Natural disasters and environmental shocks

Natural disasters and environmental shocks are concrete and observable events that trigger migration. They include storms, floods, droughts, and earthquakes as well as man-made disasters, such as forest fires and accidents.

Studies listed under this migration driver refer to natural disasters, such as storms, floods, droughts, and earthquakes. They also refer to man-made natural disasters, such as forest fires and accidents.

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Residential relocation and change in social capital: A natural experiment from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Authors Hiroyuki Hikichi, Ichiro Kawachi, Y Sawada, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name SCIENCE ADVANCES
Citations (WoS) 9
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1 Journal Article

Impacts of Natural Disasters on Children

Authors Carolyn Kousky
Year 2016
Journal Name FUTURE OF CHILDREN
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2 Journal Article

Chinese Newcomers in Japan: Migration Trends, Profiles and the Impact of the 2011 Earthquake

Authors Gracia Liu-Farrer
Year 2013
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
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5 Journal Article

Chinese Newcomers in Japan: Migration Trends, Profiles and the Impact of the 2011 Earthquake

Authors Gracia Liu-Farrer
Year 2013
Journal Name Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
Citations (WoS) 2
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6 Journal Article

Quantifying the economic impact of disasters on businesses using human mobility data: a Bayesian causal inference approach

Authors Takahiro Yabe, Yunchang Zhang, Satish V. Ukkusuri
Year 2020
Journal Name EPJ DATA SCIENCE
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8 Journal Article

Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Socioeconomic Livelihood Vulnerabilities: Migration Decision Among the Char Land People in Bangladesh

Authors M. Rezaul Islam, M. Rezaul Islam
Year 2018
Journal Name Social indicators research, 2018, OnlineFirst
Citations (WoS) 4
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9 Journal Article

Evidence against disaster-induced migration: the 2004 tornado in north-central Bangladesh

Authors Bimal Kanti Paul
Year 2005
Journal Name DISASTERS
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10 Journal Article

Flood Risk, Flood Mitigation, and Location Choice: Evaluating the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System

Authors Qin Fan, Meri Davlasheridze
Year 2016
Journal Name RISK ANALYSIS
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14 Journal Article

Ethical problems in an era where disasters have become a part of daily life: A qualitative study of healthcare workers in Turkey

Authors M. Murat Civaner, Kevser Vatansever, Kayihan Pala
Year 2017
Journal Name PLoS ONE
Citations (WoS) 2
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15 Journal Article

Climate variability and migration in the Philippines

Authors Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra, Shuaizhang Feng, Michael Oppenheimer, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name Population and Environment
Citations (WoS) 2
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17 Journal Article

Clarifying Survival Migration: A Response

Authors alexander betts
Year 2015
Journal Name European Political Science
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18 Journal Article

Cyclone Aila, livelihood stress, and migration: empirical evidence from coastal Bangladesh

Authors Sebak Kumar Saha
Year 2017
Journal Name DISASTERS
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21 Journal Article

Forced Migration, Climate Change, Mitigation and Adaptive Policies in Mexico: Some Functional Relationships

Authors Ignacio Sanchez Cohen, Ursula Oswald Spring, Gabriel Diaz Padilla, ...
Year 2013
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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23 Journal Article

Macroeconomic Determinants of Remittance Volatility: An Empirical Test

Authors Mahalia Jackman
Year 2013
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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25 Journal Article

Migration or Forced Displacement?: The Complex Choices of Climate Change and Disaster Migrants in Shishmaref, Alaska and Nanumea, Tuvalu

Authors Elizabeth Marino, Heather Lazrus
Year 2015
Journal Name HUMAN ORGANIZATION
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26 Journal Article

Towards a specialised repository on “Migration studies” through new filters of the SoReCom A.S. de Rosa @-library

Authors Annamaria Silvana de Rosa, et Al.
Year 2020
Book Title Towards a specialised repository on “Migration studies” through new filters of the SoReCom A.S. de Rosa @-library
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27 Book Chapter

Law and Migration

Authors Selina Goulbourne
Year 1998
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28 Book

Theories of Migration

Authors Robin Cohen
Year 1996
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29 Book

Forced migration, new refugees and human rights

Authors Cristina Gortazar Rotaeche
Year 2005
Journal Name Arbor. Ciencia, pensamiento y cultura
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30 Journal Article

Climate change events in the Bengali migration to the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh

Authors Rafiqul Islam, S Schech, Udoy Saikia
Year 2020
Journal Name CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT
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31 Journal Article

Feeling the Pain of My People: Hurricane Katrina, Racial Inequality, and the Psyche of Black America

Authors Ismail K. White, Tasha S. Philpot, Kristin Wylie, ...
Year 2007
Journal Name Journal of Black Studies
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32 Journal Article

Evacuees and Migrants Exhibit Different Migration Systems After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Authors Mathew E. Hauer, Steven R. Holloway, Takashi Oda
Year 2020
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
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33 Journal Article

Migration and Climate Change

Authors the late Graeme Hugo, Graeme Hugo
Year 2013
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34 Book

The Lesvos Refugee Crisis as Disaster Capitalism

Authors Anja K. Franck
Year 2018
Journal Name Peace Review
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35 Journal Article

Moving Beyond the Focus on Environmental Migration Towards Recognizing the Normality of Translocal Lives: Insights from Bangladesh

Authors Bishawjit Mallick, Benjamin Etzold
Book Title Migration, Risk Management and Climate Change: Evidence and Policy Responses
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36 Book Chapter

What we learned from the Dust Bowl: lessons in science, policy, and adaptation

Authors Robert A. McLeman, Juliette Dupre, Konrad Gajewski, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name Population and Environment
Citations (WoS) 43
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37 Journal Article

Theoretical, methodological and statistical problems of studying environmental migration

Authors Artem S. Lukyanets, Sergey Ryazantsev, Anastasia Sergeevna Maksimova, ...
Year 2019
Journal Name AMAZONIA INVESTIGA
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38 Journal Article

Environmental hazard and migration intentions in a coastal area in Ghana: a case of sea flooding

Authors Samuel Nii Ardey Codjoe, Jon Sward, Felix Hayford Nyamedor, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name Population and Environment
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39 Journal Article

Climate change and Zhou relocations in early Chinese history

Authors Chun Chang Huang, Hong-Xia Su
Year 2009
Journal Name JOURNAL OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
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41 Journal Article

The Impact of Parental Death on Child Well-being: Evidence From the Indian Ocean Tsunami

Authors Ava Gail Cas, Duncan Thomas, Wayan Suriastini, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name Demography
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42 Journal Article

A conceptual review of risk communication network for protecting immigrant knowledge workers

Authors Namkyung Oh, Julia Beckett
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
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44 Journal Article

The Science of Climate Change

Authors Michael Oppenheimer, Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes
Year 2016
Journal Name FUTURE OF CHILDREN
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45 Journal Article

Protecting the "Most Vulnerable"? The Management of a Disaster and the Making/Unmaking of Victims after the 2008 Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

Authors Lydie Cabane
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE
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46 Journal Article

Revisiting the climate driver and inhibitor mechanisms of international migration

Authors Dennis Wesselbaum
Year 2020
Journal Name CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT
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47 Journal Article

Living in the Eye of the Storm: How did Hazleton's Restrictive Immigration Ordinance Affect Local Interethnic Relations?

Authors Rene Flores
Year 2014
Journal Name American Behavioral Scientist, 2014, Vol. 58, No. 12, pp. 1614-1633
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49 Journal Article

Farm households' choice of strategies in response to floods in the Builsa-North district, Ghana

Authors Zulaiha Kassim, Hamdiyah Alhassan, Christina Appiah-Adjei
Year 2020
Journal Name CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT
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50 Journal Article

Introduction

Authors Zana Vathi
Book Title Migrating and Settling in a Mobile World
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51 Book Chapter

Identifying the Location and Extent of Populations Trapped by Environmental Change in the Mekong Delta: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach

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The UK Foresight Migration and Global Environmental Change Project recently concluded that migration is likely to be increasingly influenced by environmental change in the future through the impact of climate change on economic, social and political drivers. However, the range and complexity of the interactions between these drivers means that it will rarely be possible to distinguish individuals for whom environmental factors are the sole driver. In parallel, within debates about climate change adaptation there has been an emerging trend to position migration as an adaptation strategy to environmental shocks and stresses. However, migration is expensive, requiring a number of assets/capitals. This can result in some populations who experience the impacts of environmental change seeing a reduction in the very capital required to enable a move. Environmental change is therefore equally likely to make migration less possible as more probable. In the decades ahead, millions of people are thus likely to be unable to move away from locations in which they are extremely vulnerable to environmental change. To the international community, this ‘trapped’ population is likely to represent just as important a policy concern as those who do migrate. In determining the extent and location of these populations the non-ubiquity of migration within a community needs to be accounted for in order to separate those people who want to migrate but are unable to do so from those who are unwilling to migrate and instead choose to cope with livelihood stresses in alternative ways. This distinction requires a contextually driven analysis of the decision to migrate or stay. Such a focus on the migration decision is suited to an agent-based modelling approach which takes into account an individual’s intention to migrate, the influence of migration and non-migration behaviour of others and their perceived ability to migrate within a decision mediated by household and community-level factors.
Year 2013
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52 Project

SHORT REVIEWS

Authors John Bongaarts, Martin Brockerhoff, Geoffrey McNicoll, ...
Year 1999
Journal Name Population and Development Review
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53 Journal Article

Swans, Conflicts, and Resonance

Authors Claudia Sepúlveda, Pablo Villarroel
Year 2012
Journal Name Latin American Perspectives
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54 Journal Article

Climigration? Population and climate change in Arctic Alaska

Authors Lawrence C. Hamilton, Kei Saito, Philip A. Loring, ...
Year 2016
Journal Name Population and Environment
Citations (WoS) 14
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55 Journal Article

Lessons from the 2006 Louisiana Health and Population Survey

Year 2012
Journal Name DISASTERS
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58 Journal Article

Introduction: understanding the links between population dynamics and climate change

Authors Adrian C. Hayes, Susana B. Adamo
Year 2014
Journal Name Population and Environment
Citations (WoS) 1
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59 Journal Article

Histories of the Unprecedented: Climate Change, Environmental Transformations, and Displacement in the United States

Authors Uwe Luebken
Year 2019
Journal Name OPEN LIBRARY OF HUMANITIES
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60 Journal Article

Context-Based Qualitative Research and Multi-sited Migration Studies in Europe

Authors Russell King
Book Title Qualitative Research in European Migration Studies
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62 Book Chapter

Antiterrorist policing in New York City after 9/11: Comparing perspectives on a complex process

Authors AS Bornstein
Year 2005
Journal Name HUMAN ORGANIZATION
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63 Journal Article

Tracking the weight of Hurricane Harvey's stormwater using GPS data

Authors
Year 2018
Journal Name SCIENCE ADVANCES
Citations (WoS) 5
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65 Journal Article

Temporary Migration Programmes: the Cause or Antidote of Migrant Worker Exploitation in UK Agriculture

Authors Erica Consterdine, Sahizer Samuk
Year 2018
Journal Name Journal of International Migration and Integration
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66 Journal Article

Of Travertine and Time: Otolith Chemistry and Microstructure Detect Provenance and Demography of Endangered Humpback Chub in Grand Canyon, USA

Authors Karin E. Limburg, Todd A. Hayden, William E. Pine, ...
Year 2013
Journal Name PLoS ONE
Citations (WoS) 18
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67 Journal Article

The formation of ethnic identity in South Omo: the Dassenech

Authors Neal Sobania
Year 2011
Journal Name JOURNAL OF EASTERN AFRICAN STUDIES
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68 Journal Article

Empathic Humanitarianism: Understanding the Motivations behind Humanitarian Work with Migrants at the US–Mexico Border

Authors Ricardo Gomez, Bryce Clayton Newell, Sara Vannini
Year 2020
Journal Name Journal on Migration and Human Security
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70 Journal Article

Migration and Remittances

Authors John Connell
Year 2015
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71 Book

Perceptions of health hazards in the narratives of Italian migrant workers at an Australian asbestos mine (1943-1966)

Authors F Cappelletto, E Merler
Year 2003
Journal Name Social science & medicine, 2019, Vol. 222, pp. 11-19
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72 Journal Article

The Migration-Development Nexus: Somalia Case Study

Authors Joakim Gundel
Year 2002
Journal Name International Migration
Citations (WoS) 25
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73 Journal Article

UK Citizens as Former EU Citizens: Predicament and Remedies

Authors Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler
Book Title Debating European citizenship
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74 Book Chapter

More than an urban legend: the short- and long-run effects of unplanned fertility shocks

Authors Thiemo Fetzer, Oliver Pardo, Amar Shanghavi
Year 2018
Journal Name Journal of Population Economics
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75 Journal Article

Implications of Climate Change for Children in Developing Countries

Authors Rema Hanna, Paulina Oliva
Year 2016
Journal Name FUTURE OF CHILDREN
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76 Journal Article

Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and Migration: Review of the Literature for Five Arab Countries

Authors Nicholas Burger, Quentin Wodon, Audra Grant, ...
Book Title People on the Move in a Changing Climate
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77 Book Chapter

Sending Country Policies

Authors Eva Østergaard-Nielsen
Book Title Integration Processes and Policies in Europe
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78 Book Chapter

Research on the Psychological Mechanism of Trauma Writing in Ha Jin's New Immigrant Novels

Authors Meiyi Chen
Year 2019
Journal Name REVISTA DE CERCETARE SI INTERVENTIE SOCIALA
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79 Journal Article

URBAN DEMOGRAPHIC DECLINE IN THE TRADITIONAL INDUSTRIAL REGIONS OF THE URALS (1959-2010)

Authors Sergey Bakanov
Year 2017
Journal Name QUAESTIO ROSSICA
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80 Journal Article

Why successfulin situadaptation with environmental stress does not prevent people from migrating? Empirical evidence from Northern Thailand

Authors Patrick Sakdapolrak, Panomsak Promburom, Alexander Reif
Year 2014
Journal Name Climate and Development
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81 Journal Article

Has Exposure to Poor Neighbourhoods Changed in America? Race, Risk and Housing Locations in Two Decades

Authors Xavier de Souza Briggs, Benjamin J. Keys
Year 2009
Journal Name Urban Studies
Citations (WoS) 25
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82 Journal Article

Speaking Truth to Power? Why Civil Society, Beyond Academia, Remains Marginal in EU Migration Policy

Authors Ann Singleton
Book Title Integrating Immigrants in Europe
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83 Book Chapter

Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Establishing and Sustaining an Initiative

Authors Kilolo Kijakazi
Year 2016
Journal Name Race and Social Problems
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86 Journal Article

The class route to nationhood: China, Vietnam, Norway, Cyprus - and France

Authors Stein Tonnesson
Year 2009
Journal Name Nations and Nationalism
Citations (WoS) 4
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87 Journal Article

Where’s populism? Online media and the diffusion of populist discourses and styles in Portugal

Authors Susana Salgado
Year 2019
Journal Name European Political Science
Citations (WoS) 7
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88 Journal Article

The fiscal impact of immigration to welfare states of the Scandinavian type

Authors Marianne Frank Hansen, Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen, Torben Tranæs
Year 2017
Journal Name Journal of Population Economics
Citations (WoS) 1
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90 Journal Article

Reduced migration under climate change: evidence from Malawi using an aspirations and capabilities framework

Authors Natalie Suckall, Piers Forster, Evan Fraser
Year 2017
Journal Name Climate and Development
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91 Journal Article

Religion und Gesellschaft – Aktuelle Perspektiven

Authors Matthias Koenig, Christof Wolf
Year 2013
Journal Name KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie
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92 Journal Article

Local Politics, Populism and Pim Fortuyn in Rotterdam

Authors Julien van Ostaaijen
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93 Book Chapter

Intersectionality takes it to the streets: Mobilizing across diverse interests for the Women's March

Authors Dana R. Fisher, Rashawn Ray, Dawn M. Dow
Year 2017
Journal Name SCIENCE ADVANCES
Citations (WoS) 13
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94 Journal Article

Land grabbing: a preliminary quantification of economic impacts on rural livelihoods

Authors Kyle F. Davis, Maria Cristina Rulli, Paolo D’Odorico
Year 2014
Journal Name Population and Environment
Citations (WoS) 33
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95 Journal Article

A Natural Experiment on Residential Change and Recidivism: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

Authors David S. Kirk
Year 2009
Journal Name American Sociological Review
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96 Journal Article

THE PRESERVATION OF ASIAN WETLANDS - BIRDS AND THEIR PROBLEMS

Authors S EARLE
Year 1994
Journal Name INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE REVIEWS
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97 Journal Article

Social and Environmental Vulnerability in a River Basin of Mexico

Authors Úrsula Oswald Spring
Book Title Expanding Peace Ecology: Peace, Security, Sustainability, Equity and Gender
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98 Book Chapter

Rethinking knowledge, power, agency: learning from displaced and slum communities in Bangladesh

Authors Afroja Khanam, Tiina Seppälä
Year 2020
Book Title Ethics and Politics of Space for the Anthropocene
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100 Book Chapter
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