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De-agrarianization, re-agrarianization and local economic development: Re-orientating livelihoods in African artisanal mining communities

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  • Sadia Banchirigah
  • Gavin Hilson

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Policy Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 157-180

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:policy:v:43:y:2010:i:2:p:157-180

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    Keywords: De-agrarianization; Livelihood diversification; Re-agrarianization; Artisanal mining; Sub-Saharan Africa;

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    1. Hilson, Gavin, 2012. "Family Hardship and Cultural Values: Child Labor in Malian Small-Scale Gold Mining Communities," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1663-1674.
    2. Elaine Lawson & Gloria Bentil, 2014. "Shifting sands: changes in community perceptions of mining in Ghana," Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer, vol. 16(1), pages 217-238, February.

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