to climate change in the urban centers of low- and middle-income countries / Caroline Moser and David Satterthwaite -- Social policies for adaptation to climate change / Rasmus Heltberg, Paul Bennett Siegel, and Steen Lau Jorgensen -- Seeing people through the trees and the carbon : mitigating and adapting to climate change without undermining rights and livelihoods / Andy White [and others]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Social change.
Social ecology.
Form Electronic book
Author Mearns, Robin.
Norton, Andrew, 1965-
LC no. 2009035885
ISBN 0821381423 (electronic bk.)
9780821381427 (electronic bk.)