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Author Rudiak-Gould, Peter.

Title Climate change and tradition in a small island state : the rising tide / by Peter Rudiak-Gould.

Published New York Routledge, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.73874 RUDI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge studies in anthropology ; 13.
Routledge studies in anthropology ; 13.
Notes "Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: A Scientific Prophecy -- Modernity the Trickster : From First Contact to the Postcolonial State -- Climate Change Dawns On Marshall Islanders -- Pervasive Decline and the Eminent Believability of Climate Change -- Seductive Modernity, In-Group Blame, and the Mitigation Movement -- Modernity's Second Coming : The Unsettling Issue of Resettlement -- Conclusion: Making Sense of Climate Change.
Subject Climatic changes -- Marshall Islands.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Marshall Islands.
Environmental degradation -- Marshall Islands.
Blame -- Social aspects -- Marshall Islands.
Risk perception -- Marshall Islands.
Social change -- Marshall Islands.
Social movements -- Marshall Islands.
Marshall Islands -- Environmental conditions.
Marshall Islands -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780415832496 (hardback)