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Sustainable desert livelihoods : a cross-cultural framework



Sustainable desert livelihoods : a cross-cultural framework


LaFlamme, Michael


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Desert Knowledge CRC Working Paper 69




Alice Springs


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).


Includes bibliographical references. p.28-33.

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Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Introduction: Sustaining biocultural diversity -- Sustaining biocultural diversity through livelihoods -- The Sustainable Livelihoods Framework -- A livelihood as a system -- Adapting the SLF to the desert -- Frameworks for sustaining desert diversity -- Desert factors -- System characteristics of desert livelihoods -- Characteristics of Aboriginal sustainability -- A Desert Livelihood Framework -- Desert assets/strategies/outcomes -- Desert rules and risk -- Rules -- Risks -- Interactions across levels and cultures -- Example: Biodiversity -- Desert influence -- Conclusion: A cross-cultural framework for desert sustainability -- References.




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