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Title Globalization, agriculture and food in the Caribbean : climate change, gender and geography / Clinton L. Beckford, Kevon Rhiney, editors.
Imprint London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]

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Subject Agriculture -- Caribbean Area.
Food industry and trade -- Caribbean Area.
Climatic changes -- Caribbean Area.
Globalization -- Caribbean Area.
Alt Name Beckford, Clinton L.,
Rhiney, Kevon,
Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The last decade has seen a growing body of research about globalization and climate change in the Caribbean. This collection is a significant addition to the literature on a topic that is of critical importance to the region. It explores research from a number of Caribbean islands dealing with a range of issues related to agriculture and food in the context of globalization and climate change. Using a broad livelihoods perspective, the impacts on rural livelihoods are explored as well as issues related to community level resilience, adaptability and adaptations. The volume is strengthened by gendered analyses of issues and discussions informed by a diverse range of research methods and methodologies. Scholars of Caribbean studies and studies pertaining to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will greatly benefit from this book.
Contents Foreword; David Barker -- Preface -- Part I. Framing the Discussion -- Chapter 1. Globalization, Climate Change and Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean: Perspectives of Caribbean Geographers; Clinton L. Beckford and Kevon Rhiney -- Chapter 2. From Plantations to Services: A Historical and Theoretical Assessment of the Transition from Agrarian to Service-based Industries in the Caribbean; Kevon Rhiney -- Part II. Global Change and Food and Agriculture -- Chapter 3. Securing the Female Future and Reframing Rural Resilience in Post-Sugar St. Kitts; Joyelle Clarke -- Chapter 4. Globalization and Fair Trade Bananas in St. Lucia: A Solution to Building Resilience?; Chanelle Fingal-Robinson -- Chapter 5. The Decline of the Preferential Markets and the Sugar Industry: A Case Study of Trade Liberalization in Central Jamaica; Dorlan Burrell -- Chapter 6. The Jamaican Coffee Industry: Challenges and Responses to Increased Global Competition; Mario Mighty -- Part III. Climate Change and Food and Agriculture -- Chapter 7. The Gendered Dimensions of Climate Change: Women, Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptation; Ayesha Constable -- Chapter 8. Impacts of Climate Change on the Quality of Planting Materials for Domestic Roots and Tubers: Mitigating Potential of In-vitro Plant Production and Protected Agriculture; Clinton L. Beckford and Anthony Norman -- Chapter 9. Livelihood Vulnerability to Global Change amongst Carib Communities in North Eastern St. Vincent; Rose-Ann J. Smith -- Chapter 10. Impacts Of Climate Change On Coastal Artisanal Caribbean Fishers; April Baptiste -- Part IV. Synthesis -- Chapter 11. Future of Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean in the Context of Climate Change and Globalization: Where Do We Go From Here?; Clinton L. Beckford and Kevon Rhiney.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 11, 2016).
ISBN 9781137538376 electronic bk.
1137538376 electronic bk.
OCLC # 947837467
Additional Format Original 9781137538369 1137538368

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