Rural Household Demographics, Livelihoods and the Environment.

  title={Rural Household Demographics, Livelihoods and the Environment.},
  author={Alex de Sherbinin and Leah Karin Vanwey and Kendra McSweeney and Rimjhim Aggarwal and Alisson Barbieri and Sabina Henry and Lori Mae Hunter and Wayne Twine},
  journal={Global environmental change : human and policy dimensions},
  volume={18 1},
This paper reviews and synthesizes findings from scholarly work on linkages among rural household demographics, livelihoods and the environment. Using the livelihood approach as an organizing framework, we examine evidence on the multiple pathways linking environmental variables and the following demographic variables: fertility, migration, morbidity and mortality, and lifecycles. Although the review draws on studies from the entire developing world, we find the majority of micro-level studies… CONTINUE READING

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