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作者 Anderson, Deb
書名 Endurance : Australian Stories of Drought
出版項 Victoria : CSIRO Publishing, 2014
國際標準書號 9781486301218 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (259 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Map Showing Interview Sites -- Climate, Culture and Context -- One: Drought as a Cultural Concept -- Endurance: A Test of Character -- Mediating Rurality: A Defining Story of National Identity -- What of the Experience of Drought? -- Two: Redefining Drought -- Rural Drought: The Overarching Context -- Myths of Nature -- Climate Cycles and the Legacy of Weather Lore -- Australian Drought Science: Early Developments -- Deciles and the Statistical Regulation of Drought -- El Niño and the Rise of Climate Prediction -- The Evolution of Australian Drought Policy -- Drought as a Natural Disaster -- Drought as a Production Risk -- Drought Policy as a Tool of Rural Adjustment -- Exceptional Circumstances -- Positioning Subjects: Discourse of Risk and Self-Reliance -- The Political Economy of Drought -- Three: Making Histories in the Mallee -- A History of Mallee Exceptionalism -- Exodus, 'Excess' and Economic Strife -- Of Memory and Oral History in the Mallee -- Drought 'Makes who we are' -- Dwelling in Uncertainty -- Listening for Change -- 'We'll all be Rooned': How Narrative Sets up its Own Ending -- Definitional Struggles -- Oral Histories of Drought -- Four: Survival, Making Sense of Crisis and 'Making Do' -- Andrea Hogan: 'Drought' as a Loss of People Who Want their Story Heard -- Robert and Yvonne McClelland with Bev Cook: On crisis and Historical Continuity -- Greg and Dot Brown: 'we Become Mallee Farmers through the Weather' -- Pam Elliott: Remembering 'the Way things were' -- Concluding Remarks -- Five: Reconciling Uncertainty, Cycles and Change -- Brent and Melissa Morrish: 'what the Powers That Be don't see' -- Lynne Healy and Gwen Cooke: Innovative ways to Reach People in Need -- Maree, Des and Andrew Ryan: Cycles of Climate, Grim Humour and Hope
Robert, Merle and Michael Pole: Between Bare Ground and the Bank Account -- Concluding Remarks -- Six: Adaptation in Response to Climatic Risk -- Ivan Mock: Drought and the Language of Risk -- Jim Maynard: 'we can't let Climate Change Become a Negative' -- Ben and Noreen Jones: Signs of Economy and Evolution -- Hubie Sheldon: Awaiting a 'New Generation of Pioneers' -- Concluding Remarks -- Conclusion -- Works Cited -- Index
This book sheds light on what drought and climate change mean to rural Australians -- in their words
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Anderson, Deb Endurance : Australian Stories of Drought Victoria : CSIRO Publishing,c2014 9781486301201
主題 Droughts -- Social aspects -- Australia.;Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Australia.;Rural conditions
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