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Livelihoods under stress: household assets and responses to environmental change in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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This thesis is a response to broad stroked claims that climate change and sea-level rise will cause mass displacements in areas such as the Mekong Delta. Instead, I argue for a more nuanced approach to understanding vulnerability and household response measures in contexts of environmental stress, and highlight the importance of deciphering differentiations of vulnerability across households of varying characteristics. I propose that in this way, by empirically understanding differentiated...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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supervised in International Development
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:db88c118-2287-46aa-8793-37b764f38047
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