The Resource Climate change and displacement : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Jane McAdam

Climate change and displacement : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Jane McAdam

Label
Climate change and displacement : multidisciplinary perspectives
Title
Climate change and displacement
Title remainder
multidisciplinary perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane McAdam
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Environmental migration is not new. Nevertheless, the events and processes accompanying global climate change threaten to increase human movement both within states and across international borders. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change has predicted an increased frequency and severity of climate events such as storms, cyclones and hurricanes, as well as longer-term sea level rise and desertification, which will impact upon people's ability to survive in certain parts of the world. This book brings together a variety of disciplinary perspectives on the phenomenon of climate-induced di
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
305.906914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV640
LC item number
.C53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McAdam, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Environmental refugees
  • Forced migration
  • Climatic changes
Label
Climate change and displacement : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Jane McAdam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Conceptualising climate-induced displacement
  • Walter Kalin
  • Disappearing states, statelessness and the boundaries of international law
  • Jane McAdam
  • Protecting people displaced by climate change : some conceptual challenges
  • Roger Zetter
  • International ethical responsibilities to climate change refugees
  • Peter Penz
  • Climate migration and climate migrants : what threat, whose security?
  • Lorraine Elliott
  • Introduction
  • Climate-related displacement : health risks and responses
  • Anthony J McMichael, Celia E McMichael, Helen L Berry and Kathryn Bowen
  • Climate change, human movement and the promotion of mental health : what have we learnt from earlier global stressors?
  • Maryanne Loughry
  • Afterword :
  • What now? : climate-induced displacement after Copenhagen
  • Stephen Castles
  • Jane McAdam
  • Climate change-induced mobility and the existing migration regime in Asia and the Pacific
  • Graeme Hugo
  • Migration as adaptation : opportunities and limits
  • Jon Barnett and Michael Webber
  • Climate-induced community relocation in the Pacific : the meaning and importance of land
  • John Campbell
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 258 p.
Isbn
9781849460385
Lccn
2010284229
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3766929-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3766929
  • (Sirsi) i9781849460385
Label
Climate change and displacement : multidisciplinary perspectives, edited by Jane McAdam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Conceptualising climate-induced displacement
  • Walter Kalin
  • Disappearing states, statelessness and the boundaries of international law
  • Jane McAdam
  • Protecting people displaced by climate change : some conceptual challenges
  • Roger Zetter
  • International ethical responsibilities to climate change refugees
  • Peter Penz
  • Climate migration and climate migrants : what threat, whose security?
  • Lorraine Elliott
  • Introduction
  • Climate-related displacement : health risks and responses
  • Anthony J McMichael, Celia E McMichael, Helen L Berry and Kathryn Bowen
  • Climate change, human movement and the promotion of mental health : what have we learnt from earlier global stressors?
  • Maryanne Loughry
  • Afterword :
  • What now? : climate-induced displacement after Copenhagen
  • Stephen Castles
  • Jane McAdam
  • Climate change-induced mobility and the existing migration regime in Asia and the Pacific
  • Graeme Hugo
  • Migration as adaptation : opportunities and limits
  • Jon Barnett and Michael Webber
  • Climate-induced community relocation in the Pacific : the meaning and importance of land
  • John Campbell
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 258 p.
Isbn
9781849460385
Lccn
2010284229
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3766929-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3766929
  • (Sirsi) i9781849460385

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