Weathering Risk in Rural Mexico Climatic, Institutional, and Economic Change

ISBN-10: 0816525005

ISBN-13: 9780816525003

Edition: 2007

Authors: Hallie Eakin

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 11/30/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Illustrations and Tables
Globalization, Climatic Uncertainty, and the Smallholder
Agriculture and Climate in the Puebla-Tlaxcala Valley
Neoliberalism and Agricultural Restructuring
Three Communities in Central Mexico
Climate Impacts and Household Coping Strategies
Uncertainty with Limited Land
From Maize to Milk: Plan de Ayala's Diversification into Livestock
Market Exposure, Irrigation, and Constraints on Adaptation
Rural Industrialization and Risk Management
Flexibility, Stability, and Adaptive Capacity
Methodological Notes
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