Globalization, agriculture and food in the Caribbean: Climate change, gender and geography

Clinton L. Beckford, Kevon Rhiney

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages304
ISBN (Electronic)9781137538376
ISBN (Print)9781137538369
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)


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