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Surviving Drought And Development
Ariaal Pastoralists Of Northern Kenya



ISBN 9780367289270
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
152 Pages

 
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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

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Biography

Elliot Fratkin is professor of anthropology at Smith College.