Sustainability and Resourcefulness: Support Networks during Periods of Stress

@inproceedings{Dekker2004SustainabilityAR,
  title={Sustainability and Resourcefulness: Support Networks during Periods of Stress},
  author={Marleen Dekker},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract This paper argues that resettlement affects the way households cope with crisis situations. Information on Zimbabwean households shows that households in resettlement areas are more likely to develop individual strategies, while households in communal areas are more likely to receive assistance from someone in their support network. Quantitative analysis shows these differences can partly be attributed to differences in wealth and kin relationships within villages, while qualitative… CONTINUE READING

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