DRIVERS OF SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL CHANGES AS PERCEIVED BY RESOURCE USERS IN TARITUBA, A COASTAL COMMUNITY IN BRAZIL: METHODOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS
Changes in social and ecological domains, their causes according to research participants’ verbal reports in Tarituba, and the implicit causes inferred from the verbal reports, represented by the intermediate categories: behavioural, economic, political, administrative, and sociologic. Occupations of individuals are listed in the last column. The total number of verbal reports about causes of change is 72, and the number of participants interviewed is 38. These data were collected using informal interviews from September 2010 to October 2011 in Tarituba, a coastal village in the municipality of Paraty, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.