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Villager Responses to Drought:An Ethnographic Study in Southwest China

Shang, Aisi

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This thesis explores the social underpinnings of disasters associated with natural hazards. In existing disaster studies, it is common to classify people into different vulnerable groups and examine the vulnerabilities that limit them. Rather than take this approach, which I argue reinforces stereotyped images of vulnerable people as weak and passive, this thesis examines people’s experiences of and responses to a drought in Yunnan Province, southwest China....[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/145704
DOI: 10.25911/5d514332cf7e8

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