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Salt is killing us: Salinity and livelihood in a Bangladesh village

Rahman, Ashiqur LU (2010) SIMT31 20091
Master of Science in Development Studies
Graduate School
Social Anthropology
Abstract
This thesis is the result of a minor field work in a coastal Bangladesh village where peoples are struggling to adapt with salt water intrusion. It describes how people in one community under climatic change or variability adapt to an acute problem, and how their perceptions of that environment, their Ethnoecology influence this response. To make sense my primary and secondary data I have used adaptation theories of
anthropology more specifically how people respond to changing environment
regard to livelihood. The perceptions on salinity, livelihood adaptation
strategies, politics of adaptation and how their culture and nature are shaped by each other are developed in the body of this dissertation. The study encompasses theoretically in... (More)
This thesis is the result of a minor field work in a coastal Bangladesh village where peoples are struggling to adapt with salt water intrusion. It describes how people in one community under climatic change or variability adapt to an acute problem, and how their perceptions of that environment, their Ethnoecology influence this response. To make sense my primary and secondary data I have used adaptation theories of
anthropology more specifically how people respond to changing environment
regard to livelihood. The perceptions on salinity, livelihood adaptation
strategies, politics of adaptation and how their culture and nature are shaped by each other are developed in the body of this dissertation. The study encompasses theoretically in a broad sense Ecological Anthropology and specifically cultural ecology and practically addresses adaptation to climate change impacts, a growing field in Anthropology known as 'Anthropology of Climate change'. (Less)
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author
Rahman, Ashiqur LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMT31 20091
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Salinity, Livelihood adaptation, Climate change, Bangladesh, Ethnoecology
language
English
additional info
As part of digging deeper I'd like to do my PhD on the same or related issue broadly covers human dimension of climate change in the context of Bangladesh.
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1529179
date added to LUP
2010-02-11 12:00:58
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2014-06-10 10:01:34
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  abstract     = {This thesis is the result of a minor field work in a coastal Bangladesh village where peoples are struggling to adapt with salt water intrusion. It describes how people in one community under climatic change or variability adapt to an acute problem, and how their perceptions of that environment, their Ethnoecology influence this response. To make sense my primary and secondary data I have used adaptation theories of
anthropology more specifically how people respond to changing environment
regard to livelihood. The perceptions on salinity, livelihood adaptation
strategies, politics of adaptation and how their culture and nature are shaped by each other are developed in the body of this dissertation. The study encompasses theoretically in a broad sense Ecological Anthropology and specifically cultural ecology and practically addresses adaptation to climate change impacts, a growing field in Anthropology known as 'Anthropology of Climate change'.},
  author       = {Rahman, Ashiqur},
  keyword      = {Salinity,Livelihood adaptation,Climate change,Bangladesh,Ethnoecology},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Salt is killing us: Salinity and livelihood in a Bangladesh village},
  year         = {2010},
}