Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research

Livelihood Pathways of Indigenous People in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Exploring Land-Use Change

Authors: Thái, Huỳnh Anh Chi

  • Presents a detailed study on the agentive role of local people while coping with pressures
  • Includes in-depth interviews, supported by spatial data and secondary data to show the dynamics of livelihood pathways and insights within these indigenous communities
  • Applies a hybrid concept of vulnerability and actors to disaggregate the complex problem and shed light on agentive behaviours of indigenous people on their own livelihoods
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This study focuses on impacts of the environmental and socio-economic transformation on the indigenous people's livelihoods in Vietnam's Central Highlands recent decades since the country's reunification in 1975.
The first empirical section sheds light on multiple external conditions (policy reforms, population trends, and market forces) exposed onto local people. The role of human and social capital is examined again in a specific livelihood of community-based tourism to testify the resilience level of local people when coping with constraints. The study concludes with an outlook on implications of development processed which still places agriculture at the primary position livelihood, and pays attention to human capital and social capital of indigenous groups in these highlands.

About the authors

Thai Huynh Anh Chi has a PhD from the the Institute of Geography in Heidelberg. Her research focuses on tourism geography and responsible tourism, assessment and administration of natural resources and GIS applications in the administration of natural resources.   

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71171-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-71170-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Livelihood Pathways of Indigenous People in Vietnam’s Central Highlands
Book Subtitle
Exploring Land-Use Change
Authors
Series Title
Advances in Asian Human-Environmental Research
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-71171-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-71171-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-71170-6
Series ISSN
1879-7180
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 157
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 32 illustrations in colour
Topics