Neighborhood Social Change and Perceptions of Environmental Degradation

@article{Barber2003NeighborhoodSC,
  title={Neighborhood Social Change and Perceptions of Environmental Degradation},
  author={Jennifer S Barber and Ann E. Biddlecom and William George Axinn},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={77-108}
}
This paper investigates how changes in neighborhood facilities—new schools, health posts, bus services, mills, dairies, agricultural cooperatives, and other facilities—influence perceptions of environmental degradation. We use three types of data from a rural area in Nepal: (1) data on changing neighborhood facilities from 171 neighborhoods, collected using ethnographic, survey, and archival methods; (2) survey data on household characteristics and environmental perceptions from 1,651… CONTINUE READING

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