Global Change and Caribbean Vulnerability: Environment, Economy and Society at Risk
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Global Change and Caribbean Vulnerability: Environment, Economy and Society at Risk

By Duncan F. M. McGregor, David Dodman, David Barker
US$ 9.99
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Book Description
Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part 1. Caribbean Vulnerability and Global Change
    • 1. Caribbean Vulnerability and Global Change: Contemporary Perspectives
    • 2. Caribbean Vulnerability: Development of an Appropriate Climatic Framework
  • Part 2. Managing Vulnerable Environments
    • 3. Hurricanes or Tsunami? Comparative Analysis of Extensive Boulder Arrays Along the Southwest and North Coasts of Jamaica
    • 4. An Investigation into the Causes and Consequences of Coastal Flooding in Guyana
    • 5. Potential Impacts of Anthropogenic Environmental Change on the Caribbean Karst
    • 6. Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services in the Jamaican Tourist Industry
    • 7. Framing Vulnerability in Jamaica’s Cockpit Country: Economic and Political Constraints on Scientific Claims
    • 8. Building Capacity and Resilience to Adapt to Change: The Case of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park
  • Part 3. Vulnerability andDomestic Food Supply
    • 9. Environmental Change and Caribbean Food Security: Recent Hazard Impacts and Domestic Food Production in Jamaica
    • 10. Vulnerability, Constraints and Survival on Small-Scale Food Farms in Southern St Elizabeth, Jamaica: Strengthening Local Food Production Systems
    • 11. (Re)defining the Link? Globalization, Tourism and the Jamaican Food Supply Network
  • Part 4. Urban Vulnerability and Urban Change
    • 12. From Slum to Ghetto: Multiple Deprivation in Kingston, Jamaica
    • 13. Asset-Based Responses to Urban Vulnerability: An Analysis of Livelihood Strategies in Waterhouse, Jamaica
    • 14. Urban Violence, Crime and the Threat to “Democratic Security” in the Dominican Republic
    • 15. Conflicting Environments Negotiating Social and Ecological Vulnerabilities in Urban Jamaica and Curaçao
    • 16. Caribbean Urban Livelihoods and Policies: Targeting Assets, Vulnerability and Diversity
  • Part 5. Synthesis
    • 17. Beyond Caribbean Vulnerability: Towards Resistance and Resilience
  • Contributors
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