Linking climate change risks and rights of upland peoples in the Mekong
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Xu J, Daniel R. 2011. Linking climate change risks and rights of upland peoples in the Mekong. In: Lazarus K, Badenoch N, Dao N, Resurreccion BP, eds. Water rights and social justice in the Mekong Region. London, United kingdom: Earthscan. p. 217-244.
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This chapter includes the following sections: the risks analysis of geophysical hazards and climate change in the Mekong uplands, accelerated risks and socially constructed vulnerabilities; the value and challenges in a rights-based apprach; the risks-rights nexus towards integrating rights for living with risks; potential strategies and means to cope with, as well as rebound after, climate risks and disasters; discussion and conclusions about improving and incorporating local rights as well as addressing the adaptive capacity of upland peoples to climate change.