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Ties that bind: Local networks, communities and adaptive capacity in rural Ghana

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Current models of adaptation to climate change focus on common causes of vulnerability among individuals and communities in an attempt to improve their capacity to adapt. These models tend to neglect the impact on vulnerability of local relationships that include political and economic power structures. We use social network analysis to examine the connectivity and positions of vulnerable rural households and their capacity to adapt. We collected empirical data from a community of 58 smallhol...

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Oxford, SSD, Said Business School
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Rural Studies Journal website
Volume:
53
Pages:
214-228
Publication date:
2017-06-05
Acceptance date:
2017-05-02
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ISSN:
0743-0167
Pubs id:
pubs:703100
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uri:49df8777-5af0-4942-83fb-048e83fcf4b8
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uuid:49df8777-5af0-4942-83fb-048e83fcf4b8
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