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Drought and Climate Change A Rural Australian Perspective, Adaptation, and Social Impact

By: Daniela Anna Stehlik
Publisher: CRC Press
Drought and Climate Change
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  • Drought and Climate Change ISBN: 9781439845455 Hardback Oct 2011 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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Written with US drought researchers in mind, this text links Australia's drought experience with the predicted impact of climate change around the world by exploring how rural communities adapt to climate stress. It illustrates the intersection of physical and social processes by examining the impact of Australia's rainfall deficit on population density, resource use, and land management practices. While it focuses on some of the physical science aspects of climate change in Australia, its main focus lays on the management aspects. Complete with real-world examples, the book includes advice on possible adaption strategies.


SETTING THE SCENE The natural landscape - an overview The political landscape - national responses The social landscape -living with climate variability STRATEGIES FOR ADAPTATION Management frameworks - a macro, meso and micro view Keystone study 1 - the Country Women's Association of Australia Keystone study 2 - the Triple R Network - Western Australia Keystone study 3 - the Murilla Community Centre, Miles, Queensland LESSONS FROM ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES Responses to social impact Conclusion and future issues References Index

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Professor Daniela Stehlik is the Foundation Chair in Stronger Communities, and Director of the Research Centre for Stronger Communities (RCSC) at Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, where she leads a team of social scientists working in sustainability and conservation; strengths-based practice models, and place and community vulnerability.
By: Daniela Anna Stehlik
Publisher: CRC Press
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