Surviving Drought And Development: Ariaal Pastoralists Of Northern Kenya, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Surviving Drought And Development

Ariaal Pastoralists Of Northern Kenya, 1st Edition

By Elliot Fratkin


152 pages

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pub: 2019-06-18
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Focusing on one society's responses to famine relief and development efforts, this book is the story of how a people have adapted to, and survived, both natural and human-induced disasters. The Ariaal's determination to maintain their tradional lifestyles while taking advantage of the health and educational benefits offered to Kenyan society at lar

Table of Contents

The Possibility of Survival -- Ariaal: An Identity of Survival -- Livestock Production and Human Nutrition -- Household and Settlement: Inequality and Egalitarianism in Ariaal Life -- The Impact of the Christian Missions -- The UNESCO-IPAL Project -- Development and Pastoral Production in Kenya -- Conclusion: Things Don't Necessarily Fall Apart

About the Author

Elliot Fratkin is professor of anthropology at Smith College.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General