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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Dodman, David R.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
Community perspectives on urban environmental problems in Kingston, Jamaica
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Journal Title
Social and economic studies
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
31-59
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http:; proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=846371041&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=31897&RQT=309&VName=PQD
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Abstract
Utilises participatory research methods to illuminate environmental issues in Kingston, Jamaica, from the perspective of those who are most acutely affected by them. The frequency and severity of environmental problems vary socio-spatially across the city, and different groups of people are motivated to respond to these in different ways. This study not only helps to identify the most pressing environmental problems, but also shows the potential of individuals and communities to respond to these.....
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