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Socioeconomic Change and Individual Adaptation

Comparing East and West (Monographs in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations)

by Avi Gottlieb

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Published by JAI Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial relations,
  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sociology,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Economic Policy,
  • 1945-,
  • 1989-,
  • Europe

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBurkhard Strumpel (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8610516M
    ISBN 101559389133
    ISBN 109781559389136

    This study presents the overview of the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) and their energy, land use, and emissions implications. The SSPs are part of a new scenario framework, established by the climate change research community in order to facilitate the integrated analysis of future climate impacts, vulnerabilities, adaptation, and mitigation. participants will explore potential regional solutions and approaches for addressing coastal cities’ resilience and adaptations to climate change and sea-level rise. The workshop is organized by the Initiative on Coastal Adaptation and Resilience (iCAR) of USF St. Petersburg, the ONE BAY Resilient Communities Working Group of the Tampa Bay.   The climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment in Dominica will serve as a baseline of information about current conditions, projected climate change impacts, and effectiveness of adaptation measures that can be used to chart progress toward building climate-resilient communities and protecting public health.


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Introduction: economic citizens, economic persons, and economic uncertainty / Avi Gottlieb --Individual adaptation to a system in transition: the crisis of "real socialism" in Poland / Marek Ziółkowski --Adaptation to socioeconomic reforms in the former Soviet Union / Vadem Radaev --Czechoslovakia: facing the economic reform Jadwiga Šanderová and Aleš Kabátek --Structural economic political, and social change in Eastern Germany, and shifts in individual.

"Introduction: How Social Change Affects Individual Adaptation." In Social Change and Human Development: Concept and Results, edited by Rainer K. Silbereisen and Xinyin Chen, London: SAGE Publications Ltd, doi: /n1. Climate Change is fast becoming a serious socio-economic challenge that has developmental implications.

A nation's ability to proactively address such challenges places them in an economically advantageous : Rochelle Reid James. As earlier chapters in this book have discussed, China has been undergoing rapid socioeconomic changes resulting in new issues and needs. The main driving force behind such changes is a shift in the state’s ideological orientation from highly centralized political and economic systems to decentralized political and social market economy systems.

The next sections provide a detailed analysis of the socioeconomic status of post Eastern European immigrants, and a variety of factors to explain differences in immigrants’ socioeconomic adaptation, including individual-level and country-level characteristics.

Drivers and socioeconomic factors influencing individual and household adaptation to climate change: A case study of residents of Leeds, UK Eberechukwu J.

Ihemezie1,2*, Cynthia N. Onunka 1,3 and Amaka P. Nnaji1 1Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty. Socioeconomic Adversity, Educational Resilience, and Subsequent Levels of Adult Adaptation Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Adolescent Research 19(4) July with Reads.

An ecological model of adaptation to displacement: individual, cultural and community factors affecting psychosocial adjustment among Syrian refugees in Jordan - Volume 5 - Ruth Wells, Catalina Lawsin, Caroline Hunt, Omar Said Youssef, Fayzeh Abujado, Zachary Steel.

We develop a novel activity-based adaptation index (AAI). The AAI addresses weighting problems of previous index studies. We define socio-economic household-level determinants of adaptation.

We quantify determinants of adaptation by means of explanatory factor and regression analyses. In our case, investment in infrastructure, inputs, education, financial and social capital is likely to improve adaptation. a robust basis for further research on the adaptation of forests and people to climate change.

This book is dedicated to one of our Lead Au-thors, our friend and colleague David Karnosky who deceased in October Risto Seppälä Chair of the Expert Panel on Adaptation of Forests to Climate Change Preface Acknowledgements.

Within the climate change literature, past work on adaptation and adaptive capacity has focused on factors—such as resources—that could determine whether people have an objective ability to act, and have modeled the process of adaptation in relatively simple, linear terms.

This study analyzed the causes, consequences and outcomes of individual adaptation to a changing work environment. This study served to broaden and refine our understanding of the process of adaptation to organization change by filling some of the conceptual and empirical gaps in the research on individual adaptation at work (Chan, ).

Socioeconomic Study of Climate Change: An Assessment of Agriculture and Livelihood Sustainability on Paddy Farming in Malaysia, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing: Saarbrucken, Germany.

Socioeconomics (also known as social economics) is the social science that studies how economic activity affects and is shaped by social processes. In general it analyzes how modern societies progress, stagnate, or regress because of their local or regional economy, or the global ies are divided into 3 groups: social, cultural and economic.

It also refers to the ways that social. The contributors to this significant new book identify the possible impacts and scenarios, and then define practical strategies for adapting to, and mitigating, the effects of climate change from an integrated socio-economic perspective.

The book begins with a broad global overview of the probable economic and social consequences of climate : Hardcover. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Climate change has the potential to exacerbate these socioeconomic and biophysical drivers and further compromise community food systems in the Peruvian Amazon in the future.

adaptation options will simply be too costly or resource intensive or will be cost ineffective until climate change effects grow to merit invest ment costs. Thus the desirability of adaptation options will vary with time and climate change realization.

{, }. An Anatomy of Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability Article (PDF Available) in Climatic Change 45(1) March with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Four adaptation choices (change in planting date, crop variety, crop type and investment in irrigation) were deemed as outcome variables and socioeconomic, demographic, institutional, farm-level.

A Framework for Social Adaptation to Climate Change Sustaining Tropical Coastal Communitites and Industries N.A. Marshall, P.A. Marshall, J. Tamelander, D. Obura, D. Malleret-King and J.E. Cinner IUCN Climate Change and Coral Reefs Working Group June 1.

Introduction. Climate change is considered as one of the main environmental problems of the 21st century. The IPCC fourth assessment report states that global average surface temperature has increased by ± °C in the last century and is projected to increase by another – °C in this century (IPCC, b).Rahmstorf et al.

() compared scenarios with observations and. • Adaptation policy and measures are assessed in a developmental making policy the centre-piece of adaptation, the APF shifts the focus away from individual adaptation projects as a response to climate change, and toward a fundamental integration of adaptation.

Adaptation has been considered by many as the most efficient way of reducing the negative impacts of climate change. Adaptation enables farmers to maintain food, income and livelihood security while facing changes in climate and socio-economic conditions (Kandlikar and Risbey, ).

The dynamic nature of human adaptation and coping strategies to climate change continues to arouse the interest of environmental researchers. This study contributed to this growing area of research by examining the drivers and some socioeconomic factors influencing individual and household adaptation to climate change.

Data were collected through household surveys and in-depth interviews. Suggested Citation:"5 Representative Concentration Pathways and Socioeconomic Scenarios and Narratives." National Research Council.

Describing Socioeconomic Futures for Climate Change Research and Assessment: Report of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×. Climate Change and Adaptation through the Lens of Capability Approach: A Case Study from Darjeeling, Eastern Himalaya: /ch Climate Change impacts would disproportionately have larger impacts on the developing countries.

Both government and development agencies have initiated. Climate change has adverse effects on household food security and on poverty alleviation among pastoralists. This study used unique household-level data from pastoral households from three sub-counties—of Narok County in Kenya to identify the major determinants of their decision to select different community-based adaptation strategies to impacts of climate change.

"This book summarizes over three decades of research that prospectively followed a group of children born into poverty. The result is a marvelously written account of an impressively in-depth exploration of the experiences and circumstances that build persons over both clinicians and scientists interested in social development, this book is a highly readable, highly useful Reviews: 9.

Socioeconomic status is the social standing or class of an individual or group. It is often measured as a combination of education, income and occupation. Examinations of socioeconomic status often reveal inequities in access to resources, plus issues related to privilege, power and control.

Special Issue "Climate Adaptation and Biodiversity Conservation" Print Special Issue Flyer The intensity and pace of environmental and socio-economic change that characterise the Anthropocene have created unprecedented challenges for managing ecosystems.

opinions and data contained in the journals are solely those of the individual. Describing Socioeconomic Futures for Climate Change Research and Assessment reviews the state of science for considering socioeconomic changes over long time frames and clarifies definitions and concepts to facilitate communication across research communities.

The book also explores driving forces and key uncertainties that will affect impacts. change impacts and to take advantage of positive ones. However, since socio-economic factors are among the factors that are capable of influencing adaptation strategies to climatic changes.

Thus, there is the need to study socio-economic factors affecting the adaptation strategies of horticultural farmers in the study area to climate change.

Socioeconomic Determinants of Banana Farmers’ Perception to Climate Change in Nyeri County, Kenya This study examined the perception of banana farmers in Mt. Kenya region of Kenya (Nyeri County) on climate change and assessed the socio-economic factors that determines their perceptions.

“There is no doubt that census and household survey data are excellence sources of good and quality data for climate change adaptation,” said Guzmán. “This is an important area of research and practical work that can help to connect the dots between individual and community adaptation, between demography and geography, and between environment and population dynamics.”.

Estimating costs and benefits of coastal adaptation. This study combines climate change projections and scenarios of socio-economic development from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Downloadable. Socio-economic scenarios constitute an important tool for exploring the long-term consequences of anthropogenic climate change and available response options.

They have been applied for different purposes and to a different degree in various areas of climate change analysis, typically in combination with projections of future climate change. 5 Socioeconomic Concerns. Marine ecosystems provide humans with a broad range of goods and services, including seafood and natural products, nutrient cycling, protection from coastal flooding and erosion, recreational opportunities, and so-called “nonuse values” such as the value that people ascribe to continued existence of various marine species.

Survey Methods. Attitudes about climate change/variability impacts, mitigation and adaptation were assessed through random-digit dial telephone surveys from a U.S. sample between September and October, (table (table1). 1).The surveys were conducted in both Spanish and English at Portland State University's Survey Research Laboratory (SRL) which has been described.

The effects of climate change are often conveyed through the lens of changing physical landscapes. Shifting weather patterns, the intensification of drought, flooding, and coastal erosion are all primary areas of climate research. But do researchers know enough about changes in the size, distribution, and composition of human populations as they relate to climate vulnerability?.

This paper examines climate change adaptation and gender issues through an application of a feminist intersectional approach. This approach permits the identification of diverse adaptation responses arising from the existence of multiple and fragmented dimensions of identity (including gender) that intersect with power relations to shape situation-specific interactions between farmers and.Climate change adaptation (CCA) is a response to global warming (also known as "climate change" or "anthropogenic climate change").

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as: 'the process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects. In human systems, adaptation seeks to moderate or avoid harm or exploit beneficial opportunities.1. Introduction. 1 Confronted with the acceleration and intensification of global environmental and socio-economic changes, which are the source of this problem, research into the adaptation of systems continues to grow (Moran ).

Adaptation to climate change, an emerging scientific field of study, is the best example of this. Yet, despite efforts to be precise, its expression remains.