Vulnerability in developing countries / edited by Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray

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Subjects: Poverty--Developing countries
Public health--Developing countries
Natural disasters--Developing countries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xxiii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Vulnerability in developing countries : an introduction / Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray 1
2. Measuring vulnerability and poverty : estimates for rural India / Raghav Gaiha, Katsushi Imai 13
3. Vulnerability, trust and micro-credit : the case of China's rural poor / Calum G. Turvey, Rong Kong 55
4. Assets, poverty dynamics and vulnerability : evidence from rural Tajikistan / Oleksiy Ivaschenko, Cem Mete 81
5. Vulnerability, poverty and coping in Zimbabwe / Kate Bird, Martin Prowse 118
6. Vulnerability dynamics and HIV risk in the semi-arid tropics of rural Andhra Pradesh / B. Valentine Joseph Gandhi, Ma. Cynthia Serquina Bantilan, Devanathan Parthasarathy 156
7. Vulnerability to hunger : responding to food crises in fragile states / Colin Andrews, Margarita Flores 190
8. Vulnerability of small-island economies : the impact of "natural" disasters in the Caribbean / Martin Philipp Heger, Alex Julca, Oliver Paddison 215
9. Natural disasters and remittances : poverty, gender and disaster vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS / Marlene Attzs 249
10. Growth-oriented macroeconomic policies for small-island economies : lessons from Singapore / Anis Chowdhury 262
11. Vulnerability in developing countries : implications and conclusions / Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray 291
Index 304
Additional Authors: Naudé, Wim A
Santos Paulino, Amelia Uliafnova
McGillivray, Mark
Notes: LCCN: 2009018539
ISBN: 9789280811711 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9280811711 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Vulnerability in developing countries : an introduction / Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray -- Measuring vulnerability and poverty : estimates for rural India / Raghav Gaiha and Katsushi Imai -- Vulnerability, trust and micro-credit : the case of China's rural poor / Calum G. Turvey and Rong Kong -- Assets, poverty dynamics and vulnerability : evidence from rural Tajikistan / Oleksiy Ivaschenko and Cem Mete -- Vulnerability, poverty and coping in Zimbabwe / Kate Bird and Martin Prowse -- Vulnerability dynamics and HIV risk in the semi-arid tropics of rural Andhra Pradesh / B. Valentine Joseph Gandhi, Ma. Cynthia Serquiña Bantilan and Devanathan Parthasarathy -- Vulnerability to hunger : responding to food crises in fragile states / Colin Andrews and Margarita Flores -- Vulnerability of small-island economies : the impact of "natural" disasters in the Caribbean / Martin Philipp Heger, Alex Julca and Oliver Paddison -- Natural disasters and remittances : poverty, gender and disaster vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS / Marlene Attzs -- Growth-oriented macroeconomic policies for small-island economies : lessons from Singapore / Anis Chowdhury -- Vulnerability in developing countries : implications and conclusions / Wim Naudé, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Mark McGillivray
OCLC Number: 320493094
ISBN/ISSN: 9789280811711
9280811711