The push for plantations: Drivers, rationales and social vulnerability in Quang Nam province, Vietnam

Andreas Waaben Thulstrup, Thorkil Casse, Thomas Theis Nielsen

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Abstract

We observe signs of social differentiation, where poor households end up serving as causal labour for the richer families on their acacia plantations. In addition, the poor can be rendered more vulnerable after becoming labourers, because they may not longer have an alternative source of income, yet they still face the risk of increasing frequency of typhoon exposure.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOn the frontiers of climate and environmental change : Vulnerabilities and adaptations in central Vietnam
EditorsOle Bruun, Thorkil Casse
Number of pages19
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
PublisherSpringer
Publication date30 Apr 2013
Pages71-89
Chapter4
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-35803-6
ISBN (Electronic)987-3-642-35804-3
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Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2013

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Thulstrup, A. W., Casse, T., & Nielsen, T. T. (2013). The push for plantations: Drivers, rationales and social vulnerability in Quang Nam province, Vietnam. In O. Bruun, & T. Casse (Eds.), On the frontiers of climate and environmental change: Vulnerabilities and adaptations in central Vietnam (pp. 71-89). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35804-3_4